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Dance Central Spotlight shimmies to Xbox One on Sept. 2 with ten songs


Priced at $9.99
Jul 21
Harmonix's latest venture in exploiting how uncoordinated you are is set to take off in the fall. Just announced today, Dance Central Spotlight will release on Xbox One on September 2 at a price point of $9.99. Right off... read
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Kinect lives on
Dance Central Spotlight is a new Xbox One Kinect dancing title. The idea is to keep the focus on dancing and music, serving as a sort of follow-up to the hit Xbox 360 title Dance Central. The difference here is that Spotligh... read feature

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Dance Central's DLC is coming to an end as well


Rock Band isn't the only franchise to stop DLC
Mar 08
In a shocking turn of events, after 275 straight week of DLC, Harmonix announced that Rock Band would cease offering new content. Now, it seems as if its other major franchise, Dance Central, will be following suit "for ... read
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Dance Central 3 DLC adds Drake, Rihanna, and Fergie


Here is what's in store for March
Mar 04
This month, downloadable songs from Drake, Rihanna, and Fergie will be joining the Dance Central 3 library. It all starts tomorrow with Drake's "Take Care"; March 12 will see the release Rihanna's "Umbrella" and "SOS"; and on... read
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Dance Central 3 goes 16-bit for its end credits


Guest blog: How Harmonix teamed up with a fan to make it happen
Jan 10
[In this guest blog written by Dance Central superfan David Nguyen, we're given a look at how he was able to go from cosplaying and creating some mash-up art for the fun of it to working with developer Harmonix on the pixel-... read
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Dance Central 3 gets Carly Rae Jepsenís 'Call Me Maybe'


Corgi!
Dec 03
I'm going to be straight with you on this blog post. I like Dance Central 3 and all (I got a copy for my niece for Christmas), and Carly Rae Jespen is great, but I really just posted this story to have another excuse to shar... read
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Dance Central 3 gets 'Gangnam Style' and Usher tunes


Also Usher
Nov 19
Urrrrsherrrrr? Say his name correctly, you idiot! In the coming weeks you'll see a couple of fun track additions to Dance Central 3. The biggest of the bunch is PSY's "Gangnam Style," though you'll have to wait until November... read
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Yes, Dance Central 3 is getting 'Gangnam Style' as DLC


It was only a matter of time
Oct 26
You had to have known that Psy's "Gangnam Style" was in the works for Dance Central 3. I'll be curious to see what society thinks of the song a decade from now, but for now, Harmonix is getting in on the sensation while the g... read
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Xbox SmartGlass launch on Oct 26, supports Forza Horizon


Handful of games supported at launch
Oct 23
SmatGlass lets your phone or tablet become the most connected remote control ever. Or, in games, turns it into a second screen. All this functionality goes live on October 26, alongside the launch of Windows 8, Windows RT and... read
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Here's the full Dance Central 3 track list, crazy trailer


45 songs in Dance Central 3
Oct 16
[Update: Check the ridiculous launch trailer!] Dance Central 3 is out today (and on Oct. 19 for our friends in Europe and Asia) for those that like to shake their ass in front of their televisions. Its songlist has been slow... read
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The DTOID Show: NYCC, Sleeping Dogs DLC, & CoD Elite


Plus: They are making video games about DANCING now
Oct 15
Today on The Destructoid Show, we do what we always do on The Destructoid Show: talk about video game news,  For starters, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will be making CoD: Elite a free service, but will be offering a seaso... read
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Surprsingly useful boogie facilitator
I was having a hard time remembering whether or not Smart Glass is cool, because I feel like I haven’t been primed on the application since Microsoft’s E3 conference -- I’ve already forgotten most of the nea... read feature

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Get down like Doc Brown
The Dance Central franchise took me by surprise. In the very early stages of Kinect, I was extremely skeptical of the tech --  to be blunt, I didn't really believe in it. After testing the first entry at E3, however, I w... read feature

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Harmonix discounts singles and packs for Dance Central


Sep 25
In honor of upcoming Xbox 360/Kinect release Dance Central 3, Harmonix has discounted their singles and packs for the franchise. You can nab singles for 160 Microsoft points, down from 240 MSP. That's a dollar off, from $3 to... read
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This Dance Central 3 Story Mode trailer is crazy


Sep 01
There are a lot of games that let you dance in front of your television, but how many of them tell you an original story while doing so? This new movie trailer for Dance Central 3's Story Mode had me saying 'what?!' over and... read
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HAWP: You know what to do, Ash, bust a move!


