LONDON - 13 October 2010– Harmonix, the world’s premier music video game developer, and MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), along with distribution partner Microsoft, today released the full list of songs and artists featured on the Dance Central TM on-disc soundtrack. Completely free from any controller, every routine features fun choreography and authentic routines for beginners and experts alike of all ages to master. The game also features a killer soundtrack that spans a great sampling of pop, funk, hip-hop, Latin and R&B artists, including Cascada, Kool&The Gang, Kylie Minogue, No Doubt, Salt-N-Pepa, Nelly Furtado, Christina Milian and more.
Dance Central, exclusive for Kinect TM for the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, will be available Nov. 10, 2010 in the UK.
“We felt it was very important to launch Dance Central with a balanced selection of the latest, greatest and all-time classic tracks,” said Paul DeGooyer, Senior Vice President of Music, Electronic Games and Programming for MTV Networks.“The set list on the disc really achieves that goal, offering everything from“jerking” to disco, from Rihanna to Young MC. Whatever your jam, we think you’ll find something to get you moving in this contagiously fun soundtrack.”
Dance Central full on-disc track list:
Audio Push–“Teach Me How To Jerk” Lady Gaga–“Just Dance”
Basement Jaxx–“Rendez-vu” Lady Gaga–“Poker Face”
Beastie Boys–“Body Movin’ (Fatboy Slim Remix)” Lipps Inc–“Funky Town”
Beenie Man–“King Of The Dancehall” M.I.A.–“Galang‘05”
Bell Biv DeVoe–“Poison” Nelly Furtado–“Maneater”
Benny Benassi–“Satisfaction Nina Sky–“Move Ya Body”
Cascada–“Evacuate the Dancefloor” No Doubt–“Hella Good”
Christina Milian–“Dip It Low” Pitbull–“I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)”
The Commodores–“Brick House” Quad City DJ’s–“C’mon N’ Ride It (The Train)”
Craig Mack–“Flava In Ya Ear (Remix)” Rihanna–“Pon de Replay”
Dirty Vegas–“Days Go By” Salt-N-Pepa–“Push It”
Eric B.&Rakim–“Don’t Sweat the Technique” Snoop Dogg/Pharrell–“Drop It Like It’s Hot”
Fannypack–“Hey Mami” Soulja Boy Tell‘Em–“Crank That (Soulja Boy)”
Jay Sean ft. Lil Wayne–“Down” Technotronic–“Pump Up the Jam”
Kool&The Gang–“Jungle Boogie” Wreckx-n-Effect–“Rump Shaker”
Kylie Minogue–“Can’t Get You Out of My Head” Young MC–“Bust A Move”
Dance Central will feature downloadable content beginning Nov. 10, 2010. Each song will not only deliver fresh music, but also completely new routines that will keep dance parties going for months to come.
Winner of the E3 Game Critics Best Original Game and Best Motion Simulation Game, as well as more than 30 additional awards and nominations, Dance Central is a controller-free dance video game with fun choreography for beginners and experts. Whether rehearsing in Break It Down or owning the dance floor in Perform It!, players will be introduced to more than 600 moves in the game and more than 90 dance routines created by professional choreographers. In addition, players can earn achievements, unlock new character outfits and venues and progress through the dance ranks. In Dance Battle, players can challenge friends to an epic living room showdown.
Developed by Harmonix, the world’s premiere music videogame developer, published by MTV Games and distributed by Microsoft, Dance Central will be available from Nov. 10 in the UK, exclusively for Kinect for Xbox 360 (UK ERP:£39.99).
The new Dance Central trailer is available for download from the following link: PEGI Rated
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About MTV Networks
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About Harmonix Music Systems, Inc
Harmonix Music Systems, Inc., based in Cambridge, MA, and established in 1995, is the leading developer of groundbreaking music-oriented videogames. Harmonix was founded by Alex Rigopulos and Eran Egozy, who formed the company to invent new ways for non-musicians to experience the unique joy that comes from making music and have pioneered music and rhythm gaming in the US. For more information please visit www.harmonixmusic.com.
About Xbox 360
Xbox 360 is a premier home entertainment and video game system. This November, with the addition of Kinect, Xbox 360 will forever transform social gaming and entertainment with a whole new way to play— no controller required. Xbox 360 is also home to the best and broadest games as well as the largest on-demand library of music, standard- and high-definition movies, TV shows and digital games, all in one place. The entertainment centre of the living room, Xbox 360 blends unbeatable content with the leading social network of 25 million Xbox LIVE members to create a limitless entertainment experience that can be shared at home or across the globe. More information about Xbox 360 can be found online at http://www.xbox.com.
About Xbox LIVE
Xbox LIVE is the online entertainment service for your Xbox 360, connecting you to an ever-expanding world of games, movies, TV, music, sports and social entertainment. Xbox LIVE lets you play the best games, enjoy the largest on-demand library on any console, listen to millions of songs and share the fun with friends around the world. Xbox LIVE is also the exclusive home of controller-free online entertainment through Kinect, making your Xbox 360 more intuitive and interactive than ever before. With an active community of 25 million people across 26 countries, expanding to 35 this fall, Xbox LIVE, together with Xbox 360, provides you with instant access to the entertainment you want, shared with the people you care about, wherever you are. More information about Xbox LIVE can be found online at http://www.xbox.com/live.
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