• Dec 21, 2010
Top Gear: Stunt School – Click above for high-res image gallery

Is there anywhere Top Gear hasn't gone? The hosts have crossed countries, continents, volcanoes and poles. The show has branched out from the UK to Australia, Russia, and the United States. The road show has gone around the world. And now Top Gear is landing on your Apple device with the launch of two new iOS games.

First up is Top Gear: Stunt School. The game challenges players to modify cars with over two billion different combinations of add-ons, from jet engines and wings to oversize wheels, in an effort to beat The Stig's time around the Top Gear test track.

The Stig makes an even bigger appearance in the second game, called Top Gear: Where's Stig? Based on the Where's Waldo-style kids' books, the game challenges players to find the "tame racing driver" in a variety of locations.

Prices range from $2.99 to $4.99 depending on the game and the device, with versions available for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, available directly from iTunes. iWant more details? Follow the jump for the press release and check out the images in our high-res gallery below.



[Source: BBC]
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TWO TOP GEAR GAMES DEBUT THE APP STORE
Top Gear: Stunt School and Top Gear: Where's Stig? available in the U.S. now


Los Angeles – December 21, 2010. BBC Worldwide has launched two adrenalin-fuelled new games based on Top Gear - the world's most popular motoring entertainment TV show – with original versions in the U.S on both BBC AMERICA and HISTORY.

Available on the App Store now, Top Gear: Where's Stig and Top Gear: Stunt School are both ready to be downloaded for Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Top Gear: Stunt School provides the player extreme challenges to complete by modifying their car with ridiculous extras such as jet engines, huge wheels and hang-glider wings to name but a few. In fact, there are over 2 billion different combinations of add-ons and modifications, which players can also use to try and beat a lap time set by The Stig around the infamous Top Gear test track.

Top Gear: Where's Stig? brings the popular Where's Stig book to life, and allows players to follow Stig to the farthest corners of the globe in an attempt to locate the faceless hero, as well as some of his most famous friends.

"These two new Top Gear games for the App Store offer superb playability and look fantastic. We're confident they'll be enjoyed by Top Gear fans of all ages." said Robert Nashak, Executive Vice President of Digital Entertainment at BBC Worldwide.

Top Gear: Stunt School app is available for $3.99 (iPhone and iPod touch) and $4.99 (iPad) and Top Gear: Where's Stig? is available for $2.99 (iPhone and iPod touch) and $3.99 (iPad), on the app store, or from www.itunes.com/appstore.

Top Gear is the world's leading motoring entertainment program, and is one of BBC Worldwide's flagship brands, airing in over 170 countries and watched by over 350m viewers worldwide. The current version, launched in 2002, features Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May and is consistently BBC TWO's most-watched program in the UK. The TV show is also sold to 170 countries. A U.S. version of Top Gear, hosted by comedian Adam Ferrara, champion rally and drift racer Tanner Foust and racing analyst Rutledge Wood is currently airing on the HISTORY channel, Sundays at 10 p.m., and a new production of Top Gear Australia, produced by Freehand productions airs on the Nine Network. One of the BBC's premiere brands, Top Gear, the magazine, is the leading car publication in the UK, and the global live tour, Top Gear Live, proved to be a great success in 2009.


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      • 4 Years Ago
      After the disappointing "Cool Wall" iOS app, I don't think I'll be buying any more Top Gear branded apps or games.
      CheckTheseOut
      • 4 Years Ago
      Ok, I'm officially over hearing anything more about the "Stig". It was cool for a while (I guess), but can we please move on?
        • 4 Years Ago
        @CheckTheseOut
        Did you read the full article or even read the full title? Because it seems you jumped straight into commenting. This has nothing to do with The Stig, only iPhone/IPad/iPod Touch games licensed by Top Gear.
        • 4 Years Ago
        @CheckTheseOut
        @Elmo, I find it funny that you always accuse people of commenting without reading the article, yet it turns out that you're the one not reading peoples' comments correctly. You should look-up terms like 'hypocrite' 'irony' and 'pot calling the kettle black'.
        CheckTheseOut
        • 4 Years Ago
        @CheckTheseOut
        Elmo,

        As you pointed out, I didn't read the whole article, nor would I as I pointed out I'm tired of seeing the word "Stig" on AB. Much like many were tired of seeing the word "Shooting Break" in the past. Remember that chaos??

        The word "Stig" was the deal breaker that precluded my reading the entire article.
        Sorry If I disappoint you.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Android, or GTFO. Don't leave us non-Apple users hanging.
      • 4 Years Ago
      I have the 1000 piece puzzle version of 'where's stig'. I found him before I opened te box...
      • 4 Years Ago
      Love the UK version, the US version sucks balls. They should've casted better hosts for the US version. The UK hosts have their own personalities, but the US hosts are just 3 grown up whinny babies!!! Also, it's so heavily scripted, the UK version is so much more natural and the show has a better flow. I watched US version a few times, it was painful!!!
        • 4 Years Ago
        This has nothing to do with the show. Please leave it at commenting on the game. Take your little non-thoughtout review to another website.

        Oh and if you wanna compare UK to US, compare the 1st and 2nd season of the UK version to the US 1st season. You'd be surprised how similar they are.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Blah blah blah, who cares!?

        The article is about a game, not the show. Move on.
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