Ridge Racer (PSP)

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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.

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Ridge Racer PSP Race results
Ridge Racer PSP Jumping sideways on Greenpeak Highlands has a large jump just before the finish line.
Ridge Racer PSP Wild cars from opening cinematic…
Ridge Racer PSP Boosting

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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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Critic Reviews

IGN Mar 17, 2005 9.1 out of 10 91
Video Games Daily Jan 05, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Play.tm Jan 27, 2005 86 out of 100 86
Deaf Gamers 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Diehard GameFan Mar 23, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Project COE 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
Mobile Tech Review Apr, 2005 4.125 out of 5 82
Game Revolution Mar, 2005 B 75
Game Informer Magazine May, 2005 7.5 out of 10 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 (1183) added Ridge Racer (PSP) on Nov 30, 2005