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Ridge Racer DS (Nintendo DS)

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Description

Ridge Racer DS is a remake of Ridge Racer 64 with some changes and additions. All the same levels are there, but there are plenty of new cars, including Namco- and Nintendo-themed vehicles. There is also some new music that was not in the N64 version.

The Touch Screen on the Nintendo DS is put to use all throughout the game, including navigation through every menu and even a revolutionary new control where the player steers the steering wheel with the stylus or thumb ring.

Another addition to the game is the use of the Nintendo DS's Wi-Fi capabilities. Using wireless communication, up to 6 players can race against each other. In fact, up to 6 players can play with a Game Card in only one of the systems. The other 5 players don't even need the game. There will be more items, such as cars, available to play with if all of the systems have a Ridge Racer DS Game Card in though. So there is an advantage to having multiple Game Cards.

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Ridge Racer DS Nintendo DS Vehicle selection.
Ridge Racer DS Nintendo DS Title screen.
Ridge Racer DS Nintendo DS Main menu.
Ridge Racer DS Nintendo DS Track selection.

Alternate Titles

  • "山脊赛车DS" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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The Press Says

Game Chronicles Jan 04, 2005 8.1 out of 10 81
IGN Dec 01, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpy Dec 07, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
4Players.de Jun 15, 2005 70 out of 100 70
Yahoo! Games Dec 24, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
G4 TV: X-Play Jan 25, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PlayDevil 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
JeuxActu Jun 02, 2005 10 out of 20 50
Jeuxvideo.com May 30, 2005 10 out of 20 50
The Video Game Critic Jan 15, 2006 D+ 33

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Codigitty (52) added Ridge Racer DS (Nintendo DS) on Dec 24, 2004