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Kinect Star Wars

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Overall 5
4.5

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
8 May 2012
  • 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. The main story quest is titled Jedi Destiny: Dark Side Rising, and is the predominant mode in Kinect Star Wars.
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Overall 5
4.5

Review: Kinect Star Wars (Xbox 360)

Gamer 2.0
10 April 2012
  • Conclusion: If you happen to be at a friend’s house and they had $50 to waste, then sure. Get up and start dancing. You’ll enjoy doing The Force Push or the Jar Jar while in the shoes of Boba Fett or Lando. You may even dabble with the other modes, but you’ll head back to dancing. But YOUR $50? Pay a bill instead. It’s more fiscally responsible and likely more fun. You might even be able to write a check with a Star Wars pen.
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Overall 5
4.5

Kinect Star Wars

oxmonline.com
9 April 2012
  • Excerpt: There’s a reason Kinect Star Wars was one of the first games announced for Microsoft’s motion-control device. Most fans of Lucas’ sci-fi universe would probably agree, the idea of being a badass Jedi who can Force-move objects with your bare hands just seems like a perfect, natural fit for controller-less gaming. And yet, sadly, there’s nothing natural about Kinect Star Wars .
  • Pros: + Presentation’s pretty decent overall; Galactic Dance Off mode is outlandish fun.
  • Cons: ? Why can’t we wield Dark Side powers? Force Choke and Force Lightning would’ve been sweet!
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Overall 6
6.0

For sci-fi fans it's fun and physical but inconsistent.

Common Sense Media
6 April 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. Violence is frequent but fantastical. The constant combat combines with suggestively dressed females and some mild profanity to make this game potentially unsuitable for some younger Star Wars fans.
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Overall 4
4.0

Expert Review

GiantBomb
5 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Kinect Star Wars isn't a good Kinect game or a good Star Wars game.
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Overall 5
4.5
Playability 4
4.0

Kinect Star Wars

xboxachievements.com
3 April 2012
  • Conclusion: Kinect Star Wars is another in a long list of Kinect titles that just doesn’t cut it. Its unresponsive controls, lack of depth and short-lived gaming experiences do little to cater for any audience. Quite why Microsoft backed it so much is still a mystery; it’s a title that they probably should have sent out to die alone a long time ago.
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Overall 4
4.0

Kinect Star Wars

Empire Online
4 April 2012
  • Summary: For Star Wars fans already incensed by execrable prequels, muscle-bound merchandise and Jedi Masters flogging mobile phones on televisions and billboards across the land, the collection of mini games comprising Kinect Star Wars is unlikely to rescue the franchise’s dignity. Using motion controls to wield a lightsaber and Force powers is an idea packed with promise and potential, but physical interaction with the game is bewilderingly clumsy.
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Overall 4
4.0

Kinect Star Wars Review (Xbox 360)

TheSixthAxis
8 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Kinect Star Wars is the game that old Star Wars fans fear the most. Luckily, for LucasArts, they don’t really seem to care about the relatively small number of original trilogy fans who bemoan anything new to their once-beloved galaxy far, far away. Star Wars has gone in another direction and it is still incredibly popular, albeit to a different crowd.
  • Pros: Rancor Rampage is enjoyable and could be great for parties., The dancing works as well as Kinect dancing always works., Kids will love the art style and forgiving controls.
  • Cons: Controls are slow, laggy and often not translated accurately enough., The narrative in the story mode isn’t interesting enough., Some odd control choices make Podracing barely playable at times., It makes lightsabers feel slow, boring and awkward.
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Overall 4
4.0

Test : Kinect Star Wars sur Xbox 360

XBOX MAG
7 February 2014
  • Summary: C'est sur l'un des porte-étendard de l'époque où Kinect s'appelait encore Natal que nous posons aujourd'hui nos mains. Ou plutôt notre corps. En ces temps de disette motion gamingesque, accueillir un grand nom comme celui de Star Wars fait naitre en nous une furieuse envie de croire encore dans le pouvoir de la force de Kinect.
  • Pros: Bonne reconnaissance de mouvement, Environnement sonore excellent, Menus bien pensés, Grande variété d'actions et de types de jeu
  • Cons: Mode histoire extrêmement court..., Très facile, Graphiquement moyen, ... souvent confus, parfois mal rythmé
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Overall 3
2.6

Expert Review

powergamer.se
22 April 2012
  • Conclusion: Om du är ett extremt stor fan av Star Wars som egentligen inte är intresserad av någon kvalitet på dina spel, ja då kanske du kan spela igenom det här bara för att kunna kryssa av det från din lista. Annars, oavsett om du är barn eller vuxen så bör du spara pengarna tills utvecklarna väljer att utnyttja det potential som det här spelet faktiskt kunde ha haft.
  • Pros: • Musiken • Potentialet som systemet för kraften kunde ha haft
  • Cons: • Grafiken • Kinectstödet • Karaktärerna • Röstskådespelarna • Att spelet är lokaliserat • Kontrollerna • Mini-spelen • En stor besvikelse
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