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Average Player Score Based on 712 ratings
6.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 712 ratings
  1. 10 (100)
  2. 9 (58)
  3. 8 (148)
  4. 7 (169)
  5. 6 (91)
  6. 5 (57)
  7. 4 (33)
  8. 3 (10)
  9. 2 (7)
  10. 1 (39)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:7.7

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder...

    Sure there is a lot of bad publicity with this game, especially from this particular gaming website, but I finally picked this game up at Best Buy the other day for only $5 and I must say that this game is a bit underrat... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful

Most Helpful Critical Player Reviews

  • Review Score:3.7

    CRAP

    this has to be one of the saddest games for DS besides the fact that is on DS. ridge racer expects u to use the touch pad to steer a wheel while holding buttons to accellerate the car. the rewards in this game r a diss... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Ridge Racer DS

  • Review Score:5

    Ridge Racer DS is far from a Good game.

    Hello! I got this game, when I bought DS from somebody. The game itself is nothing special and it is far from a good game. The gameplay is very bad (you just hit the wall and you are at 0 mp/h) and the tracks are so s... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5

    Not a very good game, handling stinks, graphics are sub-par. quite possibly the worst racing title on the DS.

    i played this game on a friend's DS once, and i have to say, it stinks. all the cars have horrible handling, and the graphics were mediocre at best. if you want a good racing game for DS get asphalt urban GT, or even be... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.3

    A crappy port of a N64 game.

    Ridge Racer DS. This could have been great if they actually tried to use the DS's capabilities instead of porting it from the N64. But we get a poor version for a rushed launch. Here's the lackluster review. Gameplay:... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6

    Quriky controls, and terible phyics make this game crash.

    If you just got a nintendo ds, stick to other, better launch titles like mario 64. Heres why Driving phyics- Turning is horrible in this game, you go to a corner. let go of the gas, and gas it agian, boom you around t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1

    ewwwwww

    This game flat out sucked, if ur in the market for a racing game for your ds do your selves a favor and look elsewhere. The handling of the cars is awful, it looks like somekind a frankensteined version of the uglyest ca... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6

    Simply not good enough.

    Ridge racers Have hit the handheld consoles for the psp i think i they had done justice,for the ds they didn't quite impress me, the psp version looks more sleek and the colours were nicer sound was better, the graphics ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:4.6

    This is real similar to the n64.

    This was my second game for the ds. I swear that this is barely different from the n64 version. Well you can choose up to a couple of different cars. Lets talk about graphics. They suck. I thought that this was like play... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.9

    It's not all that bad, it's fun so how bad could it be?

    I didn't like this game the first time I played it. I didn't play it until it had been out for quite some time (way after Mario Kart DS was released). I bought it used at Game Stop just to see what it was like, and I s... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1.9

    This game is horrible and nobody should buy it. 1)the graphics stink 2)the handling on the cars is horrible. Get MK DS!!

    I always wanted a racing game for my ds because i thought racing games would be great for this system. Some racing games like Mario Kart DS are the best but Ridge Racer DS was a total failure. Here are the reasons why th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:3.3

    Is this really the same Ridge Racer we all know and love?

    Written by: Peter Rizkalla THE RUNDOWN: Most everyone knows exactly what to expect when you see the name “Ridge Racer”. However Ridge Racer DS for the Nintendo DS does not exactly live up to Namco’s usually good re... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful