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Kinect Joy Ride
7.2 out of 10

Kinect Joy Ride

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Overall 9
Gameplay 10
Graphics 9
Sound 9
Replay value 9

Kinect Joyride

Family Friendly Gaming
2 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Want to know something funny? Microsoft finally takes the family friendly market seriously, and they have all kinds of success. We have been preaching that here at Family Friendly Gaming for years, and it is nice to hear Microsoft give us an: “Amen” in response.
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Overall 4

Kinect Joy Ride review

24 June 2012
  • Pros: Steering the invisible wheel is neat on its face, Boosting has nice feeling when it works, Can compete against friends to look like idiots
  • Cons: Steering doesn't even work correctly, Tracks all feel the same, Overall boring and not engaging
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Overall 5

Kinect Joy Ride

Strategy Informer
19 April 2012
  • Conclusion: Kinect Joyride is not a game you should invest in, yet with a few tweaks here and there, it could have been something great. If you can see past the atrocious loading times, the awful menu system and the laggy boosting, you may be able to appreciate what the game has to offer - but let's be honest,...
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Overall 6

Kinect Joy Ride

True achievements
4 March 2011
  • Conclusion: Overall: This is a great game for family parties and for casual gamers. Controls are very simple. The choices of race types and tracks are ok. On the other hand, control can be tricky sometimes and regular controller would have been just fine too. And the menu is not very fun .
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Kinect Joy Ride Review

3 March 2011
  • Excerpt: Joyride, then: The game originally designed as a free-of-charge XBLA title that crossed over into Kinect territory earlier in the year. Joyride is one of Kinect's primary launch titles, and more significantly, the tech's first car game.
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Overall 7

Expert Review

Game Informer
21 February 2011
  • Summary: Joy Ride started as a traditional Xbox Live Arcade game, and it probably should have stayed that way. The steering works pretty well once you get past the odd feeling of gripping onto an imaginary wheel, but I missed not having control over braking and accelerating.
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Overall 4
Graphics 6
Sound 6
Control 3
Addiction 4

Kinect Joy Ride Review

Cheat Code Central
31 January 2011

Clever racer overshadowed by frustrating motion controls.

Common Sense Media
29 January 2011
  • Summary: Parents need to know that Kinect Joy Ride is a kart-racing game with a small amount of violence in the form of aggressive driving and explosive rockets. However, these actions result in no damage to cars or drivers.
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Overall 6

Kinect Joy Ride

Auracore MediaWorks
10 January 2011
  • Summary: If you can ride out the imperfect controls, you may find some joy yet.
  • Pros: Great family fun, easy to learn, everybody's a winner.
  • Cons: Imperfect controls, repetitive.
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Xbox 360 Review: Kinect Joy Ride

Video Games Reloaded
8 December 2010
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