Cut Some Shapes to Cult Hits With Get Up and Dance

by on September 12, 2011

Do you want to dance to some of the biggest cult hits every to grace the charts? Then you’ll be happy to know that Get Up and Dance on the Nintendo Wii and PlayStation 3 with PlayStation Move has had some new tracks revealed by the developers, O-Games, when the title finally comes out on 4th November. The artists of these cult classics include Apache Indian, Billy Ray Cyrus and Gina G to enable you to get your freak on in the comfort of your home by yourself or amongst friends with your Nintendo Wii or PlayStation Move controller.

O-Games has today revealed the second batch of tracks from Get Up And Dance, the ultimate multi-format social dancing game that everyone can play, whether you’re a dance hall diva or have two left feet. Prepare to fill the floor with an eclectic mix of real dance Cult Classics, from the likes of Gina G, Pulp and Billy Ray Cyrus.

‘Boom Shack-A-Lak’ by Apache Indian was the Birmingham reggae DJ’s biggest hit, reaching number 5 in the UK charts during 1993. Canadian alternative rock band Barenaked Ladies have provided their international hit ‘One Week’, which ironically spent one week at the top position in the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Adding variety to Get Up And Dance’s cult selection is Del La Soul’s hip-hop standard ‘Me Myself and I’.

‘Achy Breaky Heart’ is forever associated with Country crooner Billy Ray Cyrus, whilst Australia’s Gina G performed the UK’s entry in the 1996 Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Ooh Ahh… Just A Little Bit’. Rounding out the cult tracks in Get Up And Dance is Brit indie pop legends Pulp, with their biggest ever hit, ‘Common People’.

When Get Up And Dance shimmies its way to Wii and PlayStation Move for PlayStation 3 on November 4th, gamers will be able to get their groove on to an expansive track listing, featuring everything from classic funky disco tracks to the following Cult Classics, including official promo videos from international superstar artists:

· Apache Indian – ‘Boom Shack-A-Lak’

· Barenaked Ladies – ‘One Week’

· Billy Ray Cyrus – ‘Achy Breaky Heart’

· De La Soul – ‘Me Myself and I’

· Gina G – ‘Ooh Ahh… Just A Little Bit’

· Pulp – ‘Common People’

Previously announced tracks:

· Black Kids – ‘I Am Not Going To Teach Your Boyfriend How To Dance’

· Girls Aloud – ‘The Promise’

· Gwen Stefani – ‘What You Waiting For’

· Jessie J – ‘Nobody’s Perfect’

· La Roux – ‘Bulletproof’

· Marina & The Diamonds – ‘Hollywood’

· Nicole Scherzinger – ‘Poison’

· Noisettes – ‘Don’t Upset The Rhythm’

· Pussycat Dolls – ‘Don’t Cha’

· Rizzle Kicks – ‘Down With The Trumpets’

· Taio Cruz – ‘Come On Girl’

· Timbaland featuring Katy Perry – ‘If We Ever Meet Again’

Get Up And Dance is the ultimate dancing game for everyone to play, whether you are the star performer or prefer to stay out of the limelight as a backing dancer. Get your friends round and get dancing together or have your very own dance off in Get Up And Dance’s Party Mode. Party Mode features party games that you can play with up to eight mates, competing against each others teams with party games including Party Mix, Last Man Standing and Tug of War.

Had enough of competing against each other? Then band together and form your very own dance group with Get Up And Dance’s innovative Group Mode. You and up to three friends can choose to perform as either a lead or backing dancer to group routines specially choreographed for Get Up And Dance.

Group Mode also allows you to dance and have fun in a group or to participate in the talent competition, where you compete in ten rounds to see if you can dance your way to the top. Plus, with loads more features like Shape Up Mode, Rehearse Mode and Jukebox, Get Up And Dance really is the Ultimate Dancing Game package for home console owners.

So if this has you lunging wildly at your PC to get your pre-orders in, Get Up and Dance will be available on the Nintendo Wii and PlayStation 3 on 4th November from high street retailers and online services.

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