Dance Central 3 has Got It (The Right Stuff)

You've been waiting for your excuse to dance to New Kids on the Block's hit "The Right Stuff," haven't you? Now the soothing voices of Jordan, Donny, Wally, Tim-Tim, and the other one will be in Dance Central 3, with better choreography than you ever came up with.

Other new bubblegum tracks in Dance Central 3 include Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow," Flo Rida's "Wild Ones," and Katy Perry's "Firework." Oh, don't worry, Justin Bieber's "Boyfriend" is there too. The full list of new tracks is after the break.

In addition, Harmonix revealed three sets of retailer-exclusive bonus tracks. In the US, Best Buy pre-orders get Usher's "Euphoria" and "Twisted by Usher and Pharrell; Wal-Mart burdens you with LMFAO's "Sorry for Part Rocking" along with Nicki Minaj's "Whip It," and Amazon gives you a Lady Gaga two-pack with "Alejandro" and "Paparazzi."
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Cambridge, MA – September 18TH, 2012 – With only a few weeks until the release of Dance Central 3, Harmonix is excited to announce more tracks for the game's hit-packed soundtrack, along with the addition of hot bonus tracks for fans who pre-order or purchase at their favorite retailer, while supplies last!

In addition to tracks already announced from 50 Cent, LMFAO, Usher, Village People, and more, the following Dance Central 3 tracks were revealed today!
Black Eyed Peas – "Boom Boom Pow"
Flo Rida ft. Sia – "Wild Ones"
Heavy D & The Boyz – "Now That We Found Love"
Jennifer Lopez ft. Pitbull – "On The Floor"
Justin Bieber – "Boyfriend"
Katy Perry – "Firework"
New Kids On The Block – "You've Got It (The Right Stuff)"
Nicki Minaj – "Starships"
Panjabi MC – "Beware Of The Boys (Mundian To Bach Ke)"
Shannon – "Let The Music Play"
Some of the amazing tracks announced for Dance Central 3 are featured in the latest Dance Central gameplay preview, available here. Check out great music, new moves, and what folks are already saying about the hottest game on Kinect for Xbox 360!

Harmonix and Microsoft are also pleased to announce that, for a limited time only, fans of the franchise will be able to get even more chart-topping dance hits for Dance Central 3 by pre-ordering or purchasing a copy of the game at launch from from participating retailers. Bonus tracks include hits from Usher, Lady Gaga, LMFAO and Nicki Minaj. Pre-order Dance Central 3 today to guarantee access to these bonus tracks while supplies last!

In the United States, the bonus tracks are as follows:

Best Buy
BONUS TRACKS: Usher ft. Pharrell – "Twisted"; Usher – "Euphoria"

BONUS TRACKS: LMFAO – "Sorry For Party Rocking"; Nicki Minaj – "Whip It"

BONUS TRACKS: Lady Gaga "Alejandro"; Lady Gaga – "Paparazzi"

For details on offers in other regions, please see this post on the Dance Central blog.

The winner of two "Best of E3 2012" Game Critics Awards – "Best Social/Casual Game" and "Best Motion Simulation Game" – Dance Central 3 pushes the franchise into new territories, with innovative new features and the hottest tracks from the '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, and today! The beat keeps rocking with an innovative new party mode for up to eight players, the ability to import your songs from previous Dance Central titles, and more*! The best full-body dance experience and highest rated overall franchise on Kinect for Xbox 360 is better in every way with Dance Central 3!

Dance Central™ 3, will be available in stores on October 16th in U.S., Canada and Latin America, and October 19th in Europe, Asia, and Australia!

This article was originally published on Joystiq.