Kinect Star Wars
See Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Princess Leia & The Emperor Dance in Kinect Star Wars
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Kinect Star Wars’ “Galactic Dance-Off” has been the talking point and the centre of controversy for quite sometime. Die-hard Star Wars fans argue that seeing Hans Solo and co. dance to remixed real-world songs is George Lucas selling the franchise out. Selling his soul, so to speak.

Our view? We bloody love it. The Galactic Dance-Off – as pointed out in our review – is the shining light of an otherwise bleak title and the effort gone into this mode is impressive. With 15 songs, Star Wars named dance moves and even reworked lyrics, we have to say we’re huge fans of the mode.

Don’t like it? Think it’s a disgrace to the Star Wars universe? Well, we’ve got four words: it’s only a game. That, and George Lucas sold out a long time ago.

For your viewing pleasure this morning, we have 8 of the tracks from the game – two from each of the different levels – just to see how brilliant and highly hilarious they are. Watching the Emperor pop his collar and get on the dance floor: Priceless. Boba Fett dancing along to a reworked version of YMCA: The stuff of legend.


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Comment #2 by Nitnoid
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:12:21 AM
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I could watch dancing Stormtroopers all day! Brilliant!

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Comment #3 by xmercunleashedx
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:14:30 AM
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.........really don't know what to say to this. At least it doesn't appear to be part of the story mode I guess...

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Comment #4 by AnnihilatorXBOX
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:14:38 AM
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well I didn't see this coming xD

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Comment #5 by Solomon Fuere
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:15:40 AM
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It's not a game, it's a piece of shit.

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Comment #6 by Boomfield
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:16:22 AM
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The best thing about them videos was watching you dance in the top left

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Comment #7 by UberPirateNinja
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:20:02 AM
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that's no game...

strangely compelling to watch tho

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Comment #8 by Teh Phantomz
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:26:28 AM
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Honest to god, I had a shitty day. Watching Darth Vader and the Emperor have a dance off just turned it into an Epic one.

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Comment #9 by colderclimate
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:38:50 AM
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Anyone getting fired up about this without having never played it should cool their jets.

The songs are actually really well done - the lyrics work well and if you forget we're all stuffy Star Wars fans - as Dan said up there - it's actually a pretty cool mode (and I REALLY hated to admit that).

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Comment #10 by Prime8
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:40:47 AM
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Dans Solo

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Comment #11 by Legendary enchilada
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:43:46 AM
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@1 you're cool, I wish I was you.

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Comment #12 by the bears beard
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:43:55 AM
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Dan - In your review you put "Microsoft is Hans Solo" HANS Solo? Try Han Solo! lol

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Comment #13 by the bears beard
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:45:09 AM
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Oh, and in this one too! Have you SEEN the films?

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Comment #14 by stevedb79
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:59:23 AM
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this was THE title that i was excited about when i brought my not so much, to be fair if the only part that is good on this game if flipping dancing then ill go and get a cheaper dance central. At the end of the day its "star wars" and this aint it, in any shape or form, i dont need to play it to know that because of this, i will not like it.....gutted man writing this right now :(

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Comment #15 by XxMayhemxX
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 04:01:10 AM
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i won't buy the game.. i don't have a kinect.. and i hear the game as a whole is pretty crappy... but man those videos made my day too.. i have to show these to some ppl.. they'll love it.. good stuff.. princess leia vs that twi'lek was awesome

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Comment #16 by XxMayhemxX
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 04:03:11 AM
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lando is a 70's dance club pimp!

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Comment #17 by Solomon Fuere
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 04:14:35 AM
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Hopefully this helps put a nail in the coffin of Kinect and motion gaming as a whole.

What a terrible mistake that was.

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Comment #18 by Its Fooga
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 04:15:22 AM
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Wow. When did this series get so...milked? Damn you, George Lucas.

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Comment #19 by macd
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 04:24:11 AM
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I laughed.

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Comment #20 by Teh Paralyzer
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 04:25:17 AM
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Hologram Girl= Best Song Ever.

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Comment #21 by Lord Montymort
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 04:45:38 AM
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@20 No way, Empire Today is.

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Comment #22 by Floodclaw
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 05:50:01 AM
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If Galactic Dance-Off was a separate game with more songs, I'd buy it just to laugh at how silly it is.
Hell, I kind of want other games with Dance-Offs now. Think about it. Cole Train vs. Theron Guard, Noble 6 vs. Elite Minor, Big Boss vs. Raiden, Ezio vs. Minerva, you name it.

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Comment #23 by fat_hill
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 07:19:14 AM
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Comment #24 by Slayinfool
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 07:21:52 AM
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Star Wars, what a slut.. George Lucas, YOU PIMP!

