Gran Turismo 5: Will It Be Worth The Wait?

GT5BoxLet me make this clear: I have no ties to Sony Computer Entertainment, I’m not getting a free review copy of the game, and I will not be receiving compensation of any sort for this preview… or the subsequent review when the game is released.

I’m just a guy who really likes racing and racing games.

My current favorite racing titles? Need For Speed: Shift and Forza Motorsports 2 (Forza 3 didn’t really do it for me).

That being said, the combination of being a racing fan and writing game reviews has come with a penalty; the eternal wait for Gran Turismo 5 has been unbearable.

With a firm release date of November 2, 2010 the wait may finally be over.

Has the development cycle been so long that the game has stagnated, been passed by other franchises in design and performance, that it will release with a whimper and a groan?

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