How The Creator Of Gran Turismo Changed The Culture Of Speed

Back in the early 1990s when Sony was first branching out into gaming, a young designer named Kazunori Yamauchi wanted nothing more than to produce the racing game he had dreamed about since he was 15. Sony had other ideas in mind. » 1/22/14 12:01pm 1/22/14 12:01pm

Future Gran Turismo Will Feature This Guys' Sweet Car

Every year, developers Polyphony Digital hold the Gran Turismo Trophy, an event which sees the winning car immortalised with a promise to appear in a future GT game. » 8/29/13 3:00am 8/29/13 3:00am

Ready for Gran Turismo 7? Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi said his studio has conceived a PS4 version of their PS3 game Gran Turismo 6. However, Joystiq reports it will take some time to get out (surprise!), and it's possible the game might be what's eventually Gran Turismo 7. The keyword here is "eventually." » 8/23/13 4:30am 8/23/13 4:30am

Gran Turismo Boss Enters Car Race, Quietly Uses Video Game To Help

Not many game developers are able to practice what they preach, mostly because a lot of the stuff they preach involves stuff that doesn't actually exist. » 5/23/13 10:00pm 5/23/13 10:00pm

Of Course, They're Making Gran Turismo 6 Right Now

Surprised? Shocked? Eh, not really? At the China Joy gaming event in Shanghai, Gran Turismo » 7/27/12 4:40am 7/27/12 4:40am creator Kazunori Yamauchi once again stated that work on Gran Turismo 6 shortly after GT5 finished (something back in 2010).

Gran Turismo Developer Ditching Tokyo

Polyphony Digital, creator og Gran Turismo, is moving its development studio across the country to Fukuoka City. The reason for the move is the March 11 earthquake. » 7/07/11 4:00am 7/07/11 4:00am

Gran Turismo Creator Races at Famed 24 Hour Race

Kazunori Yamauchi doesn't just make racing games, he races cars. Yamauchi and his GT-R team placed thirty-sixth at the grueling 24 hour Nurburgring race. It was the first time Nissan's GT-R competed at Nurburgring. [DualShockers] » 6/27/11 4:00am 6/27/11 4:00am

Taiwanese Game Show Heroically Shows Old Stuff

This year's Taipei Game Show recently wrapped up. And while it's short on breaking news when compared to the Tokyo Game Show or the E3 gaming expo, it does look like a grand time. » 2/22/11 5:00am 2/22/11 5:00am

How Gran Turismo's Super Car Was Brought To Life

I.materialise is 3D printing company. For years, the company churned out concept cars. "We make a lot of concept cars using 3D printing but we're never allowed to talk about them," says i.materialise's Joris Peels. This time is different. » 2/11/11 9:00am 2/11/11 9:00am

Nothing Races By Gran Turismo's Creator, Not Even Sumo Cheating

This week, Japan's national sport was brought to its knees, hit with allegations of match-fixing. Some sumo fans were surprised, but after lingering questions over previous gambling scandals, some weren't. Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi sure wasn't. » 2/11/11 2:00am 2/11/11 2:00am

The Ultimate Gran Turismo 5 Racing Wheel Is Actually $600

Would you pay $600 for a more realistic Gran Turismo 5 experience? Thrustmaster has made the T500 RS racing wheel official, delivering new details and specifications on the accessory that costs twice as much as a PlayStation 3. » 12/23/10 11:30am 12/23/10 11:30am

Gran Turismo 5 Trading In Crummy Cars For Premium Models

In driving simulator Gran Turismo 5, there are over 1,000 cars. However, only around two hundred of them are premium. That, however, is going to change. » 12/15/10 6:00am 12/15/10 6:00am

GT5's Toy Car Logos Are "Embarrassing" (And Gone)

Real driving simulator Gran Turismo 5 features an Easter Egg for lovers of model cars. The undercarriage of a GT5 auto sports the logo of die-cast collectible maker AUTOArt. Enjoy it while you can, because that logo will soon be erased. » 12/08/10 3:00am 12/08/10 3:00am

GT5's Top End Steering Wheel Will Set You Back $500

Pictures have circulated of the new Thrustmaster T500RS, a high-end racing wheel for for Gran Turismo 5, but nothing's official yet and no one was clear on what it cost, until GT's creator piped up over Twitter. » 12/03/10 9:00pm 12/03/10 9:00pm

The Future Of Gran Turismo 5

While Gran Turismo 5 finally hit stores after several delays and over five years in development, the game's studio isn't finished with the title by any means. » 12/01/10 5:00am 12/01/10 5:00am

Review: Gran Turismo 5 Is Premium Class

When I bought a PlayStation 2 my wife told me flat out, "If you are going to get a PS2, you need Gran Turismo." I knew this, but it underscored the series' impact. Nearly a decade later little has changed. » 11/27/10 2:00am 11/27/10 2:00am

Gran Turismo 5 Update To Peel Out This Weekend

The newly released racer is going to get an update shortly that will, as GT5 designer Kazunori Yamauchi tells Eurogamer, "refine the usability of the game to make it a better experience". » 11/26/10 5:00am 11/26/10 5:00am

Will Gran Turismo 6 Be On The PS3 Or PS4?

While gamers across the world are finally getting their hands on the oft-delayed Gran Turismo 5, series creator Kazunori Yamauchi and his team are working on the inevitable follow-up. » 11/25/10 9:00am 11/25/10 9:00am