User Score
4.8

Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 12 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 12
  2. Negative: 6 out of 12

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  1. Apr 13, 2012
    10
    Ok, the game has problems (mainly aiming which jumps around a lot), BUT its the 1st FPS on the 1st motion sensing system. These guys would probably slam on Atari 2800 for having bad graphics and poor game play back in 1980! We'll all probably laugh about it when Kinect 2 comes out, but it does get credit for being 1st and you can buy it for 20$ now! BUY IT! ITS FUN!
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37

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 12
  2. Negative: 9 out of 12
  1. Jan 25, 2012
    35
    Blackwater is a definite step in the right direction to providing the motion-based FPS like the one promised when Microsoft announced their Kinect camera peripheral. But between the controversial backstory, the dicey subject matter, the terrible presentation, and the sketchy controls, it is a game that is better left on the shelf. If you want a better Kinect shooter experience, check out Gunstringer.
  2. Jan 12, 2012
    41
    A seed of a good idea prematurely chocked by numerous technical and design shortcomings. [Feb 2012, p.96]
  3. 70
    On-rails action for the morally oblivious. [Jan 2012, p.100]