BBC Launching Free-to-Play Educational Doctor Who Game

The Doctor and The Dalek, CBBC, Doctor Who

The BBC has announced that it will be launching a new Doctor Who game online this week. Titled The Doctor and The Dalek the game will help teach children basic computer coding skills in accordance with the UK’s Key Stage 2  and 3 computing curriculum.

It features voicework from The Doctor himself, Peter Capaldi, as well as an original story written by Phil Ford. Jo Pearce of BBC Wales Interactive explained the concept of the game, saying:

Children will be learning these increasingly important new skills while being actively entertained. The idea behind it is simply to use one of our biggest, most popular brands to inspire children to find out more about programming.

The game will be available on the CBBC website from Wednesday, you can watch the trailer below.

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English and Creative Writing Graduate with a lifelong video games obsession.

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