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Ninja Kidz Time Masters Impressions

For young gamers or families seeking a lighthearted beat-’em-up, Ninja Kidz Time Masters on Xbox offers a charming adventure with accessible gameplay and vibrant environments. However, repetitive combat and technical hiccups might leave older players or those seeking a deeper experience wanting more.


The core gameplay centers around basic combos and crowd control, making it easy for younger players to pick up and enjoy. The time travel twist adds variety, throwing you through diverse levels ranging from prehistoric jungles to futuristic cities. Each era boasts unique enemies and boss encounters, keeping things visually fresh.

Cooperative play shines as a highlight. Up to four players can team up locally, adding a layer of chaotic fun and encouraging strategic coordination. Working together to overcome challenges and defeat bosses creates memorable moments, especially for families or groups of friends.

Repetitive enemy design and combat mechanics can wear thin after extended playtime. While new moves and abilities unlock, the core fighting loop lacks depth and nuance, potentially leaving seasoned gamers unchallenged. Additionally, technical issues like occasional frame drops and glitches can disrupt the flow of combat, especially in later levels.


Ninja Kidz Time Masters walks a tightrope between accessible fun and shallow repetition. For younger players or families seeking a casual co-op experience, its charm and diverse environments offer a worthwhile adventure. However, more experienced gamers might find the combat and technical aspects lacking depth and polish. Ultimately, whether you master the time travel moves or get stuck in a loop of repetition depends on your expectations and desired level of challenge.

In short:


Accessible gameplay perfect for younger players or families
Charming visuals and diverse environments across different time periods
Fun and engaging cooperative multiplayer
Reasonably priced

Repetitive enemy design and combat mechanics
Technical issues can disrupt gameplay
Lacks depth and challenge for experienced gamers

Final Verdict:

A decent choice for families or younger players seeking a lighthearted co-op adventure, but seasoned gamers might find it lacking in depth and polish



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blank Kevin Austin has been in gaming journalism in one way or another since the launch of the Nintendo Gamecube. Married and father of 3 children he has been gaming since the ripe age of 6 when he got his first NES system and over 30 years later he is still gaming almost daily. Kevin is also co-founder of the Play Some Video Games (PSVG) Podcast network which was founded over five years ago and is still going strong. Some of his favorite gaming series includes Fallout and Far Cry, he is a sucker for single player adventure games (hence his big reviews for Playstation), and can frequently be found getting down in one battle royale or another. If it's an oddball game, odds are he's all about it.

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