London, March 2005 - Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) is pleased to announce the May 2005 release of SingStarTM Popworld, a perfect addition to the million-selling SingStarTM franchise launched in 2004 on PlayStationÂ®2.
Complimenting the acclaimed SingStarTM range with a fresh new look and a broad contemporary song selection, SingStarTM Popworld includes 30 new tracks and supports the impressive list of household-names already featured in the SingStarTM range, a great recipe to spice up any party!
All the tunes in this unrivalled line-up are easily recognisable and fun to sing with many chart-topping hits of the last three years. The track list is filled with music superstars including original artists such as Avril Lavigne, Jamelia, Keane, Robbie Williams and the Black Eyed Peas.
Classic gameplay modes from previous SingStarTM games make a welcome comeback in SingStarTM Popworld. Pass the Mic and Duets return, along with new original features such as "Rap Scoring". Gain extra points as you battle against your crew to see who is the master of the mic, with the ultimate MC showdown! In Medley mode, short segments of five different songs are strung together, challenging would be pop stars to think fast and score high before the tune changes. In addition, SingStarTM Popworld incorporates brand new voice filters that can be used in Playback Mode to distort and enhance players' vocal performance.
Developed by SCEE's London Studio, SingStarTM Popworld comes with two microphones that plug into PlayStation 2 via a USB adaptor, offering an instant multi-play experience as the SingStarTM technology analyses the player's vocal skills, based on their pitch, