- Gran Turismo
- Gran Turismo PSP
- Sub Genre:
- Driving Simulator
- Release Date (US):
- October 1st, 2009
- Release Date (UK):
- September 25th, 2009
- Online Players:
- Polyphony Digital
- E [Everyone]
- PSU Rank:
- 0 of 1167 Games
- PSU Rank on PSP:
- 0 of 0 Games
- Additional Information:
- Only on PSP
About Gran Turismo
Titled simply Gran Turismo PSP, Yamauchi confirmed that the portable racer will feature a whopping 800 cars, 35 tracks, and more than 60 layout variations. Those of you concerned that the handheld outing will be a down-sized iteration in the venerable franchise needn't worry: Yamauchi confirmed the game will offer a 'full size' Gran Turismo experience.
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Gran Turismo is a fine racing simulator and offers car fans an enormous amount of killer vehicles to collect. Ultimately, the game is marred by the lack of a career mode and online play
- The frame rate and visuals hold up great for a handheld game
- The enormous amount of vehicles at your disposal
- The fact all tracks and cars are available out of the box
- The limited replay value due to the absence of a career mode
- Not being able to add aftermarket parts to your ride, lack of overall customization
- The lack of online play
In the racing and driving simulator genre, few games offer up the same allegiance amongst fans as the Gran Turismo series. After an arduous wait, the game was finally skimmed-down for its own PSP release and let loose for fan consumption on October 1, 2009. The game’s launch coincided with Sony’s new PSPgo, and you can purchase GT in UMD and digital forms. While playing Gran Turismo for this review, we had to keep ...
Gran Turismo News
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The PlayStation Blog has recently revealed a new ad campaign for the PSP's first installment in Polyphony Digital’s legendary racing franchise, Gran Turismo. The teaser showcases a speedy Corvette ZR1 with Tanner Foust playing Gran Turismo on the PSP while riding shotgun. For you hardcore ...
Sony has unveiled the first concrete details on the forthcoming European special edition releases of Gran Turismo PSP. Posting on the EU PlayStation Blog, the company revealed that punters can fork out for a Collector’s Edition release of the hotly anticipated handheld racer, while new hard...
Sony has revealed that UK gamers will be able to get their mitts on a special variation of North America’s Gran Turismo PSP Entertainment Pack at some point in the near future. Speaking to website CVG, a company representative stated, "There will be a GT bundle for the UK but it's diff...
Sony’s UK product manager Claire Backhouse has said that the console maker is expecting Gran Turismo PSP to contribute to a substantial boost in PSP sales following the game’s launch early next month. Due out on October 1 alongside the PSP Go, the handheld racing title is to be backed...
Sony announced today that it will release a Limited Edition Gran Turismo PSP Entertainment Pack on October 20 in North America. The pack will include a downloadable voucher for a white Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, a color only offered through the package deal. The package will also include the “...
If you pre-order a copy of Gran Turismo for the PSP you’ll get a voucher to add one of five top cars to your game collection. While the cars will be available in-game, the pre-order nets you the ride without having to unlock them. Plus, the cars come in special pre-order colors. Gran Turism...
Polyphony Digital has lifted the lid on the official packaging art for upcoming portable racer Gran Turismo PSP – and surprise surprise, there’s a flash motor gracing the cover. Check out the boxart below. Speaking on the decision to include the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 on the cover ...
Gran Turismo PSP’s North American producers Chris Hinojosa Miranda and Taku Imasaki have revealed that developer Polyphony Digital has no plans to release any downloadable content for the eagerly anticipated racer. Writing on the official PlayStation Blog, the pair said that the game’...
Polyphony Digital’s Kazunori Yamauchi took to the stage during Sony’s E3 press conference this morning and officially unveiled the long rumored Gran Turismo outing for PlayStation Portable. Titled simply Gran Turismo PSP, Yamauchi confirmed that the portable racer will feature a whopp...