Ridge Racer 64

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Ridge Racer 64
Ridge Racer 64.jpg
Developer(s)Nintendo Software Technology
Publisher(s)Nintendo
SeriesRidge Racer
Platform(s)Nintendo 64
Release
  • NA: February 14, 2000
  • EU: July 4, 2000
Genre(s)Racing
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Ridge Racer 64 is a racing game developed by Nintendo Software Technology for the Nintendo 64 in 2000. It features tracks from Ridge Racer and Ridge Racer Revolution and its very own set of desert tracks exclusive to the Nintendo 64, called Renegade. Variations on these tracks make for a total of 20 tracks in the game.[citation needed]

Ridge Racer DS[edit]

Ridge Racer DS
Developer(s)Nintendo Software Technology
Publisher(s)Namco
SeriesRidge Racer
Platform(s)Nintendo DS
Release
  • NA: December 7, 2004
  • AU: May 22, 2005
  • EU: June 3, 2005
Genre(s)Racing
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Ridge Racer DS is a video game for the Nintendo DS based on the Nintendo 64 release. The game was remade to make use of features on the DS such as the touch-screen and wireless multi-player while providing otherwise a very similar experience to its original counterpart.[citation needed]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
PublicationScore
DSN64
AllGameN/A4.5/5 stars[1]
EGM5.17/10[2]8/10[3]
Eurogamer6/10[4]N/A
Game Informer7/10[6]7.25/10[7]
GameFanN/A95%[5]
GamePro3/5 stars[8](MM) 4.5/5 stars[9]
(Fr.) 3/5 stars[10]
GameSpot6.6/10[11]8.4/10[12]
GameSpy3.5/5 stars[13]N/A
HyperN/A90%[14]
IGN7.5/10[15]9/10[16]
N64 MagazineN/A91%[17]
Nintendo Power3.6/5[18]7.9/10[19]
Detroit Free Press2/4 stars[20]N/A
The Sydney Morning Herald2/5 stars[21]N/A
Aggregate score
Metacritic63/100[22]82/100[23]

The N64 version received "favorable" reviews, while the DS remake received "mixed" reviews, according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.[22][23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ottoson, Joe. "Ridge Racer 64 - Review". AllGame. All Media Network. Archived from the original on November 14, 2014. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  2. ^ EGM staff (January 2005). "Ridge Racer DS". Electronic Gaming Monthly. No. 187. Ziff Davis. p. 140.
  3. ^ "Ridge Racer 64". Electronic Gaming Monthly. Ziff Davis. 2000.
  4. ^ Bramwell, Tom (December 14, 2004). "Ridge Racer DS". Eurogamer. Gamer Network. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  5. ^ "REVIEW for Ridge Racer 64". GameFan. Shinno Media. February 11, 2000.
  6. ^ Kato, Matthew (January 2005). "Ridge Racer DS". Game Informer. No. 141. GameStop. p. 145. Archived from the original on February 16, 2008. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  7. ^ McNamara, Andy; Anderson, Paul; Reiner, Andrew (February 2000). "Ridge Racer 64". Game Informer. No. 82. FuncoLand. Archived from the original on April 7, 2000. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  8. ^ Four-Eyed Dragon (December 6, 2004). "Ridge Racer [DS] Review for DS on GamePro.com". GamePro. IDG Entertainment. Archived from the original on February 4, 2005. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  9. ^ Major Mike (March 2000). "Ridge Racer 64". GamePro. No. 138. IDG Entertainment. p. 100. Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  10. ^ The Freshman (February 24, 2000). "Ridge Racer 64 Review for N64 on GamePro.com". GamePro. IDG Entertainment. Archived from the original on December 13, 2004. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  11. ^ Gerstmann, Jeff (December 1, 2004). "Ridge Racer DS Review". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  12. ^ Gerstmann, Jeff (February 15, 2000). "Ridge Racer 64 Review". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  13. ^ O'Donnell, Ryan (December 7, 2004). "GameSpy: Ridge Racer DS". GameSpy. IGN Entertainment. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  14. ^ Shea, Cam (May 2000). "Ridge Racer 64". Hyper. No. 79. Next Media Pty Ltd. pp. 48, 53–55.
  15. ^ Harris, Craig (December 1, 2004). "Ridge Racer DS". IGN. Ziff Davis. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  16. ^ Casamassina, Matt (February 14, 2000). "Ridge Racer 64". IGN. Ziff Davis. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  17. ^ Green, Mark (April 2000). "Ridge Racer 64". N64 Magazine. No. 40. Future plc. pp. 50–57.
  18. ^ "Ridge Racer DS". Nintendo Power. Vol. 188. Nintendo of America. February 2005. p. 115.
  19. ^ "Ridge Racer 64". Nintendo Power. Vol. 129. Nintendo of America. February 2000. p. 123. Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  20. ^ Schaeffer, Jim (December 26, 2004). "DOUBLE TROUBLE: New DS games lack the originality to fill two screens". Detroit Free Press. Gannett Company. Archived from the original on December 28, 2004. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  21. ^ Wilcox, Mick (July 23, 2005). "Step back in time". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Archived from the original on March 26, 2017. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  22. ^ a b "Ridge Racer DS for DS Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  23. ^ a b "Ridge Racer 64 for Nintendo 64 Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 25, 2017.

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