Just Dance 2016

Game review by Christy Matte, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Lively dance action, but too much pressure to spend, share.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 10+

Just Dance 2016

JUST DANCE 2016 has no story mode, but it has seven activities and 43 songs. The basic mode, Dance Party, allows one or more players to dance in a competition for points or in a cooperative mode to earn gems together. If a camera is present (Kinect, Move, Wii U Gamepad), players will get a silly recap of their dance they can save, share to Facebook, or upload to the Just Dance global servers. Showtime is a karaoke mode with several songs that you can freestyle dance to while singing along. If a camera is used, players end up with a music video complete with special effects. Dance Quest pits you against other "players" (game generated) while you perform several dances. Complete the criteria for each level to move on to the next level. Sweat & Playlists is the area for people who want to use Just Dance 2016 to reach fitness goals. You can use a built-in playlist or create your own. It gives you a rough breakdown of calories burned for each one. Just Dance TV allows you to view dance videos from other players around the world, as well as access special Just Dance content. World Video Challenge invites players to upload their dance videos to pit themselves against other players around the world. It's not a live dance-off but it is against other people. Lastly, UPlay rewards players for doing various in-game activities. It's part of UbiSoft's game-reward program. Throughout the Just Dance 2016 experience, players can unlock credits to buy more avatars, mash-ups, and special versions of the dances. — What’s in the game? Minor Language - "Damn" appears in some lyrics. Some lyrics are suggestive, including "You open the door, wearing nothing but a smile" and "Got your mind on my body and your body on my mind." Lyrics reference drinking, including "Takin' all the liquor straight" and "Champagne spillin', you should taste that."

This title has:

Too much swearing
age 6+

Great family game for all ages

As a family we love this game and since buying this one we have purchase da few more of the older Just Dance versions. My kids are aged 4, 8 and 10 and even though some songs can be challenging for my 4 year old daughter she still loves to have a go. Yes some of the dance moves may be a little inappropriate for the kids but nothing too extreme. As my 2 youngest take dancing lessons I find this helps with the dancing as well as gives them confidence to stand up and dance at school disco's e.t.c which I found my 10 year old was starting to feel uncomfortable to do. Both my husband and myself love dancing with the kids and it is great fun when our friends and our kids friends come over and we can all dance together. This game is definitely thumbs up for me as it gets the kids active and much more social then sitting down staring at the screen on a different game.

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