Pocket Gamer writes: "Like a car totalled in a high velocity head-on collision, there's no tuning up Ridge Racer Accelerated. This poorly executed game is sadly out of the range of repair with antiquated racing mechanics and limited content.
A proper career has been foregone in favour of three modes: Arcade, Duel, and Survival. A dozen cars vie for the checquered flag in Arcade mode, which is regulated by timed checkpoints. Staying in the race means hitting each checkpoint before the clock runs out."