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Dance:UK

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation
...
3.2
PlayStation 2
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2.8
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Description

Dance:UK takes the standard 'bemani' formula - arrows appear rhythmically on screen and the player must hit the corresponding button (on either a dance mat peripheral or the standard PS/PS2 controller) in time with these arrows and the music. Points are awarded for accuracy with extras for making certain 'combos' (mini-routines within a song which are deemed especially difficult or long).

The PS2 version of the game has 30 tracks (around 20 of which are famous/original) by artists including Misteeq, Run D.M.C, Liberty X, Sugababes, Room 5, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Chic, The Trammps, 5ive, Junior Senior, Las Ketchup and DJ Sammy.

There are initially three difficulty levels, and the player can either practise one song at a time (in Jukebox mode) or enter the Dance:UK Championship, winning which will unlock a 'Dance Recorder' mode in which players can record their own dance routines. In multiplayer up to 8 players can compete in succession or 2 players can compete head-to-head.

A karaoke mode is also provided for use with a wireless microphone (sold separately) whilst 'Aerobic' Mode calculates the number of calories you've burnt during play.


Screenshots

Dance:UK PlayStation 2 A scene from the game's animated introduction
Dance:UK PlayStation 2 There are three pre-set controller configurations. The game can be played with a hand-held controller as well as with a dance mat
Dance:UK PlayStation 2 Before the game can start there are a couple of screens worth of safety instructions
Dance:UK PlayStation 2 This is a screenshot of a Head to Head match

Alternate Titles

  • "Dance Europe" -- European Title

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The Press Says

Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Dec 22, 2003 15 out of 20 75
GameCell UK PlayStation 2 2003 6 out of 10 60

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