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Ridge Racer drifting onto iOS and Android

Namco Bandai’s Ridge Racer IP is to try its hand at smartphones. The brand is to mark its 20th birthday by releasing an iOS and Android title called Ridge Racer Slipstream that will, according to the publisher, bring the series’ popular racing and drifting mechanics to a new racing engine”. …

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Free-to-play Ridge Racer enters closed beta

Namco Bandai is giving consumers the chance to be among the first to test Ridge Racer Driftopia, the first free-to-play entry in the series. The game was announced back in April and enters closed beta on Steam today. It is being developed for PS3 and PC by Bugbear Entertainment, the …

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Free-to-play Ridge Racer Driftopia announced for PC, PS3

A new Ridge Racer has been announced – although it’s probably not the game you expected. It’s called Ridge Racer Driftopia and, crucially, will be free-to-play on both PS3 and PC. It’s due out some time later this year. The game is being developed by Flatout’s Bugbear Entertainment. As you …

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Blockbuster reveals £4.99 deal for Tiger Woods and Ridge Racer

Retailer Blockbuster is continuing its revitalised push into the games space with another 4.99 offer on new releases. Customers can today buy either EA’s Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 or Namco Bandai’s Ridge Racer Unbounded for just 4.99. All they have to do is hand over a copy of one …

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What’s Out Today? w/e March 30th, 2012

Namco Bandai takes its flagship racing series in a new direction this week in Ridge Racer: Unbounded. The street racing titlefocuses on destruction as players smash their way through city courses and drive their opponents off the road. It also features a track editor, allowing them to create their own …

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Free day-one DLC for Ridge Racer Vita

Early buyers of Namco Bandai’s PS Vita Ridge Racer game at retail will receive paid-for content for free. At the launch of PlayStation Vita on February 22nd and for a limited time, boxed copies of Ridge Racer will come with a Ridge Racer Gold Pass. This grants access to five …

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Ridge Racer hits retail in March

Ridge Racer Unbounded will race to UK retailers on March 2nd 2012 and North America a few days later. The Namco Bandai driving game for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC is the latest in the long-running Ridge Racer series, which first hit arcades and the PlayStation in the early ‘90s. …

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Namco confirms Vita launch line-up

Buyers of the upcoming PlayStation Vita handheld will be able to take home new Ridge Racer, Katamari and Shinobido games at launch. The console will arrive on February 22nd 2012 in the UK, US, Europe, Middle East and Australasia. Namco Bandai says the three games will be available at launch …

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E3 2011: Ridge Racer drifting to PSVita

Namco has announced that a new Ridge Racer is currently under development for the PlayStation Vita. Ridge Racer for PSVita is the newest instalment of the beloved arcade racing series, which has launched alongside every Sony console to date. The new title is being co-developed by Namco Bandai Games Inc …

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