Less than 150 games needed to reach our MobyGoal of 1,500 documented arcade titles!

Sonic Riders (GameCube)

53
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.4
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.
Not an American user?

Description

In Sonic Riders, Dr. Eggman challenges Sonic and his friends to a Worldwide Grand Prix, and the prize for coming out on top is an ultra-rare Chaos Emerald! Gliding on air boards – which are performance-oriented for each playable character – gamers will experience a heightened sense of sports-style racing tension as Sonic and his pals perform tricks and stunts over treacherous wide-open terrain.

Sonic and friends speed through tracks on air boards, using individual special moves to strike down opponents. Air is a big element of Sonic Riders. Your board's "fuel" source is air. You can fill up your air at various points on the course, but to race well you'll have to use another means of replenishment: performing tricks with your board. You'll also want to make use of turbulence from racers who are in front of you.

Screenshots

There are no GameCube screenshots for this game.

There are 10 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "索尼克滑板" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

As a racing game it's pretty decent, but as a sonic game it's a PURE insult. sonicteamUSA (46) 3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars
Skill building and fun! Cinos the hedgehog (2) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars

The Press Says

The Next Level Mar 06, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Nintendojo 2006 7.7 out of 10 77
N-Zone Apr 08, 2006 70 out of 100 70
IGN Feb 23, 2006 6.2 out of 10 62
GameSpy Mar 07, 2006 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
GameDaily Feb 24, 2006 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Game Revolution Mar 21, 2006 C 50
Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2006 5 out of 10 50
Gamereactor (Sweden) Mar 17, 2006 4 out of 10 40
Yahoo! Games Feb 28, 2006 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Heroes Story - Stage 5: Sand Ruins 3 DJP Mom (11120)
Aug 16, 2007

Trivia

Although Sonic Team is listed as the developer, United Game Artists is responsible for this game - a SEGA division that merged with Sonic Team in 2003.

Related Web Sites

Tiago Jacques (158) added Sonic Riders (GameCube) on Feb 25, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (121658) and Tiago Jacques (158)