A fast movement to the left or right.
Quick Step ( is a recurring move in the クイックステップ Kuikku Suteppu ) ? . When using this technique, the user moves swiftly to the sides.
Sonic the Hedgehog series
Fitting with its name, the Quick Step allows the user to make a swift-strafing movement to the left or right when running at high speeds in the 3D sections for levels. If it is used while standing still, the user will simply perform a cartwheel to the left or right.
In gameplay, the Quick Step is primarily used to avoid incoming obstacles at high speed, such as spikes or walls, that will impede Sonic's movements. It can also be used to make precise movements into narrow pathways or to move to another runway in order to avoid obstacles or falling into a
bottomless pit. Its speed can be increased when the Sonic Boost is used.
, it is a regular move that can be used everywhere in the daytime Sonic Unleashed Stages. It is very useful for evading Aero-Chasers and the Interceptor's lasers and many other enemies. Its speed can as well be increased by used the Sonic Boost at the same time. To use it in gameplay, the player has to use the following controls:
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+ Control Stick ◀/▶
, the Quick Step is one of Sonic's moves, which can only be used in specific parts of the Acts, like when encountering Sonic Colors Moto Bugs and Egg Chasers. When a Quick Step area is encountered, a Control Stick icon will appear on the upper side of the screen that shows Sonic where direction he must move to. To use it, the player has to move the control stick when encountering the Quick Step areas. It can also be used destroy enemies. Every Quick Step gives the player 100 points per-use, with a maximum of 100,000 points for each Act.
, the Quick Step returned to its basic mechanism from Sonic Generations , allowing the player to use it anywhere in Act 2 of every Sonic Unleashed Stage. To use it in gameplay, the player must press / on the Xbox 360 and / on the PlayStation 3.
In the battle against
Shadow, Shadow will use the Quick Step while boosting to avoid crashing into the purple Meteorites when Sonic gets all the Energy Cores.
, the quick step is used by both Sonic Forces Modern Sonic and the Avatar, although the latter executes it in a less swift motion than the former. Also, a Quick Step that is performed while the playable character is standing still in this game is referred to as a Cartwheel. To use the Quick Step in gameplay, the player has to use the following controls:
Left Right Bumper
This style of move has become very popular with mobile games like Temple Run, Subway Surfers and Agent Dash. In 2013, Sega released its own take on these quick step focused games with .
Sonic Dash In , a move similar to the Quick Step can be performed with any Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric of the playable characters while racing through the Speed Sections of a level.
in the PS3/Xbox 360 version of
illustrating the use of the Quick Step.
Illustration of the Quick Step in the PS3/Xbox 360 version of
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