Microsoft releases Dance Central 3 for Kinect

Microsoft has brought the latest edition of Dance Central – Kinect Dance Central 3 – to India starting today. Priced at Rs 2499, the game is packed with new features, including a multiplayer party mode for up to 8 players. Dance Central 3 has been developed by Harmonix Music Systems and co-developed by Backbone Entertainment. The sound track of the game features over 40 new tracks from the disco grooves of the 70s to current chart-topping dance hits.

The game features authentic choreography. Microsoft sends players back in time to dance their way through the 70s, 80s, 90s, '00s and beyond. Players get to learn popular dances like The Hustle, Electric Slide and The Dougie, along with all the trendy moves from today. To ramp up the friendly competition further, brand new to Dance Central 3 is the Crew Throwdown mode where two teams of up to four can go head-to-head in a series of performances, dance battles and mini-games; all set to the top dancing tracks of the year, featuring artists such as Lady Gaga, Justin Beiber, Nicki Minaj, Missy Elliot, Katy Perry and The Black Eyed Peas. There will also be a "Keep the Beat" mini-game, which will have the player track the rhythm, and the "Make Your Move" mini-game, which will have players compete, making up routines on the fly.

Dance Central 3 for Kinect is out now

Dance Central 3 for Kinect is out now


Also new to Dance Central 3 is the Beginner mode, a different mode for people completely new to dancing games, and Party Mode, where random songs and minigames are played and as people play, they are progressively moved up or down a difficulty depending on how well they are performing.

Commenting on the India roll out of Dance Central 3, Anshu Mor, Category Lead, Interactive Entertainment Business, Microsoft India, said that, “Dance Central 3 is a one stop shop for pure entertainment, with the best dance tracks and a 8-player multiplayer mode so that family and friends really bond over music and dance without stepping out of the house. Dance Central 3 makes sure that the dancing never stops whether you want to go retro with Vanilla Ice and their well-known song Ice, Ice Baby or rap with Nicki Minaj.”

Earlier this month, Microsoft released Fable: The Journey for the Xbox 360 Kinect. Published by Microsoft Studios and developed by Lionhead Studios, Fable: The Journey plunges the gamers into an epic struggle as they use magic to defeat enemies. Gamers will get the chance to take on the avatar of Gabriel and come to the aid of the ailing and mysterious Theresa who has appeared in all previous games in the franchise. Gabriel is then plunged into an action-packed adventure full of dangerous enemies and chase sequences. Journeying through dangerous paths with a horse, gamers will learn to master magic as a deadly weapon, defend themselves in combat and solve puzzles on their personal journey to becoming a hero through the beautifully imagined world of Albion.

Fable: The Journey is an Xbox 360 game designed specifically for the Kinect and is available in stores for a price of Rs 2599.

Published Date: Oct 18, 2012 01:02 pm | Updated Date: Oct 18, 2012 01:02 pm