NFG Summary:Gran Turismo 4 is a remarkable racing game that offers a truly immersive experience with its authentic cars, meticulously designed courses, and realistic car physics. The attention to detail in considering each car’s characteristics, from weight to friction, ensures that the handling feels incredibly realistic. The added feature of multiplayer racing via wireless network on the PSP version only enhances the already thrilling gameplay.

Categories: Auto, Racing, Sim
Meta Score: 96
User Score: 86.0
Platform: PlayStation
Publisher Names: SCEA
Publish Date: 1998-05-12


With authentic cars, courses, and car physics, Gran Turismo 4 adds an even more realistic racing simulation to the series. The characteristics of each car take into account weight, speed, friction, and more to deliver realistic handling. Test-drive new vehicles in courses located in various sites, such as Nurburgring Nordschleife, New York City, the Grand Canyon, and Tsukuba Circuit. The PSP version of Gran Turismo 4 lets you race against your friends via wireless network.

Positive Comment(s)

Difficulty complaints aside, Gran Turismo is truly an amazing game… This is the last word in console racing games, period.100Adrenaline Vault
Turismo rockets to the top with unbelievable depth, raucous arcade action, challenging sim gameplay, and more cars than a mall parking lot. It’s worth every penny.100GamePro
Visually, Gran Turismo set new standards right down to the finest details including the brilliant lighting effects. And just wait till you see the replays – amazing.100Hot Games
This game is a great way to get ready for the real-life driver’s license test. With the PlayStation steering wheel, you can practice and get the feel of driving a real car.100All Game Guide
I would confidently say that this is the most in-depth and enjoyable racing experience ever created on and computer or videogame system.98Absolute Playstation
Picture the most complete racer you could ever imagine, now double it. Gran Turismo is definitely the best racing game ever.98PSX Nation
I am going to go out on a limb here and say that this may very well be the best racing game of all time. Yes, you read that correctly.96Gamezilla!
One of the most exquisite racers ever to hit the PlayStation. Its alluring features will keep you glued to your seat for months, if not years. In fact I haven’t driven my real car in three weeks.95IGN
The first installment in the best racing-game series of all time. [Jan 2004, p.188]93Electronic Gaming Monthly
The replays had some of us doing double-takes to make sure we weren’t watching real race footage. [Feb 2003, p.97]90GMR Magazine

Negative Comment(s)

This game was filled with nostalgia and will always be remembered fondly.70BellamySacir

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