Let`s Dance with Mel B Video Game Review

Let’s Dance with Mel B is a party game developed by Lighting Fish and published by Black Beans Games. The company is breaking in the dancing genre after being in the fitness bracket with Get Fit. It is designed for post-club crowds by providing after party ammunition. It is also meant for those looking to master dance moves for showcasing. The game lets you see yourself dancing on the screen just like a talent show. It lets you dance in a group of other four dancers. The game is easy to pick up and play. It is designed for social experience through the 2 player simultaneous support. It enables you to become a star in your own Tv station. The game runs on three common platforms namely; PS3, Wii and Xbox 360. The game was developed and released in the UK in May 2011.


It is designed with a Lightning Fish state-of-art tracking technology which enables the game to simulate proper dance moves. It is designed by top choreographers to realize your dreams of dancing on stage. The game supports eight players but only two can play simultaneously. Mel B lets you dance with a friend to the best dance hits. The game hosts the experience while providing feedback to help you refine your moves.

It features a party mode which involves dual competition to find out who is the best dancer. It gives you the same dance routines seen in music videos. There are forty professional dancers including Mel herself. The game enables you and other four players to appear on the screen with Move for PlayStation 3 or Kinect for Xbox. The track list features varied dance hits to suit every one. It includes a great sound track which provides more enjoyment.


The aim of the game if for you to keep up with the moves made by Mel B and her group of professional players. You are shown what move is to be used next. Let’s Dance enables you to battle with up to eight players in four different game modes. The game requires you to take a picture of yourself to be used as an avatar pic while playing the game. All you need is to line up and press A for the photo to be taken.

To obtain a photo of high quality, press the button at range and slowly move forward during the camera count down. Once in the main menu you have the option of playing solo or with other people in a battle. Each song provides certain performance levels to maintain and three lives to preserve. If the indicator drops below the given level then you lose your life. Once you lose the three lives, the game is over. Adding a survival mode enables you to perform one song after the other until all the players are out. You earn points by wheeling your arms around, bouncing your knee up and down among other moves. The pause menu enables you to switch into advanced tracking off when you experience difficulties.


There are many dance songs featured in the game. They include Don`t Cha by Pussy Cat Dolls, Disturbia by Rihanna, Quando Quando Quando by Fergie, Wannabe by spice girls, Word Up by Cameo, Gold by Spandau Ballet, Candella by Noelia, Kiss Kiss by Holly Valance and the Rockafeller Skunk. It also features the famous hiphop song In the Club by 50 Cent, All Night Long by Mousse T, Mama Do by Pixie Lott, and Starz in their eyes by Just Jack, Tub Thumping by Chumbawumba, Today by Mika love, Karma Chameleon by Culture Club, Enola Gay by OMD, Y sio aqui by Paulina Rubio and This is love by Maroon 5. It also features commander by David Guetta and Kelly Rowland, Boys and Girls by Pixie Lott, Finally by Ce Ce Peniston, We No Speak Americano by Yolanda Be cool and Dcup, Peter Gunn Remix by Sarah Vaughan, Car wash by Rose Royce, I will survive by Gloria Gaynor and the famous Poker Face by Lady Gaga.

Let’s Dance eliminates lone dances. It lets you dance with a friend and compete in a group. You don’t need to have to be a good dancer to enjoy the game. The player is projected on the screen next to the dancers to help in detecting erroneous moves. The game can be tricked as claimed by many critics. In some few cases, the camera recognition has been found to unresponsive. The moves can also become monotonous sometimes. However, the game is still entertaining on all three platforms especially in multi user mode. The game play is clean and easy to navigate while learning moves. The game is very instructive and competitive to enable you realize your dancing dreams.

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