VIDEO | Vita Tuesday, January 3, 2012 | 3:45 PM

Ridge Racer Vita video

Ridge Racer Vita video

Also released on December 17th in Japan was Ridge Racer. Namco decided that 3 tracks and 5 cars were enough for it's release with the rest of the tracks and cars becoming available via DLC.
Still, I love Ridge Racer so enjoy.

Update: 2 Videos added.

Ridge Racer Vita
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Ridge_Racer_Vita_Southbay_Docks
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All comments

Commented on 2012-01-02 15:14:23
Wow that sounds greedy as hell. How much is the game going to cost then?
Commented on 2012-01-02 15:16:08
Anytime i read or hear about Ridge Racer my next though is "Reeeeeeeaaal Time Weapon Change" :)
Commented on 2012-01-02 16:17:40
I heard the tracks take place during real historical events during Feudal Japan
Commented on 2012-01-02 17:40:13
I dont know why anyone would buy this knowing it only has like 4 cars and 3 tracks. The only way this approach would be quite good is if the game in its current form was free, and you then paid for the cars and tracks you actually wanted.
Commented on 2012-01-02 17:40:49
Scamco "REVER UPA !!" .. I hope they crash and burn.
Commented on 2012-01-02 18:55:52 In reply to Isomac
Posted by Isomac
Wow that sounds greedy as hell. How much is the game going to cost then?
Noo! You can't judge it until it's out! It will have more tracks! Oh, it doesn't? The original Ridge Racer on PSX didn't! /excuses

This game is ridiculous. Shame on Scamco.
Commented on 2012-01-02 20:14:11
Scamco, I like that... They are leading the way to gaming's destruction along with Crapcom
Commented on 2012-01-02 20:53:05
Did anyone notice how there was some random Asian babe in the background in the menus, what does that have to do with racing!?
Well anyway...
I won't be buying the PS Vita but hopefully half of this DLC will be free and Polished to perfection when released.
Commented on 2012-01-02 21:09:48 In reply to Conroe
Posted by Conroe
Did anyone notice how there was some random Asian babe in the background in the menus, what does that have to do with racing!?
Well anyway...
It's a Ridge Racer thing.
Commented on 2012-01-02 21:43:48 In reply to PlumbDrumb
Posted by PlumbDrumb
It's a Ridge Racer thing.
It's also a car thing. Cars and babes have always gone together. Look at your average tuner mag.
Commented on 2012-01-02 22:58:08 In reply to Conroe
Posted by Conroe
Did anyone notice how there was some random Asian babe in the background in the menus, what does that have to do with racing!?
Well anyway...
notsureifserious.
Commented on 2012-01-03 11:08:43
Tbh, the way they've released it is really silly, but then the actual price for the game is considerably cheaper than the rest although to get the full game it would likely cost as much or more than other vita games.
Commented on 2012-01-03 13:30:20 In reply to Conroe
Posted by Conroe
Did anyone notice how there was some random Asian babe in the background in the menus, what does that have to do with racing!?
That's Reiko, shes been a part of the Ridge series as far back as Rage Racer(Ridge Racer 3) on the PSone.
Commented on 2012-01-03 14:58:30
I bought it and received my vita last week. Uncharted is amazing, the ps vita itself is a wonderfull piece of machine. Ridge Racer is a hudge disappointement though. Apart from the silly 3 (old from previous games) tracks, it's also not running very smooth. When a lot happens on screen at the same time, it tends to stutter a bit. Can strongly recommend not to buy it.
Commented on 2012-01-03 19:01:31
As an old school RR fan, the very fact that I have heard repeatedly that this one does not run at 60fps, already had me convinced against ever buying this game

Then reports came in like what romeolives was saying, that it could barely run 30fps adequately, and would drop frames constantly. A not perfect game gets even worse.

Then I heard about all the tracks/vehicles being recycled assets from RR6 and RR7, and it had me wondering why buy this when I already had RR7 for my PS3.

Finally heard about there only being 5 cars and 3 tracks, and I am thinking, what is this, the PSV pack-in?

Scamco has done some shitty releases in the Ridge Racer series over the years, but I have to admit, this is quite possible the worst. Scamco has really allowed this once great series, which I loved so much at one point, that I even bought the original in an arcade cabinet (used, of course. I'm not rich or anything), to what it is today, a game that I would not even 'buy' if they gave it away for free. And the best Scamco can think to make the series seem fresh again, is throw out everything that ever made RR fun and exciting, and create a Burnout inspired reboot in the form of the sad and pathetic looking RR:Unbounded.

