NFG Summary:FRU is an incredibly unique and immersive puzzle platformer that takes full advantage of the Kinect technology. The innovative use of your silhouette as a portal between two worlds adds a whole new layer of strategic and physical gameplay, making for an engaging and truly interactive experience. With multiple ways to solve each level, the game offers endless possibilities and challenges for players.

Categories: Action, Puzzle
Meta Score: 84
User Score: 69.0
Platform: Xbox One
Publisher Names: Through Games
Support Language: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish – Spain
Publish Date: 2016-07-13

PC Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7
  • Processor: Pentium III 1 Ghz processor or higher
  • Memory: 512 Mb RAM
  • Graphics: Intel i945 graphics chipset or any 64Mb video graphics card able to display a minimum of 640×480 resolution
  • Hard Drive: 50 Mb hard disc space
  • Sound: Any 16-bit Sound card


FRU is a puzzle platformer featuring an innovative use of Kinect, in which your silhouette becomes a "portal" between two worlds. You find yourself solving puzzles by strategically positioning your body, combining physical interaction with traditional platforming. Every level can be solved in multiple ways, with different poses. []

Positive Comment(s)

If you have a Kinect, you owe it to yourself to buy FRU.95Destructoid
This is one of the few must buys for the year for anyone who owns a Kinect, and it is truly the first game to make me care about the technology.91Gaming Age
Kinect has been an unlucky device. Fru is a real masterpiece, a brilliant game everyone should try and share. Through Games delivers Kinect’s Killer App: too bad they are few years
Even if FRU ends up being one of the last Kinect games made, it ensures that the peripheral will be going out with quite a huge bang indeed.90Hardcore Gamer
The graphics of FRU are gorgeous, with no visible issues with the silhouette on screen causing any difficulty moving between the two worlds.90Brash Games
FRU is a great puzzle platformer and the best use of Kinect to date. Unique controls, fun gameplay and challenging puzzles make this essential for any Kinect owner.90God is a Geek
After two years of silence FRU is finally here, and it stands as a demonstration of what Kinect could have done for games, and sadly never would at this
FRU is, together with Fantasia: Music Evolved, the best game for Kinect on Xbox One. It’s fresh, original and fun, so if you’re slightly interested in Kinect, you shouldn’t miss it.85Vandal
A Kinect game released in 2016 that’s actually worth digging out your Kinect for.85IGN
Fru is the first killer app for Kinect 2.0 and can use the Kinect better than anyone until now. A brilliant game that not all the players can appreciate, but that everyone should try.85SpazioGames

Negative Comment(s)

While FRU is guilty of both a very short length and several frustrating moments, it still ends up being one of the most clever and successful uses of the Kinect around.70We Got This Covered
One of the best Kinect games ever released. [Issue#177, p.85]70games(TM)
One of the worst games I’ve played on Xbox One. I rather go to the dentist than play another Kinect title. I will stick to the Wii U. Play something differnet0Lbjmvp232

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