Become a Patron to help us improve MobyGames!

Kung Fu Panda

MobyRank MobyScore
Xbox 360
75
2.9
Macintosh
...
...
PlayStation 3
76
...

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


Our Users Say

Platform Votes Score
Macintosh Awaiting 1 votes...
PlayStation 2 Awaiting 1 votes...
PlayStation 3 Awaiting 1 votes...
Wii Awaiting 1 votes...
Windows 2 3.4
Xbox 360 7 2.9
Combined MobyScore 9 3.0


The Press Says

MobyRanks are listed below. You can read here for more information about MobyRank.
90
Xbox 360Game Chronicles
It’s not often a video game can get me excited about a film, but I can honestly say I am now looking forward to watching Kung Fu Panda when it hits theaters this Friday. Meanwhile, I can’t recommend Kung Fu Panda, the video game, highly enough. Kids and teens will love it and you might even catch mom and dad playing it late at night. The story was fresh, funny, and original, the characters where delightfully designed and animated, and professional voiced, and the entire game was a pure delight to play from start to finish. I'm already well on my way through my second pass as I aspire to become a Master Ninja.
89
PlayStation 3Game Chronicles
Other than the horrible fiasco with the graphics it is hard not to tell everyone to get this game right now. I had a lot of fun playing this game and will definitely be going back to play it again soon. I was already psyched to see the movie and after playing this game I am even more excited to see it. You will be entertained the whole time in switching from Po to the different characters of the Furious Five. This game is worth every penny and is a must have in anyone’s collection.
88
Xbox 360Inside Hotwire 3D
Kung Fu Panda is great action adventure overall, filled with unexpected single-player challenges that break up the repetitiveness of standard button-smashing.
86
Xbox 360PGNx Media
Overall, Kung Fu Panda is another well-made kid-focused licensed game from Activision. The gameplay manages to switch things up and be sufficiently challenging to engage older gamers, while keeping the core gameplay accessible to younger gamers. With solid gameplay and a great presentation, Kung Fu Panda is easy to recommend to fans of the movie or parents looking to entertain their kids with a robust yet accessible action platformer.
86
PlayStation 3PGNx Media
Overall, Kung Fu Panda is another well-made kid-focused licensed game from Activision. The gameplay manages to switch things up and be sufficiently challenging to engage older gamers, while keeping the core gameplay accessible to younger gamers. With solid gameplay and a great presentation, Kung Fu Panda is easy to recommend to fans of the movie or parents looking to entertain their kids with a robust yet accessible action platformer.
86
PlayStation 2PGNx Media
Overall, Kung Fu Panda is another well-made kid-focused licensed game from Activision. The gameplay manages to switch things up and be sufficiently challenging to engage older gamers, while keeping the core gameplay accessible to younger gamers. With solid gameplay and a great presentation, Kung Fu Panda is easy to recommend to fans of the movie or parents looking to entertain their kids with a robust yet accessible action platformer.
86
WindowsPGNx Media
Overall, Kung Fu Panda is another well-made kid-focused licensed game from Activision. The gameplay manages to switch things up and be sufficiently challenging to engage older gamers, while keeping the core gameplay accessible to younger gamers. With solid gameplay and a great presentation, Kung Fu Panda is easy to recommend to fans of the movie or parents looking to entertain their kids with a robust yet accessible action platformer.
85
Xbox 360Wonderwallweb.com
Kung Fu Panda represents the first time I have played a game and then wanted to see the movie, that on it’s own has got to be a good thing, but even if the movie didn’t exist this would be one game I would play again without hesitation.
85
PlayStation 3GamingTrend
So here we are at the end of another movie tie-in game. Unlike so many movie games I’ve reviewed, this one works as intended and delivers on almost all fronts. While the loss of online multiplayer hurts, there is a great deal to like here. Kung Fu Panda isn’t just a beat-em-up button masher – there is a great deal of variety throughout the game that you don’t normally see in a kid’s game. While it doesn’t get everything right, Kung Fu Panda drop-kicks the notion that kids games have to suck.
85
PlayStation 3GameZone
This is one of the better movie-to-game conversions I have ever had the opportunity to play. Even though it is on the easy side, children and adults will enjoy the story and the various challenges that will await them.
84
Xbox 360Xbox360Achievements
Except maybe Viva Pinata, this is the most enjoyable family game I've played thus far. I can't in good conscience give it a score to rival any of the fabulous shooters or RPGs on the console, but it is far removed from the dredges with Golden Compass or Jumper. A fun story filled with excellent humor (all delivered with grace by Jack Black) alongside good graphics and simple controls. That's a good video game in a nutshell right there.
84
Xbox 360Cheat Code Central
Kung Fu Panda is definitely one of the better movie-inspired games I've played. The combat system as well as the puzzle-platforming style of the game work well together, and the whole game is fun to play. The game itself is not particularly memorable, but it provides a fun experience for those who enjoyed the movie. Despite its minor issues, if you are in the market for a movie-inspired game, Kung Fu Panda is a great choice and provides plenty of opportunities for children and adults to play together. Plus, who can say no to such a cute-but-deadly Kung Fu Panda?
84
PlayStation 3Cheat Code Central
Kung Fu Panda is definitely one of the better movie-inspired games I've played. The combat system as well as the puzzle-platforming style of the game work well together, and the whole game is fun to play. The game itself is not particularly memorable, but it provides a fun experience for those who enjoyed the movie. Despite its minor issues, if you are in the market for a movie-inspired game, Kung Fu Panda is a great choice and provides plenty of opportunities for children and adults to play together. Plus, who can say no to such a cute-but-deadly Kung Fu Panda?
