Dancing with the Stars (video game)

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Dancing with the Stars
Dancing with the Stars Coverart.png
North American PS2 boxart
Developer(s) Zoë Mode(PS2/Wii)
Aurona (PC version)
n-Space
Publisher(s) Activision (PS2/Wii) & THQ Valusoft (PC & Online versions)
Platform(s) PlayStation 2, Wii, PC, mobile
Release date(s)
  • NA October 23, 2007
Genre(s) Music video game
Mode(s) Single player, Multiplayer

Dancing with the Stars is a video game based on the show Dancing with the Stars. It was released on October 23, 2007 in the United States. The game is also being developed for mobile phones, and for the PC.

Characters[edit]

In the game you have option of playing as selected celebrities and professionals from the show.

PS2 and Wii[edit]

Mobile phones[edit]

On the mobile phone version, the only characters listed are the celebrities. There are no mentions of their professional partners.

PC Game[edit]

For the PC game, the player can choose any of the following characters and he or she will automatically be partnered with either a professional dancer or a celebrity depending on the character the player chooses.

Celebrities[edit]

Professionals[edit]

Dances[edit]

The dances included in the game are taken from the ABC TV show of the same name.

PS2 & Wii[edit]

Mobile phone[edit]

Sequel[edit]

A sequel, Dancing with the Stars: We Dance!, was released October 21, 2008 for Wii and Nintendo DS. The game is much improved on the previous ones, with score multipliers, options for new costumes and switching partners, and new songs such as Push It by Salt n' Pepa, Black Horse and the Cherry Tree by KT Tunstall and Lady Marmalade.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
Publication Score
mobile PC PS2 Wii
Game Informer N/A N/A N/A 5.25/10[5]
IGN N/A 3.5/10[7] 57/100[3][4] N/A
Game Chronicles N/A N/A 65/100[1][3] 7.5/10[5]
Game Vortex N/A N/A 68/100[1] 52/100[5]
Gamer 2.0 N/A N/A N/A 3/10[5]
GameShark N/A N/A N/A C-[5]
Gamefaqs N/A N/A 4/10[6] N/A
Aggregate scores
GameRankings N/A 35.00%[8] 63.33%[1] 53.90%[5]
Metacritic N/A N/A 59/100[1] 42/100[2]

IGN called it a lousy game.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Dancing with the Stars". GameRankings. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Dancing with the Stars (Wii)". Metacritic. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Dancing with the Stars (PlayStation 2)". Metacritic. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Miller, Greg (February 5, 2008). "Dancing With The Stars Review". IGN. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f "Dancing with the Stars". GameRankings. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 
  6. ^ KabutoHunter (5 January 2009). "Dancing with the Stars". Gamefaqs. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b Tong, Sophia (May 8, 2008). "Dancing with the Stars: The PC Game Review". IGN. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "Dancing with the Stars". GameRankings. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 

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