LEGENDARY ‘RIDGE RACER TYPE 4’ COMING TO PLAYSTATION®NETWORK IN MARCH
PS one® Drift Racing Classic to be Re-launched for PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®Portable (PSPTM)
This coming March 2011, NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe will re-release the timeless drift-racing smash Ridge Racer Type 4 (also known as R4) via PlayStation®Network, bringing the game to PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®Portable (PSP™) for the first time. The re-release comes in advance of the launch of the new Ridge Racer 3D for Nintendo 3DS™, coming first half of 2011, and Ridge Racer Unbounded, the destructive new direction for the series recently announced for PlayStation®3, Xbox 360® and PC.
Originally released for PS one® in 1999 in Europe and North America, Ridge Racer Type 4 is a legend of arcade-style drift racing which garnered critical acclaim and a multitude of fans the world over. With comments from critics including, “the best-looking PlayStation racer ever” and “incredibly fun to play,” Ridge Racer Type 4 is a game that any fan of the racing genre owes it to themselves to experience.
Featuring 48 unique cars, over 300 possible car variations, eight tracks, two-player split-screen, two different drift and grip driving models, and impressive visual fidelity, Ridge Racer Type 4 set the bar of PS one® racing games at its highest point in the history of the console and the series on its release.
Ridge Racer Type 4 is heading to PlayStation®Network in March 2011 for PlayStation®3 and PSP™. Stay in touch with news and updates on the official Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/ridgefan.
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