Dance Dance Revolution Universe 3

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Dance Dance Revolution Universe 3 (Chinese Music Special Edition)
Dance Dance Revolution Universe 3 Chinese Music Special Edition cover art.png
The cover art for the Chinese Music Special Edition uses a silhouette in place of the model on the original cover art.
Developer(s) Konami
Publisher(s) Konami
Series Dance Dance Revolution
Bemani
Engine Custom
Platform(s) Xbox 360
Release
  • NA: October 21, 2008
  • AS: May 12, 2009[1] (game & bundle)
Genre(s) Music, exercise
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer, online play

Dance Dance Revolution Universe 3, sometimes abbreviated as DDR Universe 3, is a video game for Xbox 360. It was announced by Konami on May 15, 2008, and released on October 21, 2008. The game has new songs, a story mode, the ability to create custom songs and custom character creation.[2]

Dance Dance Revolution Universe 3 Chinese Music Special Edition (熱舞革命宇宙3 中文曲特别版 Rèwǔ Gémìng Yǔzhòu sān Zhōngwén qū Tèbié Bǎn) is a special release of Dance Dance revolution 3 by Konami for the Xbox 360 in the Asian region. It was released on May 12, 2009, as a stand-alone game and a bundle containing a dance pad controller. Universe 3 Chinese Music Special Edition is based on the North American release of Dance Dance Revolution Universe 3 with 21 additional added to the game. The new music is localized to Hong Kong and Taiwanese artists and groups.

Development[edit]

Dance Dance Revolution Universe 3 Chinese Music Special Edition was announced in late 2008 by Konami Digital Entertainment Limited, Konami's Hong Kong based subsidiary. An official site was launched stating that Chinese Music Special Edition would contain 60 English songs in addition to 20 exclusive Chinese pop songs from Hong Kong and Taiwan. The game was originally intended to be released before Christmas of 2008 and was delayed until May 2009.

Gameplay[edit]

Dance Dance Revolution Universe 3 Chinese Music Special Edition will include the standard Dance Dance Revolution gameplay formula as well as new features first introduced in Dance Dance Revolution Universe 3 released in North America in 2008.

DJ mode[edit]

DJ mode allows players to edit the music included in the game to create their own mixes.

Quest mode[edit]

First seen in Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 4, Quest mode lets players travel from locale to locale competing in dance offs with computer controlled dancers. As players progress through their quest, new songs and other items are unlocked for use in-game.

Edit Mode[edit]

Edit Mode allows players to make their own steps for a chosen song or make a video background for a chosen song.

Music[edit]

Songs in bold represent specialized record company licensing. Songs highlighted in red denote "boss songs" with expert/oni difficulties rated a 10.

