Summary: Kinectimals may be a bit short on content to maintain player excitement until the end, but it’s still a great addition to the mobile Xbox Live lineup. Animal lovers of any age will enjoy the beautiful 3D cats and their antics. With the silliness potential of the photo challenges and some pretty easy Achievements, all cat-friendly gamers should get this title myeow .
Summary: I like cats but I love bears. How could you not love those rounded ears, that fuzzy face and little nub tail? I've been known to talk to bears. At bookstores I'll flip through bear picture books like some kind of addict. At zoos I giggle at their annoyed roars, somehow translating what would normally be seen as a dangerous warning as a call of affection toward me, as if to say "come over and scratch behind my ears, kind sir.
Summary: There were few things that were as awkward -- and at the same time quite endearing -- as Microsoft’s on-stage demo for Frontier Developments’ Kinectimals . In front of a crowd of weary industry journalists and veteran, a young girl demonstrated the game, interacting controller-free with an on-screen tiger cub.
Excerpt: Some of the most spirited debates we have here at Family Friendly Gaming is where a sequel lands compared to the original. Kinectimals was the third ever game (in thousands reviewed) to attain a perfect one hundred score. A year has passed since the release of that title, and we now have Kinectimals now with Bears in for review. It would be easy to just say- yup another perfect game. But it can be difficult for a title to innovate after the original.
Excerpt: Family Friendly Gaming is one of the most stingy magazine and video game review sites when it comes to giving out a perfect 100 score. With over 2300 reviews written(October 2011), only two games have gotten a perfect one hundred. Well those two games have a new sibling. Kinectimals has earned its way to the top. This Xbox 360 video game that requires the Kinect allows us to play with various feline cubs.
Excerpt: (1 items) As a kid, I really wanted a cat. My parents, however, were firmly opposed. Would that I had been able to seek refuge in something like Microsoft’s Kinectimals for iOS, which provides plenty of the benefits of pet ownership without the need for the manifold downsides—like cleaning out a litter box.
New content adds hours more fun to kid-friendly Kinect game.
Common Sense Media
4 June 2011
Summary: Parents need to know that Kinectimals: Now with Bears! is a downloadable add-on to one of the most popular games designed for the Xbox 360’s motion and speech detecting Kinect sensor. Newly manufactured copies of Kinectimals now come with this new content on disc, adding value to the purchase. It provides a new adventure -- populated with bears instead of cats -- that is just as warm-hearted and family-friendly as that of the original game.
Excerpt: Les jeux de simulation animalière séduisent les enfants. Avides de disposer d'une petite bestioles, les plus jeunes raffolent de ces titres où l'implication et la responsabilité sont éphémères. On papouille les boules de poils sans les inconvénients. Une situation idéale pour les parents dont les enfants réclament, à corps et à cris souvent, l'adoption d'un animal à la maison.