Dance Evolution is a Rhythmaction game available on the 360. It can be played in Competitive Sharedscreen modes.
Dance Evolution is a Rhythmaction game. Rhythm action games combine the enjoyment that comes from creating music with the challenge of video game scoring. The player is usually tasked with dancing on a mat, tapping a touch screen, pressing a button, singing into a mic or strumming a fake guitar controller in time with the music.
Dance Evolution can be played in a Competitive mode. Competitive Multiplayer games provide experiences where players compete against each other and the computer. Obviously lending itself to sports and team games, these competitive engagements have also dominated the shooting and fighting genres because of the direct combat and expertise involved in each. Although these games were originally played in a split screen style, more recently they are played online via services such as PlayStation Network, Xbox Live and the Nintendo Wireless Connection.
Dance Evolution can be played in a Sharedscreen mode. Shared Screen Multiplayer games create a multiplayer experience where players all share the same screen space. Rather than splitting the screen into portions for each player the game scales to fit each player in view even when they are a long way apart. Football and fighting games often take this approach as the shared view doesn't impede the players ability to take part in the action.
Dance Masters joins the other Kinect dance games. Full body detection and energetic moves combine to offer a controller free challenge.
Dance Evolution's club drenched honies and hardcore dancing can't quite hide the lack of finesse demanded by a wider audience.
Konami should know what they are doing with a dancing game, they started the craze after all, back with Dance Dance Revolution. Dance Evolution (Dance Masters elsewhere) continues their focus on the hardcore club scene with impressive visuals and music.
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