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Microsoft have announced that the latest installment of the best-selling dance franchise on Kinect for Xbox 360, Dance Central 3, will be available in stores on October 16th in the U.S., Canada and Latin America and October 19th in Europe, Asia and Australia. The company have also unveiled 11 additional songs for the soundtrack, each with authentic dance routines created by professional choreographers, including:
2NE1 – “I Am The Best (Original Version)” Alice Deejay – “Better Off Alone” Backstreet Boys – “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” J.J. Fad – “Supersonic” Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz ft. Ying Yang Twins – “Get Low” Lmfao – “Sexy And I Know It” Los Del Rio – “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)” Maroon 5 ft. Christina Aguilera – “Moves Like Jagger” Vanilla Ice – “Ice Ice Baby” Vicki Sue Robinson – “Turn The Beat Around” Village People – “Y.M.C.A.”
These 11 tracks are on top of the previously announced music by Usher, 50 Cent, Cobra Starship and more. »
Dance Central 3, the latest in Harmonix and Microsoft’s hit dance game series for the Kinect, was originally announced back at E3 without a firm release date. Now, Microsoft has announced the specific days that various regions will receive the game.
In the United States, Canada and Latin America, Dance Central 3 will be released on October 16, while in Europe, Asia and Australia, it will be released on October 19. New features will include team-based multiplayer capable of supporting up to eight players, as well as a new story mode involving players traveling through time to learn classic dance moves from their favorite characters.
Microsoft also revealed 11 additional songs that will be available as part of the game’s track list:
- John Fleury
Jessica Sanchez has topped Digital Spy's American Idol poll for a second week running. During this week's Top 11 episode, Sanchez performed a version of Vicki Sue Robinson's 'Turn the Beat Around'. She received 20.8% of reader votes. Hollie Cavanagh climbed up a spot from last week to just finish second for her cover of Jennifer Rush's 'The Power of Love', taking in 17.9%, while Joshua Ledet's version of Percy Sledge's soul classic 'When a Man Loves a Woman' saw him finish in the top three with 16.6%. However, DeAndre Brackensick's (more) »
- By Tom Eames
Wednesday’s installment of American Idol was supposed to focus on Songs From the Year the Contestants Were Born, but in some cases, it felt more like Opposites Day: Steven Tyler woke up from a very long nap and started doling out crotchety critiques. Jennifer Lopez tried to give songwriting lessons (¡ay dios mio!) to Bonnie Raitt. And more than half of this week’s contestants picked songs that were not intially released in the years of their birth. Why the face?
In other news, Ryan Seacrest tried to make a pun about dreadlocks, while failing to recognize that’s »
- Michael Slezak
I sure hope everyone enjoyed “Oldies That Happened to Be Covered in the Year the Season 11 Finalists Were Born” Night on American Idol! Yes indeed, more than half of this week’s selected songs made their way into the world long before the finalists who covered ‘em.
But who’s counting? Not Uncle Nigel! Then again, in our executive producer’s defense, he was tied up with the process of disqualifying Jermaine Jones from the competition for not disclosing that there were (allegedly) four active warrants out for his arrest. Ryan Seacrest waited more than halfway through the evening to »
- Michael Slezak
5 items from 2012
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