Gran Designs - Day three: Gran Turismo 3

PS2 gets in on the hotness with this post-millennium milestone

Gran Turismo 3 was the first game most of us on saw running on PlayStation 2, thanks to the %26ldquo;GT 2000%26rdquo; demo that appeared alongside PS2 when it launched in Japan in March 2000. A little more than a year later we%26rsquo;d get the final version of GT3, and boy did it ever show off PS2 to the maximum.

Even now, loading up the six-year-old PS2 game is a staggering event. Religious, even. It still has the power to shame the puny efforts being put out by other game-makers today, thanks to its slick looks, impressive speed and vast collection of flash visual effects.

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