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  • Jun 14, 2010
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I bought this game at the suggestion of my daughter. She saw the commercial on TV and thought it would be fun - especially to learn all the "old" dances her Mom might know.

As soon as we received it from Amazon, she immediately opened it and played. I have to admit that I was hesitant to try it out for fear of making a fool of myself. Luckily in the safety of my home, I could choose to dance in private. My daughter was immediately hooked and it was an obvious game to play at some upcoming parties we had planned.

For her 16th Birthday we had over 20 teens, both boys and girls in attendance. Watching 4 boys dance the "Mashed Potato", a song they probably have never heard was more than amusing. The girls were fans of "Girls just want to have fun" and a Spice Girls song. Of course videos were made and shared on all their social websites. In the end everyone had a great time, most asking the title of the game so they could purchase it too.

The next event was my sisters Bridal shower. At the end when many guests were just hanging out we decided to play. I never imagined I would get not only my sister and aunt to play, but my Mom too! Again we all laughed, video was taken (but not shared thankfully!) and again everyone wanted to know what game it was.

The fact that there are only 30 tracks is a bit disappointing, even with the Guitar Hero you averaged twice the songs. But I would expect they'll come out with additional versions of Just Dance and seeing how much we've enjoyed this one, I'm sure we'll buy again.

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In Just Dance players learn real dance moves to songs they know and love across a wide genre of music over the past sixty years. Requiring only one Wii Remote per player, up to four people can break it down at a time, as they follow on-screen choreographed moves set to classic dance tracks, covering a wide variety of musical genres and bringing everyone to the dance floor. The game includes more than 30 chart-topping and foot stomping hits designed to get players moving right out of the box.

Key Game Features:

  • One of the best dance mixes around: Just Dance features more than 30 licensed tracks, ranging from iconic dance hits such as "You Can’t Touch This" by MC Hammer to modern day pop with "Hot N Cold" by Katy Perry.
  • Scrolling lyrics lines so players can sing along to the beat.
  • Real dance moves: step to the beat and learn real-life dance moves from music spanning the 80’s, 90’s, Disco, Rock and more.
  • Start the party right: raise the roof with anyone and everyone you know via fun 4 player party modes – with simple controls, anyone can pick-up and play.
  • Workout in disguise: burn calories, stay fit, and enjoy a fun workout all while having a blast with your favorite songs.
Songs:
  • Acceptable in the 80's – Calvin Harris
  • A Little Less Conversation – Elvis Presley
  • Bebe – Divine Brown
  • Can't Get You Out of My Head – Kylie Minogue
  • Cotton Eye Joe – Rednex
  • Hot n' Cold – Katy Perry
  • ...
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Details

ESRB: E10+
Number of Players: Single-player, multi-player
Publisher: Ubisoft
Developer: Ubisoft
Console: Wii
Genre: Music Action
Release Date: November 17, 2009
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