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Ridge Racer skids onto Vita March 13, free DLC in tow

It wouldn't be the launch of a new PlayStation device without a new Ridge Racer game, and while Ridge Racer for the Vita may have missed launch day, it'll be making making up for its zero-to-retail time with free cars, music and tracks when it launches on March 13. Initial retail copies of Ridge...

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Ridge Racer Vita moved from launch day to 'launch window'

When a game publisher closes a door, they always open a window -- unless, of course, they're cancelling the game, in which case they always burn the whole house down. This idiom now applies directly to the release of Namco's Ridge Racer for the PS Vita which, according to the recently revealed...

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Ridge Racer Vita's development cycle was also a race

This may or may not be a surprise to you, depending on your level of cynicism about the relative lack of content in Ridge Racer for PlayStation Vita, but it was developed at a quick pace. A Famitsu interview with director Hideo Teramoto (translated by Andriasang) notes that development started in...

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Report: Ridge Racer Vita includes only three courses and five cars

Japanese press sampling the PlayStation Vita Ridge Racer were surprised to find that the game itself is pretty sample-sized. The racer reportedly includes just three courses, Harborline 765, Highland Cliffs, and Southbay Docks, all of which come from previous games, and are playable in normal...

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Ridge Racer, Shinobido, and ... 'Touch My Katamari' launching alongside Vita in NA and EU

We suspect publishers were as surprised as everyone else when Sony announced the worldwide PlayStation Vita launch dates at the Web 2.0 Summit. Two days after that unexpected reveal, Namco Bandai is officially putting that February 22 date on its own launch games: Ridge Racer, Shinobido 2:...

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More Vita games priced in Japan, cheaper on PSN than retail

Famitsu revealed the Japanese launch price for the PlayStation Vita's Uncharted: Golden Abyss, offering evidence that Vita games in general will follow the same pricing structure seen with Army Corps of Hell (and with the PSP), in which PSN versions are a bit cheaper than retail. The card version...

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Ridge Racer Vita gets insane teaser trailer, fairly tame screens

YOU WILL GET A NEW "MACHINE," the teaser trailer for the obligatory PS Vita version of Ridge Racer promises. We have ... just, literally no idea what that means. The screenshots posted below, however, are a lot more clear-spoken....

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Of course there's a Ridge Racer game for PlayStation Vita

Namco Bandai didn't have much to show at Sony's post-keynote gathering of playable games, but an interactive "trailer" running on the PlayStation Vita was expressly designed to show the publisher's commitment to the handheld. As always, Namco's courtship of new hardware begins with Ridge Racer. ...

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