Song Artist Other information
New licensed songs
"A Fifth Of Beethoven" Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band from the album A Fifth of Beethoven
"Alice" Moby from the album Last Night
"All Over Again" Blu Mar Ten A Different Drum license
"Bad Taste" The Divys Exclusively licensed song
"The Bomb (These Sounds Fall Into My Mind)" The Bucketheads from the album All in the Mind
"Canned Heat" Jamiroquai from the album Synkronized
"Conga" Miami Sound Machine from the album Primitive Love
"Dancing Machine" Jackson 5 from the album G.I.T.: Get It Together
"Doki Doki (Panik Mix)" This song must be unlocked smile.dk from the "Doki Doki" CD single
"Gutterpunk" Noisia feat. Bex Riley from the "Gutterpunk" CD single
"If (Dave Aude Remix)" Colette from the "If" CD single
"Man With The Hex" Atomic Fireballs from the album Torch This Place
"Over" Mark Hill Presents Kelly Marie Avex HOUSE NATION license
"parade" Witchery SKANK from the album Cherish!!
"Return of the Machines (Radio Mix)" Oforia feat. Bwicked A Different Drum license
"Watch Us Work It" Devo "Watch Us Work It" digital release
Konami collaboration tracks
"30 Lives (Up-Up-Down-Dance Mix)" The Motion Sick DDR Original Song Contest winner
"Burn Out" This song must be unlocked Beatdrop Commissioned song
"Caught In the Moment" Entona Commissioned song
"Dancin' My Way" DeeJayz Paradize feat. Thomas Howard Commissioned song
"Don't Don't Go Away (Ricardo Autobahn Remix)" This song must be unlocked Foxxie Disko Warp Music license
"freshmagicgroove" IKAAN.fresh! Commissioned song
"Less Than Three (Ricardo Autobahn Remix)" Becky Disko Warp Music license
"Rave Until the Night is Over (Universe Edit)" DM Ashura feat. MC Jay & Weronica Commissioned song
"Till The Lonely's Gone" Z-licious DDR Original Song Contest winner
"Time To Move" This song must be unlocked Fcdeejay Commissioned song
"Waiting For You" This song must be unlocked C-14 Commissioned song
New Konami originals
"aftershock!!" This song must be unlocked DM Ashura New Konami original song
"Angel" This song must be unlocked Master Source New Konami original song
"Big City Lights" This song must be unlocked Big Idea New Konami original song
"Come Back" This song must be unlocked Gein New Konami original song
"Consuela" This song must be unlocked Captain.T New Konami original song
"CONTROL (The Attic Remix)" This song must be unlocked 90 GROOVERS New Konami original song
"dirty digital" This song must be unlocked kors k New Konami original song
"Dummy" This song must be unlocked RAM New Konami original song
"EtoSharu" This song must be unlocked oo39.com New Konami original song
"Feel The Beat" Master Source New Konami original song
"Hey, What's Your Name" Big Idea New Konami original song
"HOLD YOU IN MY ARMS (Danceforze dream mix)" This song must be unlocked NM feat. Asher New Konami original song
"Inspiration" This song must be unlocked Togo Project feat. Mayumi New Konami original song
"Just Pretend" This song must be unlocked Big Idea New Konami original song
"KEEP ON MOVING (Orbit1 remix)" This song must be unlocked D'n'B Stars New Konami original song
"Kimochi" This song must be unlocked NAOKI feat. Melody & Mezzo New Konami original song
"L.A. EVOLVED" This song must be unlocked NAOKI underground New Konami original song
"Lament Configuration" Rephaim New Konami original song
"Less Is More" This song must be unlocked lim's Sculpture New Konami original song
"My Hero" This song must be unlocked In Geer New Konami original song
"NRG Surge" oo39.com New Konami original song
"ONCE UPON A TIME (Jertz mix)" Mitsu-O! Summer 2008 New Konami original song
"Out of Decaf" This song must be unlocked NEKOJIRA New Konami original song
"sakura storm" This song must be unlocked Ryu☆ New Konami original song
"senses (Kaiju Remix)" JT.1UP New Konami original song
"Streamline" This song must be unlocked Karuto New Konami original song
"Tesla Coil" This song must be unlocked Rephaim New Konami original song
"Your Angel" DM Ashura feat. kors k New Konami original song'
"Akibarrific" This song must be unlocked Ko Kimura New Konami original song
"ΔMAX" (delta MAX) This song must be unlocked DM Ashura New Konami original song
"888" This song must be unlocked DJ TECHNORCH New Konami original song
New BEMANI crossovers and DDR revivals
"100 Sec. Kitchen Battle!!" This song must be unlocked Orange Lounge from Pop'n Music
"777" This song must be unlocked EeL from GuitarFreaks/DrumMania
"Absolute" This song must be unlocked dj TAKA from DDR 5th MIX
"Kind Lady" OKUYATOS from DDRMAX
"MATSURI JAPAN" RE-VENGE from DDR 5th MIX
"Midnight Blaze (SySF Mix)" This song must be unlocked System S.F. from DDRMAX (ending credits)
"MOBO*MOGA" This song must be unlocked Orange Lounge from DDR EXTREME
"PARANOiA Rebirth" This song must be unlocked 190' from DDR 3rd MIX
"Concertino In Blue" Hirofumi Sasaki from GuitarFreaks/DrumMania
"murmur twins" This song must be unlocked yu_tokiwa.djw from DDR SuperNOVA
Downloadable songs
"Celebration" wavegroup Kool and the Gang cover song, original version later used in DanceDanceRevolution
"Glamorous" Somatone Fergie cover song
"I'm Coming Out" Somatone Diana Ross cover song, original version later used in Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Party 3
"Irreplaceable" wavegroup Beyoncé cover song
"What Is Love?" Somatone Haddaway cover song
"39th St. Strut" oo39.com New Konami original song
"Dance Till The Sun Come Up" Big Idea New Konami original song
"HIT THE GROUND" (Alexa Remix) NAOKI New Konami original song
"Jewelya Of De' Nile Big Idea" New Konami original song
"Lady Be Good To Me" In Geer New Konami original song
"Musk Up" The Blue Light Specialists New Konami original song
"oarfish" kors k New Konami original song
"Rhythm Of My Heart" Master Source New Konami original song
"vertical" Ryu* New Konami original song
"You're Such a Shredder" In Geer New Konami original song
"A Dream" Big Idea New Konami original song
"koibana" Togo Project feat. Manna New Konami original song

Songs mentioned on the back of the box but not available in the game:

For the regional release of Dance Dance Revolution Universe 3 Chinese Music Special Edition, Konami added music from local artists. The song list from the North American release of Dance Dance Revolution Universe 3 remains in addition to the new music.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dance Dance Revolution Universe 3 中文曲特別版" (in Chinese). Play-Asia. Retrieved May 16, 2009. 
  2. ^ DDRcommunity. "New DDR Games!". DDR Community Online. Konami. Retrieved May 16, 2008. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Dance Dance Revolution Universe 2
Dance Dance Revolution Universe 3
2008
Succeeded by
Dance Dance Revolution