Sony is launching a new video game for the Playstation 3. It is the highly anticipated Gran Turismo 5, which leave long shudder of desire around the world millions of racing fans of virtual car racing.
But that game is also tremble with indignation many Sienese, jealous of their high traditions: a scenario in which the competing karts virtual Sony is Piazza del Campo. That of the Palio. Instead of horses nervous and moves, the images – with an impressive graphics realism – while depicting the carts racing endeavor between the curve of San Martino, Palazzo Pubblico, the curve of the House and the Fonte Gaia.
The Consortium for the protection of the Palio, which manages the image of the seventeen Sienese arose. Have turned to lawyers. They want us to leave the game flags of Giraffe, Tartuca, Pantera, Shell and all other districts noble. They turned to the lawyers to write a letter to the multinational fire. And, perhaps, move to more stringent actions. How to apply to the courts the seizure of the game.
“You can not use images of districts – said Anna Carli, CEO of the Consortium for the protection of the Palio di Siena – in this case the flags without authorization.” For years, teams of programmers and graphic designers who worked on the new “release” of the game Gran Turismo, especially for players like adults. The release was announced on 3 November and already have the demo in which fans can experience the game.
Actually, that go-kart race between virtual played spectacular in their place is an honor, it is indirect advertising to the city and can induce the arrival of many more tourists. Indeed, one might ask Sony to pay hefty rights standards on the use of the districts, some say.