201w ago - Sony's European Brand Manager Penrose Tackie has announced that a free Gran Turismo PSP car download pack arrives on the PlayStation Store today.
To quote: Hello there GT fans, just a quick update with news of a great bonus for everyone who is enjoying their fix of Gran Turismo on the move with Gran Turismo PSP.
From today on PlayStation Store you can download an exciting pack of motors completely free of charge.
Just what's needed to boost the garage you've been working hard on building up since GT-PSP hit the shelves last October.
The line-up for the free download pack is pretty special, check out these wheels;
• Ferrari Enzo Ferrari '02 Giallo Modena
• Lamborghini Countach LP400 '74 Arancio
• Citroen GTby Citroën '08 Yellow
• Nissan GT-R SpecV '09 Metallic Blue
• Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren '03 Red
Make sure you head over to PlayStation Store to get a slice of the action, and don't forget to keep an eye on the PlayStation blog and eu.gran-turismo.com to get the latest on what's new in the world of Gran Turismo.
215w ago - Today Sony's Senior Product Marketing Manager Stephanie Yoshimoto has announced news of an Ultimate Gran Turismo PSP Fan contest, as follows:
I have some special news for all you GT fans out there.
If you followed the October 1 launch of the PSP debut of Gran Turismo, you've seen our TV ad teaser, the TV commercial itself, and the behind-the-scenes video for the TV commercial featuring Rhys Millen and Tanner Foust.
And if you are a true GT fan, you drooled over the custom GT-branded helmets and Alpinestars racing suits featured in the videos. Well, now's your chance to win your very own suit, helmet and gloves!
You'll also win a Gran Turismo PSP Entertainment Pack which just launched on Tuesday! The Entertainment Pack features a Mystic Silver PSP-3000 system, a copy of the game, a PlayStation Network voucher for The Italian Job movie, a 2 GB Memory Stick PRO Duo, a voucher for the exclusive white version of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, and a Sony Music Pass voucher for 10 free songs.
How do you win one of these custom racing helmets and suits, you ask? Just send us a video, essay, or slideshow presentation and...
218w ago - Sony Senior Product Marketing Manager Stephanie Yoshimoto has shared a Gran Turismo PSP 'Behind the Scenes' video (below) today on the PlayStation Blog, and to celebrate the title's launch GTPlanet.net have revealed a Gran Turismo PSP Car List featuring over 800 cars!
To quote: It's been four months since we officially took off the car cover on Gran Turismo for PSP at E3 back in June, and Gran Turismo makes its big debut on the PSP today. Thanks to all the dedicated GT fans for the support!
Those of you who have already downloaded it from PSN or bought it at your local retailer already know that Gran Turismo delivers an unrivaled and authentic racing experience on the PSP, not to mention a massive collection of 800+ cars.
Polyphony Digital specifically designed the game for the PSP, with more accessible gameplay modes and more social gaming-oriented multiplayer racing. Gran Turismo breaks a lot of new ground, both technologically in terms of hardware performance, as well as in terms of bringing innovative new features to the Gran Turismo series that are tailored for gaming on the go.
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218w ago - Today SCEA Producer Taku Imasaki has shared a video interview with Jay Leno discussing Gran Turismo for the PlayStation Portable.
To quote: As many of you might know, comedian and nightly talk-show host Jay Leno is a gearhead through and through. His passion for cars is legendary, and so is his vast garage.
It was in this very garage that the Qore crew caught up with Jay to talk about his inclusion in the upcoming Gran Turismo title for PSP, which is due out this Thursday, Oct 1 on UMD and as a digital download.
Jay Leno lent his iconic voice to Gran Turismo game and his Voice Over can be heard from the first time you fire up the game on PSP. Check out the video segment below that ran in the September issue of Qore on PSN.
Keep an eye on the PlayStation Blog for more Gran Turismo updates this week.
For more on Gran Turismo for PSP, check out the new GT Web site.
218w ago - Sony's Senior Product Marketing Manager Stephanie Yoshimoto has posted a video today on the PlayStation Blog showcasing the new 'Heading Into The Final Stretch' Gran Turismo PSP TV ad.
To quote: I'm back with more exciting news about Gran Turismo for PSP, which is launching this Thursday, October 1.
Back on September 17th, I revealed a teaser video. Some of you were quick to figure out that the Corvette ZR1 was set to race Tanner Foust playing Gran Turismo on the PSP riding shotgun.
And I'm excited to announce that our TV ad campaign for Gran Turismo kicks off today, which centers around the Corvette ZR1 vs. PSP racing against each other on Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, CA.
Look for this ad on your favorite TV programming starting today. You still can pre-order Gran Turismo to get one of the exclusive car colors, or get the free in-game add-on car if you buy via PlayStation Network before October 15.
And be sure to check out our newly re-designed Gran Turismo Web site that launched last week where you can find the latest news, trailers, and content. Watch out for more Gran Turismo news here in the...