Just Dance and its successors are rhythm games that get players up and moving to popular songs. The idea is to mimic the moves of the figure on screen.

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Strong Language: Some songs have suggestive lyrics.


No saving is necessary. Players simply play for the duration of a song.

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Some people misheard the lyrics to a Nicki Minaj song, “Starships,” in an advertisement for Just Dance 2014, and mistakenly thought Minaj was saying a racial slur. This stirred up some controversy, understandably, but was only a misconception on the part of listeners.

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  •  Does Just Dance make you more comfortable about dancing in front of others? Would you feel more comfortable if more people were playing?



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Keezy is a gamer, illustrator, and designer. Her background is in teaching and tutoring kids from ages 9 to 19, and she's led workshops for young women in STEM. She is also holds a certificate in teaching English. Her first memory of gaming is when her dad taught her to play the first Warcraft when she was five. You can find her at Key of Zee and on Twitter @KeezyBees.