Excerpt: After years of disappointment from the Gran Turismos, Polyphony Digital has redeemed themselves with Tourist Trophy. It remedies some of GT’s major problems and while not everything is done as well as I’d like, it gives me hope for future games.
Conclusion: Outwardly Tourist Trophy may seem to be largely the same game as Gran Turismo 4, only scaled down and with bikes. But dedicated players who have the patience to push through the game’s steep learning curve should find just enough depth, substance, and unique content to value Tourist Trophy as an...
Excerpt: Tourist Trophy has been hailed as the Gran Turismo of the motorbike world, but that's a rather lofty claim. Gran Turismo isn't for everyone, but it's undoubtedly one of the premier driving (see what I did? Not racing) franchises available.
Excerpt: Features 1-2 players Memory card 1500KB Analog control/vibration function Pressure sensitive Epson Printer Compatible Truly talented game makers get noticed for the impressive and addictive games they produce.
Excerpt: Like Gran Turismo 3 & 4 before it, Tourist Trophy 's graphical presentation is a feast for the senses. The in-game textures come off as near-photograph quality with bike models that capture even the slightest details of their real-life counterparts.
Summary: Polyphony Digital are renowned by most gamers for their successful efforts with the Gran Turismo franchise but now they have moved the short distance in creating Tourist Trophy, which some have hailed the Gran Turismo of motorcycles.
Excerpt: Polyphony Digital knows cars. The development studio's four remarkably successful Gran Turismo racing games have proven that beyond any doubt. Now, with the release of Tourist Trophy--their first racing title focused on two-wheeled transportation--it seems they know motorcycles too.