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Bounden brings its dancing charm to Android next week

Following a short delay, developer Game Oven has revealed that Bounden will dance its way onto Android devices on July 3. Though Bounden prompts players to dance, it can't properly be described as a traditional rhythm game. Game Oven has worked in collaboration with dancers from the Dutch...

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Two-player ballet with iOS, Android game Bounden

This is "the most elegant" Bounden dance routine that took place at GDC, according to Game Oven designer Adriaan de Jongh and producer Eline Muijres. Sure, they may say that to every person who grabs the other half of de Jongh's iPhone, but it still feels special. Bounden is a two-player game...

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Study: Dance games help bladder control, urinary incontinence

Dance games can help you burn off calories, lose unwanted weight, tone your muscles and teach you some sweet moves to bust out at the next wedding you're invited to. According to a study published in Neurology and Urodynamics, they can also help women with urinary incontinence. Slap that on the...

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Ubisoft announces Just Dance 4

Get ready to do some more dancing in Ubi's uber popular dance series. Ubisoft is bringing out Just Dance 4 this fall, as announced at their E3 press conference in LA today. As you can imagine, there will be more dancing. Ubisoft promises lots of new tracks, new modes including a Battle Mode,...

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ESRB: Star Wars Kinect has 'dance tournaments' mini-games

A little known fact about the Padawan training program is that it includes an intense, three-month course on dance. Think about it: dueling with lightsabers is basically dance fighting. Right? That's why the ESRB rating for Kinect: Star Wars didn't really throw us. The promised "dance...

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Make a stuffed monkey dance with Kinect

Using a Kinect sensor and a series of Arduino motors, modern artists Jan M. Sieber and Ralph Kistler have created the greatest thing ever: a stuffed monkey which you control with your own movements. Just click past the jump, dummy. You're wasting valuable monkey-watching time....

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Finally: Ubisoft announces The Black Eyed Peas Experience for Kinect and Wii

The game of the year is nearly here, and it's pumpin' to get you jumpin' and rockin' to get you floppin' all over your living room floor, Fergie-style. The Black Eyed Peas Experience has been announced for Xbox 360 (using Kinect, naturally) and Wii with a new promo video, and we think it's safe...

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Ubisoft continues to just dance around fiscal year losses

A year ago, as Ubisoft reported net losses of €43.671 million for its 2009–10 fiscal year (ending, March 31, 2010), CEO Yves Guillemot brushed aside concern, saying, "We forecast a return to profitable growth in 2010–11." Well, here we are -- and Ubisoft isn't exactly basking in...

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Analysts consider dance genre 'bubble,' Ubisoft says more 'The Experience' games possible

Ubisoft's Just Dance and its successful clones like Michael Jackson: The Experience, along with Harmonix's Dance Central, have established the dance genre as a viable market for milking. Now the industry must play the delicate game of sucking the marrow dry without creating a zombie. Gamasutra...

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Kinect Hacks: A dancer in the machine

1n0ut, an artist collective specializing in multimedia performance-based art, has created a Kinect hack both beautiful and inspiring to behold. Titled "Versus," it sees a real-life dancer giving lessons to a digital model. Just imagine: Here's a future where we can teach our computers how to...

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