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Nissan PlayStation GT Academy hits Australia

Sony and Nissan give gamers a chance to go from virtual to reality.

By 27 February 2014


A look at the GT Academy UK and Ireland Final: How do you go from gamer to racer?

Last year I was invited to watch a group of crack Gran Turismo players fight for a chance to get their foot in the motorsport door. This is what happened.

By 26 August 2013


Gran Turismo: race for a dream

As GT6 launches, we speak to Lucas Ordóñez about his dream run from GT Academy gamer to the Nissan racing team and beyond.

By 6 December 2013


Gran Turismo 5 gamers compete for real-life racing job in GT Academy

CNET UK editor Rory Reid visits the Gran Turismo 5 academy at Silverstone.

By 17 June 2011


Gran Turismo 5 gamers compete for real-life racing job in GT Academy

Crave went along to Silverstone to watch 16 Gran Turismo 5 addicts compete for the chance to win the right to drive a racing car for a professional team.

18 Images By 7 June 2011


GT5 demo due 17 Dec, GT Academy open to Aussies

A single track demo of Gran Turismo 5 will be released on the PlayStation Network on Thursday, 17 December. For the first time, Aussie and Kiwi virtual racers will be eligible for the GT Academy competition that aims to convert a virtual racer into a real-world race champion.

By 8 December 2009


Q&A: Daniel Holland, GT Academy winner

Aussie student Daniel Holland will soon join contestants from around the world in a Silverstone training camp in a bid to make the transition from virtual racer to a real-life one. We caught up with him on how he got this far.

6 Images By 15 February 2010


GT Academy: Become a real-life racing driver with Nissan and Sony PlayStation

Fancy yourself as the next Lewis Hamilton? Yeah, us too, that's why our ears perked up like little meerkats when Nissan and Sony started a competition to let gamers become real racing drivers

By 5 December 2009


How an increasingly fragmented mobile world helps Gameloft

The mobile-game publisher says it is structured to handle a diverse mix of phones, operating systems, and hardware in the market, as it too looks to casual gamers and the "freemium" business model for growth.

By 23 January 2012


Mercedes Live Race pits gamers against David Coulthard

Reckon you lap a track faster on Gran Turismo 5 than a real-life racing driver? It's time to put your joypad where your mouth is.

By 18 August 2011