Sonic Free Riders

Sonic speeds onto Kinect in an action-packed experience unlike any other! For the first time, use full-motion body control to twist, turn and race your way through a range of visually stunning courses. Score:


Our Verdict: Free Riders is broken and infuriating, a game that taints the name that Sonic has worked so hard to restore this year.

Latest Articles for Sonic Free Riders

Sonic the Hedgehog director defects to Nintendo

Pitchforks at the ready, everyone! Hirokazu Yasuhara, director of the Mega Drive era Sonic titles, has taken a position at Nintendo.

3 Publish date Apr 5 2012

Sonic and Me

Sonic the Hedgehog is the reason I got into gaming. I'm not trying to over-dramatise that, as I'm sure if it wasn't for him there would be some other 90s mascot that triggered my lifelong hobby. But for me it was Sonic, and that means something.

12 Publish date Jun 23 2011

Sonic The Hedgehog: This is your Life

There's no denying that the blue hedgehog is one of the video game industry's most enduring characters, but his path has been bumpier than the Green Hill Zone itself.

3 Publish date Jun 23 2011

Top Ten Turkeys of 2010

The games so bad, not even a mother would love them.

12 Publish date Dec 22 2010

Sonic Free Riders for Kinect this holiday

SEGA reveals first game for Xbox motion controller.

Publish date Jun 15 2010

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Game Stats

Technical Specs
Release Date: 10/11/2010
Publisher: Sega
Genre: Racing
Rating: PEGI 3+
Site Rank: 4,579 136
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