83
PlayStation 3PSX Extreme
All in all, Kung Fu Panda really hits the mark. Big-time gamers know this month is all about MGS4, but for younger or more casual gamers, LuxoFlux and Activision’s product is a darn good option. Add in the fact you can play with up to four players in a multiplayer mode, and fans of the popular film will definitely get their money’s worth. It looks and sounds good, it flows well, it has enough variety so it’s not too repetitive, and anybody can pick it up and play, even though there is a decent amount of depth
81
PlayStation 3V2.fi
Pelille antamani pistemäärä voi monista vaikuttaa korkealta, enkä itsekään ole ihan varma, nostinko sen noin ylös siksi, että kerrankin on tehty animaatiolisenssipeli, joka ei ole täyttä kuraa vai sen takia, että Kung Fu Panda on oikeasti hyvä peli. Todennäköisesti hieman molempia, sillä läpipeluun aikana minua ei alkanut ärsyttää oikeastaan mikään muu kuin jotkut liian pitkiksi venytetyt taistelut. Itämaisiin taistelulajeihin viehtynyt bambunpurija onnistui viihdyttämään interaktiivisena versiona - nyt pitänee mennä katsomaan se vähemmän napin painelua vaativa.
80
Xbox 360UOL Jogos
"Kung Fu Panda" é um belo exemplo de adaptação de filme que deu certo. Não tem grandes ambições e tenta apenas ser divertida, reproduzindo com fidelidade o clima descontraído do longa, o que faz com exatidão. Voltado para crianças e fãs do filme, é fácil de jogar, conta com personagens carismáticos e tem conteúdo o suficiente para algumas boas horas de diversão sem compromisso.
80
PlayStation 3UOL Jogos
"Kung Fu Panda" é um belo exemplo de adaptação de filme que deu certo. Não tem grandes ambições e tenta apenas ser divertida, reproduzindo com fidelidade o clima descontraído do longa, o que faz com exatidão. Voltado para crianças e fãs do filme, é fácil de jogar, conta com personagens carismáticos e tem conteúdo o suficiente para algumas boas horas de diversão sem compromisso.
80
Xbox 360Game Informer Magazine
While Kung Fu Panda certainly isn't breaking new ground, it's inspiring to know that studios are still capable of doing quality work in the well-worn platforming genre.
80
PlayStation 3Game Informer Magazine
While Kung Fu Panda certainly isn't breaking new ground, it's inspiring to know that studios are still capable of doing quality work in the well-worn platforming genre.
80
PlayStation 3EL33TONLINE
All in all Kung Fu Panda breathes new life into the movie tie-in genre, is visually stunning, fantastically engaging and quite honestly a bodacious time to spend a couple of hours.
80
Xbox 360Gamereactor (Finland)
Kung Fu Panda on viihdyttävä kokonaisuus. Tekninen toteutus on hiottua ja ääninäyttely sekä tarina ovat onnistuneita. Harmiksi pelin välitehtävät ovat vaikeampia kuin itse taistelu, joka on selkeästi mielekkäämpää pelattavaa. Peli innoittaa katsomaan myös elokuvan, sillä Jack Blackin notkeat letkautukset on nähtävä myös isolla kankaalla itse komediamestarin lausumina.
80
Xbox 360Xboxdynasty (XD)
Kung-Fu Panda macht einfach riesig Spaß! Das Spiel hat viel Witz, jede Menge Action, ist für Kinder leicht zugänglich und versprüht ein märchenhaftes Kung-Fu Abenteuer. Die vielen Charaktere, dessen Kontraste unterschiedlicher nicht hätten sein können, lockern die Missionen weiter auf und die zahlreichen Objekte und alternativen Missionen sorgen für längeren Spielspaß bei Jung und Alt. Die 14 Mini-Spiele, die zum Teil erst freigeschaltet werden müssen, machen auch eine ordentliche Figur und sorgen mit bis zu vier Spielern gleichzeitig für weitere Spielfreude. Leider fehlt es dem Spiel, wie so häufig bei Spielen dieser Art, einfach an einem Online-Spielmodus.
80
Xbox 360Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)
I was really quite surprised by the quality of this title. Normally, a licensed game makes the jaded reviewer in me groan, but Luxoflux continuously impressed me with the care they took in crafting this entertainment. This is far from a cheap knock-off aimed at milking a few extra bucks from the Panda maniacs out there. That said this game is aimed at younger gamers meaning the hardcore crowd can beat this in less than an afternoon. The extensive multiplayer suite is impressive and neatly underscores the added effort that Luxoflux put forth in crafting the game. This was a real surprise and actually succeeded in making me seek out the film, a task that I had no desire to do prior to playing the game. Let that serve as high praise. This Panda kicks butt.
80
Xbox 360Game Vortex
In the end, Kung Fu Panda is one of the better licensed games to hit the streets lately. While I can't really compare it to the movie's plot (it has only just been released in theaters and I haven't had a chance to view it as of the time of this writing), the story is pretty good and the experience is generally fun.
80
Xbox 360MS Xbox World
Kung Fu Panda is a fun title with a lot to offer. It will make a perfect gift for a younger gamer in the household, while still offering adult gamers some top rate gaming experiences (even if abit short). For those of you who don’t have kids I recommend at the very least renting Kung Fu Panda for the weekend, and enjoy the experience that Luxoflux has managed to craft together.