Aug 24
The Burch brood do their best Shabba Doo and Boogalo Shrimp impersonations in the latest Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'? Can they move to the groove and shake what their mama gave them? Probably not. But give them props for the effort! Also, SUPER SECRET ENDING! Is Ash gonna die? Also probably not. Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'? - Dance Central 2 [GameTrailers] read
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I was both excited and scared when I learned Harmonix would be swinging by the studio last week to show off some of Dance Central 3's new Story mode. Excited at the prospect of upholding my reign of internet humiliation... read feature

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With a mostly sorry launch lineup, Kinect's first-year appeal came almost entirely from Dance Central. Since then, it too often feels like this series is solely providing the legs for Microsoft's motion platform. Less than a ... read feature

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Dance Central 3: Release date, new tracks unveiled


Jul 23
Do you like to dance in front of a robotic eye bar in your living room? The best way to do that is with the Dance Central series, and it looks like Dance Central 3 will top its predecessors with a story mode and several hot t... read
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As co-host of The Destructoid Show, I consider it my prerogative - nay, my mission - to embarrass myself on a near daily basis. It's not something I typically take issue with, as long as I can say that at the end of the day,... read feature

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Dance Central 2 Facebook app lets you track your scores


Feb 03
The new Dance Central 2 Facebook app lets you check your high scores, compare leaderboard rankings and see how you stack up against your friends (or the world) on individual songs. Go here, get the app, link your gamertag, an... read
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Dance Central 2's February DLC lineup: Cee-Lo, LMFAO


Jan 30
Whether you're a part of the old school or the new, fresh beats are always something to get excited about. Harmonix has just announced their new tracks for Dance Central 2, kicking it off with Cee-Lo Green's "Forget... read
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Dance Central Dance*Cam is available now for free


Jan 20
As if dancing in front of a camera in the comfort of your own home didn't make you look silly enough already, Harmonix has released an app for iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices today to take the humiliation to the next ... read
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Ne-Yo's 'Closer' is coming to Dance Central 2 tomorrow


Jan 09
Been getting enough of the dance game craze yet? Well, I'm sure some of you out there aren't because the dancing games are still selling like crazy. As a result, new DLC is on the way for Dance Central 2 tomorrow and this tim... read
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More Lady Gaga coming to Dance Central 2 tomorrow


Nov 21
More Dance Central 2 DLC is on the horizon and tomorrow's bounty brings more Lady Gaga tunes to shake your groove thing to. "Edge of Glory" and "Marry the Night" from her recent album Born this Way will be available for... read
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Update: This contest ends tonight!  Good luck! News-wise, people are going nuts for Modern Warfare 3, Skyrim's got a bitchin' soundtrack, Sony's cutting down on game sharing, and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Patriots got a... read feature

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Getting jiggy with Dance Central's Marathon Pack 01


Nov 05
Today is the last day the entire Dance Central DLC song catalogue is on sale so if you completely forgot about it, but still want that sweet DLC, you better get on it fast. The thing with these DLC songs is that even if you l... read
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Dance Central DLC catalog discounted for Kinect birthday


Oct 24
It's Kinect's birthday! I...I didn't get him anything. My week got so busy -- you know how it is.  There is some kind of celebration going on, though. Dance Central's entire song catalog has been discounted on XBLA. Son... read
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I'm not a dancer. At all. I dance about as well as you'd expect someone that blogs about games for a living to. That said, recently I've seen more and more of my peers dancing at events and other industry functions, and I've ... read feature

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Dance Central 2: Demo today, song list announced


Oct 18
Are your feet already twitching for Dance Central 2's October 25 release? Then you should check out the full-featured demo, dropping today on Xbox 360. You'll get to try out Dance Battle, voice commands, a new Break It D... read
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The Glitterati gets an attitude in Dance Central 2


Oct 03
If you're a Kinect owner, odds are you own Dance Central. After all, it is, arguably, the best piece of software for the device by a mile. Harmonix did a wonderful job of bringing the well-traveled dance  genre to Kinec... read
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Dance Central 2 nabs 'The Humpty Dance,' more


Aug 29
A handful of new tracks were announced for Dance Central 2 during the PAX Prime festivities. As it turns out, developers, your dance game only needs to reference Humpty Hump to get us to write about it. We go through a checkl... read






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