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Polyphony Digital to Reveal Speedboat Simulator at E3?
Other Apr 1st, 2015 by Andrew E.

After four wheels and two, rumour has it that Polyphony are shifting their attention to none with an offshore powerboat racing simulator…

… April Fool!

Kazunori Yamauchi Honored with Creativity Award at International Auto Festival
Other Jan 28th, 2015 by Jordan G.

The Gran Turismo creator receives a special award for his contributions to the automotive industry.

Forza Motorsport 6 Announced with New Ford GT as Cover Car
Other Jan 12th, 2015 by Jordan G.

With the announcement of a new Forza Motorsport title, competition in the racing game genre heats up in 2015.

GTPlanet’s Year In Review: 2014
Other Dec 31st, 2014 by Jordan G.

GTPlanet takes a look back at the world of Gran Turismo in 2014 – a roller coaster of a year filled with big announcements, big updates, and teasers of a bigger 2015.

Mardenborough Flying High in Super Formula Test
GT Academy Motorsport Other Dec 14th, 2014 by Andrew E.

GT Academy’s most celebrated graduate takes a test in Japan’s fastest race cars…

Laguna Seca, Apricot Hill, Cape Ring Featured in New GT6 Seasonal Events
Other Dec 11th, 2014 by Jordan G.

New A-Spec races are now available via the latest Gran Turismo 6 Seasonal Events.

GoPro “Rampage” 1970 Camaro Wins GT Awards 2014, Coming to Gran Turismo
Other Nov 6th, 2014 by Jordan G.

A radical custom Camaro on display at SEMA 2014 is coming to Gran Turismo!

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to be Sponsored by Gran Turismo in 2015
Other Nov 5th, 2014 by Jordan G.

The most famous and dangerous rally race in the world announces Gran Turismo sponsorship, suggesting the track may return to the series.

Get Your Car in Gran Turismo: 12th Annual GT Awards Announced for SEMA 2014
Other Oct 28th, 2014 by Jordan G.

The Gran Turismo Awards return to Las Vegas for SEMA 2014, where a custom car will be selected for inclusion in the game.

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GTPlanet’s WRS to Mirror Formula 1 Grand Prix Next Weekend
Other Weekly Race Series Sep 28th, 2014 by EDK

GTPlanet’s WRS Hosts it’s seventh special event on the GT6 platform.

Lucas Ordoñez, Ken Kutaragi Accept Kazunori Yamauchi’s Ice Bucket Challenge
Other Aug 31st, 2014 by Jordan G.

The original GT Academy star and the Father of PlayStation accept Kazunori Yamauchi’s Ice Bucket Challenge!

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Gran Turismo Creator Kazunori Yamauchi Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Other Aug 26th, 2014 by Jordan G.

Kazunori Yamauchi takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after nomination by Forza Motorsport director Dan Greenawalt.

Wolfgang Reip Joins GT Academy Champs for Spa 24h, Shulzhitskiy Steps Up to LMP2
Other Jul 9th, 2014 by Jordan G.

Two GT Academy stars continue to rise as Nissan shakes up their driver line-up.

Kazunori Hopes to Bring Improved Photomode Features in GT7
Other Jun 27th, 2014 by Michael L.

Kazunori Yamauchi wants Gran Turismo’s photomode to satisfy any connoisseur of photography when the series makes it way to the PlayStation 4.

Mixed Results for GT Academy Champs’ Back-to-Back 24hr Races
Other Jun 23rd, 2014 by Andrew E.

18 drivers, 5 cars and 48 hours – GT Academy faces the harsh realities of endurance racing…

“KAZ: Pushing the Virtual Divide” Soundtrack Now Available on iTunes
Other Jun 12th, 2014 by Jordan G.

The original music from the Gran Turismo documentary is now available to download.

Gran Turismo Documentary “KAZ: Pushing The Virtual Divide” Wins GMA 2014 Award
Other Apr 24th, 2014 by Jordan G.

The Gran Turismo documentary, KAZ, takes top honors at the Game Marketing Summit.

Vision GT Speedboat Revealed by Mercedes & Cigarette Racing
Other Feb 13th, 2014 by Jordan G.

The Vision Gran Turismo project hits the water in a new collaboration with Mercedes, Cigarette Racing Team, and Polyphony Digital.

“KAZ: Pushing the Virtual Divide” Now on YouTube
Other Feb 6th, 2014 by Jordan G.

The Gran Turismo documentary by Tamir Moscovici is released worldwide on YouTube.

KAZ: Pushing the Virtual Divide – Watch Free on Hulu
Other Jan 22nd, 2014 by Jordan G.

Tamir Moscovici’s documentary about Kazunori Yamauchi and the Gran Turismo series premieres on Hulu.

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