Tag: Kazunori Yamauchi


Watch Kazunori Yamauchi Play Gran Turismo's "Moon Over the Castle" on Piano

Greetings from Sydney! We are here in Australia for the grand kick-off to the 2020 FIA-certified Gran Turismo World Tour, the first major GT event of the year. As the… Read More »

Watch as Kazunori Yamauchi and Igor Fraga Drive the Porsche Taycan Around Monaco

The latest Gran Turismo Carpool video has just been released, and it features two of the biggest names in Gran Turismo. Series founder Kazunori Yamauchi and multiple world champion Igor… Read More »

How Gran Turismo is Made: A Behind-The-Scenes Tour of Polyphony Digital

At the most recent Gran Turismo World Tour event in Tokyo, I had the opportunity to tour Polyphony Digital’s studios to see exactly how Gran Turismo is made. Of course,… Read More »

Gran Turismo's Fan-Favorite Original Tracks Could Return, says Kazunori Yamauchi

Polyphony Digital studio head Kazunori Yamauchi has confirmed that there’s a “possibility” that fan-favorite tracks from previous Gran Turismo games could feature in a modern Gran Turismo game. Speaking at… Read More »

Next Gran Turismo Will be a 'Combination of Past, Present, and Future'

We recently got the opportunity to sit down with Gran Turismo series creator Kazunori Yamauchi. The round-table chat took place during a break in the schedule at the Nurburgring World… Read More »

GT Sport's Penalty System is "Not Adequate Yet", Says Kazunori Yamauchi

As part of the activities around last weekend’s enthralling GT Sport World Tour action, we were able to have a chat with series creator Kazunori Yamauchi. There is one particular… Read More »

Igor Fraga and Kazunori Yamauchi Team Up for Mille Miglia Drive

Car Culture 17 May 15, 2019 by Kyle Patrick

Igor Fraga is taking a break from collecting podiums on the race track — digitally and physically — to take part in the historic Mille Miglia. Not only that, he’ll… Read More »

The Next Gran Turismo Could Feature More "Offline" Gameplay

At the recent Paris World Tour event, GTPlanet got the opportunity to sit down with Gran Turismo series creator Kazunori Yamauchi. We’ve already covered the first two parts of the… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Has 'No Intention of Stopping' GT Sport's Free Updates

Yesterday we brought you the first part of our interview with Gran Turismo series creator Kazunori Yamauchi, from the Paris World Tour event. We got to sit down with Yamauchi… Read More »

'So Much More We Can Do' with FIA GT Championship Says Kazunori Yamauchi

At the recent, season-opening Paris World Tour event, GTPlanet again had the opportunity to sit down with Gran Turismo series creator Kazunori Yamauchi. Alongside all the racing, in both the… Read More »

GT Sport's Next Update Arrives January 17 with 8 New Cars

The first update of 2019 for Gran Turismo Sport has just been confirmed by Kazunori Yamauchi in one of his famous silhouette tweets. According to the blacked-out image, eight new cars will be… Read More »

Gran Turismo Sport Will Get Formula E Cars According to Kazunori Yamauchi

Gran Turismo Sport could be gaining another racing category in the near future. According to series creator Kazunori Yamauchi, Formula E is on the way. The news comes by way… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Monaco Interview Part 2: Expectations, Improvements, and a Slice of Luck

A very brief lull in the proceedings at the 2018 FIA-Certified GT Sport World Finals allowed GTPlanet to catch up with series founder Kazunori Yamauchi. We’d all just come off… Read More »

How GT Sport Uses Artificial Intelligence to Calculate Penalties & BoP

Despite all the action going on around us at Monaco, GTPlanet was able to sit down with Gran Turismo series creator Kazunori Yamauchi. We had a few questions derived from… Read More »

3 Million People Watched the FIA-Certified GT Championship World Finals

The numbers are in for the FIA-certified GT Championship World Finals in Monaco, where Team Lexus took victory in the Manufacturers Cup and Igor Fraga was crowned the first Nations… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Explains The Reasons Behind GT Sport's Unique Trophy

Gran Turismo’s takeover of Monaco is over and the dust has settled on the 2018 FIA-Certified Gran Turismo Online Championship. After three days of action, Polyphony Digital has crowned the… Read More »

Next GT Sport Update Coming December 5, Brings Ferrari F50 & More

At the FIA-certified Gran Turismo Championship World Finals last week, Polyphony Digital showed off a new track and several new cars at the event in Monaco. Now, we know exactly… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Interview: Gran Turismo's Community is "Like a Family"

In case you missed it, GTPlanet was on hand at Madrid Games Week for the FIA-certified GT Sport Online Championship regional final. While there, with all the action going on… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Interview: How the GT Sport FIA Championship Has Evolved

The inaugural FIA Online Championship is getting towards its closing stages. This weekend the second of the three regional finals is about to get underway — with GTPlanet right there… Read More »

17 Years Later, The Porsche 911 GT3 (996) Car Is Finally Coming to Gran Turismo

The latest Gran Turismo Sport “World Tour” event has been quite a show in Salzburg, Austria today. In addition to some great racing, Polyphony Digital used the live stream to show off… Read More »