Summary: I see a lot of reviews saying this will not work with the newer wii. Yes this is correct. They should put a notice under the title referring to this issue. I did a lot of research trying to find out if it was even possible to make it work. The only solution I found is sold here "Mayflash Nintendo GameCube Controller Adapter". There are a lot of mixed reviews for this adapter.
Summary: This game is far better than the previous DDR release on the Wii (titled "Dance Dance Revolution"). My favorite new feature is the option to play through a full song instead of just an excerpt. I also like that you can now play as one player with 2 dance pads for an extra challenge. The menus are much better this time around, but still not as intuitive as they should be; unfortunately, this makes these games harder for new fans to get into, so I hope they improve this...
Summary: Just bought this a few weeks ago and I love it. For people concerned with mat accessories not being compatible. I own the Mario kart bundle red wii that was bought December of 2011 and I can plug the mat into my wii and it works perfectly. There is a compartment on top of the wii that flips open where you can plug in the cord of the mat..it looks like the cord of a Nintendo game cube controller. Anyway this game is really fun I love DDR!
Summary: I had DDR3, didn't know how to play and gave it away. Made the mistake of playing it and we figured out how to play. Now I love it. Looked everywhere and this was the best buy for the mat and game. Also bought the DDR3 game only so now I have both games and a good working mat. Love it!