Excerpt: “ Há muito tempo, numa galáxia muito distante . . . “ Foi este o grande tema de abertura de uma das mais fabulosas e conhecidas séries de ficção científica criado pelo génio George Lucas. O primerio filme da série apareceu no longínquo ano de 1977 quando ainda nem se sabia o que viria a [...]
Excerpt: Star Wars geeks drooled over the idea of a Stars Wars game on the Wii. They were let down by what they got. Then they saw a ray of light with the Kinect on the Xbox 360. Imagine swinging your arm around like you were holding a light saber with one arm, and throwing force powers with the other hand.
Excerpt: I’d like to consider myself a pretty hardcore Star Wars fan. While I may not get dressed up like a Stormtrooper and my slave Leia outfit is strictly for home use, I do have Star Wars tattoos! Come on, that’s pretty hardcore, right? It’s always a nice feeling when someone gets it.
Excerpt: As any self-respecting Jedi wannabe can tell you, a one-to-one motion-control lightsaber game has been the big dream ever since the Wii was first announced. Now, with Kinect Star Wars, the fantasy has become a reality – and while perfection is still in a galaxy far, far away, this game shouldn’t be...
Pros: Four fully-realized minigames, The precise Kinect controls outside of Jedi Destiny, The love that went into the Galactic Dance Off mode
Cons: The Jedi action disappoints, Last gen visuals, Sore arms from podracing
Excerpt: Let’s be honest. Each time a new trailer or some info was released for Kinect Star Wars, our expectations went down. In the meantime you probably also gathered that this collection of mini-games won’t fulfill your child dreams of wielding a lightsabre yourself.
Excerpt: "I find your lack of control disturbing" Kinect Star Wars gives players a reason to finally use their Kinect system in the way it was designed to be used, albeit in a frustrating and often unresponsive way. The game offers you five major gameplay modes for you to choose from.
Summary: Following a few ramshackle E3 presentations, expectations for Kinect Star Wars were tempered at best. After footage of the game's Galactic Dance Off mode, featuring a dancing Han Solo at the carbonite pit, hit YouTube, these expectations turned from "low" to "the deathblow for the entire Star Wars...
For sci-fi fans it's fun and physical but inconsistent.
Common Sense Media
2 May 2012
Summary: Parents need to know that Kinect Star Wars is an Xbox 360 game that requires Microsoft's motion- and sound-sensing Kinect peripheral, sold separately. Its five modes have players fighting with a lightsaber, destroying cities as a monster, racing pods, and dancing.
Excerpt: By now you've probably heard all about Kinect Star Wars . You've heard about the delays, the Rancor..the dancing. You've probably also heard about how nearly everyone who's played it has been worried that it's going to disappoint anyone with a love for one of the world's most beloved franchises.