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  • Summary: Kinect Adventures is a compilation of games for the Xbox 360's motion-sensing accessory Kinect. It will include river rush, which is a rafting simulation.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 45
  2. Negative: 5 out of 45
  1. Nov 11, 2010
    90
    The perfect game to be bundled with Kinect: funny and with a very good graphical side.
  2. Nov 17, 2010
    70
    Still, it's breezy, colourful presentation and general silliness make Kinect Adventures easy to like.
  3. Jan 2, 2011
    70
    While undoubtedly fun, Kinect Adventures does have a tendency to become tiresome due to the lack of variety in each game type.
  4. Nov 8, 2010
    65
    Kinect Adventures acts as a decent way to show off your latest hardware purchase to friends, but beyond this there really isn't much reason to bung the disc back into your Xbox.
  5. Nov 20, 2010
    60
    Kinect Adventures is a typical tech-demo that comes free with new hardware. It's instantly fun and demonstrates what Kinect can do, but you've seen everything in an hour and it won't take long for you to stop playing altogether. It works though, and for that it's already a fun little game to have. Make the sequel a bit longer and more varied, please.
  6. Nov 4, 2010
    60
    Kinect Adventures' set of five games was never designed to innovate, but it clearly fails to do the bare minimum that is necessary for mini-games to have a purpose. Mini-games are fun in small, pint-sized, easy-to-play quantities, and while Adventure succeeds in offering pocket-size entertainment the gameplay is nowhere near interesting enough and fails to capitalise on the novelty of Kinect.
  7. Nov 19, 2010
    30
    Wii Sports was fun and showed what was great about its new control scheme. Kinect Adventures, on the other hand, is dull, boring and gives a wrong impression about Kinect.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 29
  2. Negative: 4 out of 29
  1. Nov 5, 2010
    10
    I thought it would be the kind of game you try once and then run to buy new games. While it doesn't have a long lasting appeal it's the kindI thought it would be the kind of game you try once and then run to buy new games. While it doesn't have a long lasting appeal it's the kind of game I'll play once in a while especially to show my friends how to use Kinect. River Rapids and Reflex Ridge are the best included games. Expand
  2. Nov 7, 2010
    9
    A fun little game that shows the potential for Kinect games in the future. It has slight issues with calibration, and it can get boring afterA fun little game that shows the potential for Kinect games in the future. It has slight issues with calibration, and it can get boring after awhile, and the obstacle game is tricky to play with two people. The best feature that it holds is that a second player can join in whenever and leave whenever. It's not meant to be played over and over again, but it can make as a good workout. Overall it's worth a play or two. Expand
  3. Jun 11, 2011
    8
    First when I heard of Kinect, I thought it was a joke. But then I got it for myself and this was the game that came with Kinect. I wasFirst when I heard of Kinect, I thought it was a joke. But then I got it for myself and this was the game that came with Kinect. I was impressed with the motion-sense controls. They were good, but sometimes, Kinect just lost me. The graphics are awesome! I don't like that you look like a Lego human or something. Yes, but XBOX Live Avatars look like this. There are five minigames, but that's not enough. Fortunately, they got several modes and levels. This game is fun for several hours, but you play it longer for achievements. And, the game is MUCH more fun with your friends. If this game would not come with Kinect, then I would suggest a different game, but you get it in the bundle! Yes!

    Graphics: They are good 8/10 because of Lego humans
    Sound: 8/10 A bit of music
    Gameplay: Alone 5/10, with friends 10/10
    Story: There's an adventure mode 7/10, but it's not very long.

    So this game gets and 8!
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  4. Nov 9, 2010
    7
    As a pack in, this game isn't too bad. I feel they could have fit more mini-game types on the disc but the ones they have are entertaining andAs a pack in, this game isn't too bad. I feel they could have fit more mini-game types on the disc but the ones they have are entertaining and frantic. Fun little quirks like animating trophies with your movement and voice, having your picture taken during gameplay, and the overall upbeat atmosphere the game creates makes this title a decent party game. Is it worth fifty bucks? No. Is it worth your time? I'd say yes. Expand
  5. Mar 17, 2013
    7
    This is a OK minigame, obviously nothing I would put over my main games (EG Halo 4, Skyrim). Graphics could need a little work and glitchesThis is a OK minigame, obviously nothing I would put over my main games (EG Halo 4, Skyrim). Graphics could need a little work and glitches almost produce a humorous effect. It's not just in the game, but in the device itself. But, to the game. The game modes are appealing and give easy Achievement Points, almost to a point where it's plain boring (Received 10 or so credits for playing with 2 players). It's not a serious dedication game, just something to whip out during a party when small talk fails Expand
  6. Jan 20, 2012
    7
    I liked it. Its fun to play ,even more so when playing with a friend, and it gives you a good workout as well. The one bad thing about it isI liked it. Its fun to play ,even more so when playing with a friend, and it gives you a good workout as well. The one bad thing about it is that it doesnt have a lot of games to play and its boring playing the same game over and over again. Besides that, Its totally worth owning. Expand
  7. Jul 6, 2014
    0
    Kinect is absolute rubbish. The motion is off, unresponsive, and just plain bad. The game is too hard because of the bad motion controls andKinect is absolute rubbish. The motion is off, unresponsive, and just plain bad. The game is too hard because of the bad motion controls and just isn't fun. I also don't like Xbox very much. Expand

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