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Rave Racer (Rev. RV2, World)


Rave Racer (c) 1995 Namco.


The third game in Namco's superb 'Ridge Racer' series, offering the player four different tracks to race on; two of which are based on the original game. The four tracks are : Ridger Racer short, City, Ridge Racer Long, Mountain.


- TECHNICAL -


Namco System 22 hardware

Game ID : RV


Main CPU : 68020 (@ 24.576 Mhz), (2x) TMS32025 (@ 49.152 Mhz), M37702 (@ 16.384 Mhz)

Sound Chips : C352 (@ 16.384 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 640 x 480 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 32768


Players : 2

Control : steering wheel

Pedals : accelerator and brake


- TRIVIA -


Graphically enhanced versions of the City and Mountain tracks appear in Ridge Racer PSP as "Midtown Expressway" and "Greenpeak Highlands" respectively.


Victor Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Rave Racer : Namco Game Sound Express Vol.24 - VICL-15048) on 21/10/1995.


- SERIES -


1. Ridge Racer (1993)

2. Ridge Racer 2 (1994)

3. Rave Racer (1995)

4. Ridge Racer Revolution (1995, Sony PlayStation)

5. Rage Racer (1996, Sony PlayStation)

6. R4 - Ridge Racer Type 4 (1998, Sony PlayStation)

7. Ridge Racer V (1999, Sony PlayStation 2)

8. Ridge Racer 64 (2000, Nintendo 64)

9. Ridge Racer V - Arcade Battle (2000)

10. Ridge Racer DS (2004, Nintendo DS)

11. Ridge Racer (2005, Sony PSP)

12. Ridge Racer 6 (2005, Microsoft XBOX 360)

13. Ridge Racer 7 (2006, Sony PlayStation 3)


- STAFF -


Game designers : Kenji Wakabayashi, Fumihiro Tanaka

Game programmers : Kazuhiro Mori, Takahiro Kakizawa, Yoichi Mizuno

Visual designers : Akira Fujii, Nobuhiro Morishita, Yoshikazu Komatsu, Norifumi Nagaoka

Visual programmers : Takashi Yano

Sound composers : Etsuo Ishii, Shinji Hosoe, Ayako Saso, Takayuki Aihara, Nobuyoshi Sano

Industrial & Graphic designers : Naotaka Yoshimatu, Takeshi Fujikawa

Mechanical designers : Shougo Kanebako, Toshifumi Ohara, Matsumi Ohta

Electrical designers : Kouichi Asano, Kei Kobayashi, Kousei Yahaba

Circuit designer : Kentaro Arai

PWB designer : Kazuhiro Abe

Direction : Kenji Wakabayashi