PS3 Saturday, November 25, 2006 | 6:34 PM

The first 10 minutes: Ridge Racer 7

The first 10 minutes: Ridge Racer 7

I keep fighting my losing battle against my defective PS3 to manage to record some at least OK looking videos of all the games I have here. This time it's Riiiiidge Racer 7, with 2 races before the mandatory freeze of the console. This is a 60 fps video, and a racing game at that so due to size concerns the 720p video has been shortened to only the first race and the results.


The first 10 minutes : Ridge Racer 7

All comments

Commented on 2006-11-25 19:15:50
Thanks for the vid :), i hope your ps3 gets replaced soon
Commented on 2006-11-25 20:56:40 In reply to Tiduz
Sorry to hear the PS3 si crashing. doesn that mean you have to ship it to someone over in Japan/US to get it replaced ? Ouuch! We appreciate you took the time to give us these videos Thanks ;) RR7 looks pretty good.
Commented on 2006-11-25 21:14:32
ridge racer has always looked nice,its the driving stlye that i hate so much and i mean hate
Commented on 2006-11-25 22:12:22
yeah, i wouldn't mind knowing more about what happened to your ps3... Any idea why it is crashing?

What's the next step in fixing it? Is this a common fault on ps3s?

Game looks great by the way
Commented on 2006-11-25 22:14:07 In reply to Splicer261
Posted by Splicer261
yeah, i wouldn't mind knowing more about what happened to your ps3... Any idea why it is crashing?

What's the next step in fixing it? Is this a common fault on ps3s?

Game looks great by the way
Actually I only heard about one other person with the same problem, and funnily enough this guy is also french. I know it's a coincidence, but still...
Commented on 2006-11-26 02:12:40 In reply to BlimBlim
Posted by BlimBlim
Actually I only heard about one other person with the same problem, and funnily enough this guy is also french. I know it's a coincidence, but still...
lol, that's funny.

So you guys live in france right? imported the ps3 from japan or were you there for the launch? if you guys did import..was the tax really high? i live in uk and I'm thinking of importing a ps3 next year from japan..due to region free, i could play pal games, ntsc games on it with no problem

and since japan uses the same format for movies as europe..we could play blu-ray movies bought straight from the uk shops.. Just how japanese psp's take PAL UMDs...

oh and, what are you going to do about fixing your ps3? will sony replace it? is it going to take a while since production is so low on new consoles?
Commented on 2006-11-26 03:46:06
Can't the 360 stream these 720p videos at 60fps? I'm watching this one on my 360 and it's not 60.
Commented on 2006-11-26 11:01:38 In reply to skyfinch
Posted by skyfinch
Can't the 360 stream these 720p videos at 60fps? I'm watching this one on my 360 and it's not 60.
Nope, 60fps is too much for the 360 for the moment.
Commented on 2006-11-26 12:41:34
Splicer, the Japan region for BD is the same as the US, not the same as Europe. Sorry, EU BD movies won't work. But you could always import BD's from the US.

Sony has a 1 year warranty on all PS3's iirc.
Commented on 2006-11-27 23:52:16
oh thanks jedi!
Commented on 2006-11-28 15:25:33 In reply to Splicer261
Posted by Splicer261
lol, that's funny.

So you guys live in france right? imported the ps3 from japan or were you there for the launch? if you guys did import..was the tax really high? i live in uk and I'm thinking of importing a ps3 next year from japan..due to region free, i could play pal games, ntsc games on it with no problem

and since japan uses the same format for movies as europe..we could play blu-ray movies bought straight from the uk shops.. Just how japanese psp's take PAL UMDs...

oh and, what are you going to do about fixing your ps3? will sony replace it? is it going to take a while since production is so low on new consoles?
1. bluray has not the same regioncoding like DVD. USA and Japan have A1, Europe has the same code as Africa. So UK BluRay's wont work on japanese or US PS3.

2. Europe PAL DVD's dont work on japanese PS3 even if they have the same regioncode. japanese PS3 does not support any PAL format (I was very p**** when I read "PAL format is not suported on this system")

3. I didnt' pay any tax at all. just tell the seller or your buddy that he writes "used PS2. gift - value 100USD" on it ;-)
Commented on 2006-11-28 19:19:26
Hmm.. you guys know the Team NINJA movie on any game that they made? That movie plays at 60 fps. but if you stream 'em.. the 360 can't play 60 fps movies. *gently smacks his 360*
Commented on 2006-12-05 10:43:48
I have got a mac: I can't see this file!!! I downloaded the HD one.
I have the latest version of Windows Media Player for mac and doesn't work.
I installed the plugin "flip4mac" in quicktime (latest versions) and it doesn't work!!!
WTF.
Commented on 2006-12-05 19:38:45
Use the nightly, Luke.
http://nightlies.videolan.org/

About the game


What's up?
  • KORNdog
    KORNdog When did gears 4 release? Its 20 quid everywhere. Been a good year for bombas and bargains (2 Hours ago)
  • asdfg
    asdfg Such a nice celebration of their 30th anniversary by breaking their whole service. (4 Hours ago)
  • asdfg
    asdfg Screw it, I'm gonna try out the new Rocket League update by a company that actually communicates when their servers go down or have issues. (4 Hours ago)
  • asdfg
    asdfg Ubi servers have been terrible all night with minimal communication from Ubisoft. (4 Hours ago)
  • KORNdog
    KORNdog @GriftGFX: yup. Was free a while ago. Boss rush game, pretty tough. Some overly long winded bosses, but its a pretty stylish game. (6 Hours ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX Has anyone played Furi? Looks really neat: [url] (6 Hours ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX @aphex187: I wouldn't bother.. controls feel like poo and I really don't think it's going anywhere on the W10 store. (8 Hours ago)
PreviousNext
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)
PreviousNext
Top stories