GameReactor - Against those we don't know, food never tasted, games never played. But it's not just the unknown: even imitations bring with them a form of preformed judgement.
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing is one of them. Sega's mascot does Mario Kart. To be fair, that's one hell of a template to work from if you're wanting to do arcade karting right. The result wasn't the best, but it was a decent effort unfairly hammered by comparison.