Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Party Wii

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  • Summary: Using a traditional DDR dance pad in conjunction with the Wii Remote, DDR Hottest Party requires players to match controller movements with the remote and Nunchuk attachment, as well as dance steps. The game also supports up to four players in multiple game modes and minigames. In additionUsing a traditional DDR dance pad in conjunction with the Wii Remote, DDR Hottest Party requires players to match controller movements with the remote and Nunchuk attachment, as well as dance steps. The game also supports up to four players in multiple game modes and minigames. In addition to the series' free play and workout modes, Hottest Party challenges players to dance in synch with one another, as well as offer a new support mode and an updated battle mode. The game also sports a new soundtrack with songs pulled from the last four decades of popular music. Collapse
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 16
  2. Negative: 0 out of 16
  1. DDR Hottest Party is the quintessential game in the series. . It gives you quite a workout, and the new features are truly new and make it worth a purchase. Don’t miss this one.
  2. Not only is Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party the first traditional DDR game to hit a Nintendo platform, it also may be the best version on any platform yet. It's incredibly refreshing to see a new incarnation of this game have such a great set of new modes to go along with the tried and true.
  3. Nintendo Power
    80
    Dance Dance Revolution has been luring gamers off their sofas for years, making the franchise a perfect hit for Wii fans. [Nov 2007, p.105]
  4. Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Party is a solid entry in the series and a great place for the uninitiated to jump in.
  5. This game is pretty much like all the other DDR games, but doesn’t offer quite as many features as past versions. The campaign mode is weak, and the overall strategy is lacking. However, the actual dancing is as fun as ever.
  6. 60
    Even by simply adding a little waggle to the dancepad, DDR: Hottest Party could have been a great game. Unfortunately, thanks to the god-awful setlist and generally poor presentation, it makes us want to take our dancing shoes elsewhere.
  7. 50
    Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party is a mildly fun DDR game with Wii-mote functionality thrown into the mix. Unfortunately, it just feels so standard.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 13
  2. Negative: 2 out of 13
  1. TurtleT.
    Mar 15, 2008
    10
    LOVE IT! It gives me something to do other than sit and read/play my ds/ go to water polo practice, lol. I think we need more active games LOVE IT! It gives me something to do other than sit and read/play my ds/ go to water polo practice, lol. I think we need more active games like this for the wii! Expand
  2. UrsulaR.
    Oct 6, 2007
    10
    Very entertaining and good exercise. This is exercise made fun. My four year old loves this game as well as me and my friends.
  3. Sep 18, 2016
    9
    I loved playing this with my stepdaughter. Getting the kids up out of their seats is getting harder as so much is going on online and inI loved playing this with my stepdaughter. Getting the kids up out of their seats is getting harder as so much is going on online and in computer games- the Wii was the perfect solution. The music is fun because it's popular and the dance moves are pretty good (I dance a Lot!). Expand
  4. Mikau
    Oct 16, 2007
    8
    The game is really good despite is a "DDR Mario Mix" without Mario. The gimmicks are the same that in the game cube game, for example, the The game is really good despite is a "DDR Mario Mix" without Mario. The gimmicks are the same that in the game cube game, for example, the confusion arrows was the cheep cheep, the blocking arrows was the big boo in the screen, the hands missiles was the podobos and the frozen arrows was the koopa troopas. The good point is now you can choose your favourite character to dance, there's lots of colorful venues to choose from and definitely the track list is soooo much better than DDR Mario Mix. Here you won't listen any nintendo mix, but you'll dance at the beat of hot cool mixes of oldies-but-goodies songs! The use of wiimote and nunchuck are really funny but at first this can be really confused. The other good new is that if you own a DDR Mario Mix you can use the Dance Pad in the Wii and won't need to buy an extra mat for a two players game. If you're a big fan of DDR this title must be part of your collection. Expand
  5. Sep 22, 2010
    7
    I play this game with my half-sister which is quite fun but we dont have dance pads which makes it quite bad. Theres this one song which iI play this game with my half-sister which is quite fun but we dont have dance pads which makes it quite bad. Theres this one song which i like but i dont know it. I tried to find it online but just kept getting errors. Anyone know where it is? I find the menus a bit too pretentious at times but some of the loading screens give a glorious visual distraction from the colour explosions in game. The characters are lifeless and yelping which at first i found annoying but later grew to appreciate. (After all the designers were trying to give a gritty commentary on the current rich-poor divide in east china). The wii console is an impressive bit of kit but they really need to change the name if they really want to make a dent in the electronic game market. After all with Sony's Move and the Sega Dreamcast coming out soon how will they cope? The song choice is admirable at best with some songs relying too heavily on the verse-chorus-verse dynamic which has worked well in the past. I cant dance but I feel like I can. (Am I just dancing inside?) I think come christmas time this will be in peoples end of year lists and hopefully some stockings too.

    Sorry for my bad spelign but this is my first time on MegaCritik
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  6. JordanL.
    Jun 20, 2008
    6
    A lot of the music doesn't match up to the arrows, hard to keep up i that way, but i love the exercise program!
  7. LessaB.
    Jan 24, 2008
    1
    Absolutely horrendous song list. They've replaced catchy techno with distasteful remixes of songs from the 80's and 90's Absolutely horrendous song list. They've replaced catchy techno with distasteful remixes of songs from the 80's and 90's I'd rather forget. Must have been picked out by a lonely man whose dog just died. I love DDR and have bought every incarnation for the PS2. I couldn't wait to get my hands on it for the Wii. I'm sorely disapointed. I'll probably switch to stepmania permanently after this. Expand

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#41 Most Discussed Wii Game of 2007
#61 Most Shared Wii Game of 2007