R4: Ridge Racer Type 4 PlayStation

  • Publisher: Namco
  • Release Date: May 1, 1999
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Generally favorable reviews - based on 18 Critics

User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 23 Ratings

Summary: "R4 has to be the best-looking PlayStation racer ever (yes, edging out even Gran Turismo)" - Official PlayStation Magazine, December 1998
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Developer: Namco
Genre(s): Driving
Number of Players:1-2 Players
Cast Credit
Paul Guirao Localization Coordinator
Asuka Sakai Original Music, Sound Effects
Masaya Nakamura Executive Producer
Yasuhiro Noguchi Localization Producer
Jeff Miller US Legal Support
Mike Fischer Marketing Director
Kei Yoshimizu Movie Development Project Supervisor, Movie 3d Model Design, Mov
Hiroyuki Ichiyanagi Game Level Sound Coordination
Kazutoki Kono Scripts, Art Director, Car Original Graphic Design, User Interfa
Tetsukazu Nakanishi Original Music
Naoto Maeda Scripts
Akira Nakayama Software Programmer
Taro Hasegawa Course 2d Graphic / 3d Model Design
Sawako Natori Scripts
Toshiya Hara Project Supervisor
Shigeru Yokoyama Producer
Hideo Yoshizawa Project Supervisor
Taiyo Tazawa Course 2d Graphic / 3d Model Design
Hideo Teramoto Associate Project Director
Hideki Nakamura Course System Design
Yoshinori Wagatsuma Car 2d Graphic Design
Hiroshi Okubo Sound Director, Original Music, Sound Effects, Ending Theme "Rid
Masanori Higashi PocketStation Programmer
Youichi Take Game Level Sound Coordination
Hiroki Nagaoka Course 2d Graphic / 3d Model Design
Kazuya Takahashi Software Programmer
Hiromi Matsuoka Car Original Graphic Design, Car 2d Graphic Design
Jun Nakagawa Software Programmer
Hidefumi Aoki Software Programmer
Takashi Fukawa Project Supervisor
Yutaka Ito Car Behavior Design, Programmer
Tim Knight Quality Control
Motomi Katayama Senior Project Director, Car Behavior Design, Game Level Sound C
Yasuhito Nagaoka Project Director, Course Layout Design, Scripts
Nobuhisa Mikoda Project Director, Course Layout Design, Car Behavior Design, Gam
Tsuyoshi Kobayashi Course Layout Design, Game Level Sound Coordination
Hideyuki Ishida Course Layout Design
Masatoshi Kobayashi Car Behavior Design, Software Lead Programmer
Noboru Yumisaka Scripts
Narumi Aoyama Software Programmer
Masato Kan-No Course Visual Design
Takaaki Okuda Course 2d Graphic / 3d Model Design
Mika Tominaga Course 2d Graphic / 3d Model Design, Game Level Sound Coordinati
Jun-Ichi Iwanaga Course 2d Graphic / 3d Model Design
Henri Harada Course 2d Graphic / 3d Model Design
Miki Naruse Course 2d Graphic / 3d Model Design
Yukie Matsuo Course 2d Graphic / 3d Model Design
Akira Shinobu Course Lighting Design
Atsushi Hanaoka Course Optimization
Tsuyoshi Achira ArtTool Programmer
Kazuyuki Nakamura Car Industrial Design
Akinari Kaneko Car 3d Model Design / Optimization
Kenji Hanma Car 2d Graphic Design
Takuro Ishikawa Car 2d Graphic Design
Shigenori Kanai Movie 3d Model Design
Noriyoshi Sekiyama Movie 3d Model Design
Digital Media Lab. Movie Production
Hiroki Suzuki User Interface Graphic Design
Yasuhiro Mita User Interface Graphic Design
Kouta Takahashi Original Music, Movie Music / Sound Effects
Koji Nagawa Original Music
Phillip Turnipseed Ending Theme "Ridge Racer - One More Win" Lyrics
Kimara Lovelace (BPM King Street Sounds) Ending Theme "Ridge Racer - One More Win" Vocals
BPM King Street Sounds Vocal Recording Coordination
Tadahiko Kawaguchi Game Level Sound Coordination
Kenji Nakano Game Level Sound Coordination
Takefumi Hyodo US Legal Support
Alex McLaren US Legal Support
Shin-Ichi Tsuruya Quality Control
Minako Matsuda Package Design
Kunio Saito Project Supervisor
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Awards & Rankings

#20 Most Discussed PS1 Game of 1999