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Ridge Racer gets PSN re-release

Get your racing cars ready, because Ridge Racer Type 4 is coming to town! The PS1 classic is hitting PlayStation Network next month for both PS3 and PSP.

It was originally released in 1999 to raving reviews. The game offers arcade-style drift racing that is synonymous with the series. The re-release features 48 cars, over 300 variations, eight tracks, two-player split-screen and enhanced graphics. No price was given.

A new Ridge Racer game is also in development for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. They are also making a Nintendo 3DS version.

PSP "Greatest Hits" in Europe

The beginning of June will see the induction of a new collection of “Platinum” greatest hits titles throughout Europe and Australia. The new Platinum range for PSP will feature a collection of the most-celebrated games which will now sell at a price of €25.

The titles will be Everybody’s Golf, WRC and F1 Grand Prix from SCEE, as well as Medievil Resurrection and Ridge Racer; Pursuit Force has also made the cut. From third-party developers: Virtua Tennis World Tour, WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2006, Need for Speed Underground Rivals, Burnout Legends, Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire and King Kong.

Ridge Racer 7 Announced, Screens

Having been revealed in the latest issue of Famitsu, Namco Bandai has announced Ridge Racer 7 for the PS3. As with other Ridge Racer titles this one will also be a launch title for the next-gen console when it’s released this November.

The game will include a total of 40 cars (including old and new designs), over 20 courses and support for 14-player multiplayer using Sony’s online network.

A site for the game has gone up, offering a sneak peek at the title. However, high-resolution versions of the images on the site have been posted below, shamelessly stolen from Playsyde.