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Jump into the Driving Seat - Top Gear Road Trip to launch on the App Store on 17th August

This summer, join Top Gear Team for an action-packed Road Trip across Europe

Helsinki, Finland, August 3rd, 2017 - Helsinki based mobile game developer Motorious Entertainment, in partnership with BBC Worldwide, today announced its debut free-to-play mobile release Top Gear Road Trip, based on the world’s greatest motoring show Top Gear, will launch globally on the App Store for iOS on 17th August  and on Google Play for Android devices later this summer.

Featuring 120 levels, Top Gear Road Trip is a casual action packed match-three racing game, that allows players to join the official BBC Top Gear team in an adventure across the British Isles and Europe, playing classic challenges inspired by the TV show and building a collection of cars to compete against friends, enemies and frenemies.

The game’s match-three control mechanics with mid core gameplay elements, enables players to progress on a map from England to France, through the Alps, Italy and onwards on a road trip saga. Strategy, planning and car tuning are essential to win the puzzle races and reach various levels.

The game also features Top Gear Challenges, where players attempt to beat their own records and build a dream car collection for competitive play. Alternatively players can race fellow drivers in a league format to compete Top Gear Challenges, including the infamous Rocket Robin, Toyboata and Burnout challenges.

Top Gear Road Trip is a new innovative take on the genre that fuses match-three play with racing mechanics”, said Jari Pauna, CEO and Creative Director of Motorious Entertainment. “Launching on the App Store on August 17th and later on Google Play, we are proud to be the official game of the global hit TV series and look forward to releasing weekly updates with new levels and challenges”.

Bradley Crooks, Head of Digital Entertainment for BBC Worldwide said “ We are very excited to partner with Motorious Entertainment to launch Top Gear Road Trip. The game features some of the best loved challenges made famous by the Top Gear team and is the perfect gaming accompaniment for fans of the TV show”. 

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About Motorious Entertainment

Motorious Entertainment Ltd. is a Finnish games developer and publisher based in Helsinki, founded in 2015 by games, media and entertainment veterans Jari Pauna and Timo Poijärvi. With 10 employees, Motorious Entertainment is focused on fun and addictive games for mobile devices. The Motorious team team has a rich pedigree in mobile, console and PC game development with a number of launched titles on their roster, including the FlatOut series, Sega Rally, Ridge Racer Unbounded, Brawl Bolts, Angry Birds, Angry Birds Stella, Angry Birds World Tour, Angry Birds Space  and Bad Piggies.

 

About BBC Worldwide

BBC Worldwide is a principal commercial arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Its vision is to build the BBC’s brands, audiences, commercial returns and reputation across the world. This is achieved through investing in, commercialising and showcasing content from the BBC around the world, in a way that is consistent with BBC standards and values. The business also champions British creativity globally.

In 2016/17 BBC Worldwide generated headline profits of £157.3m and headline sales of £1,059.9m and returned £210.5m to the BBC.

For more detailed performance information please see our Annual Review webpage: bbcworldwide.com/annual-review/.

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