Excerpt: I saw Gran Turismo on the Playstation Portable (PSP) for a really good price on clearance. I wondered how well this Sony racing game made the transition to this hand held device. Ultimately I came away from the experience with the opinion - the PSP version of Gran Turismo is okay.
Excerpt: When man first looked to the sky and dreamt of taking flight, of soaring amongst the birds and clouds, he probably could not have imagined anything like what we have today. He certainly didn’t imagine the world of 1942: Joint Strike .
Excerpt: The PSP version of Gran Turismo is simply incredible, and yet disappointing at the same time. At first blush the game is awe-inspiring: 800 cars, 35 tracks. The visuals seem impossibly good and the controls work better than you’d expect.
Excerpt: Gran Turismo PSP (GTPSP) bears the dual burdens of being the series' first foray into the portable realm, and of having been announced (and subsequently delayed), for a Duke Nukem-esque five years.
Pros: portability makes up for spotty design and a driving game without any real drive.
Cons: you are thinking "Racing on the go? Isn't that what a real car is for?" or "Gran Turismo? Did they ever release that?"
Excerpt: If it's true what they say, that absence makes the heart grow fonder, we would expect to be very fond of Gran Turismo for PSP. Presented years ago as if it might be a launch title for the new system, we now have in our hands the product of years, months, weeks, and certainly many hours of hard...
Excerpt: I had a strange moment while playing Gran Turismo on the PSP. In my clearly tired head I'd started to think about how the game doesn't really look that great when compared to recent racers DIRT 2 and NFS: Shift - games I had been playing on the Xbox 360. Then it dawned on me.