1001 Video Games
The Arcade version of Ridge Racer
appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die
by General Editor Tony Mott.
It's possible to play a Galaxian
variant in the game's pre-loader. When successfully having destroyed all the Galaxians, 8 extra vehicles will be available to drive in Ridge Racer
The entire game code is about 4 MB (music not included). It's possible to play the game without the music. When the game has been loaded, remove the disc from the PlayStation and play the entire game without the disc.
(Japanese release) has the distinction of having the first Sony games Part Number: SLPS-00001.
References to the Game
This game is referenced in the Eiffel 65 song, My Console
Information also contributed by
- Game Informer Magazine
- August 2001 (Issue 100) - #51 in the "Top 100 Games of All Time" poll