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Rave Racer Rave Racer - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Rave Racer - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A cool 3-D driving game from Namco.

Rave Racer was produced by Namco in 1995.

Namco released 310 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Namco was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Namco during the time period Rave Racer was produced include: Godzilla Wars Jr., Belly Bomber, J-League Soccer V-Shoot, Gun Bullet, Tekken, Air Combat 22, Alpine Racer, Cyber Cycles, Dirt Dash, and Dunk Mania


Name Rave Racer
Developer Namco (Japan)
Year 1995
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9269
Class Wide Release
Genre Racing
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Steering: Wheel with Force Feedback
  • Shifter: 2-position (low, high)
  • Pedals: 2
Sound Amplified Stereo with Subwoofer (three channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Upright/Standard - sit down

Game Introduction

Rave Racer is the first real sequel to Ridge Racer following Ridge Racer 2. It boasts 2 new tracks as well as the original Ridge Racer short and long courses, 12 new songs and force feedback steering. Graphics are improved on both track and car details.

Rave Racer KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Rave Racer Census

There are 14,896 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,528 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,131 machines (6,927 unique titles).

Common - There are 22 known instances of this machine owned by Rave Racer collectors who are active members. Of these, 13 of them are original dedicated machines. 9 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Rave Racer machines for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Rave Racer circuit board for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 9 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



This game runs on Namco's System 22 board (the same as Ridge Racer, Air Combat 22 and Time Crisis).


  1. Ridge Racer
  2. Ridge Racer 2
  3. Ridge Racer R
  4. Rave Racer
  5. Ridge Racer V: Arcade Battle


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