News: The first PSP "gone gold" announcement.
Namco has announced that the PSP edition of Ridge Racer has "gone gold" and is ready to ship to stores. Namco plans to have the game available in stores on March 24 for the PSP 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. ?Ridge Racer 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.?
Namco has also finally appeared to settle on a title for the game. Known alternately as Ridge Racer or Ridge Racers as the PSP hype has built, it looks like Ridge Racer is here to stay.