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Available on:Xbox OneJul 13, 2016

Developer: Through Games

Genres: Puzzle, Platformer

FRU is a puzzle platformer that features an innovative use of Kinect, in which your silhouette becomes a "portal" between two worlds. You will find yourself solving puzzles by strategically positioning your body, combining physical interaction with traditional platforming. The game features four completely different chapters, all based around our innovative use of the silhouette, with a unique twist to each one of them. In addition to moving and balancing your body to solve levels, you’ll also find yourself swimming inside your silhouette, striking crazy poses to activate contraptions, and awkwardly tiptoeing to avoid dangerous hazards!

This Kinect swansong shows that there was strange potential lurking within the peripheral after all.

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8.5 / 10.0

An example of what the Kinect can do when used creatively, Fru is a remarkably fun and hilarious puzzle-platformer that demands as much from your body as it does your mind. It’s bittersweet that it arrived so late to the party.

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The best Kinect-only game ever, and if nothing else that proves that an inspired developer can make a great game with even the most unpromising of hardware.

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The fluid movement, artwork, music, and technology all come together in FRU for a mesmerizing experience that really shows what the Kinect is capable of, or should I say was capable of. I can't imagine too many more games will be made for it, if any. At least people with Kinects can have one game to try to justify the purchase aside from some fancy voice controls. If you have a Kinect, you owe it to yourself to buy FRU.

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