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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

Sonic Riders PlayStation 2 Story Mode InGame Cut Scene 1 - FMV: Eggman offers up his vile creations.
Sonic Riders PlayStation 2 Story Mode Cut Scene 3 - FMV: Hopping on their boards.
Sonic Riders PlayStation 2 Story Mode Cut Scene 1 - FMV: Tracing the mysterious signal.
Sonic Riders PlayStation 2 In Game 3 - Stage 1: Left and R1 to perform an action.

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Alternate Titles

  • "索尼克滑板" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "ソニックライダーズ" -- Japanese spelling
  • "소닉라이더즈" -- Korean spelling

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User Reviews

One of the most unusual racing game with Sonic & buddies Windows M R (12)
As a racing game it's pretty decent, but as a sonic game it's a PURE insult. GameCube sonicteamUSA (49)
Skill building and fun! GameCube Cinos the hedgehog (2)

Critic Reviews

Power Sonic Windows Dec 11, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Power Sonic PlayStation 2 Dec 11, 2012 8 out of 10 80
N-Zone GameCube Apr 08, 2006 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Feb 27, 2006 6.6 out of 10 66
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan, 2007 58 out of 100 58
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Apr, 2006 5 out of 10 50
Jeuxvideo.com GameCube Mar 16, 2006 10 out of 20 50
GamePro (US) Xbox Mar 01, 2006 2.5 out of 5 50
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Apr, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
Press Start Online GameCube Mar 13, 2006 6 out of 20 30

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Heroes Story - Stage 5: Sand Ruins 3 DJP Mom (11394)
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.

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