Conclusion: The gameplay is solid, and it's a refreshing change to play a game on Kinect that utilises a complex control system and makes it (for the most part) work. A good title, worthy of a few more owners.
Excerpt: This holiday season, tons of kids and adults alike received shiny new Kinects. The Kinect itself is truly an impressive piece of technology, but Kinect games to date aren’t haven't exactly been synonymous with quality.
Summary: For most of North America and Europe, winter can put people into quite a predicament. Do you go outside, brave the cold weather, and enjoy what this world has to offer, or do you stay inside where it's nice and warm?
Pros: Wide array of different sports
Cons: Most sports control poorly, Some events last longer than they should, Weak career mode, Really bad cutscenes and voice work
Excerpt: The Kinect looks good on paper but in theory, controllerless gaming still has a considerable way to go and unfortunately many developers have created some rather un-inspirational and not very entertaining games for this system. There's still only a handful of Kinect titles that are any good.
Conclusion: Winter Stars is yet another addition to the alarmingly large and growing catalogue of Kinect shovelware currently available, giving Microsoft's device an exceedingly bad rap. There's some potential here, but it's marred by sloppy execution, a naff career mode and gameplay that just isn't fun or...
Excerpt: For sheer exhilaration, few things match zipping down a snow-covered mountain at top speed. But somehow, Winter Stars mucks it up. This winter-sports game lets you compete in 11 activities: snowboarding, figure skating, curling, bobsled, biathlon, paraskiing, snowmobile, downhill skiing, freeride...
Pros: + Storyline adds context for the various events in career mode., + Shiny, bright, colorful visuals with pretty snowscapes.
Cons: ? Were the voice actors trying to rival the epically bad movie
Excerpt: Téli sportokra koncentráló játék eddig nem volt túlságosan sok a Kinect felhozatalban: ezen problémára kínálhat megoldást a Winter Stars , amely nem kevesebb, mint tizenegy téli számmal csábít bennünket a nappaliban történő ugrándozásra. Teszt.