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News: Fresh Gran Turismo 5 Content Races Online Next Week

Fresh Gran Turismo 5 Content Races Online Next Week

It'd be hard to criticise Polyphony Digital's post release support for Gran Turismo 5

More than a year after release, the Japanese developer is still announcing content updates for the driving sim — and it feels like it's only just getting started. Kicking off the new year is a brand new car pack, which bundles a bunch of coveted motors such as the Lamborghini Aventador and Jaguar XJR9. The full..

News: Sony Confirms Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition For North America

Sony Confirms Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition For North America

As previously rumoured, Sony's confirmed the release of the Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition for North America

The inflated retail package includes the original game bundled with all of its hefty title updates, in addition to a voucher for all of the racer's recently released DLC content. The repackaged release will set you back $39.99 when it launches on January 17th. There's more information available..

News: Mysterious Gran Turismo 5 'XL Edition' Races Onto Retailer Websites

Mysterious Gran Turismo 5 'XL Edition' Races Onto Retailer Websites

Y'know, we'd love to get back into Gran Turismo 5, but those patches are a big deterrent

We admit that we haven't been keeping up to date with the racing game's monthly updates, and as a result we're about six hours of downloads away from playing the game. We always kind of hoped that Sony would release an updated version of Gran Turismo 5, with all of the game's DLC and updates included on disc..

News: Gran Turismo 5 Gets New Content To Celebrate The Holidays

Gran Turismo 5 Gets New Content To Celebrate The Holidays

We know what you've spent the past 12 months doing

No, we're not stalkers or anything, we've simply been keeping a keen eye on your PlayStation Network account. You've been playing Gran Turismo 5, haven't you? Ok, so this post might not apply to you specifically, but there are genuinely four or five people on our PSN friends list that play nothing else. Every night, it's the same old thing: Gran..

News: Sony Announces Gran Turismo 5: Spec II Retail Package For Japan

Sony Announces Gran Turismo 5: Spec II Retail Package For Japan

We were eager to dive back into Gran Turismo 5 when it got its Spec II update earlier in the year, but we just couldn't justify sitting through a day's worth of downloads and updates

Given the price of electricity at the moment, it would probably be cheaper for us to just re-purchase an updated version of the game. But up until this morning, a re-packaged version of Gran Turismo 5 didn't exist..

News: Polyphony Digital: We're Working On Gran Turismo 6

Polyphony Digital: We're Working On Gran Turismo 6

There was a surge in excitement for Gran Turismo 5 earlier in the year when Polyphony Digital dropped the game's title-changing Spec-II patch

In fact, for the period of a week our PlayStation Network friends list was pretty much dominated by Gran Turismo 5. (A year on there's still two or three folks that haven't really put anything else into their system). But while Polyphony Digital is committed..

News: Portal 2 Named Ultimate Game Of The Year At Golden Joysticks

Portal 2 Named Ultimate Game Of The Year At Golden Joysticks

The Golden Joysticks award winners are out, with PlayStation 3 titles such as Mortal Kombat, Gran Turismo 5 and Fallout: New Vegas all scooping up awards

But it was Portal 2 that came out on top, winning the ceremony's Ultimate Game Of The Year award. Yesterday, Sonic The Hedgehog was confirmed as the Golden Joystick's first ever Outstanding Contribution winner. You can check out all the winners..

News: ... But Of Course: Gran Turismo 5's DLC Gets Delayed In North America

... But Of Course: Gran Turismo 5's DLC Gets Delayed In North America

Haha, you couldn't make it up could you? Never one to show up to a party on time, Gran Turismo 5's hotly anticipated DLC has been delayed in North America

To make matters worse for American fans, European players can pick up the DLC right now from the PlayStation Store. SCEA's promised it'll offer players a "special bonus" in order to make up for the delay, but wouldn't clarify what's..

News: Gran Turismo 5 DLC Priced For The UK

Gran Turismo 5 DLC Priced For The UK

Sony's attached UK price-points to its debut batch of Gran Turismo 5 DLC

The course pack — which features two new tracks including Spa and an indoor go-kart arena — will retail for a reasonable £3.19. It'll be joined by a racing car pack for £6.29. Additional DLC includes the racing gear pack and paint pack, both of which will cost £1.59 each. Those planning on purchasing all the..

News: Gran Turismo 5's New Indoor Karting Arena Looks Glorious

Gran Turismo 5's New Indoor Karting Arena Looks Glorious

"Enough," we hear you scream

Three Gran Turismo 5 posts in one day is more than enough for anyone. (You obviously weren't around last year.) But we get it. We just wanted to very quickly draw your attention to a screenshot of Gran Turismo 5's upcoming indoor go-kart arena. It'll launch as part of the game's new "Course Pack" DLC alongside the eagerly anticipated Spa track. You can get way..

