Dance Central News


Dance Central 2 includes multiplayer, song importing

By Xav de Matos, Jun 06, 2011 11:02am PDT

Harmonix just took the stage during Microsoft's pre-E3 2011 to reveal a number of new featuring coming to the sequel to its Kinect-exclusive dance title: Dance Central.


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...


"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...


"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...


"what are the odds of them fixing the dropped player message that conveniently covers your entire ..."

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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...


"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...


"I have about 200 DLC songs. Plus all the imports. I'm probably around 400 to 500 tracks in ..."

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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,...


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...


"How about $30 for 10 songs. (i still get your point, and agree with it :) )"

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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


"It's new moves, hence the higher price. They bring in dancers for each new track."

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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...


"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


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...


"There's good feedback. They explained that if it's your avatar and your motion, you focus ..."

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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...


"Muddy, brown, colorless textures... What else is new in their world?"

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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...


"Meh, I agree and disagree, Quake and Doom were excellent games. Quake 2 was beyond excellent. ..."

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Dance Central DLC to be Pricier than Rock Band

By Xav de Matos, Jun 28, 2010 9:15am PDT

Speaking with Joystiq, Dance Central Project Lead Kasson Crooker said that downloadable content for the upcoming Kinect-exclusive dancing title...


"Hmm, from my impression of the videos it looked like they'd be reusing a lot of the same moves ..."

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