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XBOX: Dance Central Spotlight dated for exclusive Xbox launch

Harmonix has revealed Dance Central: Spotlight will launch exclusively on Xbox. Dance Central: Spotlight was revealed on stage at Microsoft’s E3 press conference. It will launch on Xbox One and 360 exclusively this September. The title will be available only as a digital download through the Xbox store. Harmonix also …

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Dance Central 2 spin-off app hits iOS

Microsoft has launched the Dance Central 2 Dance Cam app which lets users appear in customisable music videos. The free download for iPhone, Android and Windows Phone 7 smartphones lets users record themselves or their friends dancing. Videos can be edited and shared, with smartphone owners able to challenge each …

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Now Viacom sues former Harmonix shareholders

Viacom is taking ex-shareholders of Rock Band developer Harmonix to court, following a lawsuit filed against the firm itself last year. The former parent company of Harmonix and owner of MTV claims that previous Harmonix shareholders owe it over $131m, reports Gamasutra. Viacom claims this is a refund” of the …

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Harmonix releases VidRhythm for iOS

The makers of Rock Band and Dance Central have released a new music game on Apple’s App Store. Entitled VidRhythm, the Harmonix title allows players to put together music videos based on short clips they take with their iPhone or iPad camera. These can then be remixed so that sounds …

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Kinect Sports passes 3m sales

As well as revealing an eye-watering 60 per cent year-on-year increase in Xbox 360 console sales in the US last month, Microsoft has also announced some high-profile Kinect successes. Rare’s Kinect Sports has now sold over 3m units with Harmonix’s Dance Central has exceeded 2.5m unit sales. The platform holder …

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Kylie takes Kinect on tour

Microsoft should be so lucky – it’s just signed a deal with a global popstar to ensure gamers can’t get Kinect out of their heads. Kylie Minogue will take Kinect and Dance Central on her 35-stop European tour following a deal between Xbox EMEA and EMI Music. In fact, Dance …

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Harmonix pleased with Kinect ‘gamble’

Freshly independent games developer Harmonix has applauded its decision to back the once new Xbox 360 peripheral Kinect with its brand new IP Dance Central. Confirming that the game has to date outperformed fellow Harmonix title and established brand Rock Band 3 at retail, CEO Alex Rigopulos has admitted that …

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Xbox signs Kylie Minogue

Microsoft has teamed-up with Australian pop legend Kylie Minogue on a European marketing push. The firm’s Kinect title – Dance Central – is the headline sponsor of the star’s upcoming Aphrodite: Les Folies European Tour 2011. The partnership will mean the game will be prominent at each of the tour’s …

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US: Kinect Sports and Dance Central top 1m

As part of its NPD stat-fest last night, platform holder Microsoft has confirmed two notable sales victories for its motion sensing camera peripheral Kinect. Speaking on Twitter, chief of staff for Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business Aaron Greenberg confirmed that both Rare-developer Kinect Sports and Harmonix made dance game Dance Central …

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Dance Central sponsors Sky dance contest

Harmonix’s acclaimed Kinect title Dance Central is sponsoring Sky 1’s Got To Dance. Microsoft signed an exclusive deal with the broadcaster that will see the game not only endorse the show, but also star in it. Studio audiences will be able to try out the game for themselves, strutting their …

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