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A music game that's just about singing? That's so 2003. Or if you're the SingStar franchise, it's so, um, today. Sony's PlayStation karaoke series has proudly focused on grading vocals for years now, but that's about the change with this fall's release of both SingStar Dance and SingStar Guitar. I...

August 17th 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Forget about Just Dancing, it's time to get your sing on -- SingStar Dance was just revealed at Sony's E3 presser. What, not a dancer? Perhaps you prefer the black-and-white stylings of Echochrome? Well you'll be glad to hear that Echochrome 2 was also revealed. We know, we know -- more disparate t...

June 15th 2010 at 3:55pm 0 Comments
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SingStar may have trained you to become a better singer by keeping you on pitch, but don't expect to make a successful run on American Idol just yet. Talented vocalists can add some flourishes to their performances through the use of vibrato. (For examples, listen to any Mariah Carey song from the...

April 28th 2010 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Sony and London Studios are still working on updating SingStar with new features. A free update coming this June will add online battles to the long-running karaoke franchise. With online battles, you'll be able to send invites to PSN friends and challenge them to songs both players own. With the P...

April 8th 2010 at 12:44pm 0 Comments
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Though SingStar may not possess the massive community base of Guitar Hero and Rock Band, Sony recently unveiled a PS3 application which offers a great deal of social networking capabilities to the karaoke game's players. Titled SingStar Viewer, the app (which appears under the Games folder of the X...

December 15th 2009 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The SingStar servers were recently brought down to allow a smooth transition for the game's next big update. Try not to get to frazzled by the downtime -- according to a recent post on Playstation.Blog, this update includes the long-awaited fix for the rhythm title's unfortunate knack for erasing t...

December 2nd 2009 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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Dave Ranyard, the Game Director for SingStar, recently announced a fairly huge patch for the karaoke-infused rhythm title on the European PlayStation Blog. See, it would have to pretty large in order to completely encompass the game's previous patch, which apparently broke a lot of things. The gam...

November 13th 2009 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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British artist Dizzee Rascal will headline the European launch of the new SingStar VIP space during an online PlayStation Home event on September 24 at 20:00 BST (UK time)/ 21:00 CEST (Mainland Europe). The Mercury Award-winning rapper will be on hand to promote his upcoming fourth album Tongue N'...

September 17th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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There's a time and a place for dancing -- even within the virtual confines of PlayStation Home. Fortunately, Sony is attempting to prevent the spread of inappropriate move busting by introducing an interactive dance floor-equipped SingStar space on September 24. Said dance arena doesn't just cast p...

September 10th 2009 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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Sony has been working on distributing a number of new technologies, already available in some PS3 programs. The first is voice recognition software, employed by SingStar, that allows the PS3 to quickly recognize up to 20 different languages. In SingStar, players are able to quickly go through the s...

September 8th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Looks like Sony is expanding its SingStar library once again with SingStar Latino, an upcoming Spanish-language karaoke collection for PS2 and PS3. The ESRB description reads like a Harlequin novel at times, referencing "tight pants, bikini tops, bra-like tops, shirts/dresses that expose deep cleav...

September 5th 2009 at 2:00am 0 Comments