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Dance Central Accessibility Report

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Dance Central in the Controls area to aid enjoyment of the game for different players. This report is created with input from accessibility experts and the player community to help people find games that have the accessibility features they require. Once you have found potential games on the database, there are excellent specialist accessibility sites that offer in-depth reviews to guide your purchasing decisions.

Dance Central is a dancing rhythm game you play by moving your body in front of the Xbox Kinect camera. The focus on full body movement celebrates accurate, well-timed and energetic moves. As opposed to Just Dance's rough choreography, Dance Central offers an exuberant swagger steeped in dance culture.

NotesAccessibility Notes

Songs are divided into categories: Easy, Medium, and Hard. Only Easy is unlocked in the beginning, and the player earns the other difficulties as they move on. Only they do well, they can also unlock a "No Flashcards" mode that does not display the flashcards on screen.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Skill Rating: 10-15 year-olds

Release Date: 04/11/2010

Platforms: Oculus, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Physically Active, Rhythm and Sports

Accessibility: 1 feature

Developer: Harmonix (@Harmonix)

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 4 players online

Costs: Purchase cost. In-game purchases

 

DifficultyDifficulty

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Difficulty in Dance Central which deal with how you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck. The following games are similar to Dance Central, and offer accessibility features for Difficulty:

Getting StartedGetting Started

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Getting Started in Dance Central which deal with what support is offered to get started with the game. This includes customising the experience when you first open the game via any onboarding processes it provides as well as tutorials and other assistance when you first start playing. The following games are similar to Dance Central, and offer accessibility features for Getting Started:

ReadingReading

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Reading in Dance Central which deal with how much reading or listening comprehension is required, how well the game provides visual and audible access to the text and whether subtitles and captions are a good fit for purpose. The following games are similar to Dance Central, and offer accessibility features for Reading:

NavigationNavigation

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Navigation in Dance Central which deal with how the game provides guidance and assistance to navigate its worlds and spaces. The following games are similar to Dance Central, and offer accessibility features for Navigation:

ControlsControls

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Controls in Dance Central which deals with how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.

Motion

Games that can be played with different sorts of motion controllers.

Motion Camera: Can use a camera controller like Xbox Kinect or PlayStation Camera. This can offer game control via hand gestures or body movement and position.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Controls

If you want to play Dance Central, but it doesn't offer the Controls accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Controls accessibility:

VisualVisual

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Visual in Dance Central which deal with how you can adjust the visuals to suit your needs, and offer additional information if you can't hear the game. The following games are similar to Dance Central, and offer accessibility features for Visual:

AudioAudio

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Audio in Dance Central which deal with how you can adjust the audio of the game and whether audio cues compensate for aspects of the game that are hard to see. The following games are similar to Dance Central, and offer accessibility features for Audio:

CommunicationCommunication

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Communication in Dance Central which deal with how you can communicate with other players in the game and what options are available to customise and control this interaction.

System Accessibility Settings

In addition to the accessibility features provided in the game, you can also use system-wide accessibility settings:

Xbox One
Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games.
 
Read more about system accessibility settings.

VSC LogoAccessibility Report supported by VSC Rating Board, PlayabilityInitiative



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