Conclusion: Kid Factor:
Aside from multiplayer modes (it is important to monitor any online interactions) there are no parental issues to worry about – drugs, sex, violence, whatever is not present. The game DOES include the option of spending real money to get more in-game cash quickly.
Conclusion: In some ways GT6 feels like a robust expansion pack, but there are enough general improvements and additions that you'll find this release makes GT5 obsolete. A fine return to form at the tail end of the generation.
Excerpt: The Gran Turismo series has now been on the go for 15 years. The series may not move on in ways that it should, although what it always does offer is a brilliant drive. This sixth game in the series has been released when a new console generation has just arrived, so it will very likely be one of...
Conclusion: Gran Turismo 6 rights almost all of the wrongs of its predecessor to deliver one of the most expansive, beautiful and enjoyable racing simulations ever seen. If only the AI and damage modelling were better, this would be the perfect racing game.
Pros: Insane amount of top-quality content, Brilliantly fun driving model, Gorgeous visuals with day/night transitions, Loads of racing surfaces and wet weather
Cons: Questionable AI and difficulty balancing, Still no meaningful damage modelling
Excerpt: Racing games are my guilty pleasure. I can easily kill a whole day racing around Burnout’s Paradise City, or Forza, or any recent incarnation of Need for Speed. Sometimes I even throw in some old school Flatout for demolition derby goodness.
Excerpt: Gran Turismo is one of the oldest and most respected names in racing games worldwide, and the final, eventual release of GT5 back in 2010, which felt years too late, was a mixed affair: sure, the graphics were an improvement and the car selection was massive, but other areas like AI and sound seemed...
Summary: “A jack of all trades is the master of none” is a well-known idiom used to convey the idea that efforts to acquire skills in a wide range of applications can only come at the cost of overall mediocrity.