Dance Central line-up finalized

by: Chuck -
Harmonix has finally released the full track list for Dance Central (i.e. the only Kinect game you'll admit to buying at launch) and it will include 32 tracks that you'll be able to learn moves to.  The full list is after the break but here's a small sampling to whet your appetite:
  • Beastie Boys – “Body Movin’ (Fatboy Slim Remix)”
  • Bell Biv DeVoe – “Poison”
  • Dirty Vegas – “Days Go By”
  • Lady Gaga – “Poker Face”
  • No Doubt – “Hella Good”
  • Snoop Dogg/Pharrell – “Drop It Like It’s Hot”
  • Technotronic – “Pump Up the Jam”
  • Wreckx-n-Effect – “Rump Shaker”
  • Young MC – “Bust A Move”
It's a solid mix of old and new songs and there are enough genre's covered to get you through the early days until the DLC finally starts to hit the virtual shelves.  What songs would you like to see when the game comes out?  Let us know in the comments.
MTV GAMES AND HARMONIX UNVEIL THE COMPLETE, CHART-TOPPING DANCE CENTRAL™ TRACK LIST

Master Authentic Dance Routines Set to the Music of Lady Gaga, Audio Push, Dirty Vegas, Pitbull, M.I.A., Beastie Boys and More

CAMBRIDGE, MA – Oct. 13, 2010– Harmonix, the world’s premier music video game developer, and MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), along with distribution partner Microsoft, today released the full list of songs and artists featured on the DanceCentral™ on-disc soundtrack. Completely free from any controller, every routine features fun choreography and authentic routines for beginners and experts alike of all ages to master, alongside a killer soundtrack that spans a great sampling of pop, funk, hip-hop, Latin and R&B artists, including Cascada, Kool & The Gang, Kylie Minogue, No Doubt, Salt-N-Pepa, Nelly Furtado, Christina Milian and more.

Dance Central, exclusive for Kinect™ for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, will be available Nov. 4, 2010 in North America and Nov. 10, 2010 in Europe.

“We felt it was very important to launch Dance Central with a balanced selection of the latest, greatest and all-time classic tracks,” said Paul DeGooyer, Senior Vice President of Music, Electronic Games and Programming for MTV Networks. “The setlist on the disc really achieves that goal, offering everything from “jerking” to disco, from Rihanna to Young MC. Whatever your jam, we think you’ll find something to get you moving in this contagiously fun soundtrack.”
Dance Central full on-disc track list:

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Audio Push – “Teach Me How To Jerk”

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Basement Jaxx – “Rendez-vu”

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Beastie Boys – “Body Movin’ (Fatboy Slim Remix)”

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Beenie Man – “King Of The Dancehall”

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Bell Biv DeVoe – “Poison”

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Benny Benassi – “Satisfaction"

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Cascada – “Evacuate the Dancefloor”

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Christina Milian – “Dip It Low”

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The Commodores – “Brick House”

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Craig Mack – “Flava In Ya Ear (Remix)”

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Dirty Vegas – “Days Go By”

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Eric B. & Rakim – “Don’t Sweat the Technique”

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Fannypack – “Hey Mami”

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Jay Sean ft. Lil Wayne – “Down”

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Kool & The Gang – “Jungle Boogie”

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Kylie Minogue – “Can’t Get You Out of My Head”

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Lady Gaga – “Just Dance”

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Lady Gaga – “Poker Face”

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Lipps Inc – “Funky Town”

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M.I.A. – “Galang ‘05”

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Nelly Furtado – “Maneater”

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Nina Sky – “Move Ya Body”

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No Doubt – “Hella Good”

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Pitbull – “I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)”

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Quad City DJ’s – “C’mon N’ Ride It (The Train)”

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Rihanna – “Pon de Replay”

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Salt-N-Pepa – “Push It”

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Snoop Dogg/Pharrell – “Drop It Like It’s Hot”

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Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em – “Crank That (Soulja Boy)”

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Technotronic – “Pump Up the Jam”

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Wreckx-n-Effect – “Rump Shaker”

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Young MC – “Bust A Move”

Dance Central will feature downloadable content beginning Nov. 4, 2010. Each song will not only deliver fresh music, but also completely new routines that will keep dance parties going for months to come.

Winner of the E3 Game Critics Best Original Game and Best Motion Simulation Game, as well as more than 30 additional awards and nominations, Dance Central is a controller-free dance video game with fun choreography for beginners and experts. Whether rehearsing in Break It Down or owning the dance floor in Perform It!, players will be introduced to more than 600 moves in the game and more than 90 dance routines created by professional choreographers. In addition, players can earn Achievements, unlock new character outfits and venues and progress through the dance ranks. In Dance Battle, players can challenge friends to an epic living room showdown.

Developed by Harmonix, the world’s premiere music videogame developer, published by MTV Games and distributed by Microsoft, Dance Central will be available Nov. 4, 2010, in North America exclusively for Kinect for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft (U.S. ERP: $49.99) and Nov. 10, 2010 in Europe (UK ERP: £39.99 / EU ERP: €49.99).

The new Dance Central trailer is available for download in the following formats:
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For more information on Dance Central, as well as new art and video assets, please visit http://www.dancecentral.com/press.

Follow Dance Central on Twitter (http://twitter.com/dance_central) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/dancecentralgame).

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