WHETHER YOU PUSH IT OR LIKE TO MOVE IT – IT’S TIME TO GET UP AND DANCE!

18 thOctober 2011 – Wellingborough, UK/… O-Games has today revealed the final batch of tracks from Get Up And Dance, the ultimate social dancing game for Wii and PS3 that everyone can play, whether you’re a superstar in the making or have two left feet. The final batch of Dance Hits features the likes of likes of Basement Jaxx, Salt-N-Pepa and Reel 2 Real Feat. The Mad Stuntman.

Dance floor favourite ‘Where’s Your Head At’ by Basement Jaxx features, accompanied by the superb video set in a hospital with some strange monkey business going on!  Reel 2 Real Feat. The Mad Stuntman’s ‘I Like to Move It’ busted a groove all over the UK and Europe in 1994, a true club classic  featuring on the game.

Romanian recording artist Alexandra Stan remained at the top spot in her homeland for eight consecutive weeks with her huge hit ‘Mr Saxobeat’, as well as scoring a #1 with the track in the UK.  The song has sold over a million copies and is a true slice of Europop.  ‘Push It’ by duo Salt-N-Pepa was ranked #9 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop and even made Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.  ‘We No Speak Americano’ by Australian duo Yolanda Be Cool and producer D Cup, became a huge hit over Europe, Australia and Latin America.

· Basement Jaxx – ‘Where’s Your Head At’

· Reel 2 Real Feat. The Mad Stuntman – ‘I Like To Move It’

· Alexandra Stan – ‘Mr Saxobeat’

· Salt-N-Pepa – ‘Push It’

· Yolanda Be Cool Vs D Cup – ‘We Speak No Americano’

When Get Up And Dance shimmies its way to Wii™ and PlayStation® Move for PlayStation®3 on November 4 th, gamers will be able to get their groove on to an expansive track listing, featuring everything from classic funky disco tracks to modern dance floor fillers including official promo videos from international superstar artists:

Previously announced tracks:

· Apache Indian  – ‘Boom Shack-A-Lak’

· Barenaked Ladies – ‘One Week’

· Billy Ray Cyrus – ‘Achy Breaky Heart’

· Black Kids – ‘I Am Not Going To Teach Your Boyfriend How To Dance’

· De La Soul – ‘Me Myself and I’

· Donna Summer – ‘Hot Stuff’

· Dusty Springfield – ‘I Only Want To Be With You’

· Elton John – ‘Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting)

· Example – ‘Kickstarts’

· Gina G – ‘Ooh Ahh… Just A Little Bit’

· Girls Aloud – ‘The Promise’

· Gwen Stefani – ‘What You Waiting For’

· Jessie J – ‘Nobody’s Perfect’

· La Roux – ‘Bulletproof’

· Lionel Richie – ‘Dancing On The Ceiling’

· Marina & The Diamonds – ‘Hollywood’

· Nicole Scherzinger – ‘Poison’

· Noisettes – ‘Don’t Upset The Rhythm’

· Pulp – ‘Common People’

· Pussycat Dolls – ‘Don’t Cha’

· Rizzle Kicks – ‘Down With The Trumpets’

· Taio Cruz – ‘Come On Girl’

· Timbaland featuring Katy Perry – ‘If We Ever Meet Again’

· Vato Gonzalez Feat. Foreign Beggars – ‘Badman Riddim (Jump)’

· Wretch 32 Feat. Example – ‘Unorthodox’

Get Up And Dance is the ultimate dancing game for everyone to play, whether you are the star performer or prefer to stay out of the limelight as a backing dancer. Get your friends round and get dancing together or have your very own dance off in Get Up And Dance’s Party Mode. Party Mode features party games that you can play with up to eight mates, competing against each others teams with party games including Party Mix, Last Man Standing and Tug of War.

Had enough of competing against each other? Then band together and form your very own dance group with Get Up And Dance’s innovative Group Mode. You and up to three friends can choose to perform as either a lead or backing dancer to group routines specially choreographed for Get Up And Dance.

Group Mode also allows you to dance and have fun in a group or to participate in the talent competition, where you compete in ten rounds to see if you can dance your way to the top. Plus, with loads more features like Shape Up Mode, Rehearse Mode and Jukebox, Get Up And Dance really is the Ultimate Dancing Game package for home console owners.

Be in the Music Video – Official music videos play in the background in a stage set appearance. Dance and feel like you are actually the star of the official video playing at a large concert or show.

Get Up And Dance is developed by Gusto Games and is out November 4 th, 2011 for Wii™ and PlayStation® Move for PlayStation®3.

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O-GamesTM is a publisher of sports and lifestyle video gaming entertainment for all the major console platforms including the Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Microsoft XBox 360, Sony PlayStation 3 and Sony PlayStation®Portable. We offer a broad range of sports, fun and sociable video game titles designed to capture the imagination of the emerging lifestyle gaming audiences. Our games are based on mainstream lifestyles and interests, with content featuring lifestyle interests, sports, music and well-known personalities.

About Gusto Games

Since the formation of Gusto Games in 2003, the company has gone from strength to strength by building on its original goals to deliver quality gaming titles on time, within budget and across all leading gaming platforms. Gusto Games originally brought Eidos’ hugely successful Championship Manager franchise to the console and PSP platforms with all selling through at retail in impressive numbers.

Gusto Games has become one of Europe’s most respected development studios and this fact was underlined in 2005 when, amongst others, the studio was nominated for the “Best New European Studio of the Year” at the Develop’s Industry Excellence Awards. Building on that success Gusto also featured within Intent Media’s ‘Develop 100’ in 2007.

Gusto has continued to evolve with the successful launch of the Global Play Golf simulator and skill-based game UTour golf that keeps the company at the forefront of the industry. Over the last 12 months, there has been a focus on developing family products such as the Nintendo Wii exclusive Ultimate I Spy, while also continuing its proven record of accomplishment in developing games within the sporting genre, with the recent chart topping success of Ashes Cricket 2009 for the Nintendo Wii.

 


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