Publisher: Namco Hometek, Inc.
Developer: Namco Ltd.
Release Date: March 2005
Platform: PSP handheld system
Multiplayer: Up to 8 players
ESRB Rating: RP (E expected)
The ultimate new Ridge Racer™ is coming to the PSPTM handheld entertainment system offering the best of the ten year drift racing dynasty and more! Ridge Racer is poised to dominate another new platform with exciting drift racing gameplay, slick graphics, and an amazing soundtrack. Featuring nitrous boosting and new modes
including wireless multiplayer racing, Ridge Racer delivers advanced 3D graphics, smooth analog steering, and robust vehicle and course selections. Master the art of drifting and smoke the opposition anytime, anywhere, and in style with Ridge Racer for the PSPTM handheld system.
WIRELESS MULTIPLAYER RACES: Compete head-to-head in 8-player multiplayer races through the PSPTM wireless connectivity feature. Multiplayer races require every player to have the Ridge Racer game inserted into their PSPTM handheld system.
UNPRECEDENTED VISUAL QUALITY: Experience DVD quality video in the 16:9 widescreen format, and enjoy more clean edged designs and richer colors on the high quality PSPTM handheld system’s liquid crystal screen.
ROBUST VEHICLE AND COURSE SELECTIONS: Featuring 58 new vehicles, upgrades, and 24 courses - the largest number of courses in the series! Classic courses from previous Ridge Racer titles (console and arcade games such as Rave Racer) return with entirely updated graphics leveraging the awesome processing power of the new PSPTM handheld system.
NEW “WORLD TOUR” MODE: In the newly added World Tour Mode, players challenge the vast number of courses from the first Ridge Racer introduced in 1993, to the latest in the Ridge Racer world.
SPECIAL FEATURES: Race faster than ever utilizing nitrous! Drift to fill the new “Nitro Gauge” then boost ahead to burn the competition. Conquer the World Tour Mode to unlock cars, courses, new tours, and more!