SingStar archive

  • SingStar: The Beatles on the way
    Gaming

    SingStar: The Beatles on the way

    By 18 August 2009

    EA is expected to announce that it will be releasing a Beatles version of its SingStar game within days of The Beatles: Rock Band going on sale. The news, leaked at games conference GamesCom in Germany to gaming industry mag MCV, suggests that EA is hoping...

  • Music charts to include videogame downloads?
    Gaming

    Music charts to include videogame downloads?

    By 10 July 2009

    The Official Charts Company has announced that it's considering the possibility of including sales of tracks in Guitar Hero, Rock Band and other music-based video games in the singles charts. That would mean that anytime someone buys a track in one of...

  • SingStar: Take That announced
    Gaming

    SingStar: Take That announced

    By 5 June 2009

    Get ready for your inner 13-year-old-girl to squeal, because SingStar: Take That has been announced by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. It'll be landing on these shores in late 2009, on the PS3 and PS2, but a special Take That pack will be coming to...

  • Sony announces new wireless SingStar microphones
    Gaming

    Sony announces new wireless SingStar microphones

    By 20 February 2009

    Sony has announced the launch of new wireless SingStar microphones, describing them as "easy to pass around". The lead-free accessories are coming to UK stores on 20 March, with the launch in time for the release of SingStar Pop Edition for PS3 in April....

  • Wireless SingStar mics planned for 2009?
    Gaming

    Wireless SingStar mics planned for 2009?

    By 18 December 2008

    When Sony released the PS3 version of SingStar, many people were disappointed to find wireless microphone's hadn't been developed with the game. After the release of Xbox's Lips that did feature wireless mics, it seemed like it would only be a matter...

  • Singstar to get backwards compatibility from tomorrow
    Gaming

    Singstar to get backwards compatibility from tomorrow

    By 16 December 2008

    Singstar is set to get full backwards compatibility from tomorrow, something Singstar fans have been waiting for for some time. A free automatic online update will be available from 10am on 17 December, which will allow the PS3 Singstar to play songs...

  • Sony to release Christmas SongPack for SingStar
    Gaming

    Sony to release Christmas SongPack for SingStar

    By 25 November 2008

    To get you in the festive spirit, Sony is set to release a Festive Fun SongPack for Singstar on 27 November. The Christmas karaoke collection will consist of five tracks, and will cost the same as the other SongPacks released for the game at £4.49. Probably...

  • Sony confirms tracklisting for SingStar Vol.3
    Gaming

    Sony confirms tracklisting for SingStar Vol.3

    By 30 October 2008

    Sony has confirmed the tracks we can expect to see on SingStar Vol. 3. Looming dangerously in time for Christmas karaoke with your family, the third in the PS3 series is due out in November with a whole host of new songs to embarrass yourself with. You...

  • A whole host of new SingStar games announced
    Gaming

    A whole host of new SingStar games announced

    By 21 August 2008

    Sony has announced a whole host of new SingStar games during its Leipzig press conference. Karaoke fanatics cans look forward toward to SingStar Volume 3 for PS3, SingStar Disney and SingStar Queen for PS2, and downloadable SingStar PS3 song packs. Get...

  • Expect "next generation" of SingStar at Leipzig
    Gaming

    Expect "next generation" of SingStar at Leipzig

    By 17 July 2008

    Sony Europe boss David Reeves has kept tight lipped about his views on Microsoft's new karaoke game. Lips, a rival to PlayStation's SingStar, was unveiled at E3, but when asked for his opinion on in at an event in Santa Monica on Wednesday Reeves opted...

  • Microsoft "Lips" information surfaces
    Gaming

    Microsoft "Lips" information surfaces

    By 14 July 2008

    You may remember a few months ago rumours of a Microsoft project named Lips swirling around the internet. Well, enough information has now been released for us to - one, know that it is actually real, and two, give us enough information to know what the...

  • SingStore updated with 18 new English tracks
    Gaming

    SingStore updated with 18 new English tracks

    By 10 July 2008

    Our weekend is now sorted as Sony has updated the SingStore with a whopping 18 English songs, with 15 others for European gamers. The Rasmus get a five songs in the update which is good news if you're a fan of theirs, not so good if not. But there is...

  • New songs added to SingStore
    Gaming

    New songs added to SingStore

    By 26 June 2008

    Karaoke lovers, it is that time again. Sony has just uploaded a whole host of new tracks onto the SingStore for your SingStar singing pleasure. They've thrown in a few retro favourties including When Will I Be Famous by Bros, Everyday is Like a Sunday...

  • PlayStation Network hits 3.2m users
    Gaming

    PlayStation Network hits 3.2m users

    By 7 May 2008

    Sony has announced that the PlayStation Network, developed for PS3 consoles, now has over 3.2 million registered users who have downloaded over 57 million times between them. These figures show quite a jump since back in January when figures stood at...

  • New Singstar tracks added to PS3 Singstore
    Gaming

    New Singstar tracks added to PS3 Singstore

    By 6 May 2008

    Sony has added a brand new batch of songs onto the Playstation 3 Singstore for your singing pleasure. You can belt out classics like "Karma Chameleon" by Culture Club, or even better - "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor, the hit song and cheesy favourite...

  • SingStar sales top the 12 million mark
    Gaming

    SingStar sales top the 12 million mark

    By 29 April 2008

    Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has announced that its SingStar franchise has sold 12 million units across PAL regions to date – with 5 million of those between April 2007 and March 2008. First released in 2004, the popular karaoke game has also...

  • SingStar review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    SingStar review

    By 13 December 2007

    If Sony are to start shifting PS3s in the kind of number that they truly desire, it's getting titles like SingStar talked about. Come on, who’s mum hasn’t been mildly intrigued when she’s heard you crooning along to some classic track during the...