In news that wouldn’t shock the world’s most easily shocked man if he wasn’t even expecting it, Namco’s Ridge Racer for Vita, already on the naughty step for the 30fps frame rate, is about as bare bones as you can get.
It’s not pleasant reading: three courses (Harborline 765, Highland Cliffs and Southbay Docks) and five cars, the rest of the game coming as DLC down the line. And if you think it’s going to be free DLC you don’t know Namco of late.
Quite frankly piddle poor, this gratuitous display of apathy might come with a ‘budget’ price but it hardly helps the image of a company well known for firing out half a game and charging for the rest – the iPhone version was similar, albeit at a fraction of the price.
At four thousand Yen, this is – at best – a wee bit cheeky. Two steps forward, ten back…