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Trivia / Vib-Ribbon

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  • Colbert Bump: The game itself regained some of its popularity thanks to Caddicarus and Vinesauce Vinny. Also 
  • Cut Song: Rainbow, a song that was intended to be in the game, was cut for unknown reasons and only made it to the 2020 vinyl record release. However, players can still burn the song to a blank CD and actually play it in-game.
  • Late Export for You: On October 17th, 2014, Vib-Ribbon became available in the US as a PS1 Classic on the Play Station Network, almost fifteen years after the game's original release.
  • No Export for You: The sequels, Mojib Ribbon and Vib Ripple, were never released outside of Japan.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • According to Masaya Matsuura, Vib-Ribbon started out as an advertisement for the 1997 Mercedes-Benz A-Class (A160) and during the development, Vibri was meant to represent said subcompact car with headlights for eyes and bumping along a road to the music. The original concept got scrapped after the A-Class got criticized for its poor sustainability when involved in bad weather and being prone to rolling over (as the car was recalled after failing numerous safety tests).
    • The game was going to feature a seventh track called "Rainbow". It ended up being Dummied Out for unknown reasons and only made it to the soundtrack's vinyl release.
    • Deep within Vib-Ripple's files, there's an unused text for a language selection screen, which could imply that the game's overseas release was planned at some point before being ultimately axed. note