Just Dance 2014 - Xbox One

Release Date:

November 19, 2013

Viewing USA:

Also on UK.
7.4

Summary:

Just Dance 2014 features more than 40 hit tracks, a variety of play modes, and for the first time in the series, online multiplayer action. World Dance Floor mode lets gamers head online and join a virtual crew of friends to compete in themed contests and check global leaderboards. Multiplayer fans can also select the On Stage mode, where one player serves as the lead dancer while friends perform backup moves. The Just Sweat mode is for those looking to burn a few calories, and the Classic and Karaoke modes are for players who just want to dance and sing for fun.

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Details

  • Developer(s):
    • Ubisoft
  • Publisher(s):
    • Ubisoft
  • Release Date(s):
    • November 19, 2013
  • ESRB Rating:
    • Everyone 10
  • Kinect Player(s):
    • 1-6
  • Player(s) (Co-op):
    • 2-4
    • 2-8 (Xbox Live)
  • Online Player(s):
    • 2-8 (Xbox Live)
  • Series:
    • Just Dance
  • Kinect Sensor:
    • Required
  • Tracks Range:
    • 1956-2013

Technical Information

  • Required Disc Space:
    • 1080p
  • Engine:
    • Custom Engine
  • Game Format:
    • Blu-ray Disc
  • Average Playing Time:
    • 17 Hours
  • Number of Songs:
    • 50
  • Number of Artist(s):
    • 50
  • Xbox SmartGlass:
    • Optional
  • Addons DLC Track(s):
    • 30+
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Posted:
2013-12-14

pamh

Super Gamer Dude

Xbox One

7.0

Just Dance is a franchise that insists players do not take themselves seriously. Anytime that a video game demands that its player be uncomfortable you are either going to have a great time, or just a revealing one. Fortunately, Just Dance 2014 offers a fun and contagious experience that can become the life of the party.

While Just Dance 2014 is not the most accomplished dancing game on the market, that would be Dance Central, it is probably one of the best party games out there. The game offers 47 great tracks, many of them current pop hits, including some classics from ABBA, Bob Marley and even Daft Punk. These tracks, instead of the generic ones that the initial Just Dance games came preloaded with, can get any people into the dancing mood.

The heart of the game comes when people are dancing, of course, and it has never been easier. Rather than relying on motion capture Just Dance 2014 works off of a mirror like system. Players line up in front of a system and stand across from a real dance, motion capped and recorded previously, and try to mimic their moves. The routines are easy, fun, and even a bit creative. Being a party game expect have the most fun while dancing with other people. Certain songs lend themselves to multiple person routines and the choreographing can get hectic and hilarious. There are many different versions of the songs available, offering alternate choreographed routines, but they are hidden behind an unlocking mechanism. The more you dance the more you will unlock and the more fun you will end up having.

Other modes make a return: players can go online and participate on the World Dancefloor or go into the Just Sweat mode. The World Dancefloor is a mode that is shared with everyone else in the world and dancers can join in with anybody that they see there. It's a good way to change up the pace.

If there are any major flaws with the Just Dance 2014 release it would have to be in the strictness of the scoring. The game rewards enthusiasm and energy over technique and it's hard to really correlate the two to become better at the game. Though, if you are playing Just Dance to try and get high scores then you are probably at the wrong kind of party.

Just Dance 2014 offers what everybody wants out of a party game. It is harmless, loud, energetic, fun, and lacking the pressure that is associated with going out to clubs. Busting the game out will do for dance parties what Rock Band did for musician parties. People will be lining up to try out the new ridiculous routines and the choreographed moves are a great way to open up and get comfortable with your friends. At the end of the day Just Dance 2014 is a complete package in what all it offers: fun.

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