Gran Turismo 5 Gameplay Footage

Taking a real long time could pay off for the oft-delayed Gran Turismo 5. Youtube has a plethora of gameplay footage, so why not check out a few while you wait? The following video showcases the Audi R8 4 2 FSI R. It sure sounds like an Audi.

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Gran Turismo 5 Release (Up)Date

Well it’s not a specific release date, but SCEA has narrowed down Gran Turismo 5′s launch to this holiday season. SCEA producer Taku Imasaki announced this in a post on PlayStation.blog.

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Gran Turismo 5 Delayed Yet Again

MCV reports that long awaited (for a few years now) racing sim Gran Turismo 5 has been delayed again. That’s because it’s rumored that GT5 will incorporate Move as well as 3D. It seems like everything with CG has to be in 3D nowadays. Did you know that there’s going to be a Men in Black 3D? Seriously?

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Super Mario Kart Heading to Virtual Console

Remember the Feather Hop power up? No? Then you haven’t played the grandaddy of all kart racing games, the original Super Mario Kart. It was originally released seventeen years ago for the SNES. And though not as pretty as current incarnations, it is still plays like a timeless classic.

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Gran Turismo 5 Delayed…Again

Reuters reports that the long anticipated racing sim Gran Turismo 5 has been delayed in Japan, citing production related matters. It was originally slated for a March 31st release, the new release date is unspecified.

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3 Discs in Gran Turismo 5 Package?

In a Mercedes Benz video posted on gtplanet (via N4G) the game’s creator, Kazunori Yamauchi, can be seen inspecting a thick Blu-Ray box which is more than likely what the final package for Gran Turismo 5 will look like. The curious thing is: it contains three separate Blu-Ray cases. One case is black, one red, and one blue. What on earth could they be for?

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Unique Driver Profiles for Need For Speed Shift

Today Electronic Arts announced its driver profile system for Need for Speed Shift. The driver profile determines the way the game is experienced by analyzing the way each player drives in the single player career mode and online multiplayer mode.

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E3 Preview: Blur

Platforms: XB360, PS3, PC

Developer: Bizarre Creations

Publisher: Activision

Release Date: TBA 2009

What Is It?

Blur is an arcade style racing game with 60 licensed cars and adds power ups to mix. It is easy to pick-up and play that will have 20 cars on track at once, racing and collecting power-ups. They include the ability to shoot huge bursts of energy to blast other cars out of the way as well as the expected speed boosts. Players can race with up to 20 racers online in competitive and team-based multiplayer, or play old fashioned 4-player split-screen.

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Codemasters to Release “Dirty” Video

PRESS RELEASE:

Thursday 7th May/… Gamers can today get the DiRT directly from inside the multi award-winning Codemasters® Racing Studio with the release of the Colin McRae: DiRT™ 2 ‘Studio Tour’ feature video, now available from www.dirt2game.com.
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CODEMASTERS® ANNOUNCES A NEW GENERATION OF OFFICIAL FORMULA ONE VIDEO GAMES

PRESS RELEASE:

Friday 24th April – A new generation of FORMULA ONE video games featuring Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel and all the official drivers, teams and circuits from the 2009 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™ was announced today by Codemasters®, the developer and publisher of award-winning racing video games, under its exclusive worldwide agreement with Formula One Administration Limited.
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