Kinect Joy Ride combines classic karting with the controller-free gameplay of Kinect. Play five different game modes as you race through three different worlds with varied 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.
|Game Analysis||Playing as a person's Avatar, the game is controlled by holding your arms out like you're grabbing an invisible steering wheel, and turning them in such a manner to steer. Pushing your hips forwards allows the player to drift, while pulling the 'wheel' towards you and then pushing forward produces a chargeable turbo boost. While airborne, players can perform various tricks such as twists and spins for extra points. As the player progresses, he/she will earn fans which unlock content, such as new tracks and game modes. Game modes include Races, Battles, Stunt, Trick modes and more. The game can be played with either two players locally or up to 8 players online via Xbox Live(internet connection required for Xbox live Multiplayer) which has been praised by critics by having "no noticeable lag".|