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Gran Turismo is a sim racing video game that emulates the appearance and performance of a large selection of vehicles, nearly all of which are licensed reproductions of real-world automobiles.
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Gran Turismo is a sim racing video game that emulates the appearance and performance of a large selection of vehicles, nearly all of which are licensed reproductions of real-world automobiles.

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Feel the power of 140 authentic sports cars!

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Family | Sport

Certificate:

E

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Country:

Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 1998 (USA) See more »

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It shipped a total of 10.85 million copies worldwide as of March 2013, making it the best-selling PlayStation game and the highest rated racing video game of all-time. See more »

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Featured in Playstation Underground: Issue 2.4 (1998) See more »

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Like the Wind
Music by Masahiro Ando
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One of the greatest racing games ever
23 August 2002 | by VL_TurboSee all my reviews

Before GT, most racing games were below average. GT set a new benchmark for the rest of the industry to follow, and have followed up really well with GT2 AND 3. If you have a Playstation 1, this is a game you really must own. 10/10


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