Chris Erickson's brother found himself without the use of his right arm following a tragic accident, but that hasn't stopped him from enjoying Xbox 360 Kinect games.
I still think Sonic Free Riders for Kinect is a broken game. And I'm not alone. But it sounds like there is a whole other camp out there who haven't really had any problems with the game. So what gives?
Sonic Free Riders is a cautionary tale about the importance of controls in gaming. Make a game interesting, give it solid graphics and some unique hooks, but don't lock down the controls and you're going to have a disaster on your hands.
Hands waving, feet jumping up and down, people doing who-knows-what. Yep, this isn't just a clip of people playing Sonic Free Riders on Kinect, it's a goldmine for possible forum GIFs.
Even if you have an expansive all-white room to play it in, this is not how you will look while playing Sonic Free Riders on Kinect.
Sega has made a lot of Sonic games. Too many, perhaps? You betcha.
Sonic Free Riders is all about the pelvic thrusts.
The newest Sonic game will let you use your body to control a hover-boarding Sonic. It's Xbox Kinect only, but may ring a bell.
Sonic the Hedgehog will be a busy mascot in 2010, with Sonic Colors and Sonic the Hedgehog 4 coming to consoles. Sega may have another Sonic-starring game in store, Sonic Free Riders for Microsoft's Project Natal.