Kw-logo-smaller

Fruit Ninja Kinect: Xbox 360 Game Review

Fruit Ninja Kinect: Xbox 360 Game Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Aug 10, 2011
( Rating: 3 Star Rating)

The popular mobile app, Fruit Ninja, comes to the big(ger) screen on the Xbox 360! But is this HD version worth the extra cost? Read our review and find out!

Fruit Ninja is a fairly popular 99 cent app for the iPhone/iPad that has you swiping the touch screen with your finger to slice various fruit while avoiding explosive bombs. As a 60 second distraction on a mobile device, it is perfect as quick and easy entertainment when you are on the bus or waiting in line.

Fruit and Ninja Kinection

Now available for download on the Xbox Live Arcade, Fruit Ninja Kinect brings the colorful fruit chopping action to the big screen, but at nearly ten times the cost. Instead of swiping your finger on a touch screen, the XBLA game uses the Kinect motion controller to have you karate chop and even kick fruits in half.

The motion control is super accurate in game and you will definitely be getting some exercise with your frantic flailing. Just be careful not to scratch your nose in the middle of a game or you might accidently hit a bomb! The motion control for the menu controls is a little less accurate, which can be annoying.

Ninja Battle Modes

Just like the app version of the game, Fruit Ninja Kinect has three modes. In Classic Mode, you continue to slice fruit until you miss three or hit one bomb. In Arcade Mode, you have one minute to karate chop as many fruit as possible with special power up fruits helping you along the way. Finally, there is Zen Mode, where you can cut fruit without worrying about bombs.

There is a leaderboard in the game that keeps track of the best scores. You can also play two player co-op, where you share power ups and work together to slice fruit, or competitive, where you must chop your fruits and not the ones of your opponent. However, be careful! It's very easy to accidently chop your second player in the fruit frenzy.

Overall, Fruit Ninja Kinect is a decent game. However, as a 60 second distraction, it is better as an app than as a console game that takes forever to load up.

Rating:3

Price: 800 MS Points

ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

Related Stories
>
>

readers voted!

Comments

koala G

koala G wrote:

i dont wanna kut fruits dats borin
commented: Sun Aug 21, 2011

cayla cj88

cayla cj88 wrote:

i have it on i phone touch.it is fun. :)
commented: Sat Aug 20, 2011

I am epic

I am epic wrote:

cool they have it for kinect
commented: Thu Aug 18, 2011

there are 12 more comments

Please login or register to add comments

share with your friends


Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like!

latest videos

F1150488930796

Who Are These Ninja? Vote!

  • It's Naruto and Hatake.
  • Lee and Sakura!
  • They are Zabuza and Gaara.
  • Hinata and Neji!

related stories

Micro_micro fnkscreen1
Keep up-to-date with all the latest video game releases! Kidzworld has all the latest games to ke...
Micro_box-micro
In anticipation for next month’s Ninjago-dojo debut, check out this new video, showing that the i...
Micro_micro zhu_zhu_pets_kung_zhu_nintendo_ds_
The Zhu Zhu Pets are back and ready for action! But will guns and kung fu be enough to make this ...

Games in the forums

Taskmaster
Depends. For story, probably The Walking Dead. For single player gameplay then probably Skyrim. For multiplayer gameplay, Lego Marvel Superheroes. Yeah I know the last one was aimed at a younger audience but I liked the open-world gameplay and the fact that players could fly around to wherever the hell they wanted, playing as whatever character they wanted to be and they had a choice of whether to stick together or not.
reply about 1 hour
taffypinkie16
pizza!!!
reply about 4 hours
taffypinkie16
CLAP!!
reply about 4 hours
CobaltBlue
CobaltBlue posted in Forum Games:
I eventually grow more and be an octopus. Spelling "Hawaii" correctly without using any vowels.
reply about 5 hours
NightEmpress4
I can improve the racquet and make it magical!! Grow a new leg.
reply about 5 hours

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

157262_(2)

When you go back to Candyland, you’ll wonder why you ever left in the first plac...

100x100_ra_logo_girl

Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...