Parents' Guide to

Zumba Fitness

By Mark Raby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Dancing fitness game for Kinect fails with poor execution.

Game Xbox 360 2010
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 7+

Zumba is Party hit Fun game !

Zumba Fitness is such Fun Game is very easy learn steps if use to play any of the just dance games songs Choice think is Awesome They are fun to dance too and this game is not Sexual so is fine game some of songs are really hard but i think zumba fitness two is more advanced both of them awesome i can play for hours !
age 2+

This is possibly the worst game ever created

I'm sorry to say, zumba fitness is a very bad game. The movement detection just fails drastically. There is no swearing and stuff but even so I still wouldn't give this to any age group as it's so terrible.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (1 ):

It would be extremely easy to recommend Zumba Fitness if it functioned as it is supposed to. However, even after hours of play we still had difficulty with the game recognizing our movements. As such, it ends up being an exercise in futility instead of providing an enjoyable exercise experience. Additionally, even though the game's selection of music is designed to be fun and easy to dance to, some players may dislike the lack of variety of musical genres. The game does offer a lot of interesting features, such as letting four players dance simultaneously, competing for the highest fitness level, and a variety of background scenery to mix it up. Too bad it is almost impossible for the game to pick up players' movements.

Online interaction: Up to four players can compete online, just like in the offline play modes. This motivates players to do the best they can against their peers and encourages the idea of being active with a group of friends.

Game Details

  • Platform: Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Majesco
  • Release date: November 18, 2010
  • Genre: Exergaming
  • ESRB rating: E for Mild Lyrics
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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