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Disk Only - Gran Turismo 5 PS3

Disk Only - Gran Turismo 5 PS3

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Game Variant Description:  To avoid confusion the copies of this item that I have below will soon if they haven't already change to the following:.Game with Case and Booklet = This means it has the cover art, hard case that holds the game and the manual.Game with Case = This means it comes with the covert art, hard case that holds the game but does not have the manual .Game Only: This variant has the game only, no cover art, no manual and may not include a case to hold the game. The random letters and numbers after each title are just how we track our stock :)

Gran Turismo 5 for the PS3 is a racing game that has been highly anticipated by fans of the series. As a long-time fan myself, I was excited to finally get my hands on this game and see what it had to offer. However, I must say that I was slightly disappointed with the overall experience.

Firstly, the graphics in Gran Turismo 5 are stunning. The attention to detail in the cars and tracks is impressive, and the game really shines in this aspect. The cars look incredibly realistic, and the tracks are beautifully rendered. The developers have clearly put a lot of effort into making the game visually appealing, and it definitely pays off.

The gameplay, on the other hand, is where Gran Turismo 5 falls short. The controls feel clunky and unresponsive, making it difficult to maneuver the cars effectively. This is especially frustrating during races, as it can lead to unnecessary crashes and lost time. The AI of the computer-controlled opponents is also questionable, as they often seem to have an unfair advantage, making the races feel unbalanced and frustrating.

Another issue I have with Gran Turismo 5 is the lack of variety in the game modes. While there are a decent number of tracks and cars to choose from, the overall experience feels repetitive after a while. The career mode, which is the main focus of the game, lacks depth and fails to provide a truly engaging experience. The lack of a compelling storyline or progression system makes it difficult to stay invested in the game for long periods of time.

Furthermore, the online multiplayer component of Gran Turismo 5 is lackluster. The matchmaking system is unreliable, often resulting in long wait times or unbalanced races. The lack of communication options and limited customization options for online races also detract from the overall experience.

Despite its flaws, Gran Turismo 5 does have some redeeming qualities. The extensive car customization options allow players to personalize their vehicles to their liking, and the inclusion of a photo mode adds a fun and creative element to the game. Additionally, the soundtrack is well-curated and adds to the immersive experience.

In conclusion, Gran Turismo 5 for the PS3 is a visually stunning game with a disappointing gameplay experience. While the graphics and customization options are impressive, the clunky controls, lack of variety, and subpar online multiplayer make it difficult to fully enjoy the game. I would give Gran Turismo 5 a rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars.

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