My friend Brian over at Kotaku posted a nice preview of Fruit Ninja for Kinect. In it he mentions the fact that the game will notify you when someone has beaten your score. Since he had the game early and so did I, he says he was competing with me. I hate to break it to you Brian but you were competing with my son. Lil’ Gabe is the Fruit Ninja in our house.
Brian seems to like the game but it was not a huge hit at my house. Even Lil’ Gabe got tired of it after only a few games. Fruit comes up on the screen and then you try and cut it by waving your arms. That’s pretty much all that happens. once you’ve sliced a couple hundred bananas the novelty goes away. Especially if you’ve already sliced said bananas on your phone or tablet. From my point of view there’s just not much there.
Now, From Dust on the other hand is an incredible Arcade title. I’ve been puzzling my way through this game for a couple weeks now and I still love coming back to it. They do an incredible job of mixing in new mechanics as you progress so that the puzzles stay fresh. I highly recommend grabbing the trial at the very least.