80
PlayStation 3TotalPlayStation
Kung Fu Panda just shows that some keen design self-restrictions, a willingness to mix things up and an approach to visuals and sound that roundly reject the idea that they have to be pared down just because they're a kids game. The game feels like it was a labor of love, and in the end it delivers a short-but-sweet little adventure that does both the movie and the target audience justice. Nice work, guys.
80
PlayStation 3HonestGamers
Kung Fu Panda isn't a masterpiece, but it's a lot better than many people have come to expect from license-based games. Don't mistake it for a substanceless cash-in. It isn't one.
80
PlayStation 3Gamernode
Kung Fu Panda is a fun game that shows very good attention to level design and creative game making. You don't have to be a kid to enjoy this one folks because it will appeal to a wide audience.
80
WindowsGame Chronicles
Kung Fu Panda is a rather quick game based on a hit animation movie but will keep you entertained for at least awhile. Playing as Po will be a treat and even worthwhile to run through the game again on another difficulty setting or to collect all those coins.
80
WindowsGameZone
Given its high production values, fun factor, and $19.99 price tag, KFP is easily a worthy addition to an action-gamer’s collection.
79
WindowsGame Captain
Kung Fu Panda teilt einerseits das Schicksal vieler Zeichentrickumsetzungen - ist nämlich leicht und leider zu kurz -, schlägt sich aber andererseits trotzdem deutlich besser als die meisten Konkurrenzprodukte. Die unterhaltsamen Gameplay-Elemente sind überzeugend umgesetzt, für Sammler gibt es diverse Extras zu entdecken, und auch die liebevolle optische Aufmachung kann sich absolut sehen lassen. Nachwuchsspieler, Fans des Films und (wegen des mangelnden Anspruchs jedoch eher eingeschränkt) auch Jump&Run-Freunde sollten bei Gelegenheit mal reinschnuppern.
79
PlayStation 3Gamezoom
Mit Kung Fu Panda haben die Jungs von Luxoflux eine interessante Filmumsetzung auf den Markt gebracht. Selten konnten in der Vergangenheit Umsetzungen von diversen Kinomovies überzeugen, aber Kung Fu Panda ist auf alle Fälle ein Spiel, welches überzeugen kann. Es ist zwar eher für jüngeres Publikum gedacht und bietet auch keine Grafikpracht, aber nichts desto trotz sind die Umgebungen und auch die Charaktere schön zum Ansehen. Die Musikuntermalung, wie auch die Synchronisation sind passend in Szene gesetzt und bieten viel Abwechslung. Weniger erfreut waren wir über den überaus öden Mehrspielermodus.
78
Xbox 360GamingExcellence
The only thing that is better than a good game, is a game that everyone expects will be bad, and turns out to be pretty good after all. Kung Fu Panda is such a game, which offers a fun, easy going experience coupled with some action, some platforming, and even a few role-playing elements. If you can forgive its short length and rather easy difficulty, and just want to play a quick, accessible game, than Kung Fu Panda won’t disappoint.
78
PlayStation 3GamingExcellence
The only thing that is better than a good game, is a game that everyone expects will be bad, and turns out to be pretty good after all. Kung Fu Panda is such a game, which offers a fun, easy going experience coupled with some action, some platforming, and even a few role-playing elements. If you can forgive its short length and rather easy difficulty, and just want to play a quick, accessible game, than Kung Fu Panda won’t disappoint.
78
PlayStation 3Game Vortex
As far as licensed games go, Kung Fu Panda is a solid title. While it doesn't do much to break out of the mold, it manages to find its center and present a game that is engaging, though only for a short time. It won't win over many players over 13, although it does fill the PS3's need for good, kid-friendly games.
78
Xbox 360Gameswelt
Wenn ich ehrlich bin, hab ich nicht viel von 'Kung Fu Panda' erwartet; die Erfahrung hat mich diesbezüglich einiges gelehrt. Umso erfreulicher war die Überraschung, als ich mich mit Po und seinen tierischen Kämpfern durch die Comic-Welt geprügelt habe. Klar, ihr dürft kein tiefgreifendes Action-Epos erwarten. Für eine Spiele-Umsetzung ist der Titel jedoch erstaunlich gut gelungen und macht sowohl Alt als auch Jung für einige Stunden viel Spaß – dann flimmert der Abspann aber auch schon über den Bildschirm. Fans der Filmvorlage und Freunde leicht verdaulicher Action sollten reinschnuppern.
78
PlayStation 3Gameswelt
Wenn ich ehrlich bin, hab ich nicht viel von 'Kung Fu Panda' erwartet; die Erfahrung hat mich diesbezüglich einiges gelehrt. Umso erfreulicher war die Überraschung, als ich mich mit Po und seinen tierischen Kämpfern durch die Comic-Welt geprügelt habe. Klar, ihr dürft kein tiefgreifendes Action-Epos erwarten. Für eine Spiele-Umsetzung ist der Titel jedoch erstaunlich gut gelungen und macht sowohl Alt als auch Jung für einige Stunden viel Spaß – dann flimmert der Abspann aber auch schon über den Bildschirm. Fans der Filmvorlage und Freunde leicht verdaulicher Action sollten reinschnuppern.
77
WiiWorth Playing
Kung Fu Panda can be summed up as a game that doesn't do anything perfectly, but does everything pretty well. In a field dominated by embarrassing shovelware that any parent would (or at least should) be ashamed to give their child, this title really stands out as a fine example of what can be done if a little time and effort is applied. Even if you don't purchase it, Kung Fu Panda is definitely a game to rent twice, and it'll be a very smart buy once the price point dips into the $30 range. Fists of fury, indeed!
