Ridge Racer Unbounded announced - see its 'wilder' direction in the debut trailer

Last night, Namco Bandai announced Ridge Racer Unbounded for the 360, PS3, and PC. If you liked the series' vibrant colors and racing behind waterfalls 'n stuff, get ready for none of that! Unbounded is "wilder" and more "dangerous," says Namco Bandai UK marketing head Lee Kirton. It's also called UNBOUNDED, which, despite being a real word, bounces off our tongues in a way that makes us sound decidedly like toddlers who just learned about consonants.

As you can see, the game "breaks all the rules" and delivers a "punishing dose of destruction" ...to completely innocent cab drivers, apparently. No release date has been announced, but we're told we'll be receiving more information "over the coming months."

Our silly cynicism aside, what do you think of Ridge Racer's new direction? Also, what did this sweet-looking girl do to deserve this?

Above: We hope she's insurededed

Feb 4, 2011

Associate Editor, Digital at PC Gamer