Kinect Sports Rivals

Kinect Sports Rivals Reviews Summary

Summary: Kinect Sports Rivals falls short of any potential Rare had for making good games for the Kinect. Many critics are saying none of the minigames in this collection are not worth the high asking price for the peripheral and the game

Rating Summary

Based on 42 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

63

Top Critic Average

7%

Critics Recommend

Based on 42 critic reviews
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6 / 10
Apr 7, 2014

Kinect Sports Rivals is a well-constructed game with an enjoyable structure and smartly integrated multiplayer. But it's already looking dated as it continues to struggle against the limitations of its chosen interface. For all the extra power of Kinect 2.0, and the surrounding artifice of online competition, at its best the game only equals the highs of older, more familiar games - games whose players and makers have moved on.

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7.3 / 10.0
Apr 7, 2014

Kinect Sports Rivals isn't a knock out, but it does enough well that I'm excited for Kinect's future.

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6 / 10
Apr 6, 2014

Kinect is still a solution in search of a problem, and while this is an impressive tech demo it's a largely uninteresting video game experience.

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6.5 / 10.0
Apr 16, 2014

I admire the effort to build an online infrastructure and career story mode, but the selection of games feels slight

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6 / 10.0
Apr 6, 2014

Kinect Sports Rivals is too loose and inconsistent

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5 / 10
Apr 6, 2014

Kinect Sports Rivals is an uneven collection of sports-themed minigames that won't hold your interest for long.

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7 / 10.0
Apr 7, 2014

Kinect Sports Rivals has an inexcusable amount of wasted space with bowling and soccer, but the other four activities are engaging, and the world is charming and appealing enough to win over most of the gamers who enjoyed Wii Sports. If you have a family who likes getting together and play games like this, go ahead and pull the trigger -- all other curious parties should wait for a sale to compensate for the weak activities.

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Apr 14, 2014

As a full retail release more than five months after the Xbox One's release, Kinect Sports Rivals is a tough pill to swallow.

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4 / 10
Apr 9, 2014

The latest release in the Kinect Sports series hits several snags.

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Apr 7, 2014

The single player, story mode, and challenges contain more than enough content to keep solo players occupied, the real fun is in being able to experience this game with others, where Kinect Sports Rivals shines.

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