77
Xbox 360XBox Front
Alles in allem bietet Kung Fu Panda ein rundes Paket an Spielspaß für diejenigen, die mit dem Genre und der Tatsache dass der Titel doch eher an die jüngeren unter uns gerichtet ist, etwas anfangen können. Technisch ist das Spiel sicherlich keine Meisterleistung, macht aber dennoch einen soliden Eindruck und gehört mit Sicherheit zu den besseren „Verspielungen“ in diesem Genre. Panda-, Genre- und Fans des Films greifen bedenkenlos zu, alle anderen spielen vorher am besten Probe.
77
WiiGamingTrend
That's not to say the game is easy. There are three levels to master so its a game for all ages and skills. They humor level is good, and the voice acting is nicely done. The sound effects, movie quotes, and background music can get a little grating after a while, but if you're really getting into it you don't hear much of that anyway. The Wii's control system was given some thought, but it just wasn't utilized to its fullest. Perhaps that's a side-effect of putting the game out for every possible modern gaming platform. In the end, DreamWork's kung-fu in entertainment is looking very strong.
76
Xbox 360Atomic Gamer
Sure, Kung Fu Panda won't be much to those hardcore gamers who have been dicing people up in the Ninja Gaiden series or wound up finishing Assassin's Creed for the story, but for kids this one's pretty solid. The graphics are great, the satisfying action has a smooth learning curve, and even though the original actors didn't play their roles here, the stand-ins are almost as good. It's sad to say that a game I'm giving a C-level score is a breath of fresh air, but that's just how bad summer-movie games have gotten. This one stands above them, even if it doesn't hold up to the best that game developers can deliver.
75
MacintoshInside Mac Games (IMG)
So, is the game any good? Overall, yes, with caveats. Kung Fu Panda is a good game that displays console roots at every turn. Keyboard and mouse controls are functional, but plainly some sort of gamepad is what’s intended for the controls of the game.
75
PlayStation 31UP
If the movie is indeed guilty of being too predictable, the game never really breaks away from its traditional cartoon-brawler shell either. But here's where the game's criticism differs from the film's: The lack of variety is actually a good thing. In an area of game development where being overly ambitious can destroy you, developer Luxoflux has instead created a smart, focused, and (most importantly) polished effort that should delight young fans of the film. When I turned on Kung Fu Panda and first heard the droning voice of the awful Jack Black soundalike who does the narration, I expected a low-budget rip-off of the movie; in actuality, the game is an entertaining experience in its own right.
75
PlayStation 3Middle East Gamers (MEgamers)
Kung Fu Panda is not a game for every gamer out there. Older gamers are going to have a hard time getting around the fact that the game is just too simple. This however is not the game's problem; the game is obviously thriving for the young generation’s attention with this one. Even though King Fu Panda will not be taking a whole lot of time to complete, picking it up for a young gamer just might turn around this hot summer for him/her. After all there is only so much those air conditioners can do!
75
Xbox 360Game Revolution
Despite some minor annoyances, Kung Fu Panda turns in a well-rounded performance with enough appeal for small and big kids alike. Diverse gameplay mechanics keep the action from dragging its tail, and bonus rewards and multiplayer wackiness lend some replay value to the adventure. Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing would be proud. [Editor's Note: Ling-Ling would be proud in panda heaven.]
75
Xbox 360GamersHell.com
A simple, fun and well designed game, Kung Fu Panda doesn't offer the deepest narrative or most though-provoking gameplay for the more mature audiences; it's more of a guilty pleasure. Though, for the young gamer, it's perfect, and at $10 less than other, even worse, 360 titles, it's hard to argue with competent level direction and a pretty good multiplayer component.
75
WiiIGN
Kung Fu Panda is a brief romp, but one that will keep young gamers interested from start to finish. Heck, maybe they’ll even play through it a second or third time. Just remember, the title won’t do much for anybody that would consider themselves a regular gamer and the game wasn't designed with the Wii controls in mind. If you happen to have a young child, niece or nephew that liked the movie, give this a rent or a purchase. They’ll thank you later.
75
PlayStation 2IGN
Kung Fu Panda is a brief romp, but one that will keep young gamers interested from start to finish. Heck, maybe they’ll even play through it a second or third time. Just remember, the title won’t do much for anybody that would consider themselves a regular gamer. If you happen to have a young child, niece or nephew that liked the movie, give this a rent or a purchase. They’ll thank you later.
75
PlayStation 3IGN
Kung Fu Panda is a brief romp, but one that will keep young gamers interested from start to finish. Heck, maybe they’ll even play through it a second or third time. Just remember, the title won’t do much for anybody that would consider themselves a regular gamer. If you happen to have a young child, niece or nephew that liked the movie, give this a rent or a purchase. They’ll thank you later.
75
Xbox 360Xbox World Australia (XWA)
Kung Fu Panda is a movie tie-in, there's no getting away from that, but rather than being a pejorative label, in this case it's a good thing. It's a faithful recreation of one of the better animated movies of the year, and nothing about it feels like a cheap rush-job. The graphics are great, the gameplay is surprisingly solid and it's a lot of fun to play. Naturally hardcore gamers won't get a whole lot out of it aside from some easy Achievements, but if you've got kids running around the house or simply enjoy the change of pace these games offer, Kung Fu Panda is one of the best movie tie-ins of the year to date.
