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  • Summary: Dance Dance Revolution UNIVERSE, takes dancing to a whole new dance floor - offering features and options not possible until now. Over 65 new songs, including songs and dance remixes exclusive for the Xbox 360, licensed songs, and popular hits. New HOW TO PLAY, TRIAL and SUPER EASY modes aimed at first-time players and beginners. All-new nonstop megamixes now offer "DJ continuous mixes" of multiple songs just like a real dance club. New Relay mode lets friends and family play DDR like a marathon race, allowing players to switch off to other teammates and keep the dance party going all night long . Enhancements to the common modes and features from the original DDR series, including Workout Mode, Edit Mode, Quest Mode, Party Mode and more. Xbox Live enabled online competitions, download new songs and dance steps, upload content, compete head-to-head, view internet ranking, instant messaging/email, talk live and more. [Konami] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 26
  2. Negative: 1 out of 26
  1. You won’t find a more comprehensive or fun dancing game out there, at least until they release the next DDR.
  2. There may be some presentational issues that need to be ironed out, and the quest mode feels like an unneeded addition, but for the most part Universe belongs among the dancing elite.
  3. Even though it doesn't attempt to evolve the series any further, Dance Dance Revolution Universe is a fantastic game with more visual pizzazz and replay value than any DDR before it.
  4. It's unusual and unfortunate that the inaugural DDR on the 360 fails to implement the coolest thing that's happened in dance games recently – inputting and grooving to your own tracks.
  5. DDR Universe offers the standard sorts of changes and upgrades you'd expect from this nearly decade-old series.
  6. 70
    While Universe doesn't do anything to reinvent the wheel (or the dance pad, as the case may be), the game does a great job of bringing the total experience to the next generation of consoles.
  7. 30
    DDR Universe is the gaming equivalent of an alien fetus belching out "The Star-Spangled Banner" -- a disaster of a title that digests any good DDR has given us into one of its many stomachs, producing something so foul that it could power Earth for centuries.

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  1. Dec 2, 2011
    10
    What's High Score mean? Huh? Is that bad? Did I break it? Seriously guys, what's High Score mean? What does "high score" mean? New high score, is that bad? What does that mean? Did I break it? Expand

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