Mini Ninjas Adventures bringing tiny Kinect ninja action to the Xbox 360

This morning Square Enix revealed Mini Ninjas Adventures, an action-based Xbox 360 Kinect game based on the cute and deadly Mini Ninjas franchise. The game will only set you back 800 Microsoft Points when it launches later in June on Xbox Live Arcade, and it sounds like it’ll definitely be capable of giving you more than a mini-sized workout.

Take a look at the first selection of screens and read on for the announcement with more details.

Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announced Mini Ninjas Adventures, a brand-new title will be available exclusively in North America and Europe for Kinect for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft from the 29th June 2012.

Developed specifically for Kinect, Mini Ninjas Adventures lets you become the ninja! Get ready to swipe, kick and battle your way through intense ninja action as you help Hiro rescue his master and fellow ninjas from the clutches of the evil Samurai Warlord.

?We?re excited to be bringing Mini Ninjas Adventures to Kinect for the first time,? said Sarah Hoeksma, VP Brand, Square Enix Europe. ?We?ve created a completely new Xbox Live Arcade game, using the extremely charming Mini Ninjas brand, which we feel delivers fun family gaming to the living room.?

Developed by Side-kick Ltd, Mini Ninjas Adventures will be coming exclusively to Xbox Live Arcade priced at 800 points. Future ninjas can look forward to taking on 21 different levels and a range of boss battles armed with physical and magical attacks that will have the evil samurai running in fear, all supported by the incredibly responsive game engine.

“We are thrilled to be working with Square Enix and IO Interactive. Bringing Hiro to life using Kinect gave us an excellent opportunity to use our passion for motion games to create a deep arcade title that is fun for all” said Asaf Sela, founder and creative director of Side-kick.

So pack your ninja stars, sword and more and get ready for adventure…a Mini Ninjas Adventure!

Mini Ninjas Adventures will be available in English, French, Italian and Spanish


  • 21 Different Levels – All packed with multiple different enemies, and environments
  • Mini Games ? Put your Ninja skills to the test across a range of mini games
  • Boss Battles ? Take on the ultimate Ninja challenge with fiendish boss battles
  • Gesture Driven Combat ? Put your body through the full Ninja workout, controlling multiple weapons with movement and voice-activated attacks
  • Physical and magic attacks ? Easy to learn, tricky to master
  • Character upgrade system ? Customise your character to suit your Ninja style