75
Xbox 360Worth Playing
As far as children's movie tie-in games, Kung Fu Panda a rare title that reaches the top of the barrel. It's well-designed, keeps the gameplay fresh, looks and sounds great, and appears to be a game that the developers actually tried to make into something fun, rather than selling it because the cover boasts the mascot of the week's popular cartoon character. Kung Fu Panda isn't perfect. The low difficulty level, short length and lack of replay value mean that it isn't going to be a lasting experience for young gamers, and the minimal multiplayer does little to impart any lasting value. If you can swallow the $49.99 price tag, Kung Fu Panda is an admirable attempt that is sure to please young fans of the movie, although older gamers will find little to satisfy them here.
75
Xbox 360IGN
Kung Fu Panda is a brief romp, but one that will keep young gamers interested from start to finish. Heck, maybe they’ll even play through it a second or third time. Just remember, the title won’t do much for anybody that would consider themselves a regular gamer. If you happen to have a young child, niece or nephew that liked the movie, give this a rent or a purchase. They’ll thank you later.
75
Xbox 360JeuxVideoPC.com
Un jeu d’action sans grande originalité mais tout de même bien pensé. A la fois drôle et assez beau, ce jeu plein de fabulosité plaira aux fans.
74
MacintoshGames4Mac
Zwiegespalten ist mein Fazit. Auf der einen Seite steht ein ordentliches Spiel und auf der anderen Seite ein kleiner Hardware-Fresser. Für Eltern mit Kindern im Alter von sieben bis zwölf Jahren, die ein nettes Jump’n’Run suchen und ihrem Sprössling Englisch zutrauen sind die 30 US-Dollar gut angelegt. Jeder ältere Spieler sollte sich erst einmal die Demo anschauen und prüfen, wie gut das Spiel auf dem eigenen Mac läuft. Dennoch stellt sich die Frage, inwieweit die Kleinen unter uns wirklich auch hochauflösende Texturen achten und nicht auch mit niedrigen Details ihre Freude am Spiel haben, was aber keine Entschuldigung für den Hardware-Hunger sein darf.
74
WindowsGameStar (Germany)
Lizenz-Actiontitel - oftmals das Grauen jedes Spieleredakteurs. Lieblos hingeschluderter Müll ohne Seele und Spaß. Nicht so Kung Fu Panda. Die Levels sind farbenfroh, die Zwischensequenzen gut gemacht und mitunter witzig, die Animationen und Charaktere sehen putzig aus, und das Spiel bietet recht viel Abwechslung. Klar, große Hollywood-Unterhaltung ist etwas anderes. Aber wer die will, muss sich halt den Film ansehen.
74
WindowsGamers.at
Diejenigen von euch, denen der Film gut gefallen hat, die werden auch mit dem Kauf von Kung Fu Panda nicht schlecht beraten sein. Am aller ehesten macht man mit diesem Spiel aber noch jüngeren Geschwistern oder Cousins eine Freude, denn für einen eingefleischter Gamer dürfte sich hier weder Herausforderung noch sonderlich lang-anhaltender Spielspaß finden.
74
WindowsIGN
Kung Fu Panda is a brief romp, but one that will keep young gamers interested from start to finish. Heck, maybe they’ll even play through it a second or third time. Just remember, the title won’t do much for anybody that would consider themselves a regular gamer. If you happen to have a young child, niece or nephew that liked the movie, give this a rent or a purchase. They’ll thank you later.
72
Xbox 360Game Freaks 365
I have to say that as much as I tend to loathe licensed movie games, Kung Fu Panda is quite a decent platformer. It won't win any awards, but it gets the job done nicely and is sure to entertain lots of kids who get home from watching the movie. The fact that a parent could get involved and play in multi-player is even better family fun. Still, Kung Fu Panda is not for everyone. I found it to be overly easy. Anyone over the age of 12 or 13 will probably find a game like Ratchet & Clank to be far more suitable. If you have children, though, this is a great game for them and you to play together.
72
WindowsPC Gameplay (Benelux)
Kung Fu Panda is een van de betere filmconversies, maar nog steeds het meest geschikt voor jongere gamers.
72
PlayStation 3Game Freaks 365
I have to say that as much as I tend to loathe licensed movie games, Kung Fu Panda is quite a decent platformer. It won't win any awards, but it gets the job done nicely and is sure to entertain lots of kids who get home from watching the movie. The fact that a parent could get involved and play in multi-player is even better family fun. Still, Kung Fu Panda is not for everyone. I found it to be overly easy. Anyone over the age of 12 or 13 will probably find a game like Ratchet & Clank to be far more suitable. If you have children, though, this is a great game for them and you to play together.
72
WindowsGamer Lobby
Wer wollte nicht schon immer mal in die Haut eines Superhelden schlüpfen, die Rolle eines Kung Fu-Meisters übernehmen oder Fähigkeiten besitzen, von denen selbst Superman nur träumen kann? Eben. Dem übergewichtigen Pandabären Po geht es im alten China ganz genauso. Er träumt davon, als legendärer Drachenkrieger das Böse aus seinem Dorf zu vertreiben und vergisst dabei, die Arbeit als Nudelsuppenlehrling für seinen Gänsevater im Restaurant zu erledigen.
71
PlayStation 2GameZone
Kung Fu Panda is reasonably well-made action/platformer that will primarily interest pre-teen fans of the film. While it’s definitely a step up in quality compared to some of the other games based on DreamWorks films, nothing here will surprise or excite anyone over the age of 12.
70
Xbox 360HonestGamers
Still, while this game might not have been my cup of tea, I can't deny that it'd be a great game for a younger gamer. It's well-designed and entertaining with a number of levels that if nothing else, are fun to experience. If I was 25 or so years younger, I'd be enthralled with this title. I still can appreciate its charm.
