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Mid-Race Save Feature Coming To Gran Turismo 5

by Ernice Gilbert on March 2nd, 2011, under Hot, News, PS3, Sony

Soon GT5 will allow gamers to save their progress mid-game during endurance races, Polyphony Digital boss has confirmed through a tweet.

GT5 Update Version 1.06 Is Live, Massive

by Ernice Gilbert on February 18th, 2011, under Hot, News, Polyphony Digital, Sony

Gran Turismo 5 has received one of the most massive updates to ever hit a racing simulator, adding, amongst tons of other things, remote racing. Indeed, now you can start a B-Spec race via the internet and watch how your PS3-controlled drivers are doing remotely. If that ain’t awesome, The Rock can home. It was promised, and Polyphony Digital delivered.

There’s loads more, too, everything from car loan events to even more car settings. Head past the break.

Update Coming To GT5, Might Bring Back Performance Points

by Ernice Gilbert on February 14th, 2011, under News, Polyphony Digital, SCEJ, Sony

In all honesty, Gran Turismo 5 is one of the most content-filled games to hit any console, and yet Polyphony Digital’s releasing more as time goes by. What’s the latest? A tweet from the boss himself, Kazunori Yamauchi, hints at an update that will revive the Performance Points system first helmed in Prologue.

Gran Turismo 5 Is Not A Game Utters Shift 2 Producer

by Ernice Gilbert on January 27th, 2011, under Hot, News

What is it, then? Let’s hear what Shift 2 producer Jesse Abney says it is.

In December, GT5 Sold 560.5K In The U.S.

by Ernice Gilbert on January 14th, 2011, under Hot, News, Polyphony Digital, Sony

Gran Turismo 5 is the biggest and best racing sim on the market, and according to many, it’s in a class of its own. Well last December, the game again proved its appeal, because after Sony had already announced 5.5 million copies of the game was sold, another 560.5K more flew off store shelves.

That takes the tally to over 6 million units sold worldwide.

Video Thirst: Official GT5 Wheel Unveiled, Detailed, Will Set You Back £450/€500

by Ernice Gilbert on January 5th, 2011, under Hot, News, Polyphony Digital, Sony

How much cash are you willing to spend to get the ultimate Gran Turismo 5 driving experience? No, tell me. Because Sony’s detailed the Thrustmaster T500 RS, it’s the second official GT5 steering wheel and it’ll run you…. wait for it….

£450/€500. That’s about $1,000. Video past the break.

Gran Turismo 5 Holds The Top Spot On The PS3 Chart

by Ernice Gilbert on January 4th, 2011, under Hot, News, Polyphony Digital, Sony

Yes indeed, the best racing simulator to release this gen’s also the best selling game of all time on the PS3. Imagine that. And in the UK, the game’s holding strong the number spot, beating out big titles like EA’s Need for Speed, Treyarch’s Black Ops, and even EA’s Fifa 11.

The full list’s past the jump.

GT5 Sells 430K In Japan In Six Days, PS3 Sales Skyrocket

by Ernice Gilbert on December 1st, 2010, under Hot, News, Polyphony Digital, Sony

Gran Turismo 5′s not only hitting western countries by storm, the real racing simulator’s also got Japanese gamers going mental. So much so that in six days, over 430,000 units were sold, and with that, helping PS3 take the number two spot in Japan’s latest hardware sales result, with PSP grabbing the number one seat.

This Christmas, GT5 Will Help Move PS3 Consoles, Says Sony

by Ernice Gilbert on November 29th, 2010, under Hot, News, Polyphony Digital, Sony

Is there a system seller that can help move consoles? Seriously, are there any left? That’s a question, when it comes to PS3, many a gamer reply with unmoved resolve: yes, and that game’s Gran Turismo 5. For Sony, this Christmas, the aforesaid title will help them move some extra PS3 units, because Gran Turismo 5 “will be on top of many gamers’ wish lists.”

GT5 Topples Black Ops For Number One Spot In UK

by Ernice Gilbert on November 29th, 2010, under Hot, News, Polyphony Digital, Sony

That’s the power of Gran Turismo.

This Year Alone, Sony Will Bring 50 3D-Enabled Games To PS3

by Ernice Gilbert on November 23rd, 2010, under News, Sony

Sony’s taking its 3D initiative very seriously, it would seem, as the giant has revealed that this year alone, about 50 3D-enabled titles will land on the PS3.

That’s a good bit.

Sony: GT5 Will “Take Your Breath Away”

by Ernice Gilbert on November 23rd, 2010, under Hot, News, Polyphony Digital, Sony

Correction, it’s already taken our breaths away.

GT5 Takes 50 Minutes To Install, Eats 6.4 GB On Your HDD

by Ernice Gilbert on November 19th, 2010, under Hot, News, Polyphony Digital, Sony

Fifty minutes? Christ almighty, and here I was thinking no game would be worst than Metal Gear Solid 4′s install bonanza.

Gran Turismo 5′s just beat it to the punch. Seriously though, that’s just too long.

This Just Might Be The Best Gran Turismo 5 Trailer You’ve Never Seen

by Ernice Gilbert on November 16th, 2010, under Hot, News, Polyphony Digital, Sony

I know one thing, the video past the break is the best GT5 fan-made trailer mine eyes have ever beheld. And if Sony doesn’t hire this guy, or at least give him some recognition, shame on them.

It’s quite honestly better than anything they’ve done.

Gran Turismo 5 Sales Are Skyrocketing At UK Retailer

by Ernice Gilbert on November 16th, 2010, under Hot, News, Polyphony Digital, Sony

When you’ve waited over five years for a game, and finally, in two weeks, it’ll be available, you feel like a child receiving a Christmas gift.

It’s even better when you know receiving said gift will be a sure thing, since you’re the one who’s buying it.

That’s why Gran Turismo 5 will be one of the best selling games of 2010, and the best selling GT title of all time.

I know gamers who’s spent hundreds of dollars on wheels, sits and extra stuff just to get the right feel.