I loved dance-based rhythm games back when all we had was DDR, but 'Dance Central' for Xbox Kinect kicks things up several notches. The video above is Mashable's preview of the game, and although short, it reveals several aspects of gameplay.
The first two things you'll notice about 'Dance Central' for Xbox Kinect is that there are no controllers or mats and gameplay follows full-body movements rather than four directional steps on a mat. Since the game features recent pop hits, it should be a blast.
'Dance Central' for Xbox Kinect Detects Your Whole Body's Movement
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3. Interactive Music Games - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Design music games that feature popular songs and incorporate dance elements for a fun and engaging experience.
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