Reviews and Problems with Doctor Who Return To Earth
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Doctor Who: Return to Earth Review
10 January 2011
Conclusion: Unfortunately, as was quickly revealed, I'd set my hopes far, far too high - and I'm not just talking about the quality of the graphics. Doctor Who: Return to Earth is - to put it bluntly - pretty insulting. The BBC had done really well for itself with the freely downloadable PC tie-ins released in 2010. Responses to the four episodic releases were "overwhelmingly positive", so we're at a loss to figure out how the mighty have fallen so very, very far.
Pros: The moment of anticipation as the game was loading
Excerpt: games in the past, but this first proper console outing is packed to the rafters with strange and intrusive design choices that make it a constant struggle to get on with. On the bright side it treats the licence reasonably well, with enjoyable voice acting and cute bug-eyed representations of the Doctor and Amy, in a story that sees them re-encounter the SS Lucy Gray, last seen in the portable