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The Penguins of Madagascar: Dr. Blowhole Returns Again!

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Very active game makes great use of Kinect motion controls.

Game Xbox 360 2011
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The Penguins of Madagascar: Dr. Blowhole Returns uses the full-body motion controls of the Kinect system to great advantage. None of the movements or poses that you need to perform are complicated, so the Kinect sensor reads them all very easily and there are very few mistaken motions. But you need to keep moving, switching from one motion to the next at a breakneck pace. As a result, the game is a blast. Few Kinect games have felt so well-suited to the technology.

Game Details

  • Platform: Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: THQ
  • Release date: September 12, 2011
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • Topics: Superheroes
  • ESRB rating: E for Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon Violence
  • Last updated: August 29, 2016

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