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Gran Turismo goes from racing lines to clothing line

Not to be outdone by another blockbuster franchise -- Metal Gear Solid -- the Gran Turismo brand has spawned its own clothing line. But where Konami is going for authenticity to its game and characters, Sony is focusing on neatly cut (and expensive!) coats and shirts. Being sold through the ne...

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Yamauchi: Gran Turismo 5 to get in-race game saves

So, you're in the middle of the big race. In your sleek, modified land-rocket, you pour through the turns, inching out the opposing steel beasts while hurtling through space at half a football field-per-second. You're playing Gran Turismo 5, of course. You catch the draft behind your rival and...

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Gran Turismo 5 patched to 1.06, Remote Racing enabled

If you prefer to keep a safe distance from your driving sims -- or consider them an adequate venue for expressing your obsessive, controlling nature -- you should have someone pop in your Gran Turismo 5 disc today. According to the official site, an automatically administered patch (bumping the gam...

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Sony: GT Academy round two ruined by cheaters, won't count

Sony's GT Academy competition, which was intended to provide the world's best Gran Turismo 5 players with a chance to win a spot as a real race driver using their virtual driving skills, has hit an ugly speed bump. The game's publisher has announced that the second round of the five-round tournamen...

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Gran Turismo Anywhere to launch in early February

First announced at Tokyo Game Show last year, Gran Turismo 5's long-awaited Remote Races feature is finally gearing up for launch. A tweet from series head Kazunori Yamauchi confirms an "early February" release for the update. Formally known as "Gran Turismo Anywhere," Remote Races allow you to ...

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Gran Turismo 5 moves 560,500 units in December, 1.14 million sold between Nov. and Dec.

Despite not making December's NPD top 10 list, Gran Turismo 5 sold 560,500 units last month in the US and Canada. IndustryGamers got the number straight from the NPD Group -- a number which looks like an apparent dropoff from Sony's late November launch numbers, which heralded 5.5 million units s...

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Gran Turismo 5 races against reality on German track

Sony has a video comparing the real-life Nürburgring with its digital re-creation in Gran Turismo 5. It naturally features the amount of impressive detail work one would expect from a game that was so long in development....

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A serious unboxing of Thrustmaster's official GT5 racing wheel

Inside Sim Racing does not mess around. When the site got its hands on what it says is one of the first Thrustmaster T500RS units in the US (a.k.a. the official Gran Turismo 5 racing wheel), it made this epic unboxing video. Carrying a $600 price tag [Ed.'s note: Not a typo!], the peripheral is exp...

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Gran Turismo 5 receives 608MB of bodywork for v1.05.

Gran Turismo 5 is ready to go back to the shop for a major 608MB, version 1.05 patch. The update includes seasonal events, upgrades for winning races and save data backups....

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GT Academy competition to be featured in Speed Network reality show

Not only are the best Gran Turismo 5 players getting a chance to be professional racecar drivers, but they're gonna be on the teevee, too! The competition, which started up this month, is turning into a reality show on the Speed Network next year. When the finals start up in March of 2011, the last...

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