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Gran Turismo creator describes PS3 development difficulties

The CEO of Gran Turismo developer Polyphony has had some less than kind words to say about the PlayStation 3. In an interview with IGN, Kazunori Yamauchi said that development on Sony’s previous home console was incredibly difficult. This is a sentiment that was expressed a great deal during the …

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E3 2015: When is Sony’s press conference?

If you’re in the UK, you might want to set your alarm clock – or simply not go to bed at all – for PlayStation’s E3 press conference takes place at an eye-watering 2am UK time on Tuesday, June 16th. Although that’s 6pm LA time on Monday June 15th.. So …

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MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to racing game products

This Q4 is a new season for racing games, with big titles like Forza Horizon 2, DriveClub, F1 2014 and The Crew hitting the grid. MCV buckles up and hits the gas The lights are green for a new convoy of racing games to hit retail this Q4 – and …

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Gran Turismo Academy winner signed by Red Bull GP3 team

A former winner of Sony’s Gran Turismo Academy competition has been signed up as a driver for a real-life race team. The BBC reports that 22-year old Jann Mardenborough is joining Red Bull’s Arden Motorsport team to compete in the 2014 GP3 series – that’s just two notches below F1 …

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UPDATE: GT Academy coming to India in February

Update:We’ve just received an invite (image below) from Sony for a joint press conference with Nissan, where the two companies will announce plans for GT Academy in India The press conference will be held in Delhi on 4th February. Original story: GT Academy, a collaboration between Sony and Nissan that …

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Gran Turismo partners with Ayrton Senna Institute

Sony has at the 2013 Brazil Game Show announced a partnership between the Gran Turismo brand and the Ayrton Senna Institute. As revealed by the F1 legend’s sister Viviane Senna, there will be a number of post-launch updates to Gran Turismo 6 that will enable players to trace the roots …

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Yamauchi: Gran Turismo 6 on PS4 could become Gran Turismo 7

Sony’s decision to release GT6 on PS3 rather than the shiny next-generation PS4 caused some confusion, but the racing simulator could find its way onto the new console. Kazunori Yamauchi, CEO of Gran Turismo developer Polyphony Digital revealed during a Gamescom panel session that the studio is considering bringing the …

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GRAN DESIGNS: A close look at the Gran Turismo franchise

Given how long gamers were waiting for Gran Turismo 5, many will have no doubt been suprised to learn that a sixth entry is due on shelves by the end of the year. Sony made the surprise announcement during a special event at the UK’s famous Silverstone Circuit earlier this …

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VIDEO: Check out the first footage of Gran Turismo 6 here

Sony has officially unveiled Gran Turismo 6, a brand new entry in Polyphony Digital’s acclaimed racing simulator series. The cat was let out of the bag earlier today, and Sony teased a proper reveal last week. And now it’s officially official, so check out the first footage for yourself below. …

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