Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that the latest installment in its drift racing franchise, [i]Ridge Racer(TM)[/i], has gone gold for the PSP(TM) handheld entertainment system. [i]Ridge Racer[/i] will offer gamers signature [i]Ridge Racer[/i] drift handling at breakneck speeds and be available in stores at the PSP handheld system’s launch.
“Namco has created a game that takes full advantage of the new platform’s wireless connectivity capabilities and offers gamers new to this genre a unique and exciting gaming experience,” said Nobuhiro Kasahara, president and CEO of Namco Hometek Inc.
“[i]Ridge Racer[/i] not only capitalizes on the amazing wireless connectivity of the PSP handheld system, but also is a fun game that racing fans have continued to enjoy over the years.”
[i]Ridge Racer[/i] will be available at the launch of the PSP handheld system on March 24th.