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Ridge Racer (PSP)

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3.9
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Description

Ridge Racer is about speed and cool power sliding. The game features a nice selection of 24 tracks, 58 cars and music from all previous RR-games and in all aspects is faithful to the series' spirit. There are many game modes in the game, like a world tour-mode where player competes on the courses in order to earn new cars and tracks, Time Attack where one races around the tracks against time and also a multiplayer mode, which supports the ad-hoc, meaning that up to eight players can race against each other with only one game disc, with one player hosting, and others joining.

Screenshots

Ridge Racer PSP At start of the race from the cockpit view
Ridge Racer PSP The MAX tour features only four cars in each race.
Ridge Racer PSP Drifting
Ridge Racer PSP Advanced driving part 1: Why bother going straight when you can overtake your opponents by going sideways?

Alternate Titles

  • "山脊赛车" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Ridge Racers" -- Japanese title
  • "リッジレーサーズ" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

GameCell UK 2004 10 out of 10 100
Gamezine Jul 17, 2005 19 out of 20 95
Deeko 2005 9.5 out of 10 95
IGN Mar 17, 2005 9.1 out of 10 91
Gamesmania Oct 14, 2005 88 out of 100 88
Netjak May 03, 2005 8.2 out of 10 82
3DAvenue Aug 18, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Operation Sports Apr 01, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Sports Gaming Network Feb 28, 2005 75 out of 100 75
The Video Game Critic Oct 23, 2006 B- 67

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Ridge Racers appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Bonus game

The racing game you can play while loading up Ridge Racer is the 1981 arcade title New Rally-X.

References

One tour in the PRO series pits you against Namco's mascot character Pac-Man. You must race him on two tracks while he keeps boosting away with his propeller driven car. After you beat him, his car is yours.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2005 – #2 PSP Game of the Year
    • 2005 – PSP Racing Game of the Year
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Evilhead (1049) added Ridge Racer (PSP) on Nov 30, 2005