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Comment #25 by ponypo2001
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 07:23:02 AM
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Honestly, this has actually sealed the deal for me. I'm going to grab this now. Nothing say's Star Wars can't have a sense of humour.

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Comment #26 by Buckdawg
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 07:40:08 AM
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Had more fun watching these videos that the entire Phantom Menace film!

Btw, anyone know the name of the song in the first Darth Vadar clip?

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Comment #27 by Buckdawg
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 07:47:36 AM
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Hell, in BOTH Darth Vadar clips, they both own!

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Comment #28 by M Renegade
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 07:57:41 AM
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You know, I wasn't going to get this game when they announced the dancing, but as said it's just a game, and Lucas sold out long ago. And as an intelligent person I didn't just give it up. I was able to play hands on and the dancing is gimmicky but a fun mini game which this game is full of. Any true star wars fan that doesn't want to dance can just ignore the dance mode and play the other modes, and it's still fun. I'm still getting this, and it makes me sad that so many people are judging this because of this one side mode that happens to be put together quite well. Make's me not want to live on this planet anymore. Guess I'll join the Empire Today.

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Comment #29 by Arkangel X
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 09:03:16 AM
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Haha this is so ridiculous....but actually amusing as hell. The names of the dance moves are great, and even the way they changed song lyrics. However, I think my favorite part is watching Jabba in the background moving to the beat :P

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Comment #30 by Lonegunman718
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 09:49:43 AM
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this looks like a good time. if you can't laugh at this you have a stick up your ass. the jamiroquai track is epic.

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Comment #31 by dsc209
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 10:15:35 AM
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lolz the "Tusken Raider" move was awesome!

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Comment #32 by ash356
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 10:58:20 AM
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Nice dancing Webb :')
Hell, this actually looks pretty fun. I saw the 'Han solo' one a few days ago, and whilst my first thought was 'RIP Star Wars', my second was 'Although, this does actually look somewhat fun' XD
Be a funny party game: a few friends, a couple of beers... and Kinect Star Wars. You know it makes sense ;P

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Comment #33 by aosiding
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 11:36:54 AM
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If you outdance me, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine!

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Comment #34 by prezskroob
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 11:44:55 AM
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Wow, I just threw up a little watching this.
I knew the game was going to be bad, but this just made me want to cry. Please, please, please tell me that this is not an integral part of the game, meaning that I don't have to do this to progress past a certain point, because I will return it to the store the second I pick up the xbox.

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Comment #35 by RollaJedi
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 11:53:18 AM
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star wars 1977-2012 RIP

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Comment #36 by Shademaster
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 12:29:31 PM
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got them moves like vader

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Comment #37 by Poisonheadcrab
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 12:35:55 PM
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Should be importable into Dace Central if it is not already.

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Comment #38 by Poisonheadcrab
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 12:40:34 PM
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LOL, Dance Central.* Kill me.

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Comment #39 by Ace Attorney 86
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 01:07:55 PM
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Funny, but it's disturbing to keep seeing GREAT! and AWESOME keep popping up around people's groins.

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Comment #40 by Dragonmarked
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:04:54 PM
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Just finished all these videos, kinda wish I could get a couple of these songs on my iPod

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Comment #41 by AgentOrange330
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:51:59 PM
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@ 39 - HA! I have to admit that would be a neat party trick to learn though...

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Comment #42 by Nitnoid
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 03:56:05 PM
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What I REALLY want to know is... Does Princess Leia dance in the slave girl outfit? If so, I gonna get it for sure!

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Comment #43 by Blue the Observer
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 05:30:34 PM
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I'm definitively not getting this game or a Kinect but these videos are amusing to say the least.

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Comment #44 by Blue the Observer
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 05:38:47 PM
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@35 It's been dead earlier than that (around 1999 when Phantom Menace came out). It's just been undead ever since save for a few sparks of life here and there (KotOR mostly).

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Comment #45 by majpr nake
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 08:28:04 PM
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No joke thanx Lucas for making my favorite sci fi movie characters look like a bunch of fucking retards

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Comment #46 by Eoth
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 @ 01:50:01 AM
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lol this is the worst thing to happen to Star Wars since the kart racing game, but damn those remade lyrics are funny as hell

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Comment #47 by Timmsy
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 @ 06:16:45 AM
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its so repetitive that i dont care how funny it is that would just annoy me so much.

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Comment #48 by DarthTrakd
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 @ 12:29:15 PM
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Lucas sold his soul long ago

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Comment #49 by wickedclowns95
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 @ 01:06:18 PM
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I find this extremely offensive...

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Comment #50 by Kroesis
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 @ 01:54:09 PM
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I see now how Boba Fett really earns credits for his Vette!

