Mass Effect’s Garrus appears in Dr Who trailer, kind of.

Doctor Who Trailer Mass Effect Garrus Lookalike

Bioware’s Mass Effect games are massively popular, so when watching the trailer for the new Dr Who series a few fans spotted a familiar face.

Eurogamer has picked up on an interesting cameo in the trailer for the new Doctor Who series – Mass Effect’s Garrus Vakarian. The trailer shows a glimpse of a character which looks remarkably like the Turian companion you meet in Bioware’s sci-fi games.

Mass Effect 2 Garrus 1Garrus as he appears in Mass Effect 2

Eurogamer also states that Steven Moffat, lead writer of Doctor Who, and Matt Smith, the previous actor to play the Doctor, are thought to be fans of the games – as per the photo of Smith at Comic Con playing with an Omni-Tool from the game. It certainly wouldn’t be the first time one medium has influenced another, but this time you have to admit the similarities are rather close.

On 23rd August the new series of Doctor Who will debut on BBC1, but as to which episode the lookalike will turn up in is anybody’s guess. The trailer for the new Doctor Who series is below and ‘Garrus’ appears at the 0:27 mark.

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