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Dance Central 2 Confirmed, Offers Full Track Export

Dancink! (Not a typo.)

As expected, Harmonix developers were on hand at Microsoft's E3 2011 press conference to demo the sequel to its hit Kinect dance game, Dance Central.

Project Lead Kasson Crooker introduced the game with the news that all tracks from the original Dance Central would export for Dance Central 2, thus offering what Crooker said would be "the most music available for any dance game, anywhere."

Beyond that? Hey guys, more dancing! New dances, characters, venues, career mode, and multiplayer options. Looks pretty fun, as usual.

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Posted by Alex

As expected, Harmonix developers were on hand at Microsoft's E3 2011 press conference to demo the sequel to its hit Kinect dance game, Dance Central.

Project Lead Kasson Crooker introduced the game with the news that all tracks from the original Dance Central would export for Dance Central 2, thus offering what Crooker said would be "the most music available for any dance game, anywhere."

Beyond that? Hey guys, more dancing! New dances, characters, venues, career mode, and multiplayer options. Looks pretty fun, as usual.

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Edited by Hats

same old but at least it looked better than star wars on rails

Edited by Siriusface

If it's the same as the last but with more, that's cool. Not for me, but cool.

Edited by Zeemod

Oh right?

Aw s**t :(

Posted by mrv321

Cool?

Posted by Lazy0718

I'm interested to see what they do with the career mode this time.

Posted by rmanthorp

WOOP?

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Posted by Redbullet685

Cool, I love the first.

Posted by McAwesome

Saw the Crooker name and thought: " Oh shit, this will feature Crookers!!" Sadly, no.

Posted by Kasswara

...Bazinga!

Edited by Absolute_Zero

Glad there's track exporting like with Rock Band. Hopefully, they have something new (as in franchise) to show.

Project Lead Kasson Crooker introduced the game with the news that all tracks from the original Dance Central would export for Dance Central 2, thus offering what Crooker said would be "the most music available for any music game, anywhere."

Wait, what about Rock Band?

Posted by skrutop

Can't wait to see Drake make you guys look like idiots again.

Posted by AlwaysBeClothing

They were dancing in sync, but I'm more curious if the kinect has the ability to recognize two people playing on different difficulties. For Rock Band, its important that people can play on whatever difficultly they like independent of other players/

Posted by Milkman

Not for me but I can appreciate what they're doing.

Posted by Piranesi

Your gonna need a bigger house ... how in hell can you get two people throwing their hands and feet around in a normal living room.

Posted by AndyPhifer

Cannot wait! I love the original - still play it often, at least once a week. Looking forward to new songs.

Posted by MeatSim

Multiplayer is the key.

Posted by MolluskLingers

Singstar Dance has more tracks. Glad to see Harmonix still isn't tired of flat out lieing.

Posted by shuref00t

Looking forward to the sequel!

Posted by ProfessorEss

This'll be a day one purchase in my house whether I care or not.
Can't wait to see the track list.
 
Really looking forward to career mode and co-op. Really hoping "new characters" means "customizable".

Posted by gakon

@AlwaysBeClothing said:

They were dancing in sync, but I'm more curious if the kinect has the ability to recognize two people playing on different difficulties. For Rock Band, its important that people can play on whatever difficultly they like independent of other players/

It definitely can. There are a number of Kinect games that allow for two players, and each player is able to independently control whatever they're doing.

Posted by Midnightghoul

@Methodis said:

Singstar Dance has more tracks. Glad to see Harmonix still isn't tired of flat out lieing.

I knew this was too good to be true! What else were they lying about? THE DANCING?

Posted by Bouke

Looked swinging!
Posted by GalacticPunt

Ha ha, great to see that @Methodis is keeping up his hilarious grudge against Harmonix.

Edited by Orgophlax
@Methodis said:

Singstar Dance has more tracks. Glad to see Harmonix still isn't tired of flat out lieing.

Your nerd rage is so great it apparently hinders your ability to add.
Posted by paulunga

I think the guy never heard of Stepmania and similar games and it's 3000+ song set lists.

Posted by Ronald

Sweet with the export. Now, if they allow setlists so you can dance to several songs in a row this would be great.

Posted by Xpgamer7

It's fun to play on my own but with friends...it's kind of akward.

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