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    Video: 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray for Gran Turismo 5 available tomorrow for free
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    Even though you can't yet mosey down to your nearest Chevrolet dealer to snag a 2014 Corvette Stingray – the on-sale date will be sometime in the third quarter of 2013 – you don't have to wait much longer to pilot one in the virtual world. Starting tomorrow, January 14, Gran Turismo 5 ...

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    Official: Corvette C7 prototype now available as free DLC for Gran Turismo 5
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    Two weeks ago, a camouflaged C7 Corvette was spotted as a screen saver during demo mode in Gran Turismo 5. Today, the Corvette C7 Test Prototype can now be downloaded for free from the Playstation Store. Chevrolet worked with GT5 developer Polyphony Digital to create an authentic version of the ...

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    Report: Camo'd Corvette C7 showing up in Gran Turismo [w/video]
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    The camouflaged C7 Corvette that will strip down for the 2013 Detroit Auto Show has been seen on the roads as a coupe and as a convertible, and in a teaser video. Chalking up another appearance in video, the camo'd coupe does a screen saver cameo during demo mode in Gran Turismo 5. Out back it's ...

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    Video: Nissan and Playstation preview second season of GT Academy
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    Nissan has announced the second season of Nissan GT Academy is set to premiere on SPIKE TV starting later this week. Starting on November 1 at 11:30 pm EST, the show will follow the top 32 Gran Turismo video gamers that qualified as finalists out of the 400,000 registered online players who took ...

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    Official: Gran Turismo 5 Academy Edition coming Sept. 26 [w/video]
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    The Gran Turismo video racing simulator franchise is four years into its tie-up with Nissan that created Gran Turismo: The Academy. One might have thought taking third-in-class at the 24 Hours of Dubai would have been enough, but no, there's more, and it's called Gran Turismo 5: GT Academy ...

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    Video: Acura NSX old and new get together in Gran Turismo 5 vid
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    The Acura NSX Concept was only just unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show and here it's already in a Gran Turismo 5 video. The newest take on an ecological supercar features Honda's recently pointy concept-design language, as well as a V6 amidships getting help from three hybrid motors and Acura's ...

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    Video: Matt Farah drives the Art Morrison 3G 1960 Corvette
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    Five years ago, a gent named Art Morrison won the Gran Turismo Award at SEMA for his 3G Corvette. A come-hither restomod, Morrison had tucked a bucket of modern internals – like his own chassis supporting an aluminum V8 with 538 horsepower and a Viper transmission – under the body of ...

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    Report: Gran Turismo 5 to get first major update, Red Bull X2010 prototype
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    Polyphony Digital has something special planed if Sebastian Vettel manages to take the Formula One Driver's Championship for the second year in a row. Vettel made history by becoming the youngest driver to ever take the title last year, and if he pulls off a repeat performance, Polyphony says it ...

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    Video: Speed teases reality show chronicling Nissan/Playstation GT Academy
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    If you're looking for the ultimate example of life imitating art imitating life, look no further than the Nissan/Playstation GT Academy. The program pits thousands upon thousands of gamers playing Gran Turismo 5 against each other in a fight over a spot on Nissan's actual racing team. Now that ...

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    Report: Gran Turismo 5 creator competing in 24 Hours of Nürburgring
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    Kazunori Yamauchi, the creator of the Gran Turismo franchise, has jumped back into real-world racing. The mastermind behind one of the most popular racing video game series on the planet recently campaigned a Nissan GT-R in the four-hour Nürburgring VLR alongside Tobias and Michael Shulze and ...

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    Report: 24 new track logos discovered on Gran Turismo 5 website
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    There are some truly fanatical Gran Turismo gamers out there. Case in point? GT Planet Gamer Yonis was searching the GT5 website when he unlocked the key to a treasure trove of unused track titles. Yonis reportedly stumbled upon the image directory in a GT5-specific part of the site, and none of ...

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    GT Academy 'Sweet 16' head to Silverstone
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    Of the more than 52,000 contestants who originally entered into the United States version of GT Academy, jointly hosted by Nissan and Sony, just 16 have advanced to the final competition being held in Silverstone in the United Kingdom. The top 32 virtual racers from the four U.S. regions ...

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    Sony: GT Academy round two won't count because of cheaters
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    If you've been feeling slighted by the fact that the top three contenders in Polyphony Digital's GT Academy are cheating curs, don't sweat it. Sony has announced that round two of the Gran Turismo 5 challenge won't count. Instead, everyone who participated in round two will also be able to give ...

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    GT Academy flaw exposed by cheaters who currently top the podium [w/video]
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    GT Academy cheaters – Click above to watch video after the jump
    A handful of Gran Turismo 5 players are currently battling it out for a shot at becoming a real-world race car driver in Polyphony's GT Academy, but according to GT Planet, there may be a bit of an issue. Currently, the top ...

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    Gran Turismo 5 gets big 608MB patch
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    Getting ready to fire up Gran Turismo 5 this morning? Polyphony Digital would like you to wait a few moments, because there is a patch that needs to be downloaded... and it's 608 megabytes. Don't fret though, According to Eurogamer, this update brings a few new interesting features: - Seasonal ...

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    Car Gifts for Christmas: Stuff For Under the Tree
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    'Tis the season once again. We were scratching our heads wondering what to get the car-obsessed men and women in our lives, so we made some lists. This first list contains ideas for stuff that goes under the tree, the kind of car gifts that don't cost an arm and a leg but go over well with the ...

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    Video: GT5 physics are completely realistic
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    Gran Turismo 5 pileup – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Gran Turismo 5 has been billed as a hyper-realistic driving simulator. And while it's almost impossible for Polyphony Digital's golden egg to live up to six years of hype and hope (we called the game "an incomplete ...

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    Gran Turismo 5 racing wheel teased by Thrustmaster
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    Let's face it – driving games are best enjoyed when your control surfaces are in the shape of a proper steering wheel. Naturally, we'd rather have a nice set of pedals and a manual-ish shifter to go along with it, but we'll take what we can get. And so we present to you the Thrustmaster ...

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    How to build your own hidden racing sim setup and keep your wife happy
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    DIY Racing Cockpit Ottoman – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Two things have prevented us from installing a full-blown racing-wheel, pedals and seat in our living room for the likes of Gran Turismo 5 – the aggravation of having the hardware soak up space in the living room and ...

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    Video: GT5 karting vs Mario Kart 64
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    Gran Turismo 5 vs... Mario Kart 64? Click above to watch video after the jump.
    GT5's Nürburgring vs the real-life Nürburgring? Pfft. Please. The best side-by-side comparo yet involving Polyphony Digital's Playstation 3 opus comes from the gang at G4TV, who pit the new Gran Turismo 5 ...

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