Home / Auto News / News article: Sony Releases Cool Gran Turismo Retrospective, Fans Still Anxiously Await GT5 (Video Inside) - AutoGuide.com News
 |  Jun 24 2010, 11:48 AM

It’s hard to believe that the Gran Turismo series has been around for nearly 13 years. The original Gran Turismo for Playstation was a watershed moment in video games, combining import car modifications (before they were cool) with the most advanced racing simulator at the time.

Looking back on the original is a bit like driving a car you idolized in childhood; it seems crude and a bit disappointing now, but the charm is still there; luckily, every successive game has gotten better and better, with the physics and graphics becoming more advanced and the car list ballooning to include even the most obscure vehicles.

Despite being delayed for nearly half a decade, racing game fans are still awaiting the launch of Gran Turismo 5, and Sony is throwing them yet another bone with this so-called “trailer” that features footage from all 5 games. Hardcore fans will recognize tracks like Trial Mountain and Special Stage Route 5, while seeing some neat features from GT5, like the in-car camera and NASCAR racing.

Hit the jump to see the video

[Source: Top Speed]


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