Thursday, March 20, 2008

Digital Praise® Re-Releases a Classic: Original Dance Praise®, Now in New Game-Only Version

Digital Praise® Re-Releases a Classic: Original Dance Praise®, Now in New Game-Only Version

FREMONT, Calif., March 19 /Christian Newswire/ -- Digital Praise® Inc, the leader in Christian-themed, family-friendly entertainment software, today unveiled a real treat for fans of Dance Praise®, Digital Praise's arcade dance game phenomenon: Dance Praise -the Original, the game- only version of the first Dance Praise product. Ideal for gamers who own one or more dance pads, or for those who purchased Dance Praise 2 -the ReMix, Dance Praise -the Original includes the proven hits that launched the Dance Praise movement.

Dance Praise -the Original offers 52 upbeat, inspiring songs that have stood the test of time, from some of the best-loved Christian artists. Songs in the game include:

Dismissed, I Believe--ZOEgirl
Extreme Days--tobyMac
Only Getting Started, All About Love --Steven Curtis Chapman
Get Down--Audio Adrenaline
Open My Eyes--andy Hunter°
Greater Love, More Than You Know -- Out of Eden
Alone--Sanctus Real
Up All Night --DJ MAJ
All Over Me --The Benjamin Gate
Woo Hoo--Newsboys
O Praise Him--David Crowder Band
Things We Go Through--Hawk Nelson
and more!

Each song offers three levels of play--over 150 different dances in all. Even more, players enjoy three play modes: Dance, the basic game; Exercise, which turns Dance Praise into a cardiovascular workout for kids and adults; and Arcade, offering scoring plus a series of on-screen challenges.

"Many Dance Praise fans joined the fun with the purchase of Dance Praise 2 -the ReMix last year," noted Tom Bean, President and CEO of Digital Praise, Inc. "With Dance Praise -the Original they can enjoy the songs that sent this award-winning game to the top of the charts with families, churches, youth groups and schools. And because Dance Praise -the Original has lower system requirements than later versions, it can play on older PCs and Macs."

Owners of Dance Praise 2 -the ReMix can load Dance Praise -the Original like any other expansion pack. By doing so, players can enjoy the classic original songs, combined with all of the new features in Dance Praise 2 -the ReMix including four levels of custom-made steps and random, computer-generated steps that create an infinite variety of dances.

Game Requirements
Dance Praise -the Original can be used with one or two USB-compatible dance pads to play (not included). The game requires at minimum 130 MB available hard disk space, 128 MB RAM, and Windows® XP/2000/ME/98 or Mac OS X v10.0 or later. Multimedia requirements for Windows are 8X CD- ROM drive, 4 MB DirectX 9.0b compatible video card and DirectSound 9.0 compatible sound card; for Mac, 4 MB video memory.

Pricing and Availability
Dance Praise -the Original is priced at $29.95 and is now available for purchase from leading Christian retailers,, or direct from Digital Praise. (Dance pads are also sold by these retailers.) To order, go to

About Digital Praise, Inc.:
Digital Praise is an independent developer and publisher of family-friendly entertainment software for personal computers and other devices. The company produces and publishes faith-based and mainstream titles for families looking to enjoy interactive entertainment software with principled character- building themes and "just good clean fun." Digital Praise products have achieved top recognition from leading children's gaming and advocacy groups including Parents Choice, iParenting Media, the National Parenting Center, The Dove Foundation, Dr. Toy and Plain Games. For more information, visit

©2008 Digital Praise, Inc. All rights reserved. Digital Praise and Dance Praise are trademarks of Digital Praise, Inc. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

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