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  • SingStore July download chart shows Kelly Clarkson the love

    Folks who download songs for SingStar love Kelly Clarkson, apparently. Her “Because of You” was the number one download for the month of July, with P!nk, Lily Allen, and a double whammy from Evanescence rounding out the top five. Girl Power is great and all, but what’s up with number eight Europe? Top 10 are […]

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  • EU SingStar update, August 3 - Girls Aloud, Starsailor, Nirvana

    This week, the SingStore sees a big push of songs from Universal bands. Included are Nirvana, Starsailor, Snow Patrol, Elton John, Girls Aloud, Musical Youth and The Killers. Get the full list of songs, after the jump. From the EU PS Blog.

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  • Universal tracks heading to SingStar

    Sony and Universal have inked a deal that’ll see the latter’s music heading to SingStar. The following will be added to the SingStore in August as a result: If I Could Turn Back Time – Cher Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going To Be A Long Long Time) – Elton John Love Machine – Girls […]

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  • This week on SingStar: Radiohead, Coldplay, and country

    This week’s SingStar SingStore SingUpdate is fairly huge, with phat beats from the likes of Coldplay, Radiohead, Kelly Clarkson, The Offspring, Cheap Trick, and more. We’ve stored the list’s girth after the break, as we’re not even sure if Superman could leap it in a single bound.

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  • SCEE's Byron moves from PR to SingStar product management

    SCEE PR manager Carly Byron is to leave her post to take on a role as product manager for SingStar at the company’s central office, she said today. Byron’s been half of SCEE’s excellent product PR team for two-and-a-half years, fielding press for the firm alongside Hugo Bustillos. Her last day is June 26. Best […]

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  • UK SingStar update for May 28 - Queen, Depeche Mode, Korn

    On May 28, SingStar will get an decent sized update and a Queen track pack. Hooray for that. Loads of stuff in there from the obvious pop stuff to more eclectic offerings like Korn’s “Freak on a Leash”. Nice to see the Depeche Mode boys in there though. Bill Withers – Lean on Me Blacknuss […]

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  • Next week's SingStore update celebrates Eurovision 2009 final

    Next week’s SingStore update will arrives in time for the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 final, and to celebrate, Sony’s offering a Euro Anthems song pack for £4.49. The Pack includes “Making Your Mind Up” by Bucks Fizz, “Believe” by Dima Bilan, “My Number One” by Helena Paraizo, “Hard Rock Hallelujah” by Lordi and “Wild Dances” […]

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  • SingStar Trophies delayed into next week

    SingStar Trophies will not arrive today as planned, but are being delayed into next week. It was announced yesterday that 30 Trophies were to be included in the game’s 3.01 update, which was originally scheduled for April 22. Looks like it’s back to that date again, we reckon. Hit the link for hope-bashing proof.

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  • SingStar to get Trophies tomorrow

    SingStar’s getting Trophies tomorrow as part of its 3.01 update. There’s going to be 30 available, according to the press release after the link. In addition, My SingStar Online’s getting a revamp. So there’s awesome. All info down there.

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  • SingStar users upload over 100,000 videos to community pages

    SingStar players have uploaded over 96,000 videos to the game’s community pages, Eurogamer reports. The movies have been viewed over 10.7 million times. Further, Sony has said that new gameplay features can be expected later this year, along with voice controls sometime this month. Total track downloads for the week ending April 3 were over […]

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  • Rumor: Trophy support coming to SingStar via patch

    Sony has dismissed reports of an imminent Trophy-adding Singstar patch as rumor, according to CVG. Supposedly, some of the 35 new Trophies included in the patch would also provide Home rewards. Which would be neat. More on this soon, hopefully.

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  • US SingStar update gets Britney, Vanilla Ice, etc

    More mediocrity has been added to the US SingStar Store. A five-song pack from Britney Spears will run you $6.99 and includes: (You Drive Me) Crazy, Born To Make You Happy, I Love Rock n’ Roll, Oops! I Did It Again, and Stronger. In total, 18 other songs have been added, but the PS blog […]

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  • Wireless SingStar microphones announced

    SCEE just announced wireless mics for SingStar, and released the peripheral’s first image. A new version of the game, SingStar Pop Edition, will launch with the new add-ons. The mics are compatible with both PS2 and PS3. They’re out on March 20. Press release after the break.

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  • Wireless SingStar microphones out next year

    Bit late on this. We apologise. Sony’s confirmed SingStar PS3′s going to get wireless microphones by way of the game’s MySpace page. They’re out next year, apparently.

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  • Singstar backwards compatibility launching tomorrow

    Sony’s confirmed that, as of tomorrow, Singstar’s PS2 discs will be compatible with the PS3 version. The feature’s being added as a downloadable update. There’s more on Three Speech.

