Electronic Arts have confirmed that the Gamecube version of R: Racing - the latest game in Namco's Ridge Racer series - will come packaged with Pac-Man Vs when it's released in the UK in March. This update of the classic maze game offers link-up play between Gamecube and GBA for up to four players and, to the surprise of many, was the focal point of Nintendo's press event at last year's E3 trade show.While one player uses the Game Boy Advance to control Pac-Man as he munches as many pills as
Oh and it all looked so promising. The classic Ridge Racer series resurrected in all its tail-sliding glory. A modern face-lift with some real-life road and race classics. A storyline to tie the whole thing together. Girls with really big breasts. Bouncing.Yet this is a pantomime of a good racing game. If only your TV could transmit the smells of burning rubber it would stink. Consider this: it takes elements from familiar and already successful games and does them worse. Does that make sense?