Rated 9 out of 10 by Staaby88 Amazing with a few Hiccups
Every motion tracking system (PS3 Move, Kinect, wii) all have a great sports title to fo with it but Kinect sports goes above and beyond the other. This game is a lot of fun alone but if want to get most out of this game it need to be played with friends anf family but very fun either way. The games are very fun but there was a couple hiccups with playing with someone else in the room. You need a lot of space. Idealy 8+ feet but you can play solo with about 6+ feet. It was just sometimes it wouldn't register my move properly. Remember to exagerate your moves when playing with two people in the same room. These were not to big of an issue. Nothing that should keep you from buying this great game and if you don't have enough space for co-op or you just don't like you can still play the games on Live. The different games are so much fun. The bowling is very addictive but i found volley ball and table tenis as the most addictive and soccer and track are great to but you will find yourself going back those three games more and more. This game is one of the best for Kinect and a must have
Rated 7 out of 10 by CausinMayh3m To be honest...
I am not going to lie, this game will give you a great workout. I was sore for a week after playing it. It also was a fun game to play with a few friends and because of all this I would recommend this game. On the other hand, to be honest, anyone that gives high ratings on its graphics obviously didn't play it long enough to experience the arms going haywire in the discus throw and sometime getting thrown behind your back, or the other huge graphics issues that made the experience not as fun as it should have been. Having to fight with graphics and throwing javelin at the same time got really frustrating. Also, anyone who said this game has lasting appeal is still overcome with excitement and awe of the new way of gaming but I believe none of these beginning kinect games will have a lasting appeal. Something bigger and better will HOPEFULLY come out and these games, including this one, will be forgotten and not sorely missed. As for now, though, like I said before, this game is a great workout, family friendly, and fun to play with friends so go out give it a try but don't expect a 9 or a 10 game.
Rated 9 out of 10 by JosH2o Better than expected by far
I bought this game about a week ago, and I am a huge fan already. The tracking, while not perfect, is very impressive. What's better, I get to use my avatar in-game. I would spend the $49.99 for either the bowling or the ping-pong as standalone games. I have spent hours playing this game, and it's made my arms sore(which is why I'm not playing it right now). The track & field games are pretty nifty. They're a lot better than I thought possible for a game. Bowling, however, takes the cake for me(I'm now eagerly awaiting the release of the Brunswick Bowling game). I have bowled for at least a day's worth in just a week and it is by far the most realistic bowling game I've ever played(including Wii Sports Bowling). I'd recommend this to anyone who so much as mildly enjoys the real sports but can't afford a ping-pong table or to go bowling, etc.
Rated 8 out of 10 by dirtdogkane720 Wii SPORTS ????? WHAT!!!!
Simply put this has been an enjoyable experience. Hardcore gamers and skeptics and professional reviewers need to take a chill and realize that ALL new game systems take time to reach thier stride. this game will take time to get used to and yes there is some lag but believe me I have great fun with this title. Kinect is a great idea and I don't think people are understanding the overall impact it will have. Not having to buy extra controllers, batteries, ad-on attachments and any other accessories really has appealled to me. I had spent so much on Wii so if the sensor is all i have to buy i can deal with the price of $149. Because if you look at Wii and PS MOVE you will wind up spending up to that price and more with all the accessories you'll need for the complete experience. I'm happy with Kinect and glad I sold my Wii for it.
Rated 9 out of 10 by MCHGoldKnight Showcases the Kinect's Abilities Perfectly
This is a great game that really demonstrates the capabilities of the Kinect system. Of all the sports games available for Kinect this is the best one. MotionSports and Deca SportsFreedom do not respond nearly as well to your movements and overall lack playability compared to Kinect Sports. If you own the Kinect system then Kinect Sports is a MUST BUY! Great motion tracking, fun games and mini games, Xbox Live capable, multiplayer enabled, family friendly, and even sweat inducing! I highly recommend this game to any Kinect owner. I also advise staying away from other sports titles for the Kinect that released at the same time as Kinect Sports. Either buy this game, or wait for something else with high ratings to come out in the future. As for now, this game is as good as it gets for Kinect! Happy Gaming!
