Parents' Guide to

Dance Central

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Extraordinarily fun dancing game for Kinect.

Game Xbox 360 2010
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Dance Central is indeed great fun! This challenging but gratifying dancing game has you mimic the onscreen dancers, and if you move your body in rhythm, you'll rack up points and unlock new songs, dancers, and venues. It's fun to learn the moves by yourself but the game really shines when playing with or aganist friends. There are dozens of dance songs included on the disc, be it oldies, such as Kool & The Gang's "Jungle Boogie," or newer hits, such as Lady Gaga's "Poker Face." While the selection is decent, it would've been great if this title had more songs to choose from (such as the 80+ songs included in Rock Band 3 or DJ Hero 2). Shortcoming aside, Dance Central is one of the better Kinect for Xbox 360 launch titles.

Online interaction: There is no online multiplayer gaming here but players can download new songs from the Internet over time.

Game Details

  • Platform: Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: MTV Games
  • Release date: November 4, 2010
  • Genre: Music & Dance
  • ESRB rating: T for Lyrics
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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