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Yamuchi wary of giving timeframe for Gran Turismo 6

Kazunori Yamauchi, series producer on Gran Turismo 6, is wary of providing a timeframe for the game’s release.

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Kazanori Yamauchi headlines

  • Yamauchi: PS3 restricted Gran Turismo 5

    “It’s just not got the power, captain.”

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  • GT5 to have "rain and night," damage "soon"

    While it’s hardly the most revelatory news in the world, in a mini-documentary about the relationship between the Audi R8 and Gran Turismo 5, creator Kazanori Yamauchi has confirmed the game will have weather effects and night racing. The developer also said that the hilariously-delayed damage model, which was supposed to have been applied to […]

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  • GT5 to feature Porsche, "probably"

    In this month’s OPSM, Polyphony head Kazunori Yamauchi said that Gran Turismo 5 will probably feature sexy car manufacturer, Porsche. “We’ll have most – no, all of the major manufacturers,” said Yamauchi when asked about what manufacturers he’d always wanted to see in the game. “So, come on… Porsche?” pushed OPSM. “Probably,” he replied. GT5 […]

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  • Yamauchi: PS3 dev was harder than anticipated, pushed PSP out

    In what’s hopefully the last Kazunori Yamauchi interview for the day – courtesy of EGM – the Polyphony boss explained that the reason behind the delay of the PSP version of Gran Turismo was due to difficulties thrown up by PlayStation 3 development. “We had been developing the PSP version, but the problem was that […]

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  • Yamauchi: Gran Turismo's benchmark is Gran Turismo

    Another Yamauchi interview, this time from Videogamer.com. The Polyphony Digital boss plays other racers, he admitted, but they’re all rubbish. “I try them out a little bit,” Yamauchi said when asked is he played the likes of Forza and PGR. “The only impression I get from those games is that the only benchmark for Gran […]

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  • Yamauchi: GT PSP will be a satellite game to GT5

    Speaking to CVG, Polyphony Digital boss Kazunori Yamauchi’s confirmed that a PSP version of Gran Turismo is still on the way but it’s going to be a GT5 add-on. “I don’t think Gran Turismo Mobile will make this year,” he said, “but we are hoping to make the PSP version a satellite game, like an […]

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  • Yamauchi confirms damage and community update for GT this year

    Speaking to CVG, Polyphony Digital boss Kazunori Yamauchi has revealed that a “major update” is coming for Gran Turismo 5: Prologue later this year, which will add long-promised car damage and extra community features. Yamauchi said in February that GT5 would create a global community for fans of the game, so this sounds like the […]

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  • Yamauchi: Expect GT deformation "very, very soon"

    Polyphony Digital boss Kazanori Yamauchi has confirmed that car damage is finally on the way to Gran Turismo. “We really, really want to put damage onto our vehicles,” he said, speaking in a video interview you can find after the link. “We’ve had a lot of discussions with the manufacturers and although at the beginning […]

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