Ridge Racer is an arcade-style racing game developed by Namco for the PlayStation Portable (PSP) handheld console. Originally published as Ridge Racers, a launch title for Sony's PSP in Japan on December 12, 2004, the name was changed to the singular Ridge Racer for its March 22, 2005 United States release and the September 1, 2005 release in European markets. Ridge Racers (PSP) is a value-priced "Greatest Hits" edition of the game released exclusively for the Japanese market on November 17, 2005. A platinum version of Ridge Racer was released in European markets in June 2006
As an entry in Namco's long running Ridge Racer game franchise, Ridge Racer for the PSP shares a number of gameplay elements, cars and tracks with its predecessors. The game features a total of 24 courses (12 unique courses and the same 12 courses reversed) all taken from previous PlayStation games or the arcade-only title Rave Racer and 54 unlockable (fictional) cars. As you win races, you unlock tracks and
Kamata Angelus Kamata Angelus (a.k.a. Angel) - Beat Pro Tour 20 "Angelus Duel"
Pac-Man Car Beat PRO 21 tour to unlock Pac-Man. You race him to his music. I beat him with the Bosconian EO Type-R. He stays on your tail with all his nitro so drive skillfully.
Rally-X Car Achieve a score of 50,000 points or greater in the Rally-X mini-game and complete race PRO-18, then go to World Tour mode and you will receive a message and movie unlocking the Rally-X special class car.
Soldat Crinale Race 4 races against the Crinale in PRO 19 tour to get it. You have to be on your game with the drifting and nitros to beat him here.
Unlockable Movies and Pictures Requirements To unlock the Intro Movies for the other Ridge Racer games, as well as the Ridge Racers car artwork, you need to complete specific Tours as follows:
Credits/Ending Movie - Complete PRO Tour 18
Machine Design Collection 1 - Complete EX Tour 37
Machine Design Collection 2 - Complete EX Tour 38
Machine Design Collection 3 - Complete EX Tour 39
Rave Racer Arcade Intro Movie - Complete EX Tour 36
Ridge Racer 4 Intro Movie - Complete EX Tour 33
Ridge Racer 5 Intro Movie - Complete EX Tour 34
Ridge Racers 2004 E3 Demo Movie - Complete EX Tour 35