Parents' Guide to

Kinect Sports Rivals

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Mediocre, overpriced collection of minigames for Xbox One.

Game Xbox One 2014
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This motion-controlled sports game is pretty meh. The variety is nice, but there are a few issues, beginning with menu screens that can be difficult to control using your hands. Creating an avatar based on your likeness seems fun to start, but the results can be somewhat random. It almost seems like the game simply matches your picture with similar features from its database (dark hair, square jaw, thick eyebrows), striving for a close fit. The sports can be fun -- especially the fast-paced and watery jet skiing, arcade-like tennis, and bowling, but it's not as fun or as accurate as a game like Wii Sports. Charging $60 for a half-dozen relatively shallow mini-games is a hard sell. Unless you're a huge fan of Kinect Sports and have some disposable income, leave this game for the bargain bins.

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