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7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 32 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 32
  2. Negative: 5 out of 32

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  1. Oct 31, 2012
    9
    GREAT game; a party game that is so much funnier than DC series, up to 4 people (=maximum laughter) can dance at time and all dances have a unique background to admire and distinct dancer to follow. its fun to play but after a day or two of constant play you have to give yourself a break, since you can get bored of the same song/dance routine even if there are over 40 song to dance to + extreme and alternative mode to keep the fun going. buy. play. laugh. cant wait for gangnam style Expand
  2. Oct 26, 2012
    8
    this game is nice. justdance 4 is better than the just dance 3. the people can sport and dance in the just dance4. this just dance is very new.okay/ just just dance.buy it.
  3. May 2, 2013
    7
    This is a VERY fun game. Although the choreography is pretty easy (which is a bit of a problem if you're a fan of Dance Central) they're fun to dance along with, and the dancers and backgrounds are nicely designed. There are some cool features too, like Just Sweat, mashups, and alternate routines. There's even Just Dance TV, where the game records you dancing so you can upload it for the world to see. The only problem I have is the song list. There are many good ones on there (We No Speak Americano, Rock N Roll, Good Feeling, ect.) but some are kind of bad (Everybody Needs Somebody to Love, Can't Take My Eyes Off You, ect.). I recommend this game if you want a fun dance experience that's great to play by yourself or with friends. Expand
  4. Dec 28, 2012
    9
    "Dancing Games are the most boring thing ever, and Just Dance is the sh***st saga ever, the gameplay is bad, the music is awful and no one has fun" said no one EVER. Just Dance 4 is in some aspects better than its predecessors, and while everyone is nuts for Dance Central, I'm staying with JD4, why? Because Dance Central is not as stylish, funny or even weird enough as JD4, making it one of the most awesome dance games ever made. The track list is phenomenal. We have everything! Literally! Time Warp, Never Gonna Give You Up and My First, My last, My Everything are SOME of the oldies, while we also have some new hits like Call Me Maybe and Beauty and a Beat. And as the title states, you just have to dance. Not like in Dance Central, where you have to practice every move 100000 times before dancing, as if you move the incorrect finger, the whole dance is wrong. Just Dance 4 is a little bit more for rookies in that aspect. It's really fun to generate a video after your dance and share it (If you dare) to your friends and family, and also the Just Sweat Mode, which isn't too extense unfortunately, is so fun for the first time it is enjoyable to put down some pounds. The only thing this game lacks of (And Dance Central nails it every year) is a campaign mode, something challenging, a story, doesn't matter how silly or non-sense it is, to make us return to the living room to dance even when we are alone. Just Dance 4 lacks of appeal to play it again. Except, of course, when you got homies at your living room and want to have fun. Also, not choosing the difficulty of the song is sort of a bummer, and if Ubisoft would just get to work on this small details, Just Dance would be the dance game of the year. Fortunately, that doesn't keep me from playing the fun, crazy, energetic and somehow addictive Just Dance 4, with a deserved 8.5, but I will give it a 9 as we have to made our punctuations solid. Expand
  5. Mar 8, 2013
    3
    It's a very fine game, which helps the lineup of Kinect games, however it doesn't lend itself to a good learning curve. Unlike the Dance Central franchise that has a very intuitive and helpful "Break It Down" mode, Just Dance is better suited for veterans and doesn't offer a very good step by step dance walkthrough. The title cards at the bottom of the screen are not only small, but irrelevant to the upcoming dance making it more difficult to know exactly what you will be doing next. Another gripe I had was the faux Katy Perry music video silhouette characters you play as. It doesn't highlight areas you can improve on or show personality to what's on screen. It's a very weird thing to watch when playing with friends. On the bright side, this game has a great implementation of coop for parties of 2 or greater. It makes good use of tracking people on screen and is very accurate. Although I wanted to love this game, it was just subpar. I had high expectations, but the game is just a crude dance video to go along to. Expand
Metascore
77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 23 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 23
  2. Negative: 0 out of 23
  1. 80
    It's been a long time since we've been reminded of how fun it is to just cut loose without caring how you look--and Just Dance 4 gives every opportunity to recall that carefree joy. [Feb 2013, p.85]
  2. 70
    It's simply a bit of fun. [Issue#91, p.77]
  3. Nov 26, 2012
    83
    Because of the unlockable songs and modes Just Dance 4 feels like a game more than ever. The Sweat mode is an exciting option for those who'd like to keep fit by dancing. But it is a shame that some obvious changes haven't made the cut.