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Doctor Who Eternity Clock trilogy cut short as upcoming games canned

Erik Johnson
Doctor Who Eternity Clock trilogy cut short as upcoming games canned

The planned second and third games for Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock have been cancelled, the BBC has revealed.

Speaking with Polygon, BBC’s vice president of digital entertainment and games Paul Joffe confirmed that the trilogy has been cut short and the original three-game agreement with developer Supermassive Games has prematurely come to an end.

Critical reception for the first Eternity Clock title was generally negative when it launched last year on PC, PS3, and Vita.

The VP further stated that BBC’s relationship with Supermassive “was and continues to be good,” but that no further partnerships on projects are planned at this time.

Joffe also added that, despite the cancellations, more Doctor Who games are on the way from BBC.

“We do have Doctor Who games in the pipeline and we will be announcing these in due course."

Supermassive’s managing director Pete Samuels talked to the games site as well, explaining that the team is still working on horror title Until Dawn and that production is “going really well.”

The game is set to release at some point on the PS3, but as of yet there’s been no word on exactly when that will be.

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