The latest trailer for the much-anticipated Gran Turismo Sport
features not just the upcoming game but the entire series itself. The 6-minute video 20 years of Gran Turismo features Kazunori Yamauchi whose passion led to the development of what could soon become one of the best racing simulation series in the history of video games.
“I remember I was very impressed with his knowledge, passion and drive to learn how to make games with real-time 3D graphics technology," Shuhei Yoshida President of Sony's Worldwide Studios for SIEI
Kazunori Yamauchi's passion for creating a realistic driving simulator was so strong that in order to gain the trust of the executives created Motor Toon Grand Prix while discreetly started the development of Gran Turismo. Motor Toon gained a strong following and its success convinced the executives to give Yamauchi the go-ahead in creating Gran Turismo.
“We secured the budget for creating Motor Toon Grand Prix and we pushed the project forward, but in the background, we’d actually already started the development of Gran Turismo." - Kazunori Yamauchi
20 years later, the franchise is still going strong and Yamauchi's passion for the series remains if not stronger than it was before. Over the years, Gran Turismo has evolved to become not only one of the most aesthetically gorgeous racing sim in the industry but also the most loved by its followers. All thanks to the passion of the development team and that colorful 3D cartoon racing game for the PS1. Check out the video below for more information and stay tuned for more gaming news and updates.
"GT Sport 20 Years Of Gran Turismo"
Source: PlayStation Blog