Roberts Sports DAB/FM SingStar Rocks! for PS2

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SingStar Rocks!

 

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

Stereophonics               Dakota

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

 

Pros

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

 

Cons

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