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New 'Doctor Who' game sees Capaldi team up with a Dalek

An online Doctor Who game featuring the voice of the TV show's current star Peter Capaldi was today announced by the BBC.

The Doctor and the Dalek is a stand-alone story scripted by Phil Ford, who has previously written for the TV show as well as Doctor Who: The Adventure Games. It will be available free on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the BBC's children's hub, but only for residents of the U.K.

The plot centers on the Doctor teaming up with a Dalek in order to solve logic puzzles and save humanity. Designed to teach kids about elementary coding, the game's puzzles are in line with U.K. curricula on computer education.

"The Doctor and the Dalek is a brand new Doctor Who story and a fantastic game, voiced by the wonderful Peter Capaldi," said Danny Cohen, BBC director of television. "It's an excellent example of how a hugely popular BBC show can give fans something extra, whilst also introducing wider audiences to increasingly important skills, such as coding and programming."

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