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  • Summary: The Dance Dance Revolution franchise debuts on the Xbox in an all-new game with new songs, licensed music, and new game modes. Designed especially for the Xbox, the revolution goes online with Xbox Live support, offering a host of new downloadable features. The game also allows you to customize dance steps in Edit mode and exercise in Work Out mode. With robust options, modes, and great music, Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix is a complete dancing package. Expand
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  1. Positive: 22 out of 24
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  1. As far as Dance games go, this is the undisputed winner.
  2. The addition of Xbox Live and the fact that you can play with four players in battle mode means that owners of both PS2 and Xbox should definitely be leaning towards this one.
  3. If you are looking for more popular music you might want to check out "DDR2MAX" for the PS2, but if you are in the mood for some killer techno tunes and house music then Ultramix is the ultimate selection of high-energy dance beats.
  4. It's more like a frenzied full-body execution of the instructions on a binary punchcard, but it's addictive and fun. [Jan 2004, p.83]
  5. This Xbox installment would have benefited from a slightly easier set of songs to make it less difficult for new players to pick up, but, beyond this caveat, it's the most feature-rich version of Dance Dance Revolution ever.
  6. DDR hasn't evolved much since its console debut on PSone, but the graphics, song list, and online options of Ultramix make it the best entry in the series since "DDR: Konamix." [Jan 2004, p.148]
  7. There are no more than a handful of truly danceable tracks. The rest are either slow, boring, or both. [Jan 2004, p.64]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 9
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  3. Negative: 0 out of 9