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Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing
Game Over Online
25 May 2015
Excerpt: Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing is the newest attempt at finding a roster spot in the kart-racing genre. Arcade racers have always had a substantial following from those who prefer wacky, over-the-top action to the more realistic simulators out there.
Excerpt: Other console/handheld formats: PS3, Wii, DS It took until 2010 for SEGA to release their own answer to Mario Kart on consoles, and I’m sure many SEGA fans had waited years and years for such a thing to happen.
Excerpt: I was so stoked to find Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing on sale at Amazon. I was totally pumped when it arrived, and there was enough of a lull in shipments to be able to sit down and play this game. I was digging this game, and geeking out for quite a few hours.
Excerpt: Sonic, SEGA’s blue mascotte, has been living in the shadow of his eternal arch rival, Mario, for years already. Still both icons have joined hands for a series of games based on the recent Olympics.
Conclusion: Sonic & Sega All Stars racing is the best Kart racer on the Xbox 360, mainly because it has no real compeition but mostly because it’s a joy to play and to look at, a great game that you can simply pick up and play for a while, most will play this for around a week before moving on but many will...
Excerpt: The first thing that will jump out at you is the awesome character set here. Now, I can’t say that I’ve played every Sega title over the years, but I’ve sure covered a lot of them. You’ll have a blast reminiscing as you try the different characters.
Excerpt: In Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, the iconic blue blur jumps behind the wheel, giving his busy legs a rest. In a crowded sea of underwhelming mascot-filled kart-racers, all vying for Nintendo's spotlight, Sonic and the Sega crew make an admirable attempt to bring down the juggernaut with tantalizing...
Summary: Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing is a damn addictive game that although doesn’t topple the Mario Kart foundations, does a brilliant job in bringing a similar experience to the other consoles. It might have been nice to have a few tracks from Banjo games included (there’s an idea for DLC!
Excerpt: If there’s one thing I hate, its bandwagon jumpers. When Nintendo decided to pull the most recognisable videogame character in the world into a racing game back in 1992 with Super Mario Kart for the SNES, everyone decided that their own intellectual property would fit beautifully into a similar sort...