Ryan Clements hops on the Soul Train and shows how easy it is to learn expert moves in Dance Central. Watch him go from schmo to pro in just one day!
Looks like fun. Wish I had the space in my living room to actually use this. Btw, Clements looks like a pro right there lol. @below- Idk why they have to hate on everything Kinect...whatever, kids ill be kids. Dance Central looks awesome IMO and I know plenty of friends at my college who'd be interested in playing it. I see this being a really hot item this Christmas.
Well you've always had a 360 so i'm sure you'll enjoy it.
i mean they obviously have the set up at ign ta show us a split frame or him n the screen on the same frame... jus sayin it b nice to see some real 1:1 gameplay if kinect can that is..
Definitely a day 1 purchase for me. I also think it is awesome that they break the dances down. This is going to be a blast on those Friday nights hanging out with the crew. How do you know when you got something nice, the hater start to nit pick and they are constantly looking for a crack in the armour. Why, because they fear it! haha, fear it haters, this game is gonna rock.
Dead has a 360.
They actually don't look like the stiff nerds we see all the time,Especially Clements, he looks like he's really in to it... Dance Central will be HOT for kinect -Coming from a StreetDancer
Yes, it looks pretty good. This can easily be the new DDR/Guitar Hero. Accessible for any age/gamer with a level of depth to it that takes more skill for dedicated players. On top of that it teaches you to actually dance, which saves the annoying "I don't play with plastic guitars" snobby criticism I hear so much for rhythm games. This is easily going to be a killer app for Kinect, it's got a lot of potential to be a big game, and hopefully it turns out to be actually good.
That is what I'm thinking too. This could be the next Rock Band/Guitar Hero ironically from the same developers too.
If it's from the same developers then even better, there is always the possibility that it ends up being gimmicky, shallow, and buggy Harmonix has a pretty good rep.
This game is gesture based and it doesn't even track you 1:1. The characters on the screen dance regardless of what you do or how you move. It does however check to see if you made the gesture and credit you if you did. It goes to a silhouette mode from time to time where it let's you freestyle and it doesn't really track you but instead show an outline of you as if it's video from the camera with some sort of filter on.
It's really not 1:1 I promise you. Proof watch the video http://www.youtube.com/watc... Disagrees are in DENIAL.... Watch the damn video one minute in
@8bit Don't mean to be rude, but so what if it's not 1:1? I didn't expect it to be and I think that you are missing the point. Lack of 1:1 doesn't mean that it will be a bad game, the motion tracking is more macro-tracking than micro-tracking. I don't really expect the game to focus on finger movements, but rather motions of the bigger part of my body, mainly my legs, arms, etc. If it can do that fine then I don't really see the reason to complain about Kinect. The game seems fine so far, and it seems to be built around the utilization of somebody's limbs than fingers.
8-Bit: I watched that video and on the left of the screen there is a live image of you moving and it looks 1:1 to what the guy was doing. It's right next to the move set that scrolls vertically. He didn't do well the first time and the video cut off and didn't show his score on the second play through. I dunno, it looks like it could be fun and people love to dance and if the songs are what's hot in the clubs I think they might have the next Guitar Hero. Looks like a decent workout at the same time.
"So this thing really works" No it doesn't. Hey you can easily prove me wrong by posting up a video. I'll just wait right here until you do.
This video was the first video to actually get me pumped for motion controls. When he went into solo mode I was like "hell yeah!!!" I still don't know if I will pick up either kinect or move though. BTW street dancers are awesome. Every time I'm down in Waikiki I always go and watch the street performers dance.
I'm a big Kinect hater, but I must admit this is the only game I've seen so far that looks like it could be fun. Still, I personally would not pay $150 just for this one game; however, I'm not a complete fanboy. Yes, I hate on Kinect now, but if MS actually releases some good core games for it that work, then I'm all for it. Show me the games and I'll buy it. As of now, it's nowhere near my buy list.
"Yes, I hate on Kinect now, but if MS actually releases some good core games for it that work, then I'm all for it." That's why you people are so annoying. You make something seem like shit until you're satisfied. Stop talking about Kinect, then. You're just mad because it's going to be successful. It's not even fucking catered to people like us. There's a large market of people who don't play games like we do. That's what MS is targeting. It doesn't matter what they say in the marketing. It didn't matter when Sony said that all of their games would run in 1080p at 120 fps, either.
your right kaveti. you alpha and dead reckoning are some of my favorite posters on this site. breath of fresh air compared to some of the biggest d bag trolls like 8 bit. they really are annoying fanboys at their worst. they are insecure about the fact that kinect is going to be so much more popular than move i guess. and i own both systems and play both equally so im not trolling. its just that these sony fanboys are by far the worst.
Damm, looks like IGN's editor was so into Dance Central. This definitely looks like a Kinect game that could prove really popular across all demographics, but meh' I can't see myself really getting into this type of game, lol I can dance with the best of them but I only do that at the club. JOY edit uhm, Imperator yeah you are a complete fanboy you spend waaaay to much time hating everything 360, and hyping move/ps3...frankly move doesn't have 1 single killer app out now, just a bunch of casual games and some patched in move supported games. I mean nobody other than ps3 fanboys are screaming "OMG this is great" regarding any of the available move software. Yet many ps3 folks have paid more than $150 for move when you consider 2 player requirements with nav controller. lol n4g is not reality neither move nor kinect have anything worthwhile available for hardcore gamers right now unless you just want to play with the tech and hoping for better games= paying for potential....why is that OK for move and not kinect? Kinect seems to be improving with Ubi and Japanese devs already demoing better games coming, so if you were really interested you just shut up, play your great move games and give it time.
Don't know if most casual gamers will want to take the time to learn all these moves step by step unless they're really committed. I can see dance enthusiast and perhaps those who want to learn to dance. The wii audience will be disappointed for sure since all you had to do was maybe move your arm a little to the left or right to pull off a technique.
thats it done deal.... gonna get kinect as soon as its out... peace
this is hands down Kinect's killer app for launch. Game looks amazing and so much fun. Definitely THE only reason I'm even considering buying Kinect
So one game is enough to make you want to buy Kinect...ooook..
Dance Central is going to be #1 item this Christmas.
We shall see. I wish things work as they are advertise. :( I'm not talking about kinect specifically. I'm talking about everything that are advertise to do a certain thing but doesn't do it very well. For example: the wiimote. the ads for the wii that I saw on tv make the wii seem accurate and fun. But when I tried it is wasn't accurate and was a chore to play using the wiimote. so, when every I play on the wii I would use the shell controller.
Dance Central is going to be the killer app for kinect.
Dance Central, Kinect Sports and Your Shape Fitness for the ladies. All will sell millions each. But Dance Central will be the most critically acclaimed Kinect game.
Can I borrow your time machine plzzz?
that was funny
denial much?none of those will even hit 1 million.
Agreed Bigpappy. I think this and Ubisoft's Your Shape Fitness game can be huge hits if marketed correctly. Dance Central looks fun; even I want to try out.
If a couple more good games like this come out for the Kinect, I may get one. Until then, I'm holding back, though. Needs more decent software. This game though... almost warrants a Kinect purchase by itself. Almost.
I'm definately gettin this. $ony fanboys won't like it when Kinect and Dance Central sell like hot cakes. GT5 (preorders) and Move are very disappointing
They'll be just fine when Kinect and Dance Central sell like hot cakes. They'll be having ACTUAL fun. Edit: Did you know...many people HAVE actually played it, including myself? Not fun. Not at all. Gears of War is fun. Buzz: Quiz TV is fun. Wario Ware is fun. Dance Central is not fun. Why don't YOU play it...and then we'll see. Edit 2: Wait...what? I don't get it. Gears of War, Buzz: Quiz TV, and Wario Ware I play with other people. Are you suggesting that you can only play video games alone? That's disheartening and, frankly, a little revealing. Dancing is fun. Having a screen tell you what dance moves to do is NOT fun. As a person who actually dances, I have to tell you that this is not dancing. It's a game that will make white people think they can dance.
I think Dance Central is ACTUAL fun, When I game I don't game for fun,I game for competition Like Halo and COD(i don't play COD) and sometimes for the interesting story like Fable or Uncharted. A game like Dance Central is not Competitive thus more focused on ACTUAL fun. you'll get it when you ACTUALLY play it. Do you laugh out loud all by yourself when you kill someone in Killzone or when you win a race in GT5?NO, it makes you feel GOOD, but it's not ACTUAL fun and if you do laugh when your all alone, Then well.. i think you'r kind of Creepy...i'm just saying... ''Did you know...many people HAVE actually played it, including myself?'' I'm sorry, I find that really hard to believe Dancing is in all of us ,it's our human nature you can't just say it's not fun,Everybody likes to dance, whether they are alone because they are to shy or around friends who also like to dance. Again sorry i find it really hard to believe that someone actually thinks dancing is NOT fun or that you ACTUALLY played the game.
Yes and even Hitler likes to dance :) http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Oh so hes a dancer now? show me vid of you dancing...
Dancing is definitely not in every person in this world. Dancing is NOT fun when you suck at it and when people are laughing at you. Also when you are having fun you are also feeling good. You can't have fun while crying or mad. It does not make sense.
GT 5 pre-orders are number 1 in uk with still 3 weeks to go.don't get mad when GT 5 sells 12+ million copies. kienct will fail like hd-dvd.
Yeah at ONE shop, the major retailers' charts are dominated by Black Ops.
if they market Kinect right with a big emphasis on Dance Central, i think it can go a long, long way. with the popularity of all those stupid 'dancing with the stars' and 'so you think you can dance' and '**insert country name here**'s got talent', if they can make the fans of those shows aware of Kinect and Dance Central, theyll shift millions in no time at all. while i personally wont play Dance Central, the lady friend and her friends will absolutely have a blast with it.
