Rave Racer

The Video Game PCB by NAMCO, Ltd.

Rave Racer screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Video Game PCB

Rave Racer © 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 INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Rave Racer the  Video Game PCB
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(members only)
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)

Control : steering wheel
Pedals : accelerator and brake

TRIVIA

Rave Racer was released in June 1995 in Europe, North America, and Japan.

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, Arcade)
2. Ridge Racer 2 (1994, Arcade)
3. Rave Racer (1995, Arcade)
4. Ridge Racer Revolution (1995, PlayStation)
5. Rage Racer (1996, PlayStation)
6. R4 - Ridge Racer Type 4 (1998, PlayStation)
7. Ridge Racer V (1999, PS2)
8. Ridge Racer 64 (2000, N64)
9. Ridge Racer V - Arcade Battle (2000, Arcade)
10. Ridge Racer DS (2004, DS)
11. Ridge Racers (2005, PSP)
12. Ridge Racer 6 (2005, XBOX360)
13. Ridge Racers 2 (2006, PSP)
14. Ridge Racer 7 (2006, PS3)
15. Ridge Racer 3D (2011, 3DS)
16. Ridge Racer (2011, PSVita)
17. Ridge Racer Unbounded (2012, PS3/XBOX360/Windows)

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

SOURCES
Game's picture.
Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.

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