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The original SingStar was launched in May/June 2004 on PlayStation 2.
SingStar Rocks! is singing-based game for PlayStation 2 console that uses software and microphones to judge your pitch, tone and rhythm to give you a score. It features a range of tracks from the rock genre.
SingStar Rocks! Can be purchased as a standalone software pack or bundled with two SingStar Microphones and USB Converter.
The following acts appear on SingStar Rocks!
Bloc Party Banquet
Blur Song 2
Bowling for Soup 1985
Coldplay Speed Of Sound
Deep Purple Smoke on the water
Franz Ferdinand Do You Want To
Gwen Stefani What Are You Waiting For?
Hard Fi Hard To Beat
Hole Celebrity Skin
Jet Are You Gonna Be My Girl
Kasabian Club Foot
Keane Everybodys Changing
Kings of Leon The Bucket
KT Tunstall Black horse and the Cherry Tree
Maximo Park Apply Some Pressure
Nirvana Come As You Are
Queen Don't Stop Me Now
Queens of the Stone Age Go With the Flow
Razorlight Somewhere Else
Snow Patrol Run
The Bravery An Honest Mistake
The Cardigans My Favourite Game
The Hives Hate To Say I Told You So
The Killers Somebody Told Me
The Offspring Self-Esteem
The Rolling Stones Paint It, Black
The Scorpions Wind of Change
The Undertones Teenage Kicks
Thin Lizzy The Boys are Back In Town
Other titles available include are SingStar Party, SingStar Pop, and SingStar 80s.
Price: c £15 for software only
Star Rating: 7 Stars Recording/playback features makes one realise how bad we can sound!
Roberts RD-14 Sports DAB/FM Personal Radio
Small (65mm x 95mm x 23mm (wxhxd) and lightweight (105g)
Picks up both DAB and FM radio stations
Large LCD display
RDS station name display on FM Stations
Runs off standard AA batteries
Auto shut off (30, 60, 90 min)
Mains adaptor is supplied as standard
Automatic time/date setting on both FM and DAB
Batteries dont last very long so rechargeable NiMH batteries are recommended
Not the most attractive design
Price: c £100 inc. VAT
Star Rating: 7.5 Stars Also check out the offerings from Sony and Pure