Ubisoft Announces "The Hip Hop Dance Experience" Game, To Debut At Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

posted July 12, 2012 12:10:00 PM CDT | 7 comments

Ubisoft Announces "The Hip Hop Dance Experience" Game, To Debut At Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

Exclusive: Dance tracks from Drake, Kid Cudi, Run-DMC, Nelly and Naughty By Nature make Ubisoft's upcoming game, the latest in the top-selling "Experience" franchise.

Today (July 12) game-maker Ubisoft has announced its latest in the chart-topping Dance Experience franchise. In November The Hip Hop Dance Experience will release to Kinect, Nintendo Wii and XBox 360. The game features Hip Hop songs from Q-Tip, Snoop Dogg, Kid Cudi and dozens more. The dance routines arranged by famed choreographers, including Laurieann Gibson and Dave Scott.

The Hip Hop Experience will make its debut this weekend at the 8th annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. The premiere will happen on the main event day (June 14).

According to Ubisoft, "[The] Experience franchise was the second largest dance video game franchise of 2011 and has sold more than five million copies worldwide* by making an artist’s musical universe accessible to fans through interactive and immersive games."

Developed by renowned music game developer, iNiS, The Hip Hop Dance Experience bills itself as having most comprehensive Hip Hop track list ever. That list includes:

•    Amerie – “1 Thing”
    •    B.o.B – “So Good”
    •    B.o.B featuring Hayley Williams of Paramore – “Airplanes”
    •    Cassie – “Me & U” **
    •    Chris Brown featuring Juelz Santana – “Run It!”
    •    Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – “Look At Me Now”
    •    Ciara – “One, Two Step (featuring Missy Elliott)”
    •    Da Brat – “Funkdafied”
    •    Drake – “Over”
    •    Flo Rida featuring Sia – “Wild Ones”
    •    Iyaz – “Replay”
    •    Jay Sean featuring Lil Wayne – “Down”
    •    J-Kwon – “Tipsy” **
    •    Kid Cudi – “Day ‘N’ Night”
    •    Lil Wayne featuring Static Major – “Lollipop”
    •    LMFAO – “Sexy And I Know It”
    •    M.I.A. – “Bad Girls” **
    •    Mark Morrison – “Return of the Mack”
    •    Mystikal featuring Nivea – “Danger (Been So Long)”
    •    N.E.R.D. – “She Wants to Move”
    •    Naughty by Nature – “Hip Hop Hooray”
    •    Nelly – “Hot In Herre”
    •    New Boyz – “You’re A Jerk”
    •    New Edition – “If It Isn’t Love”
    •    Nicki Minaj featuring Drake – “Moment 4 Life”
    •    Ol’ Dirty Bastard featuring Kelis – “Got Your Money” **
    •    Outkast – “B.O.B.” **
    •    Pitbull featuring Chris Brown – “International Love”
    •    Q-Tip – “Vivrant Thing”
    •    R. Kelly – “Ignition (Remix)”
    •    Rihanna featuring Jeezy – “Hard”
    •    Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock – “It Takes Two” **
    •    Run-DMC – “It’s Tricky” **
    •    Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell Williams – “Drop It Like It’s Hot”
    •    Terror Squad featuring Fat Joe, Remy – “Lean Back”
    •    The Sugarhill Gang – “Rapper’s Delight” **
    •    TLC – “Creep”
    •    Too $hort – “Blow the Whistle” **
    •    Trey Songz featuring Fabolous – “Say Aah”
    •    Wiz Khalifa – “Work Hard, Play Hard” **
(** Denotes songs that will appear only on the Xbox 360 version)

The Hip Hop Dance Experience also includes an array of new features and game modes, including:
    •    Dance routines designed exclusively for the game by top choreographers Laurieann Gibson (Nicki Minaj’s creative director, BET’s Born to Dance), Dave Scott (So You Think You Can Dance, Battle of the Year) and Kid David (Step Up 3D)
    •    Authentic music video and live performance footage, paired with dynamic visual effects triggered by your movements, transform your living room into a real-time music video
    •    Progressive difficulty levels provide varying levels of challenge for everyone from beginners to professionals. Perform over 750 dance moves!
    •    Multiplayer gameplay designed to simultaneously accommodate varying difficulty levels. Pro or novice, each player can choose their individual difficulty level and play along together!
    •    Complete Avatar customization with hundreds of looks and accessories to express your personal fashion sense
    •    Dance modes with high-energy multiplayer challenges:
    •    Dance Party: Jump in and light up the dance floor with your favorite dance partner.
    •    Dance Battle: Challenge your friends to high-energy dance battles in true hip-hop style.
    •    Dance Marathon: Test your stamina by dancing to an endless stream of tracks.
    •    Power-Skooling: Perfect the most iconic and extreme hip-hop moves in step-by-step tutorials.

For the latest information on The Hip Hop Dance Experience, please visit: TheHipHopDanceExperience.com

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