Experience the power of wielding a lightsaber and fight Darth Vader to bring back peace among the galaxies by playing Kinect Star Wars. The game is targeted towards anyone who has grown watching the Star Wars films. Fans of the film franchise will love the game as it has expertly designed environments that will take you on a journey across the Universe. The Star Wars action game has many interesting elements that will keep you glued to your TV screen. Available for the Xbox 360 platform, the game has a Teen rating from ESRB.
Synopsis and Features
You start the game as a young padawan who is aiming to become a fully-fledged knight. The journey will take you throughout the Star Wars Universe. You have to explore many different things and try to set things right by defeating the evil hidden among the galaxies. Wielding the power or Force, you will pilot ships and vehicles and embark on an epic quest in an attempt to make the Universe a better place to live in.
Developed by LucasArts along with Terminal Reality and published by Microsoft Studios, Star Wars promises hours of entertaining gameplay. The special feature of the game is that you need not require any controller to play the game. The only requirement for the game is the Kinect Console. The Kinect gives you the freedom to use your arm and leg gestures to play the game, bringing in truly interactive gameplay.
The game’s single player campaign has a story based mode called Destiny. This mode follows the story of how you graduate from a padawan to a knight. There are different modes available like the Duels of Fate mode that allows you to enter into a series of one-on-one fights with your enemies. The game has interesting game elements as you can take on the role of the iconic Rancor monster and go on an unending rampage.
The fun part of the game is how you can use full body movements to control the game elements. You can move you hand from left to right and cut enemy droids in half or jump and kick your enemies for a unique interactive experience. You can even dance with iconic Star Wars characters like Jabba the Hut as the game allows you to dance to popular songs.
The game also includes Podracing. Here you play as a novice podracer attempting to win the ultimate prize. Podracing will keep you at the edge of your seats as you will race for hours to win every race. The gaming DVD features everything from intense missions to chill-out dancing sessions, allowing you to enjoy the video game completely.
If you want your friends to join you on an epic mission you can do it with the Kinect Star Wars as it features a co-op option. This will double your fun as playing with a friend will increase your chances at winning the game. The best part about the co-op option is that anyone can join the game anytime with the availability of the Easy jump-in and out option. Kinect Star Wars also features competitive and Duel modes, allowing much more interactive gameplay and competitiveness. You can experience the game in 3D as the game allows 3D gameplay.
A minimum distance of 6 ft is required between the player and Kinect camera for smooth game play. More space is required if extra players join in. Try to place the gaming console in a living room or the main hall to provide freedom for your hand and leg gestures. Ensure that the room has proper and even lighting; this helps the camera to capture your every moment and give you a seamless and entertaining gaming experience.