Yamauchi: There's more to me than Gran Turismo

Yamauchi: There's more to me than Gran Turismo

By Ben Parfitt

November 23rd 2010 at 1:35PM

Polyphony boss says devotion to racing games has made him 'miss out' on other genres

The driving force behind Sony’s powerhouse Gran Turismo franchise has admitted that he would relish the opportunity to work on a different project.

The first Gran Turismo was released on PlayStation in 1997. Kazunori Yamauchi’s Polyphony has since gone on to produce four proper sequels, the latest of which hits UK retail tomorrow. There have also been eight additional releases in the series.

But now racing nut Yamauchi has admitted that he’d love the chance to try out some of his other gaming ideas.

“I certainly have ideas for new games all the time,” he told NowGamer. “Every day. I really, really would love to try making some other type of game.

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