A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this game.
Gets kids up and dancing. This is a great game for families to play together.
Kids can add their own music -- which could include some obscentities.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that the game's main selling point is players' ability to load music from their own CDs and build custom dances. That means potential for adding music with objectionable lyrics. The game also requires a dance pad.
Is It Any Good?
Dance Factory has a few minor bells and whistles: a basic fitness mode that counts calories, an endurance mode that lets players dance through an entire CD, and unlockable avatars called "creatures" that are lame and have no dance floor flair. The only real drawbacks to the game are its cheap presentation (visuals aren't much more than a glorified screensaver) and occasional badly generated dance. A dance editor solves the latter problem, but unfortunately you'll just have to dance your way through the low-rent package. In the end, you'll be boogying too hard to notice.
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