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Ridge Racer V: Arcade Battle Ridge Racer V: Arcade Battle - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Ridge Racer V: Arcade Battle - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

An arcade version of Namco's PlayStation 2 racing game.

Ridge Racer V: Arcade Battle was produced by Namco in 2001.

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 Ridge Racer V: Arcade Battle was produced include: Jewelry Crane, Rock N Bowl, Photo Battle, Flamin Finger, Namco 20 Year Reunion, Footbal Power, Namco System 246, Samurai Surfin', Tekken 4, and Wanagan Midnight

Specs

Name Ridge Racer V: Arcade Battle
Developer Namco (Japan)
Year 2001
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9314
Class Wide Release
Genre Racing
Monitor
Conversion Class Namco System 246
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Controls
  • Steering: Wheel with Force Feedback
  • Shifter: 2-position (low, high)
  • Pedals: 2
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Ridge City is holding their road race around the city, and you are ready to take on the challenge. Race against 13 computer opponents, or challenge a friend in this continuation of the Ridge Racer seires.

Game Play

Pick from one of four tracks, including the original Ridge Racer track, and race on tracks in "Ridge City" in one of six high performance cars. The physics are like the original Ridge Racer.

Ridge Racer V: Arcade Battle KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.30 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.60

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 5.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 4.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 3.00
Sound/Music 3.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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Trivia

This is the first time that a Ridge Racer game appeared in the arcades since Rave Racer. Most titles in the series up until now appeared on the original Sony PlayStation, with one appearing on the Nintendo 64 under the guise of "Ridge Racer 64."

Cabinet Information

The cabinet comes only in a twin unit.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Ridge Racer V: Arcade Battle Census

There are 14,753 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,474 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,463 machines (6,895 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 13 known instances of this machine owned by Ridge Racer V: Arcade Battle collectors who are active members. Of these, 6 of them are original dedicated machines. 7 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Ridge Racer V: Arcade Battle machine for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Ridge Racer V: Arcade Battle circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Ridge Racer V: Arcade Battle.

This game ranks a 3 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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

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Technical

This game uses the Namco System 246 unit, which is based on the Sony PlayStation 2.

Legacy

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

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