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8:00 PM on 06.27.2014

Gran Turismo 7 won't be out this year, will release as a full game

It took a while for Gran Turismo to hit the PS3, first as a Prologue release. So much so that Gran Turismo 6 didn't even hit until the after the PS4 released. Polyphony seems to want to change that, though it t...

Steven Hansen


Updated! Panel details revealed:

Hironobu Sakaguchi Reflection: Past, Present, Future of RPGs

The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.




8:00 AM on 05.02.2014

Gran Turismo 6 commemorates passing of Ayrton Senna

Three-time F1 champion Ayrton Senna is being honored on the 20th anniversary of his passing in Gran Tursimo 6 with newly offered content and a short film.  The director of KAZ: Pushing the Virtual Divide created a short...

Dale North

12:15 PM on 05.01.2014

Grand finale event for Gran Turismo 5 unlocks GT6 content

Gran Turismo 5 is going down -- it's servers are, I mean. On May 31, they pull the plug, but not without one last event. This month, for all of May, a race series in GT5 will reward users with cars to use in Gran Turismo 6. A...

Dale North

10:15 AM on 04.18.2014

Gran Turismo 6 GT Academy starts next week

The sixth GT Academy event starts next week. What is probably the coolest videogame-to-IRL transition ever returns as players of Gran Turismo 6 will hit the real tracks. Gamers become real racers. Again -- coolest thing ever....

Dale North

7:00 AM on 02.24.2014

Select DLC from Gran Turismo 5 to be pulled

Gran Turismo 5 is coming to an end less than four years after its launch, as the online component is set to be removed entirely by the end of March, and now, we have word that certain DLC packs are getting pulled from the PSN...

Chris Carter

11:00 AM on 01.23.2014

WATCH THIS: KAZ: Pushing the Virtual Divide

Kazunori Yamauchi, the man behind the Gran Turismo racing game series, is the subject of documentary KAZ: Pushing the Virtual Divide. Director Tamir Moscovici worked with Sony to tell the 15-year story of Yamauchi's work, pu...

Dale North

11:30 AM on 01.13.2014

Toyota's FT-1 concept car hits Gran Turismo 6 tomorrow

Are you a car person? It's so weird talking about cars to someone that isn't a car person. It's like when someone talks about football to me. I always just picture a televised game in super fast forward, where the damned bal...

Dale North

8:00 AM on 12.27.2013

Online features for GT5, Resistance games being dropped

Come 2014, Sony will be discontinuing online support for Gran Turismo 5, Resistance: Fall of Man, Resistance 2 and Resistance 3. Yes, that means that you'll no longer be able to play these games online; Sony is essential...

Harry Monogenis

12:45 PM on 12.10.2013

Be careful with this Gran Turismo 6 money exploit

YouTube user Radical Dreamer has stumbled upon an exploit in Gran Turismo 6 that can generate 20 million credits in a matter of minutes. Sounds too good to be true, right? I had Dale test out the glitch and he ran into some ...

Jordan Devore



The best and worst games of the week - Racing Royalty   photo
The best and worst games of the week - Racing Royalty
by Wesley Ruscher

Oh December! You are by far my favorite month of the year, and not just because it's Christmas and my birthday. Your winter slumber in the games department allows me the leisure of checking my backlog list twice and knocking off some of those naughty titles I've been neglecting. 

I'm not sure how the rest of the month is going to pan out for you, but you did deliver us another phenomenal racing title with Sony's Gran Turismo 6. And I'm really not sure how any one human can handle this, Need for Speed: Rivals, F1 2013, and Forza 5... but we all know Destructoid's racing guru, Mr. Dale "don't call me Peter" North has been gunning it full throttle the last few months. I think it's time for cruise control.

Now on to the week in reviews!

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Gran Turismo 6 vs. Forza Motorsport 5 photo
Gran Turismo 6 vs. Forza Motorsport 5
by Dale North

[Edit: We updated the controller section as there are two $399 Xbox One steering wheels for Forza 5.]

There's a racing simulation showdown taking place on gaming consoles this holiday season between PS3 racer Gran Turismo 6 and Xbox One launch title Forza Motorsport 5. If you ask me, I think you should buy both if you can. Both games are great.

But I've dared to compare the two as a long-time fan of both franchises. Read on to see if you agree with me.

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Review: Gran Turismo 6 photo
Review: Gran Turismo 6
by Dale North

Have you ever hopped into your car just to drive? Driving to enjoy being behind the wheel, I mean. I'm talking no destination, no time constraints -- just being in a car to connect with a machine and the road it's on. 

Racing games are great for going fast, and you can certainly do that in a Gran Turismo game. But Gran Turismo 6 is also a driving game. Sometimes it's less about the race and more about the thrill of the automotive experience. Sometimes it's less about being first and more about being in the zone. 

If you're the type of person that enjoys driving around, you'll understand what I'm saying.

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2:00 AM on 12.06.2013

Gran Turismo 6 Lunar Exploration is weird and wonderful

The rumors were true! After you work your way through a bit of the career mode of Gran Turismo 6, a Lunar Exploration mode unlocks. In it, you'll take a moon vehicle across the lunar surface in three different missions. ...

Dale North

12:20 AM on 12.06.2013

Our Gran Turismo 6 review will be late

I've been playing Gran Turismo 6 for so many hours that I can no longer see straight. I'm not pulling your leg when I say that I dreamed about Gran Turismo last night. I had racing stress dreams, folks. So what's the hold-up ...

Dale North

7:03 AM on 12.05.2013

Shuhei Yoshida addresses Gran Turismo 6 microtransactions

Remember when everyone was down on Forza 5 for having microtransactions on top of its premium price? Well we already know that Gran Turismo 6 will have the same scheme, but Sony boss Shuhei Yoshida is telling p...

Chris Carter

9:02 PM on 12.02.2013

Gran Turismo 6: Best racing game commercial ever

I'd like to be in a commercial like this. When I play a racing game I AM this guy.  Gran Turismo 6 is going to be so good. 

Dale North