There have been many exciting video games to come out on the market this year so it can be difficult to figure out which one to purchase. Out of all of the video games being released this year, Gran Turismo 5 is probably the most exciting and thrilling games. If you are thinking about buying a video game this year then you might want to check out this review of Gran Turismo 5.
Gran Turismo 5 is an exclusive racing game for the PlayStation 3 and it is supposed to be released December 31, 2010. This video game allows you to build a collection of cars from over 1,000 of the most exciting cars from all over the world. You can choose to have muscle cars, customized cars, and race cars as well as imported exotic cars. There are a variety of different courses in this game such as rally, drift, NASCAR and kart. Gran Turismo 5 also includes an online community where you can challenge your friends to an exciting race in the race lobby and you have tons of ways to interact with other racing fans. Not to mention that there is an online dealership which will give you in-depth information on a variety of the cars featured in Gran Turismo 5. There is also an online channel called Gran Turismo television which is dedicated to car racing and it is available for free when you purchase the video game. Although you can not trick your ride, you are allowed to modify the suspension, tires and gears of the car you race with.
You will still get the same great gameplay in Gran Turismo 5 as you do in the other Gran Turismo video games. The main concept is the same which is where you have to unlock various events to continue throughout the game and the game will become more difficult. Gran Turismo 5 is difficult when it comes to driving because it is actually almost as good as racing, which means the controls are very precise. The various racing angles are something that you have to figure out since each person likes a specific racing view. The most unique aspect of this game is the front seat view which will allow you to feel like you are actually in the race. The competition in the game is just as good as it ever was and even a little better, with only a few mistakes throughout the game. As far as racing against a competitor goes, this game feels like a lot of other video games where the computer always seems to be perfect. Gran Turismo 5 offers you a host of cars to choose from with the more expensive cars being better to race with than the cheap cars. The buttons are easy to maneuver and figure out with no wait time in between the button and the action. The setup of the game is pretty easy and it does not take long for you to begin racing up and down the tracks at full speed. You will be amazed at just how well everything looks in Gran Turismo 5 because of the PlayStation 3 technology, it is just spectacular. The increased abilities in the PlayStation 3 also allow you to build and race on better courses and it gives you the opportunity to expand into the online gaming realm. Overall, the gameplay is one of the best I have ever seen for the PlayStation 3 and it might be just as impressive as the gameplay of God of War 3.
Gran Turismo 5 looks incredible on the PlayStation 3 and it has finally used the console technology to an advantage. Gran Turismo 5 will shock you as you see how clear and crisp each car looks and the small details on the cars are really unique. Gran Turismo 5 comes into your living room at an astounding 1080p with 60 frames per second. The camera and lighting on Gran Turismo 5 are exquisitely done for the PlayStation 3 and it gives the game a realistic effect. You can not find many games for the PlayStation 3 that manage to take the gameplay to a whole new level by using the various technological advantages of the console like this. The game is so clear that it seems like you are really racing around the courses instead of being in your house, which is great for people who love intense graphics and action. The audio for Gran Turismo 5 is also great and features a variety of music for flavor and fun. Besides the great variety in musical soundtracks, you also have the impeccable sounds of the cars. The simulation of racing is definitely increased a notch when you have such outstanding racing sounds. The car revs in Gran Turismo 5 and it is like you are sitting on the race track, with such good audio you do not need visuals.
This game is truly a must-have game for any fan of racing or fan of the Gran Turismo video games. If you have played the first Gran Turismo video game and loved it, then you will be ecstatic over Gran Turismo 5. For fans of the Gran Turismo series of video games, this is a cult classic that will not disappoint you and will leave you begging for more. If you are not a racing enthusiast then you will still probably enjoy Gran Turismo 5 because of the intense graphics and huge online community. This game is surely a game that every racing fan will love and it could even turn a skeptic into a believer. Gran Turismo 5 is rated for everyone, but there might be small amounts of language that might not be appropriate for children. Most of the language concerns can be found in some of the songs that are on the soundtrack and of course, the online community. The online community interaction in Gran Turismo 5 is not rated and could contain strong language. Overall, this game is brilliant and is definitely a pre-order must for this year for anyone looking to see the true potential of the PlayStation 3. You can get this game on pre-order at your local game store or other various retail stores and it will cost about 60 dollars. You can also find this game on various online storefronts such as Amazon for about the same price.