Thursday, January 17, 2013
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Over the years The Pea has tried a number of extracurricular activities -- soccer, karate, volleyball, ice skating -- but the one that has really stuck with her is dance. She just loves to express herself through movement! She takes dance classes several times a week, in addition to rehearsals for performances throughout the year. Even her videogame preferences reflect this -- her all-time favorite videogame is Just Dance 4 for the Wii! So The Pea was the perfect test subject for another of Ubisoft's dance games: The Hip Hop Dance Experience.
Drop it like it’s hot with hip-hop’s hottest dance game. The Hip-Hop Dance Experience is the first authentic hip-hop game in the dance category. Dance to the most popular tracks of the genre with original moves designed by the most famous hip-hop choreographers in the industry. Trigger lavish visual effects worthy of the best music videos and avatar customization unique in the market. Experience the world of hip-hop through music, dance and design with The Hip-Hop Dance Experience.
Since The Pea dances to Just Dance on the Wii pretty much every week, she was able to find her way around The Hip-Hop Dance easily: changing avatars, picking a song to dance to, going from regular mode to Dance Party mode to Dance Marathon mode and so on. I think this game is meant for kids who are somewhat older (recommended age is 13 and up). She's not as familiar with the songs on this game, and she pretty much stuck to the four songs she knew best: Sexy and I Know it by LMFAO, Wild Ones by Flo Rida, Moment 4 Life by Nicki Minaj and Hard by Rihanna. Also, even the more basic moves are a bit more difficult than what she has done in the Just Dance Series. But it does make a nice change and a good challenge for her -- plus it's good practice for some of the moves she's learning in dance class! She's determined to keep at it -- and even if she decides that hip-hop is not her style, she can still have the Hip-Hop Dance Experience in our living room, if not in the dance studio.
Disclosure: I am a UbiChamps blogger and received a copy of the game (via Clever Girls Collective) to review. The views and opinions expressed here are my own.