Ridge Racer 64

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Ridge Racer 64
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Developer(s) Nintendo Software Technology
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Series Ridge 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
Series Ridge 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
Publication Score
DS N64
AllGame N/A 4.5/5 stars[1]
EGM 5.17/10[2] 8/10[3]
Eurogamer 6/10[4] N/A
GameFan N/A 95%[5]
Game Informer 7/10[6] 7.25/10[7]
GamePro 3/5 stars[8] 3/5 stars[9]
GameSpot 6.6/10[10] 8.4/10[11]
GameSpy 3.5/5 stars[12] N/A
IGN 7.5/10[13] 9/10[14]
Nintendo Power 3.6/5[15] 7.9/10[16]
Detroit Free Press 2/4 stars[17] N/A
The Sydney Morning Herald 2/5 stars[18] N/A
Aggregate score
Metacritic 63/100[19] 82/100[20]

The N64 version received "favorable" reviews, while the DS remake received "mixed" reviews, according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.[19][20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ottoson, Joe. "Ridge Racer 64 - Review". AllGame. Archived from the original on November 14, 2014. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  2. ^ EGM staff (January 2005). "Ridge Racer DS". Electronic Gaming Monthly (187): 140. 
  3. ^ "Ridge Racer 64". Electronic Gaming Monthly. 2000. 
  4. ^ Bramwell, Tom (December 14, 2004). "Ridge Racer DS". Eurogamer. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  5. ^ "REVIEW for Ridge Racer 64". GameFan. February 11, 2000. 
  6. ^ Kato, Matthew (January 2005). "Ridge Racer DS". Game Informer (141): 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 (82). 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. Archived from the original on February 4, 2005. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  9. ^ The Freshman (February 24, 2000). "Ridge Racer 64 Review for N64 on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on December 13, 2004. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  10. ^ Gerstmann, Jeff (December 1, 2000). "Ridge Racer DS Review". GameSpot. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  11. ^ Gerstmann, Jeff (February 15, 2000). "Ridge Racer 64 Review". GameSpot. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  12. ^ O'Donnell, Ryan (December 7, 2004). "GameSpy: Ridge Racer DS". GameSpy. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  13. ^ Harris, Craig (December 1, 2004). "Ridge Racer DS". IGN. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  14. ^ Casamassina, Matt (February 14, 2000). "Ridge Racer 64". IGN. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  15. ^ "Ridge Racer DS". Nintendo Power. 188: 115. February 2005. 
  16. ^ "Ridge Racer 64". Nintendo Power. 129. February 2000. 
  17. ^ Schaeffer, Jim (December 26, 2004). "DOUBLE TROUBLE: New DS games lack the originality to fill two screens". Detroit Free Press. Archived from the original on December 28, 2004. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  18. ^ Wilcox, Mick (July 23, 2005). "Step back in time". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  19. ^ a b "Ridge Racer DS for DS Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  20. ^ a b "Ridge Racer 64 for Nintendo 64 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 

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