Excerpt: It has been a long time coming in terms of a review for Kinect Nat Geo TV Season 2. We started playing this game back in January 2013. For some reason the episodes were released at staggered dates. Two would come out every single month. We have now played all that the system will let us play.
Nature-themed interactive TV software puts kids in the show.
Common Sense Media
27 November 2012
Summary: Parents need to know that Kinect Nat Geo TV isn't a game so much as an interactive version of the sort of television programs found on the Nat Geo Wild channel. It features a host following animals in the wild, observing and commenting on their behaviors. It includes some violence in the form of animals in the act of hunting and eating prey. Kids will see carcasses, bones, and a bit of blood.
Excerpt: While Kinect Sesame Street TV ( read our review ) misfired in its execution and target audience, Kinect Nat Geo TV scores a direct hit with its content, pacing and intended user. Spread over the course of two discs, the “two-way TV experience” contains eight episodes full of easily digestible information about bears, cougars, wolves and wolverines.
Excerpt: The Kinect has been many things since its release. We've seen our share fair share of every type of game, from a good dancing game to a bad tank simulator. Now, with the release of Kinect Nat Geo TV , Kinect can proudly say that it is an intuitive and immersive educational tool that utilizes the technology of the Kinect the right way. Kinect Nat Geo TV is great for the whole family. It's being called a 2-way TV experience, and it loves up to that description.
Summary: Wait a moment, let me stop you right there. If you like your hardcore military First Person Shooters or character heavy RPGs, then Kinect Nat Geo TV: America the Wild might not be the right title for you. If you have young children who go crazy for anything animal related, then could this be a good choice for you? Carry on reading to find out the grizzly truth.
Pros: Informative and fun, You can pretend to be a bear, Adults and children will enjoy
Cons: Kinect still has issues, You cannot be a real bear, No long-term replayability.
Excerpt: Kinect Nat Geo TV is a difficult game to describe. It’s not exactly a video game nor is it a TV show. It more like an interactive experience where you use your body, gestures, and voice to learn, engage and immerse yourself in a TV show. Sure, most of the time is spent watching Casey Anderson, host of National Geographic America the Wild, as he takes you to various animal habitats around the world.