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Doctor Who gets Sonic Screwdriver Wii Remote

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Doctor Who fans will be able to use a Sonic Screwdriver for real on Wii and DS this October.

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Yes, BBC Worldwide has got together with Blue Ocean to produce a special Sonic Screwdriver Wii Remote based on the Doctor's device.

There will also be a DS stylus modelled on the screwdriver while accessory packs will feature official artwork of the Doctor and Amy Pond. The accessories will launch in October.

As for the games, Doctor Who: Return To Earth will be released for Wii this Winter along with Doctor Who: Evacuation Earth for DS.

Current Doctor Matt Smith will lend his likeness to the game, as will his sidekick Amy Pond, played by Karen Gillan. The two will take part in brand new storylines created by the Doctor Who production team.

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  1. matty315 Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 12:49

    EPIC

    Also, does anyone else think that the bit on the bottom looks big enough to maybe be a M+?

  2. pazozo Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 12:54

    that is the coolest thing I have ever seen

  3. lminett Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 13:08

    why?

  4. mandlecreed Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 13:22

    That is actually quite funky :)

  5. olrodlegacy Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 13:23

    Looks awesome, hope it is motionplus, about time we got a motionplus game other than wii sports resort and red steel 2... Hoping it's at least up to the level of the Adventure Games on the Internet

  6. shy guy 64 Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 13:34

    that is one of the most peculiar things i've ever seen

    but i want one

    even if the games are bad a remote shaped like the sonic screwdriver is kind of cool

  7. Namek09 Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 13:46

    that is one of the most peculiar things i've ever seen

    but i want one

    even if the games are bad a remote shaped like the sonic screwdriver is kind of cool


    Same.

    Its about time there were more "different" remotes about :)

  8. theycallmejack Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 13:50

    WANT. WANT. WANT!!!

  9. King Seda Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 13:52

    I don't even want the game, just the Remote will do :D

    Hopefully they'll be sold separately as well as in a bundle with the game.

  10. cjayp33 Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 13:58

    Looks cool, i now await details on the gameplay style.

  11. matty315 Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 14:14

    I don't even want the game, just the Remote will do :D

    Hopefully they'll be sold separately as well as in a bundle with the game.

    Agreed, hopefully it will actually work, unlike some other unofficial remotes. Also because it isn't made by nintendo it should only cost around the Ł20-25 region

  12. King Flib Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 14:42

    Mmmmmm, doctor who remote. *drool*

  13. dannyyyy Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 14:59

    "Eh."

  14. scott1and Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 15:34

    Fantastic

  15. nintendowen Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 16:04

    Awesome, but it might look strange with an extension controller plugged in

  16. BYL Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 16:27

    AWESOME!!!

  17. Slayso Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 16:35

    Even if I don't buy the game, I'm buying that.

  18. nintendorulz Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 16:48

    I don't even want the game, just the Remote will do :D

    Agreed but im really hoping for the game to be decent.

  19. ben1210 Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 17:01

    The Sonic Screwdriver Remote Controller for Wii is fully functional and compatible with both nuchuk and motionlus accessories

  20. Erdogan44 Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 17:14

    Pre ordered.

  21. omza Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 17:28

    can it use motion+?

  22. TheLupineOne Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 17:29

    I don't see Nintendo allowing this... how are you going to put a Wii Remote Jacket on it?

  23. Shadowdragonica Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 17:41

    I don't see Nintendo allowing this... how are you going to put a Wii Remote Jacket on it?

    Maybe it will have it's own specially designed jacket...or it will have rubber grip already on it.
    Either way I so want one!!!!! XD

  24. Waldy565 Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 17:51

    Looks awesome, hope it is motionplus, about time we got a motionplus game other than wii sports resort and red steel 2... Hoping it's at least up to the level of the Adventure Games on the Internet

    you forget, zelda's getting motionplus too :P not getting this to hyped with some more games coming up this xmas (pokemon ranger 3, prof layton 3, goldeneye wii)

  25. LaytonMario3 Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 17:57

    Amazing. Another clunky plastic pepliirel to add to my collection. It looks ok, actually :D

  26. Linkfan42 Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 18:26

    That looks awesome!

