Coming to a Wii Near You: Dance on Broadway
Want to take a break from all that Red Dead redemption stuff? Well Ubisoft, the makers of the hit game Just Dance, is bringing you Dance on Broadway! The new game releases today, June 15th.
From Ubisoft's website:
Broadway's Biggest Hits:
- Perform 20 authentic Broadway-style choreographies from the most beloved showtunes, including 'Cabaret', 'My Favorite Things', 'Dreamgirls', 'Roxie', and many more!
- Challenge up to four friends for the high score spotlight.
- Includes musicals that appeal to all ages, whether you 'Let the Sunshine In' or croon 'Lullaby of Broadway'.
- Easy to pick up and play, all you need is the Wii Remote!
- All That Jazz
- Luck Be A Lady
- My Favorite Things
- Bend and Snap
- One Night Only
- Time Warp
- We're in the Money
- Let The Sunshine In
- You Can't Stop the Beat
- Little Shop of Horrors Theme
The original Just Dance is a breakout hit on the Wii. It's sold over two million copies in just a few months. Never played it, but I actually really liked their Just Dance commercial:
From the many sponsored dances on YouTube, here are some good ones:
Can these types of releases actually be called games? The controller is only being held in one hand taking in a fraction of the movements and the game just assumes you're moving that way. If it had a camera to record your entire body movements would the scores reflect accurately. But maybe that's missing the point. These games look like a blast to play to embarrass visiting relatives or to try out at a party, no different than karaoke or Rock Band.