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News: SingStar Dad Raises £2,800 for Hospital, Breaks World Record

SingStar Dad Raises £2,800 for Hospital, Breaks World Record

A song to remember

Earlier this year we brought you news about Julian Hill, a Dad who was planning to complete a 24-hour SingStar challenge for charity, specifically raising money for London's Great Ormond Street Hospital as a thanks for the life-saving operation provided to his baby daughter. The great news is that this challenge has now been...

News: 24-Hour SingStar Marathon Kicks Off Today

24-Hour SingStar Marathon Kicks Off Today

Wish him well

Julian Hill's SingStar endurance challenge starts today in London, with the dedicated dad raising money for Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital by playing the karaoke game for 24 hours straight. At the Ambassador's Bloomsbury Hotel in London, Hill will make his way through every song in the SingStar series over the next 24 hours...

News: Dad Takes on 24-hour Singstar Challenge for Charity

Dad Takes on 24-hour Singstar Challenge for Charity

Singing to thank children's hospital

A father is planning a rather challenging 24-hour marathon of SingStar in order to raise money for London's Great Ormond Street Hospital. Julian Hill will be performing as a thanks to the charity, who performed life-saving open-heart surgery to save his one-year old daughter, Amelia. It will take place in...

News: Sony: Some Players Spend Thousands Of Pounds On SingStar

Sony: Some Players Spend Thousands Of Pounds On SingStar

We've only ever wanted to buy one song from SingStar's in-game DLC store: Caribbean Queen by Billy Ocean

That makes us lightweights. According to a report on Eurogamer, there are several players that own more than 900 SingStar tracks. That roughly equates to about £1,000 worth of content. Similarly, Sony noted that there are hundreds of players with more than 500 songs. That's still a reasonable..

News: SingStar Actually Makes Sense In North America Again, DLC Parity Incoming

SingStar Actually Makes Sense In North America Again, DLC Parity Incoming

In Europe, SingStar is amazing

That's because the SingStore is packed with piles and piles and piles of good karaoke DLC. In the US, SingStar is less amazing. That's because there's hardly any great DLC across the pond. Thanks to a deal between Sony and Universal Music, that's all set to change. As Sony moves towards parity between the two regions, they'll be adding a whopping 64 songs to the US..

News: Extra Extra, Get Your SingStar Dance Tracklist Here

Extra Extra, Get Your SingStar Dance Tracklist Here

"Bust a Move" takes on a whole new meaning

SingStar Dance may not be high on your list of most anticipated Move games, but we're betting one look at this tracklisting will bring a sparkle to your eye. The idea of getting a Move on to MC Hammer, Sir Mix A Lot and Shaggy is surely too alluring for many to resist, with a fairly wide variety in between...

News: SingStar Gets Vibrato Support, PSP Remote Control

SingStar Gets Vibrato Support, PSP Remote Control

SingStar's a bit like the gift that keeps giving

For years Sony's karaoke platform has evolved - delivering iteration upon iteration to its core, yet somewhat niche, fanbase. And Sony's showing no sign of stopping that support with the addition of Vibrato. The new feature will allow you to pull your best Leona Lewis and actually score points for fluctuating held notes, rather than being penalised -..

News: SingStar Gets Free Online Battle Mode Update This Summer

SingStar Gets Free Online Battle Mode Update This Summer

Still playing SingStar? The likelihood is yes, it's definitely the best karaoke game on consoles

Thus you'll be delighted to hear that Sony and Studio London have a new free update in the pipeline for you: Online Battle Mode. Here you'll be able to send invites to your friends and challenge them to a song performance. Both players will need to own the song in question, but if you do you'll even be..

News: SingStar Sells A Whopping 20million Units

SingStar Sells A Whopping 20million Units

Sony have just announced that their specialist karaoke franchise has now topped 20million units sold

The franchise began in 2004 and has seen numerous versions over the past 5 years, right up to the latest Take That themed release. We expect a Michael Jackson SingStar will be on the cards for early next year, with the franchise completely free to go as specialist as it likes in the future. Sony..

News: Meet Dizzee Rascal In Playstation Home Next Week

Meet Dizzee Rascal In Playstation Home Next Week

British rap sensation Dizzee Rascal will be on hand to launch the new Singstar Playstation Home space next week

On September 24th at 8PM (UK time) players will be able to chill with Dizzee himself, as well as receiving goodies and checking out an exclusive set of songs off Dizzee's new album. We'll be there to report on, what could be, a pretty monumental event. Honestly, we're not sure what to..

News: Happy Fifth Birthday To London Studio's Pop-Culture Classic Singstar!

Happy Fifth Birthday To London Studio's Pop-Culture Classic Singstar!

Singstar is five whole years old

It's been five years since we first donned the microphones and sang until our hearts content. Using the competitive nature of video games and the social fun of karaoke, Singstar has carved a niche over his five years on the market that enabled it to spawn 26 titles in the series. The latest of which, Singstar Pop Edition, we reviewed just recently. Spekaing with..

News: What Are The Top Ten Most Downloaded Singstar Songs?

What Are The Top Ten Most Downloaded Singstar Songs?

Well, seeing as you asked so kindly, we of course can tell you

The cultural phenomenon's most downloaded are: 1. Total Eclipse Of The Heart - Bonnie Tyler2. Final Countdown - Europe3. Just Like A Pill - Pink4. Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley5. Torn - Natalie Imbruglia6. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper7. Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor8. Take On Me - A-ha9. Baby One More Time - Britney..