Parents' Guide to

Just Dance 2015

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Updated game doesn't add much but still gets you moving.

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What you will—and won't—find in this game.

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age 10+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 10+

Just Dance 2015

As with the previous Just Dance games, Ubisoft's JUST DANCE 2015 is a rhythm game that challenges players to mimic the moves of on-screen dancers. Depending on the console you own -- Nintendo Wii and Wii U, Sony PlayStation 3 or 4, and Xbox 360 or Xbox One -- a camera or sensor just above or below the television monitors your performance and awards you a score based on how well you match the pros. Even more fun than dancing solo, players can have friends or family members join them to play with or against each other (or with others online). Just Dance 2015 features more than 40 songs, and gamers can download Ariana Grande's hit single "Break Free" for free right away (some additional songs cost money). The 2015 version of the game offers some additional modes, features, and improved graphics on the PS4 and Xbox One versions. — What’s in the game? Minor Language - Some lyrics have sexual references or innuendos, such as Katy Perry's "So let me get you / In your birthday suit" or Aerosmith's "School girl sleazy ... Little skirt hangin' way up her knee." One or two references to alcohol in songs. Examples: "It's mix Moscato," "Pop your Perignon," and "La cerveza y el tequila (the beer and the tequila)."

This title has:

Too much swearing
age 13+

2015 doesnt connect to controller app

When we bought it was able to connect now the app to control the points or activity with the stars will only work with 2016 through 2019 models. You would have to have a brand new game. Unfair to those with less fortunes. It says it is " not comparatable weather it is recently downloaded or already downloaded on the phone . So this game is useless now...

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5):
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There's a lot to like about this game, even though it's not much different from what came before. It encourages exercise and social play (up to six friends on the Xbox One version) and is one of the rare video games that's appealing to young girls. Music and dancing are fun, plain, and simple, and this game features all of today's top pop stars, including Grande, Iggy Azalea, Calvin Harris, Katy Perry, Maroon 5, and more (as well as some older "classic" tracks). Parents just need to be OK with some light sexual references and alcohol-related lyrics.

Ubisoft has added Dance VIP/Challenger to the 2015 game, a mode that lets you dance against saved high scores and performances from other players around the world. This mode adds more of a competitive angle, which is good, as it gives you a score to aim for rather than having you compete with your own high score for each track. Returning to the mix is a Karaoke mode, which lets kids sing while dancing at the same time.​ Those who've played previous games in the series won't find too much new here, but it's still packed with great songs, energy, and many modes. And, perhaps most importantly for parents, it encourages kids to get up and move.

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