Dance Central 2 Design Blog: Break It Down

Part of what makes Dance Central the most authentic dance experience on Kinect is the learning experience offered through our practice mode: Break It Down. These tools help you perfect your moves, beat your high scores, earn five gold stars in Perform It, and get a competitive edge when playing agai... Read more

Dance Central 2 Behind The Scenes - Break It Down Mode

This installment of our Behind the Scenes series unveils Dance Central 2's overhauled Break It Down mode! Break It Down is your personal dance instructor, teaching you each routine, move-by-move. With new features such as Voice Commands, Video Record, and customizable Break It Down routines, the mod... Read more

Dance Central Fitness Club Success Stories: Annette

I’m just days away from turning 25 and for someone my age I like to think I’ve accomplished quite a bit in my life. After tons of hard work and years of struggle I’ve finally achieved a career that allows me to be constantly immersed in my favorite pastime – video games – and have landed a dream job... Read more

My First Gamescom/PAX: A Story Of Schnitzel And Swag

Over the course of two weeks, the Harmonix dance troupe (a.k.a. the Community Team) traveled thousands of miles to play Dance Central 2 with hundreds of fans from all over the world at some of the video game industry’s largest fan conventions. We got the party started at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany... Read more

Dance Central Fitness Club

Dance Central takes full advantage of Kinect’s full body tracking capabilities, which not only makes it the most authentic dance experience on Xbox 360, but also makes it a great cardio workout! Since its launch last November, players have burned hundreds of calories through Dance Central’s calorie ... Read more

Everybody’s talkin’! SIX New Dance Central 2 Songs Announced at PAX

Stop what you’re doin’ because we announced six Dance Central 2 tracks at this week’s PAX Prime in Seattle. Create your own “Night at the Roxbury” as you bop to Haddaway’s “What Is Love”; throw a peace up, A-town down to Usher’s “Yeah!” featuring Lil’ Jon and Ludacris; let the ladies know you dig... Read more

Dance Central 2 Cinematic!

Check out the Dance Central 2 cinematic featuring the new Riptide, Hi-Def, Flash4wrd & Lu$h crews! Dance Central 2 is the sequel to last year's Dance Central, the #1 selling dance game on Kinect and launches on Oct. 21 in Europe and Asia, Oct. 25 in North America, and Oct. 27 in Japan. Foll... Read more

Harmonix Community Team on the Road with Dance Central 2

We’re currently at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany showing off Dance Central 2 in the Xbox booth! If you’re at the show, stop by, say hello, and challenge new Dance Central community manager Annette to a dance off. Next weekend, we’ll be at PAX in Seattle. If you’re coming to the show, be sure to stop ... Read more

Dance Central 2 Behind the Scenes - Dance Battle

This installment of our Behind the Scenes series unveils Dance Central 2's brand new Dance Battle mode! Totally overhauled and revamped, Dance Battle is your chance to compete with your friends in a pretty serious, and seriously fun way. Dive in with the Dance Central 2 development team for their un... Read more

Charity Auction Winner Chooses Name For Dance Central Dance Move

Back in December the folks at Penny Arcade held the Child’s Play Charity Dinner Auction at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle to raise money for Child’s Play, an organization dedicated to providing sick children with toys and games across 60 hospitals worldwide. As part of the fundrai... Read more