Factsheet

Developer:
Virtual Air Guitar Company
Based in Helsinki, Finland

Release date:
North America: November 29, 2014, Europe: December 6, 2014

Platforms:
Xbox One

Website:
boomballgame.com

Regular Price:

USD$9.99
EUR€9.99
GBP£7.99

Description

Boom Ball is a lighthearted, full-body Kinect game that mixes tennis, Breakout and gratuitous explosions.

History

Virtual Air Guitar Company's entry to Xbox One and self-publishing on ID@Xbox began its life as a finger-controlled game for the Leap Motion Controller. After a graphics upgrade and a complete overhaul of the gameplay to better fit the physical full-body control of Kinect, Boom Ball for Kinect had become a completely new game, even though the core idea of hitting bricks with a ball had remained the same.

Features

  • Throw and bounce balls to smash all the cubes and blow up all the bombs in 55 different levels.
  • Guest starring: Explosions! Portals! Multiballs! More explosions! Ducks!
  • Anyone can play, regardless of age or height.
  • Doesn't require much playing space.

Videos

Boom Ball for Kinect Trailer YouTube


Images

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Selected Articles

  • "I have no hesitation in recommending this fun game to everyone."
    - Lurkio, Superjoon
  • "The amount of control and precision you have is incredible, and everyone who develops games for the Kinect 2.0 should be required to play this."
    - Steve, XboxFitness.org
  • "Boom Ball for Kinect gives the Kinect platform a newfound sense of hope. It is fun, addictive, and successfully and masterfully utilizes Kinects features."
    - afalcon90, MCO Reviews
  • "It is the first game I've bothered to use my Kinect for since getting the One"
    - Dannie Kitten, DK Plays Games
  • "Anyone can just walk in front of the Kinect and hit a ball from the youngest to the oldest, and that is why Boom Ball just works."
    - Johnny Walsh, Mouse N Joypad
  • "Optimized really well with Kinect, works great in small and big rooms."
    - Alan Walsh, Rectify Gaming
  • "... podemos afirmar que qualquer idade é super bem-vinda ao game e, vale a pena cada centavo investido."
    - Juan De Souza, TFX Brazil

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About Virtual Air Guitar Company

Boilerplate
Virtual Air Guitar Company is a Finnish indie studio specializing in motion games, from full-body action to precise fingertip control. The company was founded in 2006 by computer vision and virtual reality researchers.

More information
More information on Virtual Air Guitar Company, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Boom Ball for Kinect Credits

Aki Kanerva
Design, Programming - Virtual Air Guitar Company

Ilkka Kalliomäki
Programming, Testing - Virtual Air Guitar Company


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