70
Xbox 360GameZone
There are certainly worse movie-to-game titles, but this one does a decent job of having some fun and providing a coherent story, along with decent gameplay. If your kids bug you to get this game, rest assured they will not tire of it quickly, there is fun to be had here.
70
Xbox 360GameDaily
If you're more of a hardcore player, you might want to set Kung Fu Panda aside in favor of something meatier, such as Tecmo's Ninja Gaiden II. However, this Panda fits the bill. The presentation is better than previous licensed Activision fare (especially with whoever did Black's voice -- very awesome), the gameplay satisfies and the unlockable content will keep you busy. Ski-doosh!
70
Xbox 360Totally Gaming Network
Overall this game is a fun experience. It is definitely one of the better games that is tied in with a movie. If you enjoyed watching the movie then you will enjoy playing the game and vice versa. While not perfect it was refreshing to see a title hit all of the main points introduced in the movie while at the same time expanding on material that the movie didn’t really cover. This title might be a little short for some gamers but the time you do spend there is definitely an enjoyable experience.
70
PlayStation 3Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine (OPM)
It's rare for a movie tie-in game to keep me entertained throughout its duration; it's even rarer for one to evoke in me a desire to see a film I'd previously shrugged off. But Kung Fu Panda managed to accomplish both. The game's only major flaw is it's length - the single-player can be completed in a paltry four to six hours - but still, it's definitely worth purchasing for the kids.
70
PlayStation 3PlayLipse.fr
On joue à Kung Fu Panda comme on jouait à Croc, Crash et Spryo sur notre bonne vieille PlayStation : avec un plaisir non dissimulé. Mais aujourd'hui, le concept du jeu de plateforme classique et redondant a forcément ses défauts. Néanmoins, Kung Fu Panda est assez joli et bien animé pour passer pour une très bonne surprise qui se laisse parcourir sans mal. On est loin de la révolution, mais le jeu est des plus honnêtes, c'est rare !
70
Xbox 360X-Box Gamer
On joue à Kung Fu Panda comme on jouait à Croc, Crash et Spryo sur notre bonne vieille PlayStation : avec un plaisir non dissimulé. Mais aujourd'hui, le concept du jeu de plateforme classique et redondant a forcément ses défauts. Néanmoins, Kung Fu Panda est assez joli et bien animé pour passer pour une très bonne surprise qui se laisse parcourir sans mal. On est loin de la révolution, mais le jeu est des plus honnêtes, c'est rare !
70
WindowsAbsolute Games (AG.ru)
Бодрый такой боевичок на один раз.
70
PlayStation 3Gamer.nl
Kung Fu Panda is een van de meeste vermakelijke licentiespellen van de laatste tijd, zonder dat het ergens grensverleggend is. Het vechtsysteem is degelijk, de platformactie lekker divers en de audiovisuele stijl aandoenlijk. Helaas kent de verhaalmodus een zeer beperkte spelduur, maar heb je genoten van de film of schrik je niet af van luchtige tussendoortjes, dan is het een hele opgave je níet te vermaken met dit kleurrijke actiespel.
70
PlayStation 3GBase - The Gamer's Base
Als Kung Fu Panda auf meinem Tisch landete, verzog ich im ersten Moment ein wenig mein Gesicht und dachte mir: "Nicht schon wieder eine Filmversoftung!" Klar, der Film ist ein Brüller und als ich das Spiel dann ein wenig intensiver genoss, musste ich feststellen, dass es durchaus gelungen ist - was nicht immer der Fall bei einer Filmumsetzung ist. Der wuschlige Panda wird euch zahlreiche Schmunzler entlocken und das Spielprinzip wird euch für kurze Zeit gut unterhalten. Wenn ihr oder eure Kinder den Film gut gefunden habt und ihr gerne einmal den dicken Panda selbst in die Schlacht schicken möchtet, können wir euch diesen Titel nur empfehlen.
70
WiiArmchair Empire, The
The developers should be lauded with some praise for not pandering to kids - making the game too easy, cutesy, etc. - while at the same time including the stuff the pre-teen demographic likes, such as alternate costumes. As a result, Kung Fu Panda is easily recommendable for the younger set and to parents that are looking for a video game for their kids to play on those rainy days when homework has been completed.
70
PlayStation 3GameDaily
If you're more of a hardcore player, you might want to set Kung Fu Panda aside in favor of something meatier, such as Tecmo's Ninja Gaiden II. However, this Panda fits the bill. The presentation is better than previous licensed Activision fare (especially with whoever did Black's voice -- very awesome), the gameplay satisfies and the unlockable content will keep you busy. Ski-doosh!
70
Xbox 360Eurogamer.net (UK)
Kung Fu Panda won't be winning any awards, and it won't be gracing any end-of-year lists, but that's not to say it doesn't deserve carefully measured praise. It manages the not inconsiderable feat of being a solid action game first and foremost, and a part of a blockbuster licensing campaign second. It's certainly the most enjoyable and polished kid's game without "LEGO" in the title for an embarrassingly long time. Parents wondering if they should cave in to pester power after a cinema trip can fork out for a rental or a purchase and know that they'll at least be getting an actual game for their money, not just a half-baked marketing exercise.
69
Xbox 360Power Unlimited
Kung Fu Panda is een erg gemakkelijke game met een uiterst simpel gameconcept als basis, maar de afwisseling en de prima mulitplayer zorgen ervoor dat het een veilig cadeau is voor je kleine neefje… die ene die nog een beetje smaak heeft.
