Power Up Heroes is a fighting game for Kinect which requires kids to punch, kick and jump their way through victory through a series of matches and tournaments against other heroes in Power Up suits.
The game makes use of Xbox avatars, dressing them up in the unique looking Power Up Heroes costumes to battle other similar heroes.
Families should know that despite the name, the game isn’t just about heroes, it’s about fighting. There’s no adventure mode or anything else here, this game is all about fighting. While a great and popular genre of games that is perhaps the ultimate competitive experience, it’s possible parents buying this game for their kids may not realize that.
To control the battles, kids will need to kick, jump and jump around at certain times. Blocking also plays a role. By stringing together successful hits and counterattacks, players will try and drain their enemies power meter first in order to win the next battle.
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PowerUpHeroes is the ultimate super power-infused full-body fighting game. Players control each move in combat by using their entire body to launch projectiles, dodge strikes and counter deadly attacks. Players can unleash super assaults on their opponents in a two-player cosmic showdown online. Additional modes include local two-player versus and four-player tournament.
Players use their unique Xbox 360 avatars to create custom playable superheroes in the game and prepare their avatar for battle by infusing their super suit with deadly powers and special abilities. After the player?s character destroys an enemy in battle, they will strip them of the super suit and wield their power for their next battle. There are 20 super suits to collect including the mighty Necromancer suit which allows the player to control a horde of skeletons, and the Mentalist suit that gives the player the ability to break into their enemy's mind.
You Are The Superhero - Live out your dreams of becoming the ultimate hero by transforming your Xbox 360 avatar into a superhero, infusing it with powers and unleashing it, to feel powerful like never before!
Collect up to 20 Super Suits - Take on opponents each charged with a different set of deadly powers. Best them in battle to seize their super suits, strip them of their abilities, and wield their power for your next battle!
Full Body Brawl - Use your entire body to control how you fight: strike forward to launch projectiles, move your body to dodge attacks and have a friend hop in and unleash double-powered super assaults.
Take the Fight Online - Battle it out solo, in two-player versus or go online to face-off against other aspiring super heroes. Display your dominance with the online leaderboards and your achievements.