Gran Turismo

Publisher: 
Sony Computer Entertainment/Polyphony Digital
Release Date: 
08/05/1998

GRAN TURISMO is a racing game designed by Kazunori Yamauchi and developed by Polyphony Digital exclusively for Sony Playstation.The player must maneuver an automobile to compete against artificially intelligent drivers on various race tracks.The game uses two different modes:arcade and simulation.In the arcade mode,the player can freely choose the courses and vehicles they wish to use.Winning races unlocks additional cars and courses.Simulation mode requires the player to earn different levels of driver's licenses in order to qualify for events and earn money,trophies and prize cars by winning race championships.Winning one particular championship also unlocks a video and a few additional demonstration tracks.Money earned by winning championships can be used to purchase additional vehicles and for parts and tuning of all vehicles.Gran Turismo features 178 cars and 11 race tracks.The opening song is a Chemical Brothers remix of the Manic Street Preachers song 'Everything Must Go'.The opening song for the Japanese version is 'Moon Over The Castle' composed by Masahiro Andoh...