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First Michael Jackson: The Experience trailer demonstrates how you will (not) play

Friday, 17 September 2010 04:07 GMT By Nathan Grayson

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Ubisoft’s put out a trailer for the Wii version of Michael Jackson: The Experience, and while it does technically demonstrate what playing the game will entail, it does so in a way we can’t quite see ourselves replicating. For one, we don’t even think our living room – which you may have seen on the cover of Sardine Can Monthly’s most recent issue – has room for that many people. Also, we have no friends.

Now then, while we sob and ponder where we went wrong in life, you should totally check out the trailer. It’s neato!

Thanks, Siliconera.

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9 Comments

  1. Robster1979

    If this is going to work its going to be on Kinect.

    This Wii version just looks a bit sh1t.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. TraceableX

    I remember having Moon Walker the game. Good times.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Max Pain

    well, emm … i dont know what to say to THAT!

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Zonejeu

    It’s basically Just Dance Mickael Jackson, it’s gonna work on Wii, but on Kinect wait and see what changes in the gameplay.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Yoshi

    This isn’t really learning the Michael Jackson moves, its the routines. (Thriller, Beat it etc) There is no way this is going to teach you to moonwalk, side slide etc. Also them smiling the unreal smile while playing a game is just bad!

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Patrick Garratt

    Good grief.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Michael O’Connor

    From what I recall seeing, this basically works the same was as Dance Evolution (not Dance Central) on the Kinect by comparing a visual image of you to the pose of the dance move at regularly intervals.

    Unlike Harmonix, whose focus across all their games has been to teach in the process of play, has Ubisoft ever actually claimed that this would teach you the moves?

    But hey, I’ve spent about 20 years dancing to Michael Jackson’s music, so I honestly can’t wait to play this!

    #7 5 years ago
  8. lasttroy

    If I am still and only move the arm, I suppose that the game will work equally in Wii, the royal experience will be with Kinect.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Y2F

    http://www.play.com/Games/Xbox360/4-/15606231/The-Michael-Jackson-Experience/Product.html

    Play here states that it will be Kinect compatible.

    #9 5 years ago

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    Crossy Road is fun and addictive. But in first-person, it’s mostly frightening. YouTube user Andy Front Films likes Crossy Road so much he decided to show off what it would look like in first-person. If crossing roads quickly and watching around for cars and trains, all of this as the camera chases you felt intense […]

  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

    Day one patches for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are pretty hefty. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection require players to download lots of gigabytes to make the experience as smooth as possible. The PlayStation 4 version has an 8.31GB day one patch. The Xbox One version however has […]

  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

    As players get deeper into Bloodborne, they keep uncovering so many of its little new additions, including this one. Bloodborne, like all of the Souls games before it, allows players to leave messages for other players. These messages could be used to point players towards impending doom, treasure, or just be sarcastic and witty. What […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

    PlayStation 4 firmware update version 2.50 has started rolling out. Reports are coming in saying that Yukimura, PlayStation 4′s firmware 2.50 has been made available to download. The update is clocking in at just 245mb, so get downloading. 2.50 brings with it many new additions, including the suspend/resume feature, backup and restore, accessibility options and […]

  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s Harley Quinn pre-order DLC is set before the events of the main game, according to Amazon’s description. Today we learned a few details about the pre-order DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, namely the Harley Quinn one. According to the description on Amazon, the DLC takes place in the lead-up to the events […]

  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

    Bloodborne players unable to summon near Vicar Amelia: here’s your solution. Bloodborne’s secrets are unfolding by the hour as clever players piece together From Software’s cunning design. Yesterday we reported problems summoning in the Cathedral Ward, before the Vicar Amelia boss fight. It turns out this isn’t a bug – or if it is, it’s […]

  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]

  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

    Here’s a friendly reminder for Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets: be sure to download the Headset Companion App from the PlayStation store if you haven’t already. As previously reported, the game supports a custom Bloodborne audio mode which can be uploaded. It contains custom audio created by developers specifically tuned to enhance the audio. This […]