68
WiiCheat Code Central
In the end, Kung Fu Panda manages to be a surprisingly fun licensed game (hey, at least it's better than Chronicles of Narnia). It has a lot to offer, particularly for younger players. Combat is fun, although it can get really repetitive, and the platforming offers some excitement. Beyond that, Kung Fu Panda offers some depth as well as some enjoyable multiplayer. While there are better ways to spend fifty bucks, there are also plenty of worse ways. If you're into the movie it may be worth a buy, and I certainly wouldn't discourage you from giving this one a rent.
67
Xbox 360Computer Bild Spiele
Charmant und witzig sind der Held und seine fünf Freunde, die Sie zwischendurch ebenfalls steuern. Die Dialoge schießen oft übers Ziel hinaus, sodass die überbetonten Stimmen eher nerven als unterhalten. Zum Ausgleich stimmt die Optik. Sehr fein gezeichnet und nah an der Filmvorlage prügeln sich die Akteure augenzwinkernd durchs Abenteuer. Mitunter wird gerätselt, wo der strikt vorgegebene Weg weitergeht. Hübsche, aber leichte Kost, die vor allem Anfänger wohl als "befriedigend" ansehen werden.
67
PlayStation 21UP
If the movie is indeed guilty of being too predictable, the game never really breaks away from its traditional cartoon-brawler shell either. But here's where the game's criticism differs from the film's: The lack of variety is actually a good thing. In an area of game development where being overly ambitious can destroy you, developer Luxoflux has instead created a smart, focused, and (most importantly) polished effort that should delight young fans of the film. When I turned on Kung Fu Panda and first heard the droning voice of the awful Jack Black soundalike who does the narration, I expected a low-budget rip-off of the movie; in actuality, the game is an entertaining experience in its own right.
67
Xbox 360Gaming Nexus
So no, developer Luxoflux didn’t reinvent so much as renovate the battered and bruised movie-to-game tie-in. It plays its role as a supplementary account of Po’s travels by gingerly applying characters and locations without stepping on the movie’s sandaled toes, and even further expounds on Po’s legend without spoiling his quest’s believability while doing so. The journey is a short, beautifully-visualized one, but filled with flying fists of fun while it lasts.
66
WiiGameZone
Kung Fu Panda might have some swanky Panda style moves but the wonky controls get in the way of the action. Yet the multiplayer was a pleasant surprise that could keep gamers playing for hours.
65
Xbox 360GameSpot
Kung Fu Panda is an admirable attempt to bring the fun, humour, and look of the film to the Xbox 360, and in these areas it succeeds. Unfortunately, a measly four hours of repetitive gameplay and inconsistent voice acting makes it a hard sell at full price for all but the most hardcore fans of endangered-species martial arts.
65
PlayStation 3GamersHell.com
A simple, fun and well designed game, Kung Fu Panda doesn't offer the deepest narrative or most though-provoking gameplay for the more mature audiences; it's more of a guilty pleasure. Though, for the young gamer, it's perfect, and at $10 less than other, even worse, PS3 titles, it's hard to argue with competent level direction and a pretty good multiplayer component. Though, if you're trying to decide on which version to pick up (PS3 or 360), you might want to stick with the Xbox option for sake of better technical gameplay and Achievements--if you really, really want to add to your Gamerscore and play it more than once.
65
PlayStation 3Jeuxvideo.com
Pour peu que l'on ne soit pas un joueur exigeant (auquel, de toute façon, le jeu ne s'adresse pas), Kung Fu Panda est une adaptation vidéoludique de bonne qualité. Les séquences de combat prenantes alternent avec des phases de plates-formes décevantes, mais l'ensemble dégage un fun indéniable appuyé par une réalisation solide. A conseiller à tous les jeunes joueurs qui auront apprécié le film.
65
Xbox 360Jeuxvideo.com
Pour peu que l'on ne soit pas un joueur exigeant (auquel, de toute façon, le jeu ne s'adresse pas), Kung Fu Panda est une adaptation vidéoludique de bonne qualité. Les séquences de combat prenantes alternent avec des phases de plates-formes décevantes, mais l'ensemble dégage un fun indéniable appuyé par une réalisation solide. A conseiller à tous les jeunes joueurs qui auront apprécié le film.
65
WindowsJeuxvideo.com
Pour peu que l'on ne soit pas un joueur exigeant (auquel, de toute façon, le jeu ne s'adresse pas), Kung Fu Panda est une adaptation vidéoludique de bonne qualité. Les séquences de combat prenantes alternent avec des phases de plates-formes décevantes, mais l'ensemble dégage un fun indéniable appuyé par une réalisation solide. A conseiller à tous les jeunes joueurs qui auront apprécié le film.
63
WindowsGamingTrend
I've played a couple other versions of the game, and I know it can be quite fun. The keyboard controls for this one was supremely disappointing to me, but the 360-like controllers did help this issue. I also had some noise issues that have to be a problem with my drivers, but it was annoying no matter what I did made no difference in solving them.
60
Xbox 360Thunderbolt Games
Taken as a whole though, the game can’t be scored too highly as it is very short, doesn’t really use its fighting system to full effect in the single player game, and there are better multiplayer fighting games to be had elsewhere. However it is better that your average movie tie-in game. It’s genuinely funny in places with cool characters and impressive environments. It’s just a shame it’s all over so quickly as a more epic adventure with Po and friends would have been most welcome.
