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  • Summary: Developed by Smoking Gun Interactive in collaboration with Lima Sky, Doodle Jump for Kinect delivers a fresh, new take on the simple, accessible, tried-and-true action of the original. Players move their bodies left and right to control the Doodler, blast nose balls with arm gestures, fly with a flap of the arms and more, with other unique body motion controls. Doodle Jump for Kinect brings exclusive content to Xbox 360 that has never before been seen in the series: three brand-new worlds, treacherous bosses, challenging achievements, engaging power-ups and intuitive gesture controls. Expand
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  2. Negative: 3 out of 5
  1. 59
    Perhaps a bit over priced at $5.00, considering its 99 cents everywhere else, and there really isn’t much new to offer, although the three stars and leaderboards give you a bit of replay value.
  2. Jul 2, 2013
    The Doodler is still cute, and kids might love frolicking around the camera for five bucks, so if you have children, this could occupy their time until they get frustrated with it. For everyone else though, stay far away unless controller support is patched in at some point -- and even then, it's probably best you stay far away anyways.
  3. 45
    When stages start stretching past 10 to 15 minutes apiece thanks to minimal checkpoints and dozens of cheap deaths, though, the game known as a breezy pick-up-and-play classic on phones instead feels like a bitter grind on 360.
  4. Jul 24, 2013
    Functional. The motion controls work fine and there's very little lag in tracking your movements. The game’s iconic visual style also translates beautifully onto the big screen in high-definition. But what’s completely lacking here is the casual fun and simple addictiveness that made the mobile game such a success. And without that, I’m not sure why this Kinect port of the game exists.
  5. Jul 29, 2013
    If you’re a fan of the original game, don’t let this Kinect version trick yourself. Despite some new gameplay modes and extras, this title feels overpriced and far from being entertaining.
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  1. Jul 1, 2013
    This Is game is a blast to play. My Kids love it one is 3 and the other is 6. For the price you cant beat only 400 msp. Total of 3 area each has ten levels at the end is a boss to beat. only negative is the people that want to play it with out Kinect... Expand
  2. Jul 2, 2013
    My best Kinect experience to date! It has solid controls, and the gameplay is a lot of fun! Since you use your body to play the game, it's easy for video game inexperienced friends and family to pick it up. Some form of multiplayer would be nice, but at $5 it's a great buy. I definitely recommend this game if you have a Kinect! Expand