You must have heard of SingStar by now, the fantastically popular interactive singing game available for PlayStation 2 and soon to arrive on PlayStation 3. If not, then where have you been? Missing out on one of the most fun and inclusive social gaming experiences ever, that's where.
Sing when you're winning
Gameplay is simple - grab one of the SingStar USB mics, select a favourite song and get singing. You're scored on your pitch and timing, and the original music video for the song plays along in the background as the words flash up. It couldn't be simpler. Get a group of friends together though, and SingStar becomes one of the most fun nights in it's possible to have as you pass the mic, sing duets and try to beat each other's scores.
Now the SingStar family welcomes its eighth addition into the fold in the shape of the bubbly young SingStar Pop Hits. The full tracklisting is as follows:
- Akon - Lonely
- All Saints - Black Coffee
- Ashlee Simpson - Boyfriend
- Avril Lavigne - My Happy Ending
- Britney Spears - Baby One More Time
- Cascada - Everytime We Touch
- Corinne Baily Rae - Put Your Records On
- Daniel Powter - Bad Day
- Dannii Minogue - I Begin To Wonder
- Evanesence - Bring Me To Life
- Fall Out Boy - Dance Dance
- Girls Aloud - No Good Advice
- Goldfrapp - Oh La La
- Jamelia - Beware Of The Dog
- James Morrison - You Give Me Something
- Jennifer Lopez - Jenny From The Block
- JoJo - Leave (Get Out)
- Lemar - It's Not That Easy
- Lily Allen - Littlest Things
- My Chemical Romance - Helena
- Nelly Furtado - Promiscuous
- Norah Jones - Don't Know Why
- Orson - Bright Idea
- Razorlight - Golden Touch
- Rihanna - SOS
- Scissor Sisters - I Don't Feel Like Dancing
- Sugababes - Push The Button
- Travis - Sing
- U2 - Beautiful Day
- Will Young - Switch It On
Whether you're a reluctant star or a born entertainer there really is a song for everyone, ranging from the indie rock of Razorlight's Golden Touch to the pure pop classic that is Britney Spears' Baby One More Time, taking the total number of songs in the series to over 200.
SingStar remains one of the best social gaming experiences you can have with you PS2, and Pop Hits cements that reputation with another sterling tracklist full of bona fide classics. So break out the mics, dim the lights and prepare to become a living-room legend. Inside everyone there's a SingStar!
Be sure to check out the official site at www.singstargame.com!