When I went to Surrey, England to visit the Top Gear set and talk to the mighty triumvirate of hosts, I was a bit disappointed to learn that I would not be allowed to drive anything on the famous Top Gear track. Something about me being an idiot, and insurance, or something. But I got to do the next best thing: have…
A few fans are putting custom GTA cars to the test in a digital game show, and it’s become one of my favorite things on YouTube.
Jeremy Clarkson did his insufferable twat thing, punched a Top Gear producer and now the show is finished, right? Wrong.
It stands to reason that if the world of Chris Roberts' ambitious crowd-funded space sim Star Citizen has television commercials for new starships, it would likely have its own space-themed version of Top Gear as well. Here's what that looks like.
Unmanned, of course. Because putting living beings inside a Reliant Robin, even if it's upgraded for space travel, is just irresponsible.
Video games from the 8-bit and 16-bit era mixed with real life environments look awesome, and it's a technique that lets anyone's creativity shine. It's something that Kotaku has covered before but it would be a mistake to not share the new ones.
The 16-bit era had unique visuals. Simple yet bright and colorful, we could always get lost in the tiny details. Taking parts of these memorable games and mixing them with a real life environment might sound odd, but if done right the results are beautiful.
If you've ever wanted to hear the Top Gear star drawl "light plasma cannons", you should watch this clip of Jeremy Clarkson giving the rundown on the Warthog that'll feature in Halo 4.
Episodes of Doctor Who are coming to the PlayStation Network Store; episodes of Top Gear already are there, and two are free. The freebie vids kickoff an arrangement bringing BBC America programming to PSN's video service.
iRacing is an extremely realistic racing simulator. Its top driver won $10,000, despite never driving over 100 mph in real life. Top Gear put him in an open-wheel racer to see if digital skills translate to real racing prowess.
Microsoft kicks off a multi-year partnership with BBC hit television show Top Gear next month, packing in 90 minutes of Top Gear TV content into the Forza Motorsport 3 Ultimate Collection, along with every bit of DLC released so far.
Continuing a partnership begun with the game's prologue, Gran Turismo 5 is once again teaming up with British TV series Top Gear, with the inclusion of the show's famous test track in Sony's PS3 racer.