Kinect Joy Ride combines the fun of classic karting with the controller-free gameplay of Kinect. Enjoy five different game modes as you race through three unique worlds with stunning landscapes. Navigate obstacles, drift through corners and launch off jumps to wow your opponents with mid-air acrobatics. Then earn boosts, power-ups and other items to turn up the competition and the fun. It’s racing action, Kinect style.
Originally announced as an Xbox Live Arcade title that took advantage of Microsoft’s new Avatar models last year at E3, Big Park’s Kinect Joy Ride has gone through a lot since that time. It’s since been overhauled from a downloadable game to a retail title, and now makes full use of Microsoft’s multi-million dollar motion sensitive controller. While some may think the idea of playing a driving game without a steering wheel (or, God forbid, a regular controller) is a terrible one, it’s actually not that bad a ride. You’ll just need to get used to the default choices at hand, that’s all.Kinect Joy Ride is a speedy little racing game for all ages, one that has you steering your vehicle by sticking your hands in front of you, gripping an invisible steering wheel, and twisting your arms as... Read Review