Doctors Notes Is What Happens When Doctor Who Meets Social Media

Doctor Who is a science fiction show that has spanned generations, with multiple actors coming and going as both supporting and main characters featuring some of the biggest names in their credits and having inspired more than a few minds. It recently celebrated the ending of the 9th series, the 35th season to air in total after a 16-year break split the series in two. So why not celebrate it by rewatching the 9th season with some added content?

Doctor Who has spread from being a show from the BBC to a show enjoyed by people all over the world. The show is set to re-air on BBC America with a small twist, that is you can watch the whole series again, week by week with a little extra content. Ranging from comments from Twitter or Tumbler, with artwork and images laid over top of the show you can enjoy the series with all the extra content you could ask for, including little pieces of trivia like you can see in the trailer below at 0:14. With the series starting on January 30th, you could soon find yourself rewatching the series in the meanwhile as you wait for the next series later this year.

Do you think shows should have extra content like this laid over top of the show or should they focus on the show and avoid distracting you from the show?

Oculus Announces More Freebies for Oculus Rift Customers

We could recently first report our speculations and later post the official confirmation that the Oculus Rift launch is imminent and that 2016 will be the year where the average consumer will get access to the new world of Virtual Reality. The pre-order phase is planned for January or February 2016, so that is just around the corner. The Oculus team did also promise to give a fair warning to everyone in order to allow people to save up and place their pre-order once it’s possible.

So far we’ve also heard that Oculus Rift pre-orders will get a free copy of EVE Valkyrie along with the headset itself, and that is pretty sweet. But what about everyone else? All those people that will buy their fancy new VR headset later? Well, they will get something too as it was revealed on the official Oculus Rift blog. All customers will get the brand new and made-for-VR platformer Lucky’s Tale along with their Oculus Rift.

Lucky’s Tale is an Oculus Studios title and you can expect it to stay limited for the VR platform. It takes you on an “adventure of a lifetime” with Lucky the fun-loving fox. The game takes you to a charming new world, with dozens of locales and lush environments. Early demos of the game have already been highly praised by those who have seen and tested them, which speaks for a promising final product.

“We always believed there was an opportunity for platformers in VR, but it wasn’t until playing Lucky’s Tale and working with the Playful team that we truly realized its potential to change how people view this genre of gaming forever. Lucky’s Tale delivers on everything you want in a next-generation VR game – it’s thrilling, full of adventure, and incredibly fun to play.”

Lucky’s Tale will be coming exclusively to Oculus in Q1 and you could call it the Rift’s Sonic or Mario. Will you be among the first that pre-order a new Oculus Rift as soon as it is possible? Let us know in the comments.

Gigabyte is Exclusive World of Tanks Motherboard Partner

The first pictures of Gigabyte’s World of Tanks themed Z170 motherboard already showed up prior to the official release and now we learn that Gigabyte is the exclusive partner for World of Tanks motherboards. World of Tanks is a massive multiplayer online game where, you guessed it, you battle it out with tanks. The game has over 110 million registered users and holds the Guinness World Record of 1,114,222 simultaneous players on one single server.

The Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming 3 is the first motherboard with the WoT theme and it also comes with some in-game goodies for the ones purchasing it. World of Tanks players in the EU and CIS area that purchase one of these motherboards will find a leaflet inside the box with a bonus code, an invite code, and unspecified exclusive perks.

Gigabyte also has some bonuses for those who purchased the better Z170 motherboards in the same area (EU, CIS), namely the GIGABYTE Z170X-Gaming 5 motherboard or a Z170X-Gaming 7 motherboard. These aren’t for World of Tanks, but for World of Warships instead. Users who purchase these boards will get an invite code to give them access to a Diana Russian Premium Cruiser, a Tier II Port slot, 7 days of Premium membership, and 500 signal flags (currency).

If you’d like to check out all the details on the three Wargaming partner motherboards from GIGABYTE, then you can do that at the official product pages for the Z170X-Gaming 3Z170X-Gaming 5, and Z170X-Gaming 7.