Excerpt: Genre: Racing Publisher: Namco Developer: Sony Release Date: March 21, 2005 Buy 'RIDGE RACER': PSP A Ridge Racer title has been available with the release of every Sony system, becoming a tradition of sorts.
Excerpt: There are several reasons why this is a very good game, but none of the ones that apply here have ever been enough for me to really enjoy a good racing game in the past. So why now? Perhaps it has something to do with how well
Excerpt: You can choose from a single race, a time attack, or you can race a series. There is only one series available at the start, and only three cars, but as you win, you'll unlock more cars and more races.
Conclusion: With all the hype that surrounded this title from E3 2004 to now, it can honestly be said that Namco didn't disappoint it long-time supporters, and it gives new racing fans an interesting spin of what define the Arcade Racing Genre.
Excerpt: game launching alongside a new PlayStation system is one of life's certainties. The series has made a name for itself based upon its strong graphics and accessible game play, and it now finds a new home on the PSP.
Conclusion: Overall Ridge Racer is a highly impressive game. While veteran Ridge Racer fans will be used to the typical gameplay, even with the nitrous system in place, they will walk away with a smile knowing that Ridge Racer is the best Ridge Racer out there.
Excerpt: One of, if not the most anticipated PSP launch games is Ridge Racers. The PS2 launched with a Ridge Racer game, but that was the last we've seen of the series, until now. Ridge Racers is a compilation of sorts, as it features cars and tracks from many of the previous games in the series.