We tend to associate video game intros with lavish, pre-rendered cinematic sequences. Something to help kickstart the story, set the tone. Which is fine, but there's been a video game intro stuck in my head for over seven years now, and it wasn't trying to tell me a story. It was trying to teach me something.
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Gran Turismo has always been a bit of technological beast, but for the month of October, in Tokyo, Polyphony is helping Sony sell its new 4k resolution TVs with a Gran Turismo demo running at that resolution. So if you feel like playing Gran Turismo at a 4096x3072 resolution you might want to book yourself some flights.
Surprised? Shocked? Eh, not really? At the China Joy gaming event in Shanghai, Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi once again stated that work on Gran Turismo 6 shortly after GT5 finished (something he told Kotaku back in 2010).
While we're still a week away from the big batch of downloadable content for Gran Turismo 5, the free 2.0 update drops today, delivering car interiors, 2011 NASCAR racers, and tons of fixes and tweaks, just in time to turn racing fans' heads away from Forza 4.
Along with its big update, which is free, Gran Turismo 5 is also getting some paid DLC, which includes new cars, new courses, new clothes and... new paint colours.
Polyphony boss Kaz Yamauchi has announced that an update to GT5, called Spec 2.0, will be out in the third week of October, with DLC due a week later. Sadly, no word on what's actually in them.
Japan is getting a new custom PS3, a limited Tales of Xillia one. This isn't the first limited PS3 for Japan. There have been others.