New Game Brings Family-Friendly Choreography to Songs from Classic Disney Movies and Disney Channel Favorites
LOS ANGELES - June 5, 2012 - Today at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Ubisoft®, in collaboration with Disney Interactive, announced the development of "Just Dance®: Disney Party", the latest installment of the world's most popular dance game franchise. This news comes one day after Ubisoft's announcement on the development of Just Dance 4. "Just Dance: Disney Party" will be released worldwide in October 2012 for the Kinect(TM) for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the Wii™ system from Nintendo.
The game will be demonstrated during E3 at the Disney Interactive booth. On Tuesday, June 5 at 3:30 p.m. PDT, a live "Just Dance: Disney Party" stage performance will take place in the booth. Kids from the game will take center stage to show off the choreography and give the audience an opportunity to experience the fun firsthand.
"'Just Dance: Disney Party' allows families have an authentic Disney experience through dance right in their own living rooms," said Tony Key, senior vice president of sales and marketing, Ubisoft North America. "We're proud to be collaborating with Disney at a time when the Just Dance franchise is growing and evolving to reach new fans."
The game features an array of classic and current songs, with 25 tracks from a range of beloved Disney films, Disney Channel's hottest shows and Disney Theme Parks. The kid-friendly choreography is sure to get the whole family up and dancing to tracks from movies such as "The Jungle Book," "Beauty and the Beast," "The Little Mermaid," "Tangled" and "Lilo & Stitch," as well as Disney Channel shows like "Shake It Up," "A.N.T. Farm," "Jessie," "Phineas and Ferb" and "Good Luck Charlie."
"Just Dance: Disney Party" gameplay includes graphics from films and television, including the TV shows and movies; for example, the "Shake It Up" stage and the "Phineas and & Ferb" playground from the show. Up to four players can dance simultaneously for the highest team score or use the non-stop shuffle feature to keep the dancing going. Exclusively on Kinect for Xbox 360 version, players will be able to star in their own Disney music videos. The full tracklist for "Just Dance: Disney Party" includes:
• "The AristoCats" ( "Ev'rybody Wants to Be a Cat")
• "Beauty and the Beast" ("Be Our Guest")
• "Bolt" ("I Thought I Lost You")
• "Cinderella" ("Bibbidi-Bobbidi–Boo")
• "Enchanted" ("That's How You Know")
• "The Jungle Book" ("The Bare Necessities")
• "Lilo & Stitch" ("Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride")
• "The Little Mermaid" ("Under the Sea")
• "Mary Poppins" ("Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious")
• "Peter Pan" ("Following the Leader")
• "Tangled" ("Something That I Want")
• "Tangled" ("I've Got a Dream")
• The Muppets" ("The Muppet Show Theme")
• Tinker Bell, "Fly to Your Heart"
Disney Channel Original Series and Movies
• "A.N.T. Farm" ("Calling All the Monsters")
• "Camp Rock" ("This Is Me")
• "Good Luck Charlie" ("Hang In There Baby")
• "Hannah Montana" ("Hoedown Throwdown")
• "High School Musical" ("We're All In This Together")
• "Jessie" ("Jessie Theme Song")
• "Phineas and Ferb" ("S.I.M.P." "Squirrels In My Pants")
• "Shake It Up" ("Shake It Up")
• "Shake It Up" ("Twist My Hips")
• "Wizards of Waverly Place" ("Everything Is Not As It Seems")
Disney Theme Parks
• A Disney Parks iconic song ("It's a Small World")
Developed by Land Ho!, "Just Dance: Disney Party" will be available online and at retail locations nationwide at the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price of $29.99. For the latest information on Just Dance: Disney Party, please visit: justdancegame.com.
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