  27. comic book guy Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 18:43

    best, wii accesSory, ever

  28. FriarLawrenceIII Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 19:22

    Amazing. Another clunky plastic pepliirel to add to my collection. It looks ok, actually :D

    It's not a peripheral. It's essentially an awesome 3rd party controller! A really awesome one.

  29. Son_of_Shadoo Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 19:43

    Inevitable. But awesome.

  30. Switzerninmaster Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 19:51

    They should make more of these unique remotes for other games. For example a golden PP7 for goldeneye wii or a banana one for DK. :L 8)

  31. Argetlam Monday 6th Sep 2010 at 22:21

    DS would be closer to an actual sonic screwdriver...should be interesting if this makes it into an actual episode, maybe the Red Nose Day one?

  32. Tao Tuesday 7th Sep 2010 at 10:24

    Pre ordered.

    How?! And Where?! The world needs to know!

    Exclamation mark! :oops:

  33. beevman Tuesday 7th Sep 2010 at 12:20

    If only it came with a lifesize amy pond sonic screwdriver holder

  34. Reisen Tuesday 7th Sep 2010 at 14:19

    Sounds like they've only made a game to justify developing this peripheral - not the other way around. Heck, the game in all likelihood is going to be terrible, but this swanky piece is something I'd definitely consider buying.

    Bet it'll cost a bomb being from the BBC and all though.

  35. imk79 Tuesday 7th Sep 2010 at 19:37

    Hopefully, this should open the door for the other versions of the Sonic Screwdriver to be made.

  36. LaytonMario3 Wednesday 8th Sep 2010 at 14:53

    Amazing. Another clunky plastic pepliirel to add to my collection. It looks ok, actually :D

    It's not a peripheral. It's essentially an awesome 3rd party controller! A really awesome one.

    Really? That's amazing.

  37. ArmouredSwampert Wednesday 8th Sep 2010 at 16:16

    Screw the games, this is what I want!

  38. Redfish20 Wednesday 8th Sep 2010 at 18:13

    finally the second most obvious use for a wiimote (in my mind anyway) gets realised!

    If it makes the noises I'm sold (if not I'll have to make them myself :roll: )

  39. dm_1782 Thursday 9th Sep 2010 at 15:13

    Dammit i want one :P

  40. Googoo12444 Friday 10th Sep 2010 at 16:05

    Screw the games, this is what I want!

    Aha, I see what you did there ;D

  41. dr_who Friday 10th Sep 2010 at 18:40

    got to get a couple of these they look fantastic, want them NOW !!!!

  42. Sonic56 Friday 10th Sep 2010 at 21:27

    I don't even want the game, just the Remote will do :D

    Hopefully they'll be sold separately as well as in a bundle with the game.

    Yeah the game will probably not be that good

  43. Sonic56 Friday 10th Sep 2010 at 21:28

    They should make more of these unique remotes for other games. For example a golden PP7 for goldeneye wii or a banana one for DK. :L 8)

    Who's up for a legend of zelda sword wii remote

  44. Komodo_Wolfgang Saturday 11th Sep 2010 at 15:28

    Ace!

    About time they brought out a proper doctor who game.. wonder what its gonna be like.

  45. Linebeck013 Sunday 12th Sep 2010 at 16:33

    That looks awesome! I hope it makes the noises. As said above, the game will probably suck, but having a sonic screwdriver remote will be sweet!

  46. jakeyr123 Monday 20th Sep 2010 at 15:14

    that is ace cant wait to play wii sports resort with that bad boy if it is m+ compatible that is

  47. jgower Saturday 2nd Oct 2010 at 11:09

    WANT :lol:

  48. Squares-Squares Friday 15th Oct 2010 at 21:26

    Don't look too bad.

  49. arkeous Saturday 16th Oct 2010 at 13:10

    I'm not sure if I want it.
    It depends on whether the top lights up when you press the A button

  50. manic221 Saturday 16th Oct 2010 at 20:51

    oh my god! gotta have!

  51. Switzerninmaster Sunday 5th Dec 2010 at 15:09

    Didn't epic mickey get a special remote or something?

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