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Think You Can Drive?

Posted by Andrew at 3:32 PM on November 24, 2010

…then prove it with Sony’s Gran Turismo 5 3D gaming tournament, coming to HMV stores in UK from Saturday.

GT5 was finally launched in UK today to much anticipation by the PlayStation 3 crowd.  It’s a few years late but with over 1000 cars, 70 circuits and 3D, it might actually be worth it.  Previous incarnations of Gran Turismo have sold over 56 million copies and made a legend of its creator Kazunori Yamauchi.

To celebrate the launch, Sony and HMV are running a GT5 3D gaming tournament, with Bravia 3D TVs installed in HMV stores in Manchester, Reading, Glasgow, Edinburgh and London.  From this Saturday for ten days, the stores will host heats with the fastest two from each store going through to a grand final in London on 15th December.  The final will be compèred by Jake Humphreys, the BBC’s Formula 1 commentator at the Trocadero, Oxford Circus. The winner will walk away with a full Sony 3D setup and a holiday to Madrid, Spain. Nice.

So, if you think you’re the next Sebastian Vettel, get practising.