Ridge Racer V - Arcade Battle

The Video Game PCB by NAMCO, Ltd.

Ridge Racer V - Arcade Battle screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Video Game PCB

Ridge Racer V - Arcade Battle © 2000 Namco.


Essentially an arcade version of "Ridge Racer V" from Sony PlayStation 2. The available tracks are 'Park Town', 'Outer Pass', 'Above the City', and 'Bayside Line'. If you continue to Grand Prix 5 then the track 'Sunny Beach' becomes available.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

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Ridge Racer V - Arcade Battle the  Video Game PCB
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Namco System 246 hardware

CPU : 128 Bit "Emotion Engine"
- System Clock: 300 MHz
- System Memory: 32 MB Direct Rambus
- Memory Bus Bandwidth: 3.2 GB per second
- Co-Processor: FPU (Floating Point Multiply Accumulator x 1, Floating Point Divider x 1)
- Vector Units: VU0 and VU1 (Floating Point Multiply Accumulator x 9, Floating Point Divider x 1)
- Floating Point Performance: 6.2 GFLOPS
- 3D CG Geometric Transformation: 66 million Polygons Per Second
- Compressed Image Decoder: MPEG2
Graphics : "Graphics Synthesizer"
- Clock Frequency: 150MHz
- DRAM Bus bandwidth: 48 GB Per Second
- DRAM Bus width: 256 bits
- Pixel Configuration: RGB:Alpha:Z Buffer (24:8:32)
- Maximum Polygon Rate: 75 Million Polygons Per Second
Sound : "SPU2+CPU"
- Number of voices: ADPCM: 48 channel on SPU2 plus definable by software
- Sampling Frequency: 44.1 KHz or 48 KHz (selectable)
I/O Processor
- CPU Core: Current PlayStation CPU
- Clock Frequency: 33.8 MHz or 37.5 MHz (selectable)
- Sub Bus: 32 Bit

TRIVIA

Released in November 2000 in Japan.

The 'Sunny Beach' track is the short track from the original "Ridge Racer" with updated graphics. This track also appears in Ridge Racer PSP as "Seaside Route 765".

Epic released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Ridge Racer V Original Game Soundtrack - EPC-500501-2) on 12/01/2000.

TIPS AND TRICKS

• Time Trial Mode:
1) Hold View Change button after inserted a credit
2) Keep holding the above button until select your car
3) "T.T" is displayed in course selection screen if succeeds

• Bonus Course:
Finish all default 4 courses (continue is OK). bonus course (Sunny Beach and Bayside Line based on first Ridge Racer) are selectable.

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)

SOURCES
Game's picture.
Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.
Official website; http://www.bandainamcogames.co.jp/am/vg/rrv/

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