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Average Player Score Based on 396 ratings
7.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 396 ratings
  1. 10 (33)
  2. 9 (94)
  3. 8 (142)
  4. 7 (79)
  5. 6 (17)
  6. 5 (14)
  7. 4 (5)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (5)
  10. 1 (5)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:8.5

    The first in a great series.

    Ridge Racer 1 was a fun game for me for so many reasons.As it was one of the first Playstation games I was really able to get into well and it was one of the games that hooked me to this series.Ridge Racer was a very fun... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Ridge Racer (1995)

  • Review Score:9.2

    This game was inside a bonus disk of Ridge Racer Type 4.

    Welcome to the Ridge Racer history, back towards to 1993. Here's our first description from the judges of GameSpot. GAMEPLAY There are three tracks in different dimensions, only two modes, but T.T. is just only one... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    Maybe not as good as Ridge Racer type 4, but still a blast to play.

    Namco is famous for two Playstation franchises: Tekken and Ridge Racer. They both started in the arcades and was later on ported over to that great 32-bit machine we all know as the Playstation or the PSX. Anyway, Ri... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:2

    Patronising.

    Review for Ridge racer To be honest this game is useless. Its patronising and i'm not impressed. Yes i know its 1995. But going round a corner at 200mph isn't fun. It makes it feel very easy and shallow. This is one o... Read Full Review

    1 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    still a great game

    this game is a classic. i've been playing it abit lately because of the release of Ridge Racers for PSP. the two games are much alike, and both very enjouyable. For those of you who have preordere a PSP with RR, i reccom... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    The first in a great series.

    Ridge Racer 1 was a fun game for me for so many reasons.As it was one of the first Playstation games I was really able to get into well and it was one of the games that hooked me to this series.Ridge Racer was a very fun... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.8

    A classic arcade-esque racer. For some of us who played this as one of the first PS games, it will be remembered.

    When I owned my first PS (I own another one now) this was one of the first games I ever played for it. I expect this classic game to have so many mixed reviews, but my review is simply that this game was a solid title a... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Was this the first Playstation game?...

    ...well I remember it being the first! Certainly was packaged with alot of Playstation's when they were first realesed, might be wrong about it being the actual first Playstation game, but this is a collectors item now. ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful