Doctor Who is not averse to bringing back classic monsters into the new series, Daleks, Cybermen, Sontarans, Silurians, Zygons and more have all appeared. Now, there are more classic monsters to appear. The Zarbi are set to torment the Doctor. Not in the upcoming, much-awaited, TV series but in the 2nd episode of the Doctor Who Infinity game.
Tiny Rebel Games today revealed details of the second episode of the upcoming Doctor Who Infinity video game – The Orphans of the Polyoptra. This new episode will be released together with the first episode, The Dalek Invasion of Time, when the game launches on PC and mobile this spring. Four additional stories are slated to launch in 2018, with more adventures to follow.
This episode features the 3rd Doctor who is joined by companion Jo Grant. The story is narrated by actor Katy Manning, who returns as Jo Grant and also voices the enemy.
Doctor Who Infinity’s second story The Orphans of the Polyoptra is being written by Gary Russell, writer for the Doctor Who TV series, novels, and Doctor Who Magazine. The game’s art has been drawn by David Roach, noted inker of comic strips for Doctor Who Magazine; and colored by Dylan Teague, a noted comics artist, and colorist for Doctor Who Magazine, DC Comics and others.
Previously announced, The Dalek Invasion of Time will be the first episode of the Doctor Who Infinity platform. The game is being narrated by actors Michelle Gomez, who reprises her TV series role as Missy; Ingrid Oliver, who reprises her TV series role as Osgood; and Bella Ramsey, who voices a new villain character Freya in the game.
Doctor Who Infinity is being published and developed by Tiny Rebel Games in collaboration with Seed Studios, and is under official license from BBC Studios. The new game is being funded as a joint effort between the Welsh Government’s Media Investment Budget and British game publisher/developer Double Eleven Limited.
The cover image for the new Third Doctor adventure can be seen below.