PlayStation 2 PS2 -Gran Turismo 3 A-spec Video Game- VG Used Condition

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Used, without original Box, disc has been put into a slim case for safe shipping. But should have no problem being played.

This is also a game discontinued by Sony



Here is your passion. Gran Turismo 3 delivers a realistic racing experience. The customizable vehicles handle differently

due to differences in horsepower, ride height, tire type or vehicle mass, just to name a few variables. On the road, complex

calculations take into consideration everything from entry speed to tire friction, momentum and aerodynamics. Gran Turismo

3 blurs the line between game and reality. Each race displays amazing visual effects, including beams of light shining through

trees and reflections on the cars accurately mirroring the surrounding environments. From exotic super cars to vehicles straight

from the assembly line, Gran Turismo 3's vehicles look and feel like their real-life counterparts. You are in for the ride of your life.



When the PlayStation2 was announced, the first title Sony officially mentioned for the system was Gran Turismo 3. If you have

played Gran Turismo 2, then you already know what to expect from the gameplay, since GT3 is basically an enhanced version of

it at this point.



Graphically, Gran Turismo 3 is turning out to be stunning. In the latest playable version, high-resolution textures are starting to be

implemented, but some areas still need work (for example, the crowds). The smoke effects caused by skidding now appear to be

finished, and they add a nice sense of realism to the game. Lighting in the game is also coming along real nice. Shadows caused by

buildings blocking the sunlight (which is a nice effect in itself) allow for a completely different driving experience, compared with Gran

Turismo 3. As you move in and out of the sunlight's path as you race by buildings, your eyes are forced to quickly adjust to the lighting -

just as in real life driving - making the game more difficult.



The replays in the game are unlike anything ever seen before. It's breathtaking to see the heat rising off the road as a pack of cars

comes from the edge of the horizon and zooms past you. As for the physics, what you found in Gran Turismo 2 is basically what you

find in Gran Turismo 3. If there is any difference to be mentioned, the cars appear to be a bit more "springy."



Of particular note is that the game will benefit from the Dual Shock 2's analog-sensitive buttons. Take acceleration, for example: The

harder you press the gas button, the faster the car will go similar to the way a real gas pedal behaves, or like the shoulder buttons on

Namco's neGcon controller. Needless to say, this is extremely cool, especially considering the fact that the buttons don't feel any different

to the touch from the buttons on the standard Dual Shock controller.



Sony has said that Gran Turismo 3 won't just be a graphically improved version of GT2, so it will be interesting to see what the company

adds to the game before it's released to make good on that statement.--Dave Toole--Copyright © 2000 GameSpot Inc. All rights reserved.

Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of GameSpot is prohibited. -- GameSpot Review



Release date June 15, 2006

Binding Video Game

Item model number 711719710226

Is Discontinued By Manufacturer Yes

Item Weight 6.1 ounces

Manufacturer Sony Computer Entertainment

Date First Available October 14, 2005



    • UPC 711719738022
    • Brand Sony Computer Entertainment
    • Mfg Part # 711719710226
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