60
WindowsPC Games (Germany)
Enttäuschend: Trotz der 17 verschiedener Varianten (unter anderem Memory, Zielschießen, Beat 'em Up) sticht der Mehrspieler-Modus nicht besonders heraus. Fast alle Runden wirken eintönig und/oder langatmig. Die liebevollen Animationen in plüschig bunter Frühlingsrollen-Optik und die humorvollen Dialoge machen das Abenteuer dennoch zu einer echten Freude.
60
WiiGame Vortex
Overall, Kung Fu Panda fails to break out of the traditional movie-game tie-in. It is a decent platformer that will keep fans of the movie pleased, but not many others. A recommendation for this game only comes after watching the movie, and even then it is only if you want more of its anthropomorphic Kung Fu action.
60
WiiPAL Gaming Network (PALGN)
Kung Fu Panda again shows that even pretty decent games squeezed into the Wii's control scheme have a hard time living up to their potential. It's not terrible, but if you can, you should get it on another system.
60
Xbox 360GNT - Generation Nouvelles Technologies
L'adaptation est réussie même si elle connait ici et là des défauts. Trop court pour qu'on puisse suivre de près le scénario, le titre n'en reste pas moins plaisant à jouer. Les personnages, notamment Po, conservent tous leur charme, rendant de ce fait l'aventure un peu plus attachante. Kung Fu Panda ravira les plus jeunes, heureux de retrouver ce balourd de panda à la volonté de fer. Un titre plaisant et divertissant qui nous aura apporté un appréciable moment de récréation.
60
WiiGame Chronicles
And while some may accuse me of being too hard on Kung Fu Panda, all I can say is that while there was definitely merit to the overall game design, this particular game frustrated me as much, or more, as any other game I have ever played on the Wii. And that is why Kung Fu Panda finds itself sitting square on the “rent before you buy” list.
60
PlayStation 2Jeuxvideo.com
Pour peu que l'on ne soit pas un joueur exigeant (auquel, de toute façon, le jeu ne s'adresse pas), Kung Fu Panda est une adaptation vidéoludique de bonne qualité. Les séquences de combat prenantes alternent avec des phases de plates-formes décevantes, mais l'ensemble dégage un fun indéniable. A conseiller à tous les jeunes joueurs qui auront apprécié le film.
55
WiiGameSpot
Kung Fu Panda is an admirable attempt to bring the fun, humour, and feel of the film to the Wii, and in these areas it succeeds. Unfortunately, the entertainment is short-lived at only around four hours in length. Repetitive brawler gameplay, inconsistent voice acting, and flaky visuals make it a hard sell at full price for all but the most hardcore fans of endangered-species martial arts.
55
WiiJeuxvideo.com
Pour peu que l'on ne soit pas un joueur trop exigeant et pourvu que l'on soit à l'aise avec les contrôles de la Wii, Kung Fu Panda est une adaptation vidéoludique de bonne qualité. Les séquences de combat prenantes alternent avec des phases de plates-formes décevantes, mais l'ensemble dégage un fun indéniable. A conseiller à tous les jeunes joueurs qui auront apprécié le film.
50
MacintoshLudoMac
Kung-Fu Panda est un jeu qui ne vous prend pas la tête... Dans le principe en tout cas. En fait, soit vous y jouerez en facile et il opposera tellement peu de résistance que vous vous demanderez s'il s'agit bien d'un jeu et pas d'un film, soit vous y jouerez en moyen et vous vous en mordrez les doigts. Clairement, en lieu et place d'un jeu fun pour toute la famille, le jeu s'avère être une prise de tête constante dont certains aspects très réussis seront simplement mis à la benne à cause d'autres éléments tellement énervants que je vous conseille d'accrocher votre ordinateur au bureau pour ne pas être tenté de le jeter par la fenêtre. Le jeu en solo aurait pris un beau 3/10 alors que s'il n'avait été que mutlijoueur il aurait mérité un 7, la moyenne des deux fait que le jeu vaudra vraiment le coup avec des manettes (de préférence avec des stick analogiques mais pas forcément) et des amis.
50
PlayStation 2Game Vortex
I like Kung Fu Panda; it is a nice, quick game. Unfortunately, I don't like the PS2 version. There seem to be a lot of issues that occurred when bringing the PS3/360 release of this game down to the PS2 and from what I understand, the Wii as well. If you have one of the more high-end consoles, then I would definitely recommend checking this game out on one of them. If you only have a Wii or PS2, then just skip it. I would rather see people miss this game than see a version that has this many issues.
50
PlayStation 3Gamekult
Ni une catastrophe, ni le jeu du siècle, Kung Fu Panda est un petit titre sympathique qui pourra faire un peu durer le plaisir de ceux qui auront adoré le film. Les environnements sont plutôt jolis et typiques, les personnages sont attachants et le doublage est convaincant, et même si les musiques sont parfois en décalage avec l'action, on se plaît assez à incarner Po et à suivre ses aventures avec les Cinq Cyclones. Cependant, le titre est bien trop facile, y compris aux niveaux de difficulté supérieurs, et se termine bien trop rapidement. Et ce n'est malheureusement pas le mode multijoueur, assez anecdotique, qui suffira à faire la différence. Po reste donc malgré tout un peu en retrait quand il s'agit d'être un maître du jeu vidéo.
40
WiiBlend Games
Developers, I know you're under heavy time constraints for game releases like these, but something as game breaking as not being able to beat the second level while playing the main character is pretty big. Sometimes it seems like I put more e ffort into trying to play this than the testers did trying to test it. I honestly can't say I blame them, though.