The best-selling Kinect franchise is back, made exclusively for Xbox One. The allnew, unparalleled Kinect technology captures your likeness as a champion and thrusts you into sporting events against friends, rivals and the entire world. Skill matters. Precision is rewarded. Small movements make big impacts. With online tournaments, head-to-head rivalries and a world full of, sports are reimagined to ignite your competitive spirit. The game learns how you and your friends compete, creating an ever-evolving network of rivals in the cloud. There's a competitor in each of us just waiting to come alive. It's You vs. the world.
Ok, I confess, I kept Kinect Sports Rivals on the backburner for quite a bit. It's not that I didn't want to finally get to the review, it's because I just didn't have enough time. Kinect Sports on the Xbox 360 was one of the few reasons I was happy to own a Kinect, and knowing RARE would have a follow-up title for Microsoft's next-gen console eased my mind a bit. But is it as fun as its predecessor? Kinect Sports Rivals focuses on six different activities -- Jet Skis, Soccer, Bowling, Tennis, Rock Climbing and Target Practice -- and of course utilizes the Kinect in various ways. While most are fun, they don't all seem to utilize the tech to its full potential, and end up being wasted efforts. Let's start with the good. Jet Skis and Bowling seem to... Read Review