Thu, Dec 03, 2009 | 20:57 GMT
Microsoft announces Lips-tastic December add-ons and a new title
Microsoft has announced Lips: Party Classics for Xbox 360, which is expected to arrive during Spring 2010.
It contains: “Love Shack”, “Tubthumping”, “I Will Survive”, “Rock And Roll All Nite”, “Wannabe” , “I Think We’re Alone Now”, and “Y.M.C.A.”
Also, just in time for Christmas, after partaking in too much of Aunt Bethel’s spiked eggnog you can jump in front of family and pals alike and start belting out new add-ons: “Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone” by The Temptations, “Right Round” by Flo Rida, “Think” by Aretha Franklin, “Blister In The Sun” by Violent Femmes and more.
Oh, and that’s not – all holiday tunes are coming, including “White Christmas” by Bing Crosby, “Santa Baby” by Kylie Minogue and “Hanukkah Blessings” by Barenaked Ladies.
You can also make your Facebook photos sing with the new Lips Jukebox, available now for free, which is an online tool puts a pair of singing lips on your photos.
Loads of extra juicy details are through the break, via the press release. Enjoy.
Microsoft Announces Lips: Party Classics
Sing Together at the Top of Your Lungs with Singing Favorites in “Lips™: Party Classics”
The newest “Lips” will bring everyone together with irresistible favorites from Tiffany to the Village People, while December’s soul classics and holiday tunes warm up your holidays
Who needs the lyrics? You know them by heart; everyone knows them by heart … more or less. They are the songs that get us out of our seats and into the moment, they get the party started. Microsoft Game Studios and iNiS will capture the magic of these songs in “Lips: Party Classics,” the newest title to join the “Lips” singing sensation exclusive to Xbox 360. Available worldwide in spring 2010, “Lips: Party Classics” will let party goers experience their favorite tunes from their beloved karaoke venues right in their own living rooms.
Let the festivities commence with the wide selection of 40 peppy, festive, dramatic and exhilarating songs included in “Lips: Party Classics.” These are the songs you love to sing even if the singing itself is so bad it’s good – these tunes will unite friends and family with fun and spontaneity. Just a glimpse of the full song list includes favorites such as:
“Love Shack” by The B-52′s
“Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba
“I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor
“Rock And Roll All Nite” by KISS
“Wannabe” by Spice Girls
“I Think We’re Alone Now” by Tiffany
“Y.M.C.A.” by Village People
Lips Jukebox extends the “Lips” fun
Right now, make your Facebook photos sing with the new Lips Jukebox. Available now for free at www.xbox.com/lipsjukebox , this easy-to-use online tool puts a pair of singing lips on your photos transforming them into a mini music video starring you and your best friends and family. Choose from classic tracks such as “Barbie Girl” by Aqua or “Love Fool” by The Cardigans.
“Lips” December Game Add-ons bring the holiday cheer
For those not-so-silent nights, invite your loved ones over and give them the gift of song with “Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone” by The Temptations, “Right Round” by Flo Rida, “Think” by Aretha Franklin, “Blister In The Sun” by Violent Femmes and more.
Then while you’re stringing up your garlands, don’t forget to add a variety of great holiday tunes including “White Christmas” by Bing Crosby, “Santa Baby” by Kylie Minogue and “Hanukkah Blessings” by Barenaked Ladies to your “Lips” collection that are sure to light up your nights with fun! For the full list of December Game Add-ons and festive songs, please visit www.xbox.com/lips.
“Lips” songs for everyone
Following the fall releases of “Lips: Number One Hits” worldwide, and “Lips: Deutsche Partyknaller” and “Lips: Canta En Español” in select regions, the “Lips” library is as diverse as the imagination, so that everyone can find the perfect songs to perform. These new titles coupled with the original “Lips” and the extensive library of “Lips” Game Add-on songs available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and the in-game Get Music Store, are sure to keep the singing going until dawn.
Avatar and Xbox LIVE features add personal touches the singing experience with Avatar integration and Avatar Awards that allow singers to perform as their virtual selves in the game. With “Lips: Party Classics,” players can earn fashionable Avatar Accessories through in-game accomplishments to customize their wardrobe and flaunt their unique style to friends on Xbox LIVE. More information on “Lips” is available at www.xbox.com/lips.