News: Watch Gran Turismo 5 Spec II's New Intro Movie

Watch Gran Turismo 5 Spec II's New Intro Movie

Whether or not you intend to dive back into Gran Turismo 5 for its new Spec II update, the game's updated intro movie should get you pumped

Featuring a remixed version of Daiki Kasho's '5oul On Disply', the new intro includes glimpses of Gran Turismo 5's upcoming DLC and some pretty impressive cinematic shots. It's hard not to get excited, really. Catch it after the jump.

News: Gran Turismo 5: Spec II Update Goes Live, First DLC On The Horizon

Gran Turismo 5: Spec II Update Goes Live, First DLC On The Horizon

Gran Turismo 5 is no more

It's now Gran Turismo 5: Spec II. The long awaited update launched overnight, carrying a hefty 1192MB file-size. But if you own the game it's completely free to obtain, and includes a number of game-changing features including a standard cock-pit view for non-premium cars, improved loading times, enhanced physics and AI, a new introduction movie and more. You can peruse..

News: Gran Turismo 5 Gets Bumper Spec 2.0 Update On October 11th

Gran Turismo 5 Gets Bumper Spec 2.0 Update On October 11th

When Gran Turismo 5 launched, Polyphony Digital's Kazunori Yamauchi said it was only the start of the journey

And true to his word, GT5 has received updates on an almost monthly basis, fixing issues and implementing new features that players requested. Now, on October 11th, Gran Turismo 5 will get its biggest update to date. Spec 2.0 will include a variety of headline features, the most notable..

News: Yamauchi Confirms Gran Turismo 5 Spec 2.0 Update For October

Yamauchi Confirms Gran Turismo 5 Spec 2.0 Update For October

Polyphony Digital's achingly precise gaffer Kazunori Yamauchi has Tweeted that the Spec 2

0 update for Gran Turismo 5 will arrive at some point during the third week of October, with a fresh batch of DLC due out a week later. Yamauchi didn't clarify what the update nor DLC would entail, but we expect details to follow in the coming weeks. [Thanks VG247]

News: Sony Extends PlayStation Platinum Range In Europe

Sony Extends PlayStation Platinum Range In Europe

Sony's announced that four more blockbuster PS3 titles are joining the platform holder's "Platinum" range in Europe

New titles include LittleBigPlanet 2, MotorStorm: Apocalypse, Gran Turismo 5 and Killzone 3. Each of the titles will be available at around £20. If you've yet to pick up any of the listed titles, there's never been a better opportunity.

News: UK Sales Charts: New Video Games Are Finally Released

UK Sales Charts: New Video Games Are Finally Released

It's finally that time of the year where developers and publishers alike start to release new video games

This week's UK sales chart is evidence of that alone. It's dominated by the release of brand new titles with Dead Island, Wahammer 40K: Space Marine and Resistance 3 all taking spots in the top five. They're joined by relatively new releases in Driver: San Francisco and Deus Ex: Human..

News: Gran Turismo 5 Updated To Patch 1.11

Gran Turismo 5 Updated To Patch 1.11

Gran Turismo 5's got a new patch including some new features and fixes

Patch 1.11 weighs in at a lowly 62MB and introduces a new NASCAR Seasonal Event featuring Jeff Gordon's racing suit and helmet as a special prize. There's a new Time and Drift Trial added to the game too, as well as an updated version of the game's online dealership. There's more information available on GTPlanet.

News: Shuhei Yoshida: Polyphony Digital Moving Onto The Concept Stage For Next Project, Still A Few Years Away

Shuhei Yoshida: Polyphony Digital Moving Onto The Concept Stage For Next Project, Still A Few Years Away

It's been a few months since we heard anything new from Polyphony Digital

The studio released the long anticipated Gran Turismo 5 late last year, and gobbled up the time of many car enthusiasts in the process. But with the project now seemingly in the past, many are starting to wonder what's next for Sony's premium racing game developer. According to Sony worldwide studios president, Shuhei..

News: Place Your Bets: What Do You Think Was The Best Selling PS3 Game In Japan Last Year?

Place Your Bets: What Do You Think Was The Best Selling PS3 Game In Japan Last Year?

This one caught us by surprise

Despite launching late in the year, we assumed Gran Turismo 5 would probably be the highest selling PlayStation 3 title in 2010. Either that, or some weird mech game we've never heard of. But no, the top-selling Japanese PS3 game of 2010 was actually the fantastic Yakuza 4. The numbers, reported by Siliconera, note that the free-roaming crime-thriller netted 577,199..

News: Attention Budding Race-Car Drivers: GT Academy 2011 Kicks Off Today

Attention Budding Race-Car Drivers: GT Academy 2011 Kicks Off Today

How would you like to race in the Dubai 24-hour International Race in a Nissan 370Z GT4? Yeah, we're sure there are plenty of you dangling your arms in the air right now

But could you actually do it? Fine. Prove it — win the GT Academy 2011 competition. In order to compete you'll first need to set a top lap-time on a time-trial track in Gran Turismo 5. The holders of the top twenty lap times from..