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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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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” […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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