Tag: Kazunori Yamauchi


Kazunori Yamauchi Is Competing in The 2018 Mille Miglia

The 2018 Mille Miglia is underway. While this event attracts beautiful cars and well-known drivers, one name on the entry list stands out to us: Kazunori Yamauchi. For those who… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Re-Confirms Additional GT Sport Cars and Tracks Incoming

Almost six months out from the game’s release, Kazunori Yamauchi has confirmed more cars and tracks are indeed coming to Gran Turismo Sport. The news comes from the recent Audi Vision… Read More »

The Next Gran Turismo Probably Won't Be GT Sport 2

Kazunori Yamauchi has revealed that GT Sport may not be a main sequence Gran Turismo title after all. Yamauchi was speaking to German-language gaming site 4players during the Audi Vision… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Reveals "AI League" in Stanford University Lecture

Gran Turismo’s founder, Kazunori Yamauchi, visited Stanford University in California recently to participate in the 17th “Open Garage Talk”. Open Garage Talk is a lecture series founded in 2012. It’s… Read More »

The Gran Turismo Movie Might Be Dead

In the summer of 2013, a Hollywood news site revealed that Sony Pictures was starting production on a Gran Turismo feature film. It was a surprise move, but Sony was… Read More »

Tourist Trophy Sequel on Yamauchi's Mind, Bikes Could End Up in GT Game

Back in November, we made our case for a follow up to Tourist Trophy. It was all a bit of wishful thinking, but still something we really wanted. In a… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Hints at Next Gran Turismo at Taipei Game Show

Kazunori Yamauchi was at the Taipei Game Show recently, discussing the present and future of the Gran Turismo series (via Game Watch). There, he dropped the first hints of what… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Talks About GT Sport's Updates and FIA License at Taipei Game Show

Gran Turismo series founder Kazunori Yamauchi has been in attendance at the Taipei Game Show. Following a stage event, he participated in a round-table interview. Here, he spoke of more… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Talks About Working with Lewis Hamilton

It’s been pretty hard to miss the connection between GT Sport and Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton’s brand logo appears in the game’s Brand Central, and you’ll see the British F1 World… Read More »

How The FIA Helped Develop Gran Turismo Sport

GT Sport is a radical departure from previous Gran Turismo titles. The focus on esports, although controversial, essentially dictates the form the game took. The centerpiece of GT Sport is… Read More »

Why Trial Mountain, Grand Valley, and Deep Forest Aren't in GT Sport (Yet)

If you spend some time looking around GTPlanet’s GT Sport forums, it won’t take long until you find a complaint about the track list. It’s usually about what’s not on… Read More »

More Wet-Weather Tracks Are Coming to Gran Turismo Sport

The lack of weather conditions has been a frequent topic among critics of GT Sport. As we mentioned in our GT Sport review, the game looks better than its top competitors, but… Read More »

Celebrating 20 Years of Gran Turismo

I was never a coffee drinker. It started slowly; an early-morning cuppa here, a refreshing iced latte there. Bit by bit, almost imperceptibly, coffee became an integral part of my… Read More »

Lewis and Kaz Guide You Through a Lap of the Nurburgring GP Course

“Maestro of Gran Turismo Sport.” It’s an odd title for sure, but one Lewis Hamilton seems to have embraced. Polyphony Digital has just released a pair of videos of the… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Receives 2018 Autoweek Car Culture Award

Kazunori Yamauchi gets a fair bit of recognition from all over the world thanks to his many contributions. Now he can add one more award to his list: the 2018… Read More »

GT Sport 24H Race at Catalunya Announced — Is the Track Coming to the Game?

GT Sport looks to take the next step in the esports world with the newest live event announcement. Polyphony’s latest will play host to a full 24 hour race at… Read More »

Dr. Kazunori Yamauchi Gives Lecture on Gran Turismo's Driving Physics & Production

In the days following the launch party for Gran Turismo Sport in Modena, Italy, one of the country’s top engineering schools awarded GT series creator Kazunori Yamauchi with an honorary doctorate.… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree from University of Modena & Reggio Emilia

Kazunori Yamauchi, creator of the Gran Turismo series and Senior Vice President of Sony Interactive Entertainment, received an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE).… Read More »

Gran Turismo Sport Takes Over Modena, Italy

Gran Turismo games come with big launch parties. For Gran Turismo 5, Polyphony Digital hosted a swanky event in the City Hall of Madrid. The Gran Turismo 6 event was even… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Shares His Top-Four Favorite Gran Turismo Titles

At a recent Gran Turismo Sport keynote address during Barcelona Games World in Spain, Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi revealed his favorite GT titles. The list is not what you… Read More »