Update: Official press release after the break.
Over at Joystiq. The track list isn’t bad, actually. There’s Radiohead, Johnny Cash and a bit of Duran Duran too. However, we must stress, that we’re far too manly and butch to partake in such a game, but you lot might like it, and we can respect that. Just.
There’s a video over there too, if you’re interested. Game’s been confirmed for a November 21 release in Europe.
By Mike Bowden
EXTERNAL PRESS RELEASE
This press release is from Microsoft’s website.
PARTY WITH LIPS, NO CORDS ATTACHED!
New Xbox 360TM singing experience includes 40 hit songs spanning party-favourite genres and decades from artists such as Coldplay, Leona Lewis, Radiohead and Nirvana
New exclusive wireless microphones give real on-stage feel
London – 22nd October, 2008 – Calling all shower singers, wannabe rappers, pop princesses and bedroom belters: “Lips”, the highly anticipated singing party game exclusively on Xbox 360, will be hitting stores on 21st November 2008.
Priced at a recommended retail price of £49.99, “Lips” is the only music video game that comes with two wireless motion-sensitive microphones, allowing you the freedom to put your own spin on a song and not trip over any cumbersome wires as you dance around your living room. You can even get other people involved in your songs by having them playing percussion with your Xbox 360 controllers.
The “Lips” line-up features great songs from a wide range of musical genres that set the stage for evenings of fun. Whether you’re throwing a party for your friends or simply staying at home with your family, “Lips” will have everyone singing and dancing together to party favourites, backed by their ORIGINAL music videos, lyrics and scoring.
For those that want to grow their music collection, there will be a whole host of fantastic hits to download from Xbox LIVE Marketplace, giving you the opportunity to continue adding to your “LIPS” music library – up already is Estelle’s “No Substitute Love”. Plus, you can even plug in your MP3 player and sing along to your OWN music collection while a virtual music video accompanies your performance.
It doesn’t stop there. “Lips” also has exciting features like the ability to compete against your friends or family and a co-operative element that allows you to try and crack the song together.
So if you feel like you want to “Bust A Move” or simply want to “Boogie 2 Nite” then “Lips” is simply “Irreplaceable” for a night of unbelievable entertainment in the comfort of your own home!
More information about “Lips”, the hottest party game this Christmas, can be found at http://www.xbox.com/lips.
Lips Track List
* Title Artist
1 No One – Alicia Keys
2 Stand By Me – Ben E. King
3 Irreplaceable – Beyoncé
4 Call Me – Blondie
5 Boogie 2Nite – Booty Luv
6 With You – Chris Brown
7 Yellow – Coldplay
8 Personal Jesus – Depeche Mode
9 Survivor – Destiny’s Child
10 White Flag – Dido
11 Mercy – Duffy
12 Hungry Like The Wolf – Duran Duran
13 An End Has A Start – Editors
14 It’s Raining Men – Geri Halliwell
15 Virtual Insanity – Jamiroquai
16 Ring Of Fire – Johnny Cash
17 Ruby – Kaiser Chiefs
18 Suddenly I See – KT Tunstall
19 Love At First Sight – Kylie Minogue
20 Bleeding Love – Leona Lewis
21 Superstar – Lupe Fiasco (feat. Matthew Santos)
22 Makes Me Wonder – Maroon 5
23 Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day – Morcheeba
24 In Bloom – Nirvana
25 Young Folks – Peter Bjorn And John
26 Another One Bites The Dust – Queen
27 Fake Plastic Trees – Radiohead
28 I Wanna Be Sedated – Ramones
29 Umbrella – Rihanna
30 Listen To Your Heart – Roxette
31 Amazing – Seal
32 Put ‘Em High – Stonebridge
33 Song For Whoever – The Beautiful South
34 Just Like Heaven – The Cure
35 ABC – The Jackson 5
36 Naïve – The Kooks
37 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic – The Police
38 I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers
39 Love In A Trashcan – The Raveonettes
40 Bust A Move – Young MC
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