April 17, 2014, Los Angeles: Doctor Who: Legacy , the free to play, gem-matching, puzzle RPG game from Tiny Rebel Games, Seed Studio and BBC Worldwide, is pleased to announce the release of its first major update to the game since launch. Doctor Who: Legacy Version 2.0: Rise of the Master adds the highly anticipated Season 5 of content (20+ hours of new gameplay), a Perk system for greater team customization, Expert mode levels with guaranteed special character rewards, new allies and enemies with new abilities, and much more.
The Season 5 story arc, Rise of the Master, sees the most recent incarnation of the Master, as played by John Simm, continuing his chaos and destruction. It also introduces two older incarnations of the Master from classic Doctor Who, Roger Delgado (the First Master) and the burnt Master from The Deadly Assassin.
The Perk system unleashes an innovative system for customization, strategy and depth – players will unlock abilities as they collect and level up their collection of allies and as they progress through the game.
Four more incarnations of the Doctor join the game: the First Doctor (William Hartnell), the Second Doctor (Patrick Troughton), the Ninth Doctor (Christopher Eccleston) and the War Doctor (John Hurt), bringing us to a total of ten Doctors now available for free in the game with more on the way.
Doctor Who: Legacy was named one of the 50 best iOS and Android games of 2013 by The Guardian and has received rave reviews from Doctor Who fan sites, mainstream and gaming press alike. It has also been cited by Digital Spy and others as “one of the more moral free-to-play games when it comes to how it treats its players."
Wonderfully addictive and intuitively easy to pick up and play, it is highly accessible even to those with no knowledge of the Doctor Who universe. Team up with the Doctor and head back through time - revisit your most-loved episodes from the TV series and build a team of your favorite companions and allies including Clara, Rory, Amy, River, Sarah Jane, Captain Jack Harkness, Ianto, Martha Jones and dozens more, each of which has their own abilities to help you solve an infinite number of puzzles.
About BBC Worldwide Ltd
BBC Worldwide Limited is the main commercial arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). BBC Worldwide exists to support the BBC public service mission and to maximize profits on its behalf. It does this through investing in, commercializing and showcasing content from the BBC around the world, in a way that is consistent with BBC standards and values. The business also builds the reach and reputation of the BBC brand overseas and champions British creativity.
In 2012/13, BBC Worldwide generated headline profits of £156m and headline sales of £1,116m and returned £156m to the BBC. For more detailed performance information please see our Annual Review website: http://www.bbcworldwide.com/annualreview
About Tiny Rebel Games LLC
Tiny Rebel Games LLC is a publisher and developer of richly designed and addictive games for mobile and other platforms. The latest partnership venture for Lee Cummings and Susan Cummings, Tiny Rebel Games is the culmination of over a decade of work together across a broad variety of genres and platforms, including a broad portfolio of design and production contributions to such blockbuster successes as the Grand Theft Auto series, Bioshock, Borderlands, and Bully.
About Seed Studio
Established in 2006, Seed Studio is a global developer of entertainment software, specializing in the creation of social game content for all platforms. With offices located in Taipei, Taiwan and Woodland Hills, CA, Seed Studio is a unique blend of Eastern-Western art, design, and programming.Contact
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