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The Gunstringer (2011) is an Xbox Kinect camera game where you use your body to control a cowboy puppet and shoot the villains by forming a gun with your fingers. You can play with two people working together, with one player controlling the character’s movements and gun while the other gets their own target.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked The Gunstringer 3 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 21 months ago.
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This is a Physically Active and Shooting game with Action, Narrative, Platform and Puzzle elements. This is a single-player game.


Play Time: This game will take between 6 hours and 8 hours to complete.

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Content Rating

Rated PEGI 12 for Violence, Sex and Language.

In the US, ESRB state: The game also contains some suggestive dialogue and depictions: a female character is depicted with exaggerated-sized breasts and protruding cleavage; a character appears to be straddling an alligator in a sexual manner; the dialogue contains some sexual jokes and innuendo. A reference to peyote is also contained in dialogue.


There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 13/11/2011

Out Now: Xbox 360

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Players: 1

Genres: Physically Active, Shooting (Action, Narrative, Platform and Puzzle)

Accessibility: 1 feature

Components: 3D Third-Person

Developer: Twisted pixel (@Twisted_pixel)

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