The great thing about this time of year is the chance to spend time with family, eat too much and laugh at those who slowly pass out from carb overload. This year, however, I suggest you challenge your family members to some fun instead – it will rouse the sleepy. For those celebrating Thanksgiving this weekend, Just Dance 4 is the perfect way to add some fun (and exercise) to your celebration. You will dance, sweat and laugh like crazy – it is a guaranteed fun time.
I had the chance to review Ubisoft’s Just Dance 4 with my family and we absolutely LOVE it. The best thing about this game is that four people can play/dance at the same time – perfect for family get togethers and holidays!! Ahem, Thanksgiving.
My kids and I cannot stop playing – we are obsessed. The concept is simple – you mimic the dancer on the screen as closely as possible, and the better you are it, the more points (mojo) you earn. There are tons of song options which only increase the more you dance and the more points you earn, which then helps you increase your mojo. From Rick Astley, to One Direction, to Barry White, the choreography and music covers all genres. Once you fill the mojo bar, you move to the next stage and you earn gifts and unlock new songs and game modes.
One of my favorite parts of the game is that you have the option to “generate” a video after a dance, which is basically a short video of your dance moves. Yes, the Kinect records your moves and then speeds them up so you can watch the glory. My kids and I think these are really funny, although my eight year old is convinced he has a future as a dancer.
There is also a Just Sweat Mode – which is basically a dance workout that can last 10, 25 or 45 minutes in length. It will track the calories you burn as well. Definitely a fun way to work out and have some fun at the same time.
You also have the option to get online and join the Just Dance 4 community online. You can shop for new song downloads, keep up to date on Just Dance 4 news, and connect with friends and their stats as well.
Oh look, another cute video of my son dancing like a rock star:
If you haven’t realized yet – Just Dance 4 is crazy fun and worth every penny. I love this game, my eight and six year olds both love the game, so I insist you go out right now and buy it. You can find it at Amazon.