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2014-04-16 16:20:56

*Gran Turismo®6 gamers compete to become a Nissan NISMO® racing driver in 2014 competition season SAN MATEO, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan and Sony Computer Entertainment have announced that the gamer-to-professional-racer competition - Nissan PlayStation(®) GT Academy - will return for a sixth installment in 2014. Canada* will participate as part of GT Academy for the first time in 2014. This will be the biggest year yet in its competition history, and online...

2014-02-13 12:20:33

Two visions of Design and Craftsmanship Roar into the Miami International Boat Show: MIAMI, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two legendary brands with legendary visions will unite once again at the Miami International Boat Show on February 13, 2014. Cigarette Racing and the Mercedes-Benz high-performance brand AMG join forces for the fourth consecutive year to present futuristic visions, the Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo Concept car and the Cigarette Racing 50' Vision GT...

2014-01-13 08:21:25

- Stunning FT-1 Concept Vehicle Available January 14 as a Download for PlayStation®3 Exclusive Gran Turismo® 6 DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It seems the virtual world continues to delight us with experiences not yet available in the real world. Beginning January 14, the stunning Toyota FT-1 concept will be available as a downloadable vehicle for PlayStation®3's Gran Turismo 6 (GT6) real driving simulator. Race fans and the gaming community can experience FT-1...

2014-01-08 20:21:03

Lang Lang Will Also Be the Featured Performer for the In Memoriam Segment NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World renowned classical pianist Lang Lang is set to perform with heavy metal's iconic band Metallica on the 2014 Grammy Awards telecast on Sunday, January 26, 2014. Lang Lang and Metallica will perform "One" which appears on the Metallica's Grammy- nominated album Metallica Through the Never (Music From The Motion Picture). This is Metallica's first performance on the...

2013-12-06 12:20:51

Best selling PlayStation® driving simulator to feature virtual Acura NSX Concept TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The highly anticipated Acura NSX, in concept form, will fire up its twin-turbocharged engine and innovative new three-motor, torque vectoring Sport Hybrid powertrain in Gran Turismo®6 (GT6), which releases worldwide today. The 'real driving simulator' available exclusively for the PlayStation®3 system gives sports car enthusiasts their first...

2013-12-06 08:23:29

Gran Turismo 6 Delivers Most Anticipated Racing Experience of the Year SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America, LLC announced today the release of Gran Turismo® 6 (GT6), the newest iteration of the best-selling PlayStation® franchise available exclusively for the PlayStation®3 system. Polyphony Digital Inc., developer of 'the real driving simulator' that has inspired millions around the world, has delivered the most authentic experience on any...

2013-10-31 12:21:20

- Season 3 airs on Spike TV starting November 11 - NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan GT Academy returns to U.S. television for its third season, determining once again which of America's best racers from PlayStation®3 driving simulator Gran Turismo®6 have what it takes to make the jump from the couch to the cockpit to become a professional racing driver. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131031/CL08105 ) (Logo:...

2013-08-28 20:20:20

- Award-winning collaboration between Nissan and PlayStation continues to break the records and rules IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Next week 42 gamers will descend on Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit in the UK for Race Camp, to battle it out to become the 11th winner of Nissan PlayStation GT Academy. GT Academy was born from a simple question: Can the world of virtual racing discover a real world racing talent? This collaboration between Nissan and PlayStation...

2013-07-01 20:20:06

Nissan, Sony PlayStation, and Polyphony Digital again partner to give virtual racers a shot to live the dream of driving real racing cars on track FRANKLIN, Tenn., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The wait is almost over and the green flag is about to drop signaling the start of a 26-day competition to identify the fastest Gran Turismo racers in the U.S. On Tuesday, July 2 at 8 p.m. Eastern (5 p.m. Pacific), virtual racers can download a brand new free demo of the upcoming release...

2013-05-17 16:20:15

Online competition phase to be run on exclusive Gran Turismo®6 demo FRANKLIN, Tenn., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan Americas and Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC revealed that the groundbreaking GT Academy televised competition will return for a third season in North America. GT Academy 2013 will be the biggest yet, with more competitors than ever before anticipated. The preliminary online qualifying element of the competition will run from July 2 to July 30 on a...