Dance Central

XB360 / Other / Release: Nov 4, 2010 / ESRB: T

Harmonix developing 'multiple new music games'

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 04, 2011 2:15pm PDT

Harmonix has announced that it's working on multiple new music games, outside of their Rock Band and Dance Central franchises.

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Dance Central had 'own hardware solution' before Kinect

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 15, 2011 5:45pm PDT

Dance Central was, and remains, one of the best implementations of Kinect technology on Xbox 360. Dean Tate, lead designer of Dance Central, explained that the company was, in fact, developing its own hardware before the introduction of Kinect.

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Dance Central Gets Freaky with Rick James and Chic

By Xav de Matos, Feb 14, 2011 2:00pm PST

Starting tomorrow, Dance Central is the place to get freaky. Freak-themed tracks from Rick James and Chic are coming to the Harmonix-developed...

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"Bought this at the weekend, very good game, the technology works extremely well. If I have any ..."

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Rumor: Survey Hints at Dance Central Sequel Changes

By Steve Watts, Feb 08, 2011 2:45pm PST

A new Microsoft Game Studios survey may hint at planned features for a sequel to Dance Central, reports Kotaku. The proposed features mostly center...

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"Uh, say what now? I think Harmonix needs to work on building a more complete product before ..."

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Harmonix Confirms Layoffs Due to 'Current Product Development Plans'

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2011 2:15pm PST

An undisclosed number of full-time Harmonix employees were laid off today, Joystiq reports. The downsizing was to bring the company "into alignment...

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"I know I'm in the minority here, but I'm kinda tired of straightforward play-the-insturment ..."

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LIMBO, Red Dead Redemption, and Mass Effect 2 Most Nominated Games for 11th Annual GDC Awards

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 12, 2011 10:00am PST

The nominees for the 11th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards have been announced, meaning that we now get to see what games the international...

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"How Bad Company 2 did not get nominated for Best Technology is beyond me."

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Rock Band Dev Harmonix Sold, Goes Solo

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 23, 2010 2:00pm PST

Rock Band and Dance Central developer Harmonix has successfully been sold, former owner Viacom announced today, to itself--going privately-owned...

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"Who owns the rights to the Rock Band IP? We honestly don't need a third music game series."

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Dance Central Gets Three New DLC Tracks Tomorrow

By Brian Leahy, Dec 20, 2010 12:00pm PST

Harmonix's Kinect-based dancing game will be getting three new songs and routines tomorrow as add-on DLC featuring music from Janet Jackson,...

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Dance Central DLC: Tag Team, Cameo and Black Eyed Peas Coming to Xbox Live Marketplace Tomorrow

By Xav de Matos, Nov 22, 2010 7:40am PST

Tomorrow, three new tracks will be made available for the Xbox 360, Kinect-exclusive "cut a rug" title, Dance Central.Available for 240MS Points...

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"I enjoy dancing to all the bad songs included in the game, but I really can't see myself ..."

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Dance Central DLC Priced at $3 Per Track; Three Tracks Available Now

By Xav de Matos, Nov 04, 2010 1:40pm PDT

The price for downloadable content to the Kinect-exclusive title Dance Central has been revealed and, as expected, it's pricier tha

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"Does the DLC include new choregraphed dances and moves, or its just recycled moves from the ..."

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Prepare the Leg-warmers, Dance Central Track List Revealed

By Xav de Matos, Oct 14, 2010 12:30pm PDT

The complete track listing for the upcoming Kinect-exclusive Dance Central has been revealed, and we're getting ready. We've shined our dancing...

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"With a song titled "Teach Me How To Jerk" I'm surprised the ESRB didn't slap an AO rating on it."

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Daily Filter: August 26, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Aug 26, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipat

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Harmonix Confirms Six More Songs for Rock Band 3, Three for Dance Central

By Brian Leahy, Jul 26, 2010 1:40pm PDT

At Comic-Con 2010, Harmonix and MTV Games revealed six more songs for Rock Band 3 as well as three songs for Kinect-based dancing game, Dance...

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"Cool songs so far for Dance Central although I REALLY wish they showed your avatar on screen to ..."

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E3 2010 Game Critics Awards Announced

By Brian Leahy, Jul 06, 2010 12:16pm PDT

The winners of the Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2010 have been announced with the Nintendo 3DS taking the coveted "Best of Show" award. On the...

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"How can the best console game be Rage, and the best PC game be Portal 2? Each are on the 360, ..."

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Rage, Dance Central, Microsoft and EA lead the E3 2010 Game Critic Award Nominations

By Xav de Matos, Jun 29, 2010 9:15am PDT

This morning the collective Game Critic Award nominations for the best showings at E3 2010 were revealed. Leading with five nominations in multiple...

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"OK, look people. ID has never been about making the best game, per se, just the best game ..."

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