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    Ridge Racer DS

    Game » consists of 2 releases. Released Dec 07, 2004

    Ridge Racer DS is a port of Ridge Racer 64 that adds optional touchscreen controls and wireless mutiplayer for up to six players.

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    Ridge Racer DS is one of the first Nintendo DS titles and helped served to demonstrate the DS's capabilities.

    It is a port of Ridge Racer 64, with some alterations. For example any instance of Reiko Nagase seen in the N64 version (From the packaging to in-game artwork) is replaced by images of Gina Cavalli from R-Racing Evolution.

    Control Schemes

    In place of an analog stick are three control schemes. Two of them making use of the touch screen.

    Easy Play [Pad Control]

    Uses the D-Pad for steering and does not use touch control.

    Hard Play [Stylus Control]

    Depending on where you place the stylus determines the turn radius.

    Expert Play [Slide Control]

    Using the wrist strap that came with the original Nintendo DS models which has a thumb pad attached, the neutral point is placed depending on where you place the thumb strap. Letting go of the screen allows to re-adjust the neutral point of the touch control steering.

    These control schemes are similar to what is seen in Super Mario 64 DS.


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