KINECTIMALS NOW WITH BEARS!
There’s a bear in there... OH SHIT! SERIOUSLY, THERE’S A BEAR IN
THERE! DON’T JUST SIT MURMURING “HUH-HUR-WHATNOW?”, RUN FOR YOUR
Oh hang on, it’s inside the teev, phew. Crisis averted. Actually,
it’s kind of cute, in an
I’ll-rip-your-face-off-when-I-get-big-enough-I-will kind of way. So,
why is there a bear in our telly? Because – and you likely guessed
by the title we’re reviewing - Kinectimals has been invaded
It’s serious truth in advertising, for what you’d think you get you
do. As well as a choice of several feline critters, there are now
five bears (to start with) from which you can choose a roly-poly
chum; brown, polar, grizzly (for the hipsters), a yellowy kind of
one and, of course, the panda (we wanted Gummi, but oh well). As
everybody will choose the monochromatic bamboo chompers, we adopted
a polar bear and named it Pollywollydoodle – like you care.
Otherwise, this is essentially just the first Kinectimals (our
thoughts on which are here) with a bear remix sticky-taped in.
Still, there have been a few operational tweaks for the better, and
the bears’ annoying bee thing is less annoying than the cats’ one.
Bears also get to do a handful of extra exploits like juggling and
So, nutshelling it, we’re talking digital pet city with the playing
and the grooming and the questing and the patting and the doing
tricks and stuff.
Oh, one shitacular thing is that you can only have one saved game –
so, if you’ve an existing pet kitty-kat (MMMmmm...chocolatey, wafery
fingers) that you’ve spent ages nurturing, you’ll have to kill it to
get beary action. This, of course, is a really, really idiotic move
that’s going to be all shades of ARGH to explain to the little
Anyway, that’s enough, we’re tired little blippy bearZZZZZZzzzzzz...