Simulating Reality: Nissan GT Academy in the Philippines

“The Real Driving Simulator”

It’s the line that’s found on every Gran Turismo CD case since the debut of the franchise in 1997. Today, in 2015, the franchise has built its reputation around simulating reality, differentiating itself with almost-maniacal attention to detail and an incredibly vast selection of vehicles. But┬ájust how much meat is behind that line anyway? Because however you cut it, a “real driving simulator” is still just a simulator. Sure, it may be the most realistic simulator there is, but at the end of the day, “realistic” is still not equivalent to “real”.

Nissan GT Academy Playstation logo 2014 crop

Never has the “PS” logo been attached to something so serious.

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