Just Dance 2015 makes great use of the Xbox One's Kinect to accurately show your moves in its elaborate music videos.
Of my own preferences regarding the music genre, dancing remains somewhere out of the lead when it comes to interacting with sound and visuals, though Just Dance 2015 hits on every requirement I have from anything asking me to move my feet without a pad to stomp on.
Just Dance 2015 is a polished and enjoyable product, and whilst it's potentially still behind the Dance Central series in a few key areas, including the way it monitors player actions, it makes up for this with its trademark styling, a strong collection of songs and intuitive online features. Who knows, it might even teach you a few moves to use on a Saturday night.
Just Dance 2015 takes over the dance floor with an impressive roster of songs and stronger social and online integration that is bound to be a hit with fans of the series.
As much fun to pick up and play as ever, but the title has barely changed year on year.
Ubisoft's latest booty shaker has solid moves and encourages players to share their performances, but stumbles when it comes to song selection
With over 50 million copies of Just Dance games sold around the world there is no question Ubisoft has found a winning formula with the franchise. Just like other yearly releases, Just Dance 2015 doesn't reinvent the wheel but instead take the safe route with the "if it ain't broke, then don't fix" approach.
Just Dance 2015 is definitely fun to play, especially with family and friends, but the inconsistency of the scoring system brings into question whether it actually does track your moves accurately.
Overall, Just Dance 2015 is much like its predecessors, but in the struggle to do something 'new' with the game, Ubisoft has added a lot of features that are not really worth bothering with. Luckily, these don't interfere with your enjoyment of the very entertaining main game, and as long as you've got some good friends and enough self-confidence, this title could well give you the licence to be the dancing buffoon that you've always wanted to be.
The new Just Dance 2015 brings what the audience expects: a large musical assortment, along with fun and creative choreographies. Where this game does not stand out is on its variety, as it lacks significant improvements and additions to its experience, possibly as a consequence of a release policy that produces one Just Dance title per year.
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If you're in the mood to shake some grooves, Just Dance 2015 provides a lot of fun and entertainment for players both solo and in groups. It's still, however, basically a retread of Just Dance 2014 with a few new additions that are neat, but not earth-shattering. Still, if you like the previous entries in this series, you'll probably love this one, too.
Overall, Just Dance 2015 is much like its predecessors, but in the struggle to do something 'new' with the game, Ubisoft has added a lot of features that are not really worth your bother. Luckily these don't interfere with your enjoyment from the very entertaining main game, and as long as you've got some good friends and enough self-confidence, Just Dance 2015 could well give you the licence to be the dancing buffoon you always wanted to be.
They say if it ain't broke, don't fix it, and Just Dance is a series that remains the same at its very core simply because it works. It's a fun party game. It's simple and gets you right into the music and playing the game without a complicated mess of menus. It lets you just dance without any other worry. In some respects, that simplicity is a great thing. In others, it almost feels like a blind eye is being turned on some additional features and aspects that could really help to elevate the series. Even simple things like difficulty ratings are left out. Despite these misgivings, Just Dance 2015 does what it aims to do with a flourish in its step, and if the dancing is good, do we really need much else?
Just Dance 2015 is a pretty admirable improvement over Just Dance 2014. Ubisoft have done a lot of work in making sure that not only the set list has not only been refreshed but that there’s multiple new modes to attempt, including a great variety of both active and passive multiplayer.
The entertaining dance series returns, with new tunes, new moves and plenty of fun.
Just Dance is a series that's hard to hate as it genuinely wants players to have a good time, but 2015 is a misstep. Hardly anything has changed and practically nothing has for those who don't partake in the online functionality, some features are missing and the interface has become too basic.
Just Dance 2015 is easily one of the best dancing games available and sure, it doesn't add much to genre but when a game is this good, there's not really a lot to change or add. With exceptional graphics, decent gameplay thanks to the Kinect 2 and a truly pumping track list, Just Dance 2015 is definitely a must have title if you love singing, dancing or both… so grab your friends and get ready to have the best dance off of 2014. Recommended!
All in all, Just Dance 2015 is a worthy title for next generation consoles that until now have been somewhat lacking in the game library department. Whether you are a series lifer who has been waiting for this version for months, or a newbie like me who wanted to just see what the hype is all about, you won't be disappointed when you fire up the game and stand at the ready to match new moves with new tracks and new high scores in the process. Just be forewarned—it took less than twenty minutes as a casual player to build up a sweat, so make sure you plan your wardrobe and company accordingly.
An overall enjoyable rhythm/dance game with a large variety of songs and game modes both local and online. Not much has changed from the previous release, but when a product isn't broken, it may not need fixing. The game won't make you the best dancer in the world, but it will provide you with hours on hours of moving around in front of your TV.
A career mode and better reward system would be welcome additions to the series and the way dance moves are registered and scored still has its flaw but at its core Just Dance 2015 is a fun, energetic party title with a great variety of songs that will keep you and your friends entertained for hours as you dazzle each other with world class moves that even JT himself would be proud of or would have him rolling on the floor laughing.