In reality, perhaps the only thing Scamco needs to bring Ridge Racer back to it's former glory, is the same old school "inspiration" that got them to make Ridge Racer in the first place . . . SEGA making a brand new arcade Daytona.
Commented on 2012-01-04 00:32:21 In reply to Conroe
This message is in "Boulet Time" (TM), If you still *really* want to see it, click here

Commented on 2012-01-04 00:36:35
I never saw any Half-Naked girls while playing Forza 4...
Nice wall of text son.
Commented on 2012-01-04 11:35:50
3 tracks and 5 cars?

wait did i read that wrong? or is the title going to be like £5 at launch?
Commented on 2012-01-04 18:35:27
Manthatyoufear, it's selling roughly for 15 quid compared to the 25-30+ for other titles. Still 15 quid is piss poor value for money for what they're giving us, and like mentioned before you basically buy the bits of the game you want slowly equally as much as a full title anyway. Heard rumours though that at this moment in time it's just music and other lame things. Feel sorry for any sucker that falls into this, I even enjoyed the 3DS version :\
Commented on 2012-01-05 02:46:03 In reply to Conroe
Posted by Conroe
I never saw any Half-Naked girls while playing Forza 4...
Nice wall of text son.
I was talking about REAL WORLD RACING and CAR MAGAZINES (you know those things made out of dead trees) not videogames hence the references to how it would inspire someone.

I really have to wonder what some people's exposure to racing is really like, videogames for the most part and specially including sims will not find it usefull to render some girl that really has nothing to do with the sport other than just be there as eye candy...

The again I do wonder... I can make a referrence to how hot women have nothing to do with Videogame Expos... but somehow I am willing to bet you never heard of the term "booth-babe"
Commented on 2012-01-05 11:14:46 In reply to Blue_Eagle44
Posted by Blue_Eagle44
Manthatyoufear, it's selling roughly for 15 quid compared to the 25-30+ for other titles. Still 15 quid is piss poor value for money for what they're giving us, and like mentioned before you basically buy the bits of the game you want slowly equally as much as a full title anyway. Heard rumours though that at this moment in time it's just music and other lame things. Feel sorry for any sucker that falls into this, I even enjoyed the 3DS version :
gaming companys pain me more each and every day.. so because there selling it at half the price that means there allowed to give you such a small ammount? seriously, i played demos with more content than that.
Commented on 2012-01-06 01:01:57 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
gaming companys pain me more each and every day.. so because there selling it at half the price that means there allowed to give you such a small ammount? seriously, i played demos with more content than that.
On a hand held really?? tell us which ones are those.
Commented on 2012-01-06 08:27:05 In reply to Akumajo
Posted by Akumajo
On a hand held really?? tell us which ones are those.
when a handheld game is the same price as a fully fledged console game, I will judge them equally, and 15 notes for this, it will be judged the same as a 15 note game of a console.. so lets compare this to say trine? *looks at trine demo* yeah.. way more fun.

If you want to let a game off for something merely because its on a handheld that's fine, while your at it carry on enjoying those shit little games on the ipod..

and on a side note, my lad has a ridge racer demo on his psp it has 2 tracks and 2 cars.
Commented on 2012-01-06 18:03:13
Looks good, but how many tracks, wtf.
Commented on 2012-01-14 21:49:20 In reply to FreeSwag
Posted by FreeSwag
As an old school RR fan, the very fact that I have heard repeatedly that this one does not run at 60fps, already had me convinced against ever buying this game

Then reports came in like what romeolives was saying, that it could barely run 30fps adequately, and would drop frames constantly. A not perfect game gets even worse.

Then I heard about all the tracks/vehicles being recycled assets from RR6 and RR7, and it had me wondering why buy this when I already had RR7 for my PS3.

Finally heard about there only being 5 cars and 3 tracks, and I am thinking, what is this, the PSV pack-in?

Scamco has done some shitty releases in the Ridge Racer series over the years, but I have to admit, this is quite possible the worst. Scamco has really allowed this once great series, which I loved so much at one point, that I even bought the original in an arcade cabinet (used, of course. I'm not rich or anything), to what it is today, a game that I would not even 'buy' if they gave it away for free. And the best Scamco can think to make the series seem fresh again, is throw out everything that ever made RR fun and exciting, and create a Burnout inspired reboot in the form of the sad and pathetic looking RR:Unbounded.

In reality, perhaps the only thing Scamco needs to bring Ridge Racer back to it's former glory, is the same old school "inspiration" that got them to make Ridge Racer in the first place . . . SEGA making a brand new arcade Daytona.
Great message man RR Type 4 was the last REAL game in the series I still have it too.

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