Rated 7 out of 10 by daveyboy blah to a used copy did not work =(
the game stop i got my used one from was a good distance from where i live but a closer one helped me get another they had no used copys so i said a new one would work for 3-6 more bucks oh and about the game it is worth a shot if you like sports it does not always feel right but when it does feel right it is a blast i found the bowling and the music to getting strikes additcting the track and field is a good work out the volley ball seems a little dull at times i hate soccer in real life so i did not try it the boxing is a good work out and i found just under bowling pretty good but could be improved it all could be improved but all in all it is not a bad game it is pretty good it will have something you will like if you like some sports
Rated 10 out of 10 by PoisonAngel Wanna slim down?
This game comes with a variety of different types of sport to play. We have Bowling, Table Tennis, Boxing, Field & Track, and Volleyball. Personally, Like others have said before me, I believe that Basketball and Baseball would both benefit the game if they were added on to it. You set your skill level when playing against the computer or you can team up with a partner. I will say that I am an army housewife and I get tired easily but I can't stop playing because its so fun. I am going to lose weight playing this because its not just point this way or that way but you have to use every muscle in your body almost to win. Its a great workout and the best part of it is that you can workout while you play! Make sure all people, objects, furniture, and pets are out of your way... Best results are bare feet or with socks because I tend to twist my ankle when I use it with my shoes on. The aiming is very on point... if you shift a little to the left in person the person on screen shifts. Very sensitive camera. Game load time is very short. I enjoy hearing the music as well... there are popular songs from today's generation and also a few older classics us boomers will remember. Great game. Well worth the money. I'm gonna get skinny again!!! lol
Rated 10 out of 10 by Coolness27 Ok, this is a beast game. PLEASE READ.
Kinect Sports is an amazing game. There is boxing, soccer, bowling, ping pong, volleyball, and track and field. The track and field includes track, discus, long jump, etc. It also has many minigames that are fun, too. If you are looking for a fun game at any occasion, this is great. The kinect's sensing is great. It has never been inaccurate in this game yet. THE ONLY THING that i didn'd like about this game is that the soccer does not involve any running. All you do is pass, shoot, be the goalie, and block shots. Every sport in this game is very interactive and is great. So far every time I play this game it never gets old! It is VERY fun. If you want a kinect game and you like sports or are just thinking about buying this game, GET IT!
Rated 5 out of 10 by Jiml Too much randomness
very frustrating when, for example, in table tennis you find yourself smashing automatically when you didn't wish to; you see you shot "pop up" after a sliced backhand. In bowling the pin leaves are not realistic; you find your ball curving after a straight ball was rolled; the commentary is distracting in that it has no bearing on the shot it follows. For example "a few pins..." when one pin stands. "doesn't want to give up his lead..." when the player is not in the lead or when both players are tied. Maybe others will disagree but I want the results of my actions to be accurately represented by the game. In bowling it would be nice if the game could record a full 3 game series score.
Rated 9 out of 10 by swede Great Game
This game and Dance Central are probably the only two games worth getting for Xbox's Kinect. This game is a lot of fun. You get to play soccer, beach volleyball, table tennis, Track and field, and boxing. All of these games were very well made and very entertaining. What I liked a lot about this game was that microsoft was not being cheap like nitendo and that actually had real places and songs that are actually famous. The satisfaction of bowling and getting a strike and the xbox starts playing "Can't Touch This" is the best. Also in track and field you actually run at real arenas like athen's stadium that looks like a torch. I have played wii sports many times before and this game is 100% better more realistic and more fun. What i do not like about this game (some might disagree) is that you are your avatar. Yeah it is cool having your avatar dance before every game but i don't want Kinect to turn out like wii where the graphics suck and the people have stubs as hands and all of them have the same colored shirt. Xbox has always been making realistic like games and trying to make graphics good and i think avatars are taking away from xbox's ability to succed. I like the concept of custimizing your charecter in each individual game. Kinect Sports is still an amazing and you should definently buy it.