X360 Friday, October 7, 2005 | 11:13 PM

Ridge Racer 6: 16 images

Ridge Racer 6: 16 images

Namco released these quite small images of Ridge Racer 6, which actually are the first official screenshots from the game. The game seems to at the ready for an december Xbox 360 launch release.

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Commented on 2005-10-07 23:26:38
It's not _quite_ as pretty as PGR3 but oh my do I want to play it.

There should be no shortage of excellent arcade racing experiences to be had on XBL next gen. :)
Commented on 2005-10-07 23:27:04
Game looks great IMO, just a bit old gameplay-wise...need refreshening
Commented on 2005-10-07 23:39:44
Whoa that looks sweet, I really like the textures
Commented on 2005-10-07 23:48:34
In my opinion, it's quite meh.
Commented on 2005-10-07 23:53:21
Gotham Racing looks more alive than Ridge Racer. Sadly RR so far used to play better.
Commented on 2005-10-08 00:00:19 In reply to GriftGFX
Posted by GriftGFX
It's not _quite_ as pretty as PGR3 but oh my do I want to play it.

There should be no shortage of excellent arcade racing experiences to be had on XBL next gen. :)
not quite ?? not even close basic would be the description of those backgrounds, but pgr3 was probably in development twice as long
Commented on 2005-10-08 00:14:30
Looks pretty good. I wish they would release higher resolution pictures. It definitely kills the impressive effect seeing the pics in HD
Commented on 2005-10-08 00:32:43
hi can anybody explain me why (in the first pic) there is a small pacman game running.. does this have anything to do with the gameplay?? and how good is this ridge racer series? i never played it and i'm not sure wether buying rr6 or pgr3..
Commented on 2005-10-08 00:37:54 In reply to Snoopers
Posted by snoopers
In my opinion, it's quite meh.
Oh yeah? Well, My opinion agrees with your opinion
Commented on 2005-10-08 00:38:05
The Pacman animation plays in the corner when it's telling you information about the race (lap time, which position you need to advance to the next race, etc.). Same with the PSP one (though I think that was Rally X).
Commented on 2005-10-08 01:19:04
i hope all next gen games racing gameplay will be owesome
Commented on 2005-10-08 01:43:44
Not bad, RR6 is just here to appeal to Japanese gamers. The real deal is PGR3. Most of them probably have no idea of any previous PGR games existed.
Commented on 2005-10-08 02:39:57
RR gameplay is too simple and outdated for me
Commented on 2005-10-08 02:49:29

You know why? Because this game is running at 60fps. I rather have speed.
Commented on 2005-10-08 03:00:42
if a game is designed to run at 30fps then it won't look so slow or bad at that speed. it's not like you're running a pc game at 30fps or something. besides, PGR2 didn't look or play choppy/slow. not that much anyway.
Commented on 2005-10-08 03:15:15
Just looked at the available footage for RR6 and PGR3 again. I guess the main difference is that PGR3 took photos and scans to rather easily recreate existing cities and cars while RR6 has tracks which are fully designed from the ground up for maximum playability. Ofcourse that means PGR3 has nicer graphics, I just think that when comparing the playability RR6 might win due to better track design. London or Las Vegas weren't built to be a fun racing tracks. I'm not sure how much playability I want to sacrifice for nicer graphics in regards to my decision which of the two to buy.
Commented on 2005-10-08 08:44:56
looks great and 60 fps :D

funny thing it looks better then new NFS and test drive and it's running at 60 fps

playerone.be has new jaw dropping vid from PGR3 awesome !!!
Commented on 2005-10-08 12:01:50
Always a pleasure.
I have waited so long for an new console ridge racer...
it seems to me it`s worth the wait!
Commented on 2005-10-08 13:44:00 In reply to Elliot_DOA4
Nice, but it's still an arcade game at heart with horrible drift gameplay.
Posted by Elliot_DOA4

You know why? Because this game is running at 60fps. I rather have speed.
Over gameplay, depth and features? Well okay! ;)
Commented on 2005-10-08 14:21:01
Holy Cow!
Commented on 2005-10-08 16:45:47
i think the screens look really good.
if there wasn´t pgr3, i would get this instead.
what i don´t like is the fact that there seems to be no good sense of speed.

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