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Comment #51 by Kroesis
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 @ 02:28:24 PM
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@26 forgot to mention that it's Ghosts N Stuff by deadmau5. Must say that I enjoyed Princess in a Battle and Blasterproof!

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Comment #52 by J Lo
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 @ 02:31:10 PM
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Just knowing that Webb is the one doing the dancing makes these videos 100,000,000 times better.

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Comment #53 by Neomalysys
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 @ 02:52:41 PM
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They have a show like this every year at Star Wars weekends at Disney World and its quite entertaining. Also no one has yet complained about Boba Fett breakdancing in the show.

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Comment #54 by newbsicle
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 @ 06:10:37 PM
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I guess I was right when the skeptisim set in after I heard Kinect Star Wars would be a title for "hardcore" fans of the series. Yeah... NO.

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Comment #55 by SilverCrow426
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 @ 06:39:56 PM
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i want to see it one more time XD

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Comment #56 by Katarn84
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 @ 06:41:34 PM
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Is it normal to recognize only YMCA in the videos here?

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Comment #57 by Smurfy1O1
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 @ 11:25:23 PM
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This is just amazing hahaha. I can't wait to try this out when I get it. Stop the hate. We all already know there's not gonna be another good Star Wars game until they remake KOTOR, so just have fun with it.

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Comment #58 by Necr0sc0pe
Thursday, April 05, 2012 @ 12:21:13 PM
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ALMOST pissed myself on "Princess in a Battle"!

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Comment #59 by schrammtastic
Thursday, April 05, 2012 @ 01:40:37 PM
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I am a hard core star wars fan but this is still funny if you cant accept it as that then you really need to get a life

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Comment #60 by mjc0961
Friday, April 06, 2012 @ 10:52:24 AM
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@17: Fuck off, motion controls are awesome when done right.

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Comment #61 by BBowles
Friday, April 06, 2012 @ 11:38:48 AM
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Jesus christ, I spit out part of my Subway when I heard "I'm Solo, I'm Han Solo". >_< Thought I was going to die. While I will not be picking this up, it is one of the funniest damn things I've seen in a while. Some people need to stop acting like anything Star Wars has to be super-serious. It's not. Harrison Ford would probably piss his pants watching this.

As stated, Star Wars died long ago. Get over it -_- This game isn't nearly as bad as adding a bunch of "Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo"s where they don't belong....

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Comment #62 by B3nJam1n89
Friday, April 06, 2012 @ 03:09:47 PM
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Bloody hell, when did people become so miserable!? It's just a bit of fun... I love Star Wars and find these bloody brilliant! :P

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Comment #63 by chrisarcade
Friday, April 06, 2012 @ 04:46:25 PM
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I just picked up my Star Wars 360 2 days ago but haven't even opened it yet cuz I don't have a transfer cable to move all my stuff from my old hard drive...but when I do..IT'S ON..not sure about this dancing thing though..hope it's fun

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Comment #64 by CrippleTron33
Saturday, April 07, 2012 @ 04:22:56 PM
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This is fantastic, didn't realise these songs were written by lyrical geniuses

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Comment #65 by crunchb3rry
Saturday, April 07, 2012 @ 10:54:42 PM
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Hans Solo...

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Comment #66 by Restricted-Access
Sunday, April 08, 2012 @ 09:26:39 PM
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I have one word: Gay, gay, gay! Oh, wait... that's three!!! :-p

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Comment #67 by Sgt Scyther
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 @ 01:00:31 AM
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I find it pretty funny that Star Wars fans are saying THIS is ruining Star Wars. Between the prequel movies, the "special editions", and the altered scenes Star Wars is WELL beyond the point of being ruined. If anything this helps redeem Star Wars in my eyes.

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Comment #68 by Hydrocannon
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 @ 08:41:03 AM
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I wouldn't be suprised if coming to a store near you "Star Wars Kinect- The Soundtrack"
Don't like the daning part to get ach., but hey they said it was probably the most well-done part of the game.

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Comment #69 by bigbear2face
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 @ 01:06:39 PM
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I can't tell if that shit is ridiculously funny or if a part of me just died...

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Comment #70 by FX114
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 @ 07:50:39 PM
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No one had a problem when they did this for the end credits of Rogue Squadron 3... (Can't find video, but it's all the characters disco dancing, and it was amazing)

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Comment #71 by Killerj
Friday, April 13, 2012 @ 10:18:51 PM
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Wow what have they done to this game.

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Comment #72 by sera07
Monday, April 23, 2012 @ 01:55:00 PM
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Kamino Wave!!!

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Comment #73 by Meagan47
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 @ 03:44:28 PM
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This is hilarious. Darth dancing to Ghosts n Stuff killed me.

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