Product Type: Ubisoft Wii games
Newest Review: ... now I'd have gone for a pre owned one to cut costs though. As the title would suggest the game involves lots of dancing. To play you hold ... more
Just Dance literally!
Just Dance (Wii)
Member Name: sammy00
Just Dance (Wii)
Advantages: Easy to use, easy dance moves
Disadvantages: Can't download more tracks. Seems to favour just arm moves
When Just Dance came out I went straight to Play.com to order it. The adverts had caught my attention showing lots of people dancing at a party. Me and the girls had started to have regular Wii nights were we played various games after a drink or two and I thought Just Dance would be a good addition to our montage. The impressive track list also looked great and I knew the majority of the songs.
I ordered it from play for £24.99 with free delivery, (it is now available from play.com for £13.49). As soon as it arrived I immediately gave it whirl. The game comes in a standard white Wii plastic case. On the front is an image of 4 coloured silhouettes in a dance move. On the back there is a track list and instructions. The game installs and loads quickly and all the menus have a pink background. The game is easy to use and select the tracks you wish. There are 30 tracks in total which include:-
Katy Perry - Hot 'n' Cold
MC Hammer - U Can't Touch This
In The Style Of Irene Cara - Fame (cover)
Deee-Lite - Groove Is In The Heart
Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Trashmen - Surfin' Bird
Blur - Girls & Boys
The Rednecks - Cotton Eyed Joe
Britney Spears - Womanizer
You can play each track in a short version or full length version. When you pick the track you pick an icon to represent you and can add in your name. The tracks begin and you each get a column that shows your points. The more correct moves you pull off the higher your score. Up to 4 players can take part at anyone time. To play you simply hold the Wii remote in your right hand and follow the moves. You are shown the moves by a large image of a dancer on the screen and also in a smaller form at the bottom of the screen which also shows you the next few moves in advance.
The dance moves are easy to follow but if you're slightly out of time you dont get the points. The dance moves seem to be concentrated on the arm - the right in particular where you hold you remote, and I would have preferred it if it could have been a little more extensive and given you more leg moves. I suppose with the Wii this is restricted but they could have got round it with perhaps having a leg strap to hold your nunchuck like on the EA Active.
Also although there is 30 songs you can get a little bored and Just Dance 1 does not give you the facility to download more which would have been better, thankfully this feature was added on Just Dance 2.
Overall this game is great for kids and grown ups alike. Get a group of mates and stick this on and you'll have a ball. Easy to use and follow it provides hours of entertainment.
Summary: You'll work up a sweat