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 10:40am 1/22/14 10:40am

Drive The Hottest Concept From The Detroit Auto Show Right Now

Well, you can drive the Toyota FT-1 if you've got a Playstation and a copy of Gran Turismo 6 spinning around inside of it. Gran Turismo has again teamed up with an automaker — this time Toyota — to bring fanciful products to life. » 1/15/14 11:55am 1/15/14 11:55am

The Mercedes Gran Turismo Vision: How The Future Makes Us Lust

The Gran Turismo Vision concept may be the first time in history an actual car has been built only for use in a video game. Unless Activsion made cinder-block racecars for the Atari Grand Prix cartridge. The result is futuristic, inspired by heritage, and absolutely stunning. » 11/20/13 4:10pm 11/20/13 4:10pm

Gran Turismo 6's GPS Will Let You Drive Your Favorite Real-Life Routes

When we asked you to design an awesome track for Gran Turismo 6, many of you suggested real-life routes you wished you could drive in the amazing environment of GT. Thanks to integration with a GPS mobile app, it looks like you'll be able to do just that. » 11/05/13 5:43pm 11/05/13 5:43pm

Gran Turismo Creator Crashed His First Car At 24, Now Dreams of Peace

The man who makes the most popular racing game series of the past 15 years fell in love with cars at age three. At 24, he crashed the first car he ever had. He was driving perhaps a bit too fast that day. These days, he's wrapping up development of December's Gran Turismo 6 and proposing an interesting idea: that… » 9/20/13 10:47am 9/20/13 10:47am

New Documentary Shows How Gran Turismo's Creator Changed Gaming

Gran Turismo is celebrating an incredible 15th anniversary. Gran Turismo 6 will be in our PlayStations soon enough. And the GT Academy has transformed many gamers into pro racers. We hear about these things all the time, but we don't often hear that much about the man behind the games: Kazunori Yamauchi. » 9/20/13 9:40am 9/20/13 9:40am

Kazunori Yamauchi Promises Huge Tracts Of Land In Gran Turismo 6

At an info session during Gamescom 2013, Kazunori Yamauchi claimed that players could use GT6's Course Maker to create tracks in an area of "100 kilometers by 100 kilometers", or 10,000 square kilometers. GTPlanet reports that Andreas Nie, InsideSimRacing's European correspondent, approached him to clarify that. » 9/02/13 1:37pm 9/02/13 1:37pm

Expert Gran Turismo Players Dominate At Actual Racing, Again

Once again, racing drivers who cut their teeth on Gran Turismo's GT Academy have shown how much ass they can kick when they swap the PlayStation controller for a steering wheel. An all-gamer team took the podium at this weekend's Spa 24 Hours. » 7/29/13 10:40am 7/29/13 10:40am

The New Gran Turismo 6 Demo Could Make You A Real Race Driver

Can you barely contain your excitement for Gran Turismo 6? Then good news: you'll only have to contain it for a few more days. And if you're skilled enough, it could mean your shot at actual racing. » 6/28/13 10:17am 6/28/13 10:17am

Three Casual Gran Turismo 6 Questions, Answered Casually

You may love Gran Turismo. I don't play them. Just not my thing. But when I see Gran Turismo 6 running in the corner of a Sony PlayStation event in Santa Monica, I ask the only GT-related questions I can think of. » 5/17/13 9:45pm 5/17/13 9:45pm

This Fake Gran Turismo 6 Box Stole Its Cover Photo

After news hit that Gran Turismo 6 may be released this November, one thing that seemed especially fishy was the box art that went with it. It was just a vague photo of a sunset at a race track without a car in sight. Not very convincing, right? And now we know where it comes from. » 5/03/13 6:09pm 5/03/13 6:09pm