Reviews and Problems with You're in the Movies
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no camera included
24 March 2014
Summary: Not exactly an outright deceptive description but misleading. Does the description expressly include a camera, no but it is implied by the fact that the photo is of the pack that does include the camera and every other seller on amazon goes out of their way to specify that it is just the game. Also previous customers who purchased with this seller obviously got the pack with the camera included so don't rely on those reviews ( my mistake).
Summary: The game uses the camera and has you act through several minigames and uses the video from those scenes in a premade movie. It supposed to work like a green screen but its not accurate at picking up your body and instead cuts off parts and leaves what left for the scenes extremely blotchy. This game can be a little amusing but the quality of the shots it produces is quite bad due to the green screen aspect.
Summary: This game is only fun for a one-time play. I can't really see myself reaching for this game off the shelf to play it again. A lot of the time the video would be choppy and be missing parts of the picture on the screen. There's also these parts in the game that make you do certain moves to be placed in a "movie", but not even all of the moves were used, which were very disappointing. I think more effort could have placed into the making of the game.
Better than I was expecting, but there are way better options for what it does well..
Josh B. Kanownik, Amazon
3 February 2009
Summary: Hearing initial reviews I wasn't expecting this to work at all. After playing for awhile I almost wish it didn't. The minigames can be fun but sometimes they don't work and many of them involve just flailing your arms as fast as you can. I guess if you're just playing to have fun that isn't too big of an issue. It is extremely frustrating if you're trying to get the achievements.
You're in the Movies makes it frustrating to be a movie star
30 July 2009
Excerpt: "==You're in the Movies== Just like many other games out there, this one sounds great and has all the right ingredients to brew up a fun experience, but unfortunately falls flat of its promise. The game requires to buy an Xbox Live Vision Camera if you don't already have one for the filming, but the camera itself has some lighting issues. You can buy the game in a bundle with the camera but that means paying extra, which I suppose is okay because ...
Pros: Gets you off the couch, its a laugh
Cons: No online play, annoying director, bad "green screen", bad movement recognition, very tedious
Conclusion: The incusion of a camera at a budget price really is the only reason you should consider this, because, frankly... It's awful. The camera is a nifty bit of kit that is why the game gets two stars. It works well with the game and interacts with a host of 360 games. Your in the Movies, though, is dire. Characterless mini games that belong in a bargain bin Wii title are what comprises this game and it really is very poorly done.
Conclusion: i think the features in this game are great and the ideas put into it are original but its just not setup very well and the picture is mostly choppy with your face and body cutting up alot. i tried so many methods in using this title but in the end,gave up. maybe a sequel one day will fix these issues.