PS3 Friday, October 13, 2006 | 11:43 PM

TGS06: Ridge Racer 7 trailer and gameplay

TGS06: Ridge Racer 7 trailer and gameplay

This could very well be the last TGS news for this year, and Ridge Racer 7 is as good a game as any for this. So enjoy a direct feed but rather low quality version of the game trailer, and a 50 fps version of what we filmed during the show.

TGS06: 50 fps gameplay
TGS06: Trailer
Download: WMV

All comments

Commented on 2006-10-14 01:24:18
this looks amazing graphics,its a shame that the movements and controls are the worst in any racing game,but hey thats ridge racer for you
Commented on 2006-10-14 03:04:32
Wow looks awesome - so fast!

I couldn't play the 1280x720 version tho, just skipped :(
Commented on 2006-10-14 10:19:12
really?,played pefecty on mine i run celron 2800+,1gig ram,256mb radeon 9800
Commented on 2006-10-14 13:04:00
A good video card is the most important thing to play the 720p videos correctly. Especially at 50 fps.
Commented on 2006-10-14 20:36:12
Yeah mine plays fluid but just pauses once every while, maybe my hard drives are too fragmented (35%), im using a p4 3.06 ghz and a r9800 pro, but im gonna upgrade to a conroe e6600 and 7900GTO this november, so im looking forward too playing fluid 50 fps vids, in short: thanks for the vids, they look awesome and are gonna be a good test for my new pc :)
Commented on 2006-10-14 22:54:43
i just got the e6300 and clocked it to 2.8ghz. Saved myself 100 quid lol. I wouldnt bother with the higher priced models when you can buy the lower one and clock it up to the same speeds. Of course you can clock the e6600 higher than the 6300 if your planning on overclocking.

I dont like the ridge racer series, it seems like you turn from the centre of your car. It just feels very strange lol.

edit: also when I first seen this games screenshots I was like well why didnt they make the 360 version looks this good. Now im looking at it, its only a little graphical improvement really. I think the first screenshots looked better than this.

edit2: actually ive changed my mind they have added quite a bit more eye candy in the environments.
Commented on 2006-10-15 04:31:09
Maybe it was the first-person view, but Ridge Racer 7 seems faster to me.

RR7 also has more convincing specularity and reflection mapping IMO. The environments seem much more alive.
Commented on 2006-10-15 13:06:19
Blah, I've got a simple dell dimension 4550 with an ATi 9500 512 ram, and I can play 720p video's perfectly. Maybe it's a miracle..
Commented on 2006-10-16 09:05:32
I play this game in same graphics ... before 3/4 year on my X360 :) ..
Commented on 2006-10-16 15:06:39 In reply to azzie
Posted by azzie
I play this game in same graphics ... before 3/4 year on my X360 :) ..
This looks quite a bit better than the Xbox 360 version (although it could've looked like this with more polishing), and this is in 1080p.
Commented on 2006-10-16 15:09:04 In reply to ramiuk1
Posted by ramiuk1
this looks amazing graphics,its a shame that the movements and controls are the worst in any racing game,but hey thats ridge racer for you
Anyone saying that is an ass. The gameplay in RR needs practice and has depth that not too many arcade racing games have (just try to win those crazy Japanese players, they're gods when it comes to RR). And do understand that this is an arcade racing game, not a simulator like Gran Turismo or Forza.
Commented on 2006-10-18 21:39:16
It seems like there is some pop-in in the foliage and trees in certain places. Hope they get that ironed out before release...

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