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10:30 AM on 10.16.2012

Here's the full Dance Central 3 track list, crazy trailer

[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...

Dale North

7:45 PM on 10.15.2012

The DTOID Show: NYCC, Sleeping Dogs DLC, & CoD Elite

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...

Max Scoville



A look at Dance Central 3's SmartGlass companion app photo
A look at Dance Central 3's SmartGlass companion app
by Steven Hansen

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 neat uses it was promised to have. Given how invested in the concept Microsoft seemed at the conference, I figured it’d be more prominently touted and already a part of the Xbox experience. After all, the company is getting better and better at pushing things that are not games on its platform.

During a Harmonix event last week, I was able to see how Smart Glass functionality works in concert with Dance Central 3 and was surprised to find it’s actually a useful augmentation to the embarrassingly fun Kinect savior.

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Review: Dance Central 3 photo
Review: Dance Central 3
by Chris Carter

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 was pretty much sold that it could work given the right developer, which given Harmonix's pedigree should have been obvious from the start.

Eventually Dance Central became the de facto "Kinect showoff" game in my household, and I still enjoy it from time to time with my wife. In short, the series pretty much delivers everything you expect from it.

So does Dance Central 3 carry on the legacy?

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10:30 PM on 09.25.2012

Harmonix discounts singles and packs for Dance Central

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...

Dale North

7:18 PM on 09.01.2012

This Dance Central 3 Story Mode trailer is crazy

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...

Dale North

3:00 PM on 08.24.2012

HAWP: You know what to do, Ash, bust a move!

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]

Tony Ponce

6:30 PM on 08.23.2012

Dance Central 3's Story Mode will make you sweat

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...

Tara Long

10:30 PM on 08.21.2012

New Dance Central 3 dev diary travels through dance time

Dance Central has always been light on the story and heavy on the action, but this fall, that's all about to change. Harmonix has just released new details on that story mode you've heard so little about, giving us a look at...

Holly Green



Preview: Dance Central 3 WILL teach you how to Dougie photo
Preview: Dance Central 3 WILL teach you how to Dougie
by Abel Girmay

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 year later, Harmonix gave us a follow-up with all the sequel bells and whistles (new modes, more songs, etc.).

Dance Central 3 seems to be taking a similar route. There are no big shakeups to the core gameplay, but it does bring a slew of new content to ensure the party does go on.

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7:30 PM on 08.20.2012

Get warmed up for Dance Central 3 with a new trailer

It's almost curtains up on the latest installment in the Dance Central series! With only two months to go, Harmonix has released this new trailer, featuring "I Will Survive" by Gloria Gaynor, "Da Butt" by E.U., and "OMG" b...

Holly Green

10:30 AM on 07.23.2012

Dance Central 3: Release date, new tracks unveiled

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...

Dale North

11:30 PM on 07.09.2012

Never say never to July's Dance Central 2 DLC

This month Dance Central 2 is going teen scene. On July 10, you can download the Selena Gomez & The Scene single "Round & Round", followed by "La La Land" by Demo Lovato on July 17, and "Never Say Never" by Justin Bie...

Holly Green

10:00 PM on 06.11.2012

Put these new Dance Central 2 tracks on Replay

It's gonna be a good four months or so before we see Dance Central 3 get its swerve onto retail shelves, so settle in and get yourself some DLC while you wait. Starting tomorrow, June 12, download Iyaz's “Repl...

Holly Green



E3: All I wanna do is Dance Central 3 photo
E3: All I wanna do is Dance Central 3
by Holly Green

This year's E3 has been home to a number of exciting announcements but none more exciting for me personally than Dance Central 3. I had my doubts they'd make a third, as I wondered where the series could truly "go" after the near-perfect Dance Central 2.

In a sea of yearly dance game releases, how will yet another stack up? Through some E3 magic (read: my hounding of Hamza and Steven to give me the assignment instead) I got my chance to check it out.

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1:48 PM on 06.04.2012

E3: Harmonix 'ushers' in Dance Central 3

With over four million units sold across the world, you knew this was coming. All the same, I am EXCITE (yes, as in I am now the literal walking embodiment of the word "excite"). Dance Central 3 was just officially announced...

Holly Green