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Sony DADC New Media Solutions and BBC Worldwide Launches Doctor Who with PlayStationHome

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Sony DADC New Media Solutions announced that its interactive development group, Loot Entertainment, and BBC Worldwide's Digital Partnerships team have joined forces to bring Doctor Who to life like never before by creating a social gaming and commerce environment inside PlayStationHome.

According to a release, available to more than 31 million PlayStationHome users across the globe on, the Doctor Who on PlayStationHome experience will immerse gamers in the world of Doctor Who by allowing fans to interact with iconic elements, explore and customize environments, and watch content from the television series in a social atmosphere.

Doctor Who fans can enjoy dynamic features based on the show's characters and scenery, such as the Eleventh Doctor and River Song costumes, and a TARDIS- themed private space and clubhouse. Users can also visit the Doctor Who-themed Loot Space Station Theater for additional video content from BBC Worldwide and shop for Doctor Who items - both virtual and real - via Loot's Entertainment on Demand system.

"We're really excited to be bringing this much-loved series to social and virtual worlds," said Simon Hutson, SVP digital development at BBC Worldwide. "Discovering new ways to engage with our fans is incredibly important to us, especially as we approach Doctor Who's 50th year."

"We are committed to preserving the spirit and aesthetic of Doctor Who while introducing this historic franchise to PlayStationHome," said David Sterling, VP of business development, Loot Entertainment. "It's the same Doctor Who millions have loved for almost 50 years—with a virtual, interactive, and social twist."

In celebration of the series' 50th Anniversary, the company noted that additional Doctor Who themed virtual goods, environments and social experiences will be added to Doctor Who on PlayStationHome throughout 2013.

Sony DADC New Media Solutions provides complete digital supply chain solutions to power a new era of media consumption.

BBC Worldwide Limited is the main commercial arm and a subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC).

More Information:

newmedia.sonydadc.com

bbcworldwide.com

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