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  • Ranyard to head SingStar franchise

    According to this GI story, former creative services manager Dave Ranyard is to assume control of the SingStar franchise at Sony London. The role was vacated when long-time caretaker Paulina Bozek left for Atari earlier this year.

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  • Queen song packs to hit SingStore tomorrow

    SCEE’s announced that two Queen packs are to be available for download on the SingStore tomorrow. Each one contains five tracks and will cost £4.49. Full details after the link.

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  • SCEE sorry Bozek is leaving the Sony UK "family"

    SCEE’s just issued a statement on the departure of SingStar head Paulina Bozek to Atari – announced this morning – saying she’ll be missed. “We are obviously very sorry to learn that Paulina will be leaving us,” said a rep. “She has been a huge part of our family at WWS and London Studio and […]

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  • Paulina Bozek leaves Sony to join Atari

    Update: SCEE just put out a statement on this, saying Bozek will be missed. Iconic SingStar boss Paulina Bozek has quit Sony to take a job with Phil Harrison’s Infogrames. Bozek is now development director of a new online game studio at the firm. “I am very excited to be joining Atari at this pivotal […]

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  • SingStar PS2-PS3 compatibility explained

    The PSBlog has been updated explaining just how the whole Singstar PS2-PS3 cross compatibility feature announced yesterday will work. “SingStar track compatibility across PS2 & PS3 is enabled via the Disc Swap feature,” says the piece. “While playing a SingStar PS3 disc, at the song select screen, hit the [select] button to swap discs and […]

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  • Rumor: Trophy support coming to SingStar via patch

    Sony has dismissed reports of an imminent Trophy-adding Singstar patch as rumor, according to CVG. Supposedly, some of the 35 new Trophies included in the patch would also provide Home rewards. Which would be neat. More on this soon, hopefully.

  • US SingStar update gets Britney, Vanilla Ice, etc

    More mediocrity has been added to the US SingStar Store. A five-song pack from Britney Spears will run you $6.99 and includes: (You Drive Me) Crazy, Born To Make You Happy, I Love Rock n’ Roll, Oops! I Did It Again, and Stronger. In total, 18 other songs have been added, but the PS blog […]

  • Wireless SingStar microphones announced

    SCEE just announced wireless mics for SingStar, and released the peripheral’s first image. A new version of the game, SingStar Pop Edition, will launch with the new add-ons. The mics are compatible with both PS2 and PS3. They’re out on March 20. Press release after the break.

  • Wireless SingStar microphones out next year

    Bit late on this. We apologise. Sony’s confirmed SingStar PS3′s going to get wireless microphones by way of the game’s MySpace page. They’re out next year, apparently.

  • Singstar backwards compatibility launching tomorrow

    Sony’s confirmed that, as of tomorrow, Singstar’s PS2 discs will be compatible with the PS3 version. The feature’s being added as a downloadable update. There’s more on Three Speech.

  • Ranyard to head SingStar franchise

    According to this GI story, former creative services manager Dave Ranyard is to assume control of the SingStar franchise at Sony London. The role was vacated when long-time caretaker Paulina Bozek left for Atari earlier this year.

  • Queen song packs to hit SingStore tomorrow

    SCEE’s announced that two Queen packs are to be available for download on the SingStore tomorrow. Each one contains five tracks and will cost £4.49. Full details after the link.

  • SCEE sorry Bozek is leaving the Sony UK “family”

    SCEE’s just issued a statement on the departure of SingStar head Paulina Bozek to Atari – announced this morning – saying she’ll be missed. “We are obviously very sorry to learn that Paulina will be leaving us,” said a rep. “She has been a huge part of our family at WWS and London Studio and […]

  • Paulina Bozek leaves Sony to join Atari

    Update: SCEE just put out a statement on this, saying Bozek will be missed. Iconic SingStar boss Paulina Bozek has quit Sony to take a job with Phil Harrison’s Infogrames. Bozek is now development director of a new online game studio at the firm. “I am very excited to be joining Atari at this pivotal […]

  • SingStar PS2-PS3 compatibility explained

    The PSBlog has been updated explaining just how the whole Singstar PS2-PS3 cross compatibility feature announced yesterday will work. “SingStar track compatibility across PS2 & PS3 is enabled via the Disc Swap feature,” says the piece. “While playing a SingStar PS3 disc, at the song select screen, hit the [select] button to swap discs and […]

  • SingStarStats: one song sold every ten seconds, two million total

    SingStar may soon be shacking up with Disney, but there’s something to be said for franchise’s previous iterations. According to Edge Online, the wildly popular karaoke series has moved two million songs in its SingStore, at a rate of one tune every ten seconds. In total, the SingStar franchise has sold 13 million copies across […]

