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Sonic Riders video

Sonic Riders video

Sega released this 2 minutes long video presenting the controls of Sonic Riders (PS2 version). Hopefully this game will be fun !

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Commented on 2005-12-09 16:40:20
I'm not sure I understand what has happened to Sonic, or Sonic Team in general. On one hand we have really poor looking titles like this and Shadow getting pumped out--but on the other, there's stuff like Phantasy Star Universe and Sonic Rush too (or is Sonic Rush a DIMPS game?). Just an odd mix of quality.

PSU looks amazing.

This...not so much.
Commented on 2005-12-09 17:05:13
Sonic died on the Saturn, stop trying to revive him.
Commented on 2005-12-09 17:06:40
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Commented on 2005-12-09 17:24:59
It looks awesome. It has that sense of floaty goodness that Trickstyle had, but my concern is; how skill based is it? How much room is there for actually getting better at it? If Amusement Vision handled this (F-Zero GX, Daytona, Super Monkey Ball) I wouldn't worry for a second, but as it is Sonic Team I've yet to be fully convinced that it's worthwhile even if it's a good game. Not that Sonic Team doesn't make good games, but if it caters for kids (and it could, what with Shadow sort of going in the opposite direction) it may not be as dynamic as something like F-Zero.

Battallion Wars suffered from that. Great game, great premise, excellent art style and presentation, but just way too easy for a seasoned gamer.
Commented on 2005-12-09 17:44:53 In reply to SimonM7
I like it, and don't understand why people are having a problem with it.
(I also don't see how Sonic "died")

Seems innovative, but still very much "Sonic".
Sonic racing games are a no-brainer, IMO, as he's all about speed.
Commented on 2005-12-10 00:47:56
Commented on 2005-12-11 06:55:53
sonic died on the dreamcast if anything ;) sonic's not dead, just taking a long sleep haha. anyway, this game is reminiscent of trickstyle. hope it's cool
Commented on 2005-12-11 23:35:33 In reply to Goat
Posted by Goat
Sonic died on the Saturn, stop trying to revive him.
He still has a strong fanbase, you know. And frankly, his fanbase doesn't care about what other hardcore or casual gamers say. As long as he's popular, Sonic will live. Accept that fact.

It's like saying Mickey Mouse died a long time ago. Yet he still lives today...
Commented on 2005-12-14 16:41:21
I would give this a chance way before I give Shadow The Hedgehog a thought of a chance.

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