Which looks better: Gran Turismo 5 or Forza 4?

Forza Motorsport 4 was released this month. It's a great game—a great-looking game, too. Gran Turismo 5, released last year, is also a great-looking game. But which one looks better? » 10/24/11 8:30am 10/24/11 8:30am

First Gran Turismo 5 DLC pack delayed

The first downloadable content pack for Gran Turismo 5 has been delayed in North America until October 25, 2011, but will include a special bonus, the company announced via Twitter earlier today. » 10/18/11 3:30pm 10/18/11 3:30pm

Videogame hot shoe to race in real 24 Hours of Le Mans

Lucas Ordoñez won the first GT Academy time-trial contest, giving the gamer-racer his start in the FIA GT4 series. Now he's signed to Team Signatech Nissan, and will compete in the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans. Mind-blowing. » 3/03/11 11:00am 3/03/11 11:00am

How to cheat your way to first place in the GT Academy contest

Sony and Nissan are giving drivers a chance to race in real life by competing in Gran Turismo 5 GT Academy. The problem? Someone's discovered a "cheat" in the current time trial. » 2/03/11 10:00am 2/03/11 10:00am

Is Pikes Peak Coming to GT5, or is Rhys Millen High?

In a post on the Red Bull blog, Rhys Millen advises gamers on how to handle the Pikes Peak rally course in Gran Turismo 5. Only trouble is, Pikes Peak hasn't been in a GT game since Gran Turismo 2. » 1/04/11 1:15pm 1/04/11 1:15pm

Caterham Drives GT5's Tokyo Road Course In Real Life

The folks at Caterham Japan felt that, no matter how good Gran Turismo 5 is, it still can't beat the real thing. So they took a Seven around GT5's Route 246 road course in Tokyo... in real life. Here's video. » 12/01/10 8:30am 12/01/10 8:30am

Gran Turismo 5: First Drive

After five years of development, Gran Turismo 5 is finally here. For three days we've ignored family, friends and hygiene test driving it to see if it's the most realistic racing game ever. It is. But should you buy it? » 11/26/10 10:30pm 11/26/10 10:30pm

Gran Turismo 5: Open Thread

Like many, we got our hands on GT5 today. While we're putting together our "first drive" review (we need at least 24 hours of playing time first), give us your thoughts below. Oh yeah, and here's the car list again. » 11/24/10 5:45pm 11/24/10 5:45pm

First GT5 Commercial Adds "More Awesome"

Sony "VP" Kevin Butler explains why "Gran Turismo 5" needed to "have more awesome" in this first commercial for the new racing sim. Kevin, we know exactly what it's like to try to "have more awesome." Power, brah. Power. » 11/18/10 3:15pm 11/18/10 3:15pm

GT Academy: Play Your Way Into A Real Racing Career

As part of the rollout of Gran Turismo 5, Sony and Nissan will launch the GT Academy, a contest giving the top U.S. drivers in the game a chance to race professionally. That Stig suit may come in handy. » 11/16/10 6:30pm 11/16/10 6:30pm

Tour Gran Turismo 5's Top Gear Test Track

We've known you'll be able to drive the Top Gear Test Track in Gran Turismo 5, but this GT5 video indicates it'll be more like a destruction derby because they're keeping the cross-over part of the track intact. Awesome. » 11/15/10 1:30pm 11/15/10 1:30pm

The Cars, Tracks of Gran Turismo 5

Now that we've got a for sale date on Gran Turismo 5, it's time to find out what you can drive and where. Below, the official list of all 1031 cars and all 71 tracks of GT5. » 11/12/10 10:45am 11/12/10 10:45am

The Red Bull X1 Comes To Life, Sheds A Little Awesome

The Red Bull X1, star of the almost-here Gran Turismo 5, now exists in solid form outside of a PlayStation 3. Unfortunately, the no-holds racer's translation to model car reality includes dropping its reported gas turbine for a twin-turbo V6. » 11/09/10 5:30pm 11/09/10 5:30pm

Gran Turismo 5 Gets a December Play-By Date On Sony's Site

While Gran Turismo5 edges closer to reality, one sharp shopper saw that at least one part of Sony's own website puts the release date in December. That'd certainly comport with what Kazunori Yamauchi told us at SEMA earlier this week. » 11/04/10 3:00pm 11/04/10 3:00pm

Kazunori: "The [GT5] Discs Are Being Stamped As We Speak"

We just asked Kazunori Yamauchi, the father of Gran Turismo, in an interview here at SEMA, the question on everyone's minds — when will GT5 finally be released? His response: "The discs are being stamped as we speak." » 11/02/10 4:13pm 11/02/10 4:13pm

Gran Turismo 5 Shows Off Red Bull X1 In Ring-Shredding Glory

Polyphony Digital's latest offering for fans the oft-delayed Gran Turismo 5 game is this full video reveal of the Red Bull X1, including Sebastian Vettel's test laps. This thing sounds like bionic hyenas mixing plutonium smoothies. » 10/28/10 1:00pm 10/28/10 1:00pm

The No-Holds-Barred Race Car Trapped Inside Gran Turismo 5

When Gran Turismo 5 finally arrives, it will include the Red Bull X1 prototype, the answer to the question of "What if you designed a race car with an unlimited budget and no regard for rules?" Gas turbine, engage. » 10/19/10 9:30am 10/19/10 9:30am