Ridge Racer

Moby ID: 6348


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.

Bonus game

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.

Game code

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.

Product code

Ridge Racer has the distinction of having the first Sony games Part Number in its Japanese (SLPS-00001) and European (SCES-00001) releases.

References to the game

This game is referenced in the Eiffel 65 song My Console.


  • Game Informer Magazine
    • August 2001 (Issue 100) - #51 in the "Top 100 Games of All Time" poll

Information also contributed by BurningStickMan, Goteki45 and PCGamer77.

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