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About Dance Central Games

Dance Central is a series of music video game for the Xbox 360 that uses the Kinect motion peripheral.
The game was developed by Harmonix, creators of the Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchises, and is a
launch title for Kinect. Because of the success of the game a sequel titled Dance Central 2 was officially announced at E3 2011 and later released in October 2011 and another sequel called Dance Central 3 which was announced at E3 2012 and was released in October 16, 2012 for the US,Canada & Latin America & October 19, 2012 in Europe, Asia, Australia, and Japan.

Games

Dance Central
Dance Central is the first game in the series. Gameplay involves the player performing given dance moves which are tracked by the Xbox 360 Kinect and represented on the screen by one of ten in-game avatars. There are five modes available for play.

Dance Central 2
Dance Central 2 is the sequel to Dance Central, developed by Harmonix Music Systems for the Xbox 360 Kinect. The core gameplay in Dance Central 2 is mostly identical to the original Dance Central. Players perform given dance moves, which are tracked by the Kinect. The more accurately the player performs the move, the more points he/she scores. Higher difficulties increase move complexity, and the margin for error is reduced. Features new to Dance Central 2 include voice control, simultaneous 2-player gameplay in both cooperative and competitive modes with drop in/drop out functionality, an improved fitness mode, a more in-depth and customizable "Break it Down" mode, allowing the player to practice only specific moves in a routine, and a campaign mode featuring dance crews of various styles.

Dance Central 3
Dance Central 3 is the third game in the series. In this game,the player is working for DCI. (Dance Central Intelligence) Their goal is to recruit back crews from the past to the present. Gameplay is identical to its predecessors, having the player perform moves to a selected song with four difficulty levels to choose from. New features to Dance Central 3 are: beginner difficulty, Crew Throwdown mode, more mini-games, and having a new broader story-line.

Dance Central Spotlight
Dance Central: Spotlight is the fourth game in the series. It is a downloadable game for the Xbox One. Its core gameplay is very much like the previous games however, it lacks several features seen in previous games, the biggest being the lack of new routines. Every song is made up of moves from previous games mashed together. The character selection has been limited to six(12, if you count the reskins) characters. Features daily DLC and multiple routines.

Dance Central (VR)
The virtual reality based Dance Central allows players to transfer themselves into the game itself and perform to the routines closer than ever. Again, character selection has been limited to five characters and routines have become much simpler to accommodate for the cords of the Oculus Rift. Players can also communicate with the dancers via an in-game cellphone. New to the game is Hart, a female dancer.

Announcements

  • A new Dance Central game has been announced: this time for the VR-based Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift!


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Dance Central (VR)
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Blogs

Bodie020 Bodie020 9 February
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Hey There

Hey Bodie here, if yalls got questions. go here: ask.fm/EmiliaandBodie

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Riptide forever! Riptide forever! 30 January
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What is your favorite song on dance central 1, 2, 3 and DLC

Feel free to comment what your favorite song is out of all of them. ]] I like most of them but one…

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74829472h 74829472h 17 December 2020
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Hot take (?)

In my opinion Get ur Freak on is the hardest song in the series. I want to know if anyone agrees.

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74829472h 74829472h 4 December 2020
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Don’t mind me

I'm just trying to get badges 

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Riptide forever! Riptide forever! 10 November 2020
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Who's your favorite Dancer? (pls don't be mean and say "That dancer sucks" ect.

PLease fell free to say who your favorite dancer is! (pls no toxic people)

My Favorite is Emilia 

 Ri…

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Hello83433 Hello83433 3 September 2019
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To Do List

Hello everyone who visits this wiki in 2019!

I've only been here about a month, during which I've ho…

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ArtemFokin ArtemFokin 25 January 2018
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Hello

Does anybody read this wiki in 2018..?

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Emilia(RIPRIDE) Emilia(RIPRIDE) 23 March 2015
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questions

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DC Master 74 DC Master 74 27 April 2014
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Say hi to your new admin!

Recently, Gameboyz829 gave me admin rights and with them, i hope to make a better wiki!

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DC Master 74 DC Master 74 9 April 2014
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Crew Names

I noticed that all crew articles have the word crew on their names. And i think we should remove thi…

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