Just Dance 4 hit store shelves last week for Playstation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii. Gameplay remains relatively unchanged to Just Dance 3, but new additions and enhancements to the formula create a new experience. Let's take a quick look at the features and additions to Just Dance 4 and compare them to the previous installment, Just Dance 3. Vote on which game you feel has the stronger feature!
Just Dance 3
Just Dance 4
Hold My Hand Mode vs. Dance Battle
Just Dance 3 introduced the new mode called Hold My Hand, which was introduced for the Wii and Playstation 3 versions. Up to 8 players can share 4 controllers. Each dancer needs to share the controller and preform shared moves together. This mode is perfect for parties and is the only mode where more than four players can take part at once.
Dance Battle mode is introduced in Just Dance 4 and has players go head to head with each other. Spanning over six rounds of different songs, players try to outperform each other for bragging rights. During the battle, choreography and music changes in real time, all depending on who is currently laying down the moves better. The player who wins the most rounds out of six retains ultimate bragging rights!
Just Sweat Mode
Just Sweat Mode is the Just Dance version of workout modes. The game tracks the amount of songs played while dancing. This mode is great for those who wish to have a focus on being active. The mode allows users to play any song on the roster for working out.
Just Dance 4 adds plenty of features to the Just Sweat Mode. The mode gets a major upgrade with new workout sessions, along with specifically personalized programs, and a calorie counter to track how intense your workout is. The mode allows more much more customization than previous versions.
Just Dance 3 contains 44 songs, of various genres and years. The big pop song on this version is Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO, also included are more electronic tracks like No Limit by 2 Unlimited,classic rock with I Was Made for Lovin' You by KISS, and classic vocal tracks like Think by Aretha Franklin
Just Dance 4 contains 50 songs, of various genres and years. The big pop song on this version is Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepson. Also included are electronic tracks like Rock N Roll (Will Take You To The Mountain) by Shrillex, classics like B-52's Rock Lobster, and 80s songs like Europe's The Final Countdown.
Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 versions have a special karaoke feature that uses the PlayStation Eye microphone or the Kinect voice recognition. This karaoke version displays lyrics along the bottom of the screen, along dancers to sing along with the tune as well.
Just Dance 4 includes an exclusive Wii U feature called the Puppet Master Mode. 5 Players are needed for this mode, with one player controlling the GamePad. The player with the GamePad can switch dance routines in real time, and customize their own choreographies. They can also choose their own playlists for those dancing.