Parents' Guide to

Just Dance 2017

By Marcia Morgan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Fun dance game pushes you off couch; pay for new songs.

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age 8+

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Great for families

Me,my 4 and 7 year old love this game!!! It really brings the family together and gets the kids to burn some calories without them even knowing it! I know I have heard some parents say the dancers wear suggestive clothing but just to let you know there’s no sexual moves. Anyways great game over all worth the money.

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Is It Any Good?

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Kids say (11 ):

Whether you're cutting a rug solo or getting the gang together for a Saturday Night Fever-themed dance party, Just Dance 2017 has got you covered. Best of all, regardless of your skill as a top-rated stage performer or as a poor sap with two left feet, the game is always fun to play and motivates everyone around to get up off the couch and boogie 'til the sun comes up. Just Dance 2017 has a bunch of different modes to keep players occupied. Taking on dancers from around the globe in World Dance is particularly fun, especially when you beat someone from Paris or London or anywhere else in the world, even if you never actually know who they are. If your muscles are screaming after a rousing round of Sweat mode, you can still have fun with the game by taking a break from the dance floor to play sing-along in Karaoke mode.

Unfortunately, you're always being pushed to download more songs in DLC packs or to subscribe to its monthly service to unlock more content on a regular basis. It's understandable that there's a drive for add-on content, but the game promotes its "Unlimited" subscription harder than a used-car salesman. Thankfully, there's no shortage of songs in the game's library right out of the gate. Plus, if you're trying to motivate yourself to constantly outdo your last high score, it'll be a while before you feel like you "have" to buy additional content. Instead, you'll be too busy dancing like nobody's watching ... hopefully.

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