I would love to watch the ladies play! ...yes, yes, especially if they are in a bikini.
You know...this game looks really fun. Ok. This game looks really fun if you can't dance. Psh...white people.
lool i see what u did there.
Uh-oh! Somebody just got served! Dance off! Dance off!!
Well since we are bringing GT5 and Move into this and going off topic as usual all I can say is that I can't believe how desperate Kinect defenders are getting that they have to cling to outdated dance games, shovelware and fitness games to defend Kinect with, while Move has puzzles, shooters, adventure games, RTSs ,platformers etc.I mean seriously, you people have to be kidding.Is that really the best you can do? I can't even take you seriously anymore.
It's because PS Move is an alternative to those games that we don't want to play. It is tacked on and an inferior implementation than the original controllers. It's a Wii port of the controllers!
the thing is though - and im not defending the people who brought Move and GT5 etc into this topic, i dont know why they did as they have nothing to do with this - that Move might have puzzles/adventure games/platformers/etc, but the large majority of those games that we've seen actually play better with the regular DS3. Dance Central and Kinect games however, they just arent possible with a normal controller. how do you do full body dancing with a controller, or even with Move? you simply cant. oh, and how is Dance Central 'outdated'? has there ever been a game like it? no.
Yeah but Move is offering games that work perfectly fine with a controller. Kinect is offering games that work better with body motion. Most of them are casual games, but it might get core gamers playing games they don't usually play, and erase the negative causal stereotype that the Wii established.
sexyprawns funny as hell i had to stop eatin so i can laugh
go hide ya head blackburn
Kinect needs more games like this. Just watching that video made me realize how fun that game looks. I'm a horrible dancer, but it looks like I would have a blast playing that game. I'll keep an eye on this for sure.
Jump over $ony fanboys and I will open my arms to you and welcome you to the superior console....then b!tch slap you back to your last place wii-mote console.
You just told a group of people that has been created based on juvenile sociology...that you would slap them because something they bought didn't sell as well as something you bought...despite the fact that the group of people you're targeting is having more fun than you on a daily basis. I hope you're young enough that you shouldn't feel embarrassed by this.
PS3 is a very good console and the move is impressive motion control tech. 360 is on a roll now like PS3 was after the slim. If M$ does not keep the wave of exciment around the 360, PS3 will come roaring back. This is a good fight betwee M$ and Sony. If Kinect becomes a casual magnet and 360 strats dubbling PS3 is sale, Sony will have a similar camera by end of next year. It will be difficult but there are still some 3D cameras out there, an Sony has good tech labs.
play beyond M$ fanboys and play the superior console with blu ray,no last gen dvd or disk tray,a console that actually works. funny how rrod fanboys talk sales and forget the 1 year headstart,also they are last in japan so they hate that country. enjoy the eyetoy ripoff if the console doesn't break down with E73,E74,E64,E82.
dance central will outsold everything this holidays
I am trading mine in to be honest, Kinect interests me much more but also Dance Central. GT5 doesn't interest me in the slightest, been there, done that for sure. Sony are a great powerhouse but I think they dropped the ball on the motion controller genre. Heck the Cell would be fantastic for Kinect styled gameplay. I'll back MS on this one, purely because I love the look and feel of Dance Central.
That's awesome! Give me your PSN ID! Maybe we can play some Dead Rising 2 co-op tonight! :D
Sorry, it's just funny how Kinect defenders put down Move every chance they get even on Move articles and in the same breath defend the shovelware Eyetoy and Wii clones the Kinect has. Sorry, to speak out of turn but this site is the most biased place I have ever seen.It's hilarious.
dance central will be fun.. i knw for sure my house would be a serious get together spot once i get this hooked up next month.. party gurls.. shake that booty.. !!!! oh yeah..achl, weed.. and we are good to go till 6am. hell they should probably update it with a kamasutra kinect game i dont see how any sane dude wont want that.. for kicks.. with the babes.
Can't stand that guys hat!!!!!! It's just like when people leave the gold sticker on the bill. It looks retarded.
Rather than 30 mins cardio, am become a good mover for the dancefloor, ha!
looks like a corny nerd loser game.i rather dance in real life.
It would be the best motion game EVER right? Give me a break. Why are you even in here commenting? Oh that's right. Insecurity. On topic: this is definetly the type of game that will appeal to the casual consumer. I am actually considering buying this game and Kinect for my family. I have 4 boys ages 10 and under. So we would be the ideal demographic Microsoft is trying to market Kinect for.
seems lie you're insecure about my opinion of this pos.
Just like Singstar is for nerds eh...
yea except i wont look as retarded on singstar.
When will the fanboys get it. Kinect specifically games like dance central are geared for the casual NOT the hardcore. Just because your not interested doesnt mean it will be a failure. This coming from someone who owns all three systems.
So if its a failure or a success, what dose it benefit the core gamer? Your blind fanboysim is destroying real gaming...