  • GC08: “New” version of SingStar seen in Sony press conference rehearsal

    Update: We’ve just found out that the next-gen of EyeToy’s going to be shown in the conference as well as this stuff. Too funny. Gamekyo managed to see some of Sony’s press conference rehearsal at Games Convention yesterday, and watched a “new” version of SingStar feature heavily. The French site also saw what is apparently […]

  • Singstar: Hits from the Musicals rumoured

    This Hexus report is rumouring that Sony’s working on a SingStar game based on classic musicals, named, aptly enough, Singstar: Hits from the Musicals. Apparently, the following tracks are to be included: Bad Guys – Bugsy Malone Can You Feel the Love Tonight? – The Lion King If I Were a Rich Man – Fiddler […]

  • Euro SingStar gets 33 new songs

    The European SingStore’s going to get 33 new additions this Friday, SCEE’s confirmed. There are 19 English language titles in total and some French, Spansh, Norwegian and Swedish hits make up the other 14. See the full list after the drop. By Mike Bowden

  • Try LBP at The PlayStation Experience promotional tour

    A Sony press release tells that its latest promotional tour, dubbed, “The PlayStation Experience,” is under way and attendees will be able to try out Singstar, Rock Band and LittleBigPlanet at various festivals and events across the US. Interested? Game Vortex has all the info you need as to when The PlayStation Experience truck is […]

  • Next-gen SingStar at Leipzig

    SCEE boss David Reeves has announced that “the next generation of SingStar” will be at GDC 08 in Leipzig, reports Eurogamer. “If you come to Leipzig, you will see the next generation of SingStar,” he said. “That’s all I will say.” That’s all he did say, too. A man of his word, David. By Mike […]

  • Microsoft’s Lips supports motion-sensitive wireless mics

    The Gamerscore Blog let the cat out of the bag a bit early but Elite Beat Agents dev iNiSs Singstar clone, Lips will feature motion-sensitive wireless microphones. Full thing through the link. By Mike Bowden

  • My SingStar Online to hit net this year

    According to PS3F, SingStar producer Paulina Bozek confirmed at the SCEE PlayStation Day last night that a web version of My SingStar Online will launch this year. The site will allow internet users to see uploaded videos from the game. Apparently SingStar players will be able to say whether or not they want their videos […]

  • Paris Hilton turns up to SingStar party at Coachella

    According to this Kotaku report, Paris Hilton and Carmen Electra showed their faces at the SingStar PS3 party at the Coachella festival in the US yesterday. There are pics and everything. Britain, take note: Nell McAndrew and some woman from Hollyoaks is no substitute. Sort out some proper people for Vol. 2, please.

  • Monster SingStore update for March 7

    According to this, Sony’s SingStore – home to tracks for SingStar PS3 – is going to receive 48 new tracks on March 7. And here they are. Aha “The Sun Always Shines On TV” Alice Cooper “Poison ” Big Brovaz “Nu-Flow” Bill Joel “Uptown Girl” Blu Cantrell “Hit ‘Em Up Style (Oops!)” Blur “End of […]

  • That was the news – Week 8, 2008: Unconvincing GDC governed by two main themes: flux and fear

    Last week’s GDC was a strange affair that threw up more questions than answers. While it carried the predicted unveiling of Gears of War 2 and a Microsoft keynote holding traditional big hitters such as Fable 2 and Ninja Gaiden II, the event’s main speech’s message was by no means “the norm”. Yes, the blood, […]

  • Singstore updated, as promised

    New tracks for European karaoke-lovers in the crowd, as SCEE promised, have hit SingStore. For SingStar owners it’s like Christmas come early. Here’s what’s new: Editors: Munich Doves: Black & White Town MC Hammer: U Can’t Touch This Bryan Ferry: Let’s Stick Together Whitney Houston: Greatest Love of All Marillion: Incommunicado UB40: Red Red Wine

  • Singstar PS3 set for May launch in US

    According to this, SCEA’s now fixed a May launch for the American edition of Singstar PS3, meaning that soon, US readers, you too will be able to bury your head in the sand, pretend you can sing, and do things you’ll probably regret for the rest of your life. “We’re happy to announce that SingStar […]

  • SingStore updates detailed for February 6

    According to this lot, these are the songs Singstar owners will be able to grab on February 6 along with |”paradise beach wallpaper”. Hot stuff. In English: Bryan Ferry “Let’s Stick Together” Doves “Black And White Town” Editors “Munich” Marillion “Incommunicado” MC Hammer “U Can’t Touch This” UB40 “Red Red Wine” Whitney Houston “The Greatest […]