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Gran Turismo 5: Will you demand perfection?

Debate: Do delays mean we should expect the best?

Gran Turismo has finally been given a date for release.


You'd be forgiven for not sitting too comfortably though, since GT5 has seen more delays than Heathrow Airport after a dusting of snow.

November 24, however, does seem like the real deal (it has to be, surely) which means that in a mere ten days you'll have Gran Turismo 5 in your warm, clammy hands.

Yamauchi has compared the high-end racer to the Apollo Space Programme, which is pretty hyperbolic but gives us some idea as to the kind of work that's gone into this product.

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So, after all this time, after all the delays, after all the fine-tuning GT5 has to be the perfect racer, doesn't it?

We can remember, way back in 2007, feeling slightly aggrieved at the news that the Gran Turismo 5 release date might be pushed back to 2008 - how sweet that date sounds now.

Around three years on and we've had delay after delay and still no GT5 to show for it.

Usually, when massive games like Fallout: New Vegas and Call of Duty: Black Ops hit the shelves and still have a few niggles that need to be straightened out with post-release patches, we're a pretty understanding bunch.

But after all these years, will you tolerate anything less than perfection? Will you overlook any post-release creases as long as they are ironed out quickly, or will you hit the roof if there's even a hint of a glitch?

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