Gran Turismo 5 may be the most hotly anticipated driving game in a decade. It's continually moving release date has been teasing (and disappointing) us for years, but the waiting appears to be drawing to a close. Our friends over at Joystiq are following reports that the game is showing up at retail outlets in Europe. What's more, we now know precisely what the box art and disc looks like. The above image is reported to be the retail-spec set, complete with the open gullwing of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG gracing the cover.
The delays associated with GT5 have our defenses permanently parked in high gear. But with select gamers in Europe already playing the game and Polyphony Digital chief Kazunori Yamauchi insisting that the game is in production, we're beginning to dare to hope to have this game in time for the holidays. Heck, we're already hearing that development on GT6 is already underway, which means