EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - October 19, 2009 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., today announced DanceDanceRevolution will be available in retail stores nationwide on Wii and PlayStation®2 beginning Tuesday, October 27. Also revealed for the first time, is the full song list for DanceDanceRevolution Hottest Party 3 and DanceDanceRevolution X2. New licensed master tracks from some of today's hottest acts will make DanceDanceRevolution a must for gamers old and new.
Players will be able to dance to the beat of an expansive library of over 40 great songs, including the following hits recorded by the original artists:
Coldplay- "Viva La Vida"
Rick Astley- "Never Gonna Give You Up"
Lady Gaga- "Just Dance"
Depeche Mode - "Enjoy The Silence"
Vanilla Ice- "Ice Ice Baby"
Natasha Bedingfield- "Pocket Full of Sunshine"
Pitbull- "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)"
Black Eyed Peas- Let's Get it Started"
Also included are over 20 tracks of original music composed by the Bemani development team.
As you can tell, DanceDanceRevolution is sure to be the life of the party and get you into shape with outrageousmultiplayer fun, a huge smash hit soundtrack including licensed master tracks and originals, entirely new modes and more!
In the latest Wii version, DanceDanceRevolution Hottest Party 3, players will be introduced to Balance Board Mode. In this high energy, low impact mode, players trade their feet to utilize their hips, waist and hands with the Wii Balance Board™ and Nunchuk. This all new mode will be sure to add a whole new level of gameplay to DanceDanceRevolution. Players still will be able to use their DanceDanceRevolution controller mat for classic gameplay.
DanceDanceRevolution X2, for PlayStation 2, introduces the brand new Dice Master Mode where players roll the dice to receive a dance challenge and compete to be the ultimate DanceDanceRevolution champion.
If players really would like to put their DanceDanceRevolution skills to the test against the nation's best, they can compete in the DanceDanceRevolution national tournament taking place through December 2009 in select cities across the country. The best of the best will compete in a high-stakes dance off in select GameWorks locations nationwide, culminating in the DanceDanceRevolution finals in Las Vegas.
DanceDanceRevolution will be available on October 27, 2009. For screenshots, product information complete tracklistings and more, please visit our product page at http://www.konami.com/ddr
Originally debuting in arcades in 1998, DanceDanceRevolution has been available on most consoles including Xbox® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, and Wii. Revolutionizing the get-up-and move concept for video games, DanceDanceRevolution combines high energy music with fun-filled gameplay. The game has swept into the pop culture psyche as it has had its own television program on CBS, is regularly featured on primetime television, music videos and feature films, has its own fan club and fan sites, is part of the physical education program in many school districts, and is a featured workout in fitness clubs across the United States.
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