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Ubisoft Officially Announces Dance on Broadway for March 17th

Posted by James Newton

Gives it the ol' jazz hands

We've known for a while that Dance on Broadway was coming to Move, but now Ubisoft has announced an official release date for the title and given a little insight into the game's tracklisting too.

Dancers can get their groove on with one controller each or double-up for more advanced play, shaking it to tracks including Time Warp, Ease on Down the Road and Fame.

Dance on Broadway is pencilled in to shimmy onto Move on March 17th, so stay tuned for a review shortly after launch.

UBISOFT® ANNOUNCES DANCE ON BROADWAY(TM) FOR PLAYSTATION®3 USING THE PLAYSTATION®MOVE MOTION CONTROLLER

SAN FRANCISCO – February 16, 2011 – Today, Ubisoft announces the forthcoming release of Dance On BroadwayTM, the game which allows you to perform along to the very best of Broadway in your own living room. Already available for the WiiTM system from Nintendo, a PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system version for the PlayStation®Move will hit EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Asia) and North America retail shelves on March 17, 2011. Using the PlayStation®Move, Broadway fans, will be able to dance and sing along to a unique track list. With 25 songs and original choreographies from over 20 of the most beloved shows, the game features a range of tracks, from classics to modern favorites, for your friends and family to enjoy.

Broadway musicals, a perennial favorite

Some of the most vibrant musicals ever have seen the light of day in the hallowed theaters of Broadway and today millions of people regularly attend both classic and modern shows in European capital cities. Now, fans of Fame, Hairspray, and other shows will be able to feel like they’re taking part in real Broadway productions with large dance ensembles, unique characters & costumes and dynamic stage lighting & sets. Dance On Broadway is a fun-filled immersive experience where players can revel in the thrills of the theatre world and fulfill their potential as Broadway Stars.

A fun experience for everyone

With Dance On Broadway friends and family can enjoy the fun of big show moments and share this unique experience two players at a time. Together, they will be able to star in some of the most popular musicals from classics such as Annie Get Your Gun and Hair to modern favorites such as RENT and Hairspray. With its easy-to-use controllers, Dance On Broadway is fun for players of all ages. Requiring only one PS Move controller per player (although advanced players can dance with a controller in each hand!), Dance on Broadway lets you dance with high precision to onscreen choreography and sing along to your favorite songs as if you were really in the spotlight!

Choose to play in Party Mode for a quick play experience. Or, for a bigger challenge, take the part of an up-and-coming performer to help save the Little Triumph Theatre from ruin in Become a Star mode!

The magic of Broadway in a unique track list

Especially designed for musical fans, Dance On Broadway’s track list includes titles from some of the longest-running Broadway shows, including:

-“Time Warp” (Rocky Horror Show)
-“You Can’t Stop the Beat” (Hairspray)
-“Fame” (Fame - The Musical)
-“Ease on Down the Road” (The Wiz)
-“There’s No Business Like Show Business” (Annie Get your Gun)
-“Out Tonight” (RENT)
-“Little Shop of Horrors Theme” (Little Shop of Horrors)
-“Let the Sunshine In” (Hair)

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