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Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec Image
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Generally favorable reviews- based on 337 Ratings

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  • Summary: With the addition of two new courses (a downtown Tokyo circuit and the Monte Carlo Grand Prix course), an impressive range of cars (from Vipers to Cooper Minis), and a soundtrack featuring everything from Lenny Kravitz to Jimi Hendrix, this highly anticipated title is finally ready to be driven.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 53 out of 54
  2. Negative: 0 out of 54
  1. Cheat Code Central
    100
    Everything a racing game should be. It's tough, challenging and ultimately educational.
  2. 100
    From the little details on the cars up to the driving physics, everything is dead on. I know a little bit about racing concepts (speed limits? What are those?), and the game executes them with near perfection.
  3. 100
    The feeling of jubilation once you have Gold awards for every area of every test is immeasurable.
  4. 94
    Every fan of racing will find something to love in GT3, and purists will find a veritable Mecca of cars, tracks, and realism.
  5. 90
    While it has its flaws, is by far the best console racer on the planet, and betters its predecessors in nearly every respect.
  6. By far the most crafted and exceptional driving game around, but something or even anything new wouldn't go amiss.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 9 out of 123
  1. Oct 3, 2010
    10
    Incredible game, amazing graphics for the time and pretty much the best driving simulator that had come out at the time. This game had insaneIncredible game, amazing graphics for the time and pretty much the best driving simulator that had come out at the time. This game had insane hype and it's one of those rare cases where a game this hyped lives up to it and then some. Expand
  2. SeabronS.
    Sep 20, 2003
    10
    I have the game, and I like it very much.So far I have 42 cars most of them I have bought.I also have 2 indy cars, their the fastest car on the game.
  3. Robbie
    Sep 10, 2001
    10
    This game is great. The graphics are groundbreaking and put GT2 to shame. The lack of damage will surely be re-dressed in GT4!
  4. Jun 26, 2011
    10
    now i wasnt into GT 1 or 2 very much but 3 just changed my whole view of this series . its a driving sim done to pretty much perfection . younow i wasnt into GT 1 or 2 very much but 3 just changed my whole view of this series . its a driving sim done to pretty much perfection . you get over 500 cars a ton of tracks the controls are fantastic steering wheel or controler i found worked great. the graphics in there day looked fantastic and the music was pretty good some nice tracks like the cult's she sells sanctaury and more. there are a ton of races in this game and to complete it will take you a long long time . i spent over 100 hours i9n this game and it stands to me the best racing game ever made . Expand
  5. LilG.
    Jun 14, 2002
    9
    Buy this game! Buy a gameshark too! Way to hard. Awesome graphics!
  6. Mar 26, 2015
    8
    If you're looking for a realistic racing game, if you're looking for a graphically pleasing game, if you're looking for a game that let's youIf you're looking for a realistic racing game, if you're looking for a graphically pleasing game, if you're looking for a game that let's you beef up your cars, then look no further, because Gran Tourismo 3 fits all of the above. Expand
  7. PhilN>
    May 3, 2002
    1
    It sucks. It's way too long to get money and it's boring.

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#6 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2001
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#2 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2001