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Kinectimals Unleashed for Windows Phone brings furry friends to your pockets

Kinectimals Unleashed

Today is the greatest day for fans of Windows Phone and Kinectimals. Why? There’s a brand new Kinectimals game out on Windows Phone called ‘Kinectimals Unleashed’. Like all other games in the Kinectimals, you take care of a virtual pet. It’s like a modern day pet rock, except one that lives in your phone.

Kinectimals Unleashed comes to Windows Phone with Xbox Live support. Meaning you’ll sign in with your Gamertag and earn achievements and points towards your Gamerscore.

Kinectimals Unleashed Screenshot

You get over 85 different animals to make your own in Kinectimals Unleashed. Animals like a Bengal Tiger or a Huskie can be yours. You’ll collect as many as you can and play games with them. You can also get hundreds of toys and collectibles to keep you furry animal friend entertained.

Kinectimals Unleashed is a free game for Windows Phone users. The download size comes in at 306MB. 512MB devices are indeed supported! Download the game, if it’s your cup of tea, and let us know what you think!

Download Kinectimals from the Windows Phone Store

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Kinectimals Unleashed for Windows Phone brings furry friends to your pockets

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Wow...another free Xbox Game....oohh soo sweet. If I may ask, do Android and iOS users get happy like this about their OS? Microsoft makes me happy 90% of the time...not all the time though :-)

Playing it on Windows 8 and I agree, it is difficult to earn coins. Really thrusting the freemium model a bit too much. I can understand having to pay to rapidly advance and such, but I have to do a lot of activities just to feed and give water to the dog. 

Why wouldn't they be happy? There's usually always something to be happy about within the communities of the Big Three.

Sorry for posting it here off topic...
I haven't got an Xbox, is there any way to add new pets without it? And are there any cats? Hate dogs :(

The game itself is completely self-centered. It does not require any copies of the Xbox Kinectimals line. All of the pets are in the game itself without the need for any other game. You start off with (default-named) "Toffee", a dog, but you can quickly level and get coins to also include a bear or cat into your line-up with "Toffee".

Thank you, friend! I gave it a second try now, having in mind that you've just told me, and found out everything I've been wondering about. But still can't understand, are the good such as food and water really cost so much? I got stuck within 3rd level for an hour already, have no money and no new challenges, seems like game is useless without real money. The old kinectimals used to be much easier to play!

Sadly yes. The game, while being free and fun, runs on a freemium model that seems to be pretty much thrusting itself into your face. Mind you, I enjoy the game, but it does become a WoW-like grind when it comes to buying simple things like food and water. Hopefully they will adjust this in a later patch.

At least now I know I'm not alone and not doing something wrong. I'm gonna stay with old K for now. Thanks again.

No, they're just finishing their games up. It's not like they see the complaints, then churn out a game to appease those in a month.

This game also requires friends and there's an achievement that requires having friends. If you people like the game and intend to play it for a while, please add me. Here's my gamertag: apartament21

Microsoft seems to be the only one developing Xbox games....hope other developers also join in
I know I am complaing but hey its good for the platform a good collection of Xbox games can attract so many people....

EA Games also keeps supporting Xbox games. But they're the only ones left. Along with Ubisoft too I think.

'as' represents similarity

'as much as' represents measurable quantity

so by saying I love this this as that could mean a similarty comparison, which is what Chris is pointing out

AS

The structure of the sentence is usually: AS + SUBJECT + VERB.
•Nobody sings as she does.
•They went to the party as they were.

So for as to apply, there is a verb missing. And even if there was a verb, it would reference the "man", not the OP.

But let's not nitpick about this, as a non native speaker I am not too firm in the English language. Lets just agree on the fact that my understanding of the language would not allow such a misunderstanding in this case.

@Localhorst86

"as a non native speaker" vs. "AS A 22 YEAR OLD MAN"

hmm dude, I think you just quite rightly cancelled your own point...

 

The verb is implied. It was a joke, but let's not get all technical here. The joke works. I write for a living and English is my mother tongue as well as my daily oxygen.

Flagz technically should have started "Even as a 22 year old man.." to avoid all confusion, and piss taking.

As you were.

Nice surprise. Thanks Microsoft! Wow, a 306MB download. Wishing my 920 would grow an SD slot. Still, I'll take it.

Let's have some dignity, should we be happy about Microsoft releasing a very old game they developed for other platforms long time ago?

Well it doesn't really differ much from the WP7 original. This one is also a slowly running, battery draining, major pain in the ass boring grind.

It's from Microsoft. Their games are Xbox powered before they are even coded. I'd like to see indie games or at least other studios being able to make their games Xbox compatible.

Too much space to just take care of a virtual pet. Glad to see good games coming out more often, especially from Microsoft, but I pass this one.

306MB for a "simple" game, I think I have every right to complain about the size. Ok, it has great graphics and great variety of scenery and animals, I understand. I'm just saying that for me it is not worth taking up so much space with that kind of game.

while I do not complain about the game being 306 Mb in (download)size, I disagree with the statement that the size of the game is not a valid criticism, especialy in the mobile area where storage space is still very limited.

If I search for Kinectimals on my phone, I get two entries. One released a while back that's $2.99 and is 106 MB, and this one, which is free. They both have the same name, but different icons. Weird.

They are two different games. The one with the white xbox logo was the old game released for windows phone 7. The news game is its sequel, it's name is kinectimals unleashed. It's like with angry birds. They have the same titles but they are different games

It's really Kinectimals Unleashed but they only put the name as Kinectimals in the Store. Same issue with the Angry Birds games.

You're right, never noticed that (not so into angry birds). Kinda strange in my opinion. Thanks for taking the time to answer

Well I'm glad there's another Xbox game out. I'll pass this one as I'm not fond of pet animals in real life let alone virtual ones. But my sister will live this, I'm sure.

For some reason, it wants me to install it in my phone storage saying I don't have enough space in my SD card even though I have 800 mb left.

Very fun game with relaxing graphics, I enjoy it very much, but earning money and gems is kind of funny in frustrating way, I'd rather buy a game, not this in-game purchase thing.. I miss full games on Windows Phone (or any platform) it would be so awesome if it was more like Windows, buy and play, or at least make it easier to play.

As said, we only add games once someone has at least one achievement in it and this games a little long for the first one!, tis tracked now.

I have it on Windows 8 and agree. I would like to progress further but it takes so much effort. You are not rewarded enough with coins or maybe it is just that it costs 500 coins to give your pet a drink. It is too expensive for everything.

I understand freemium but I'd rather pay $5.00 and be done with it than have to deal with IAP to get ahead. Most freemium games with a little patience you feel you get rewarded, but not here.

Windows 8 version is out, but it doesn't sync with the Windows Phone version. Not a lot of games sync between devices, but it would be nice if at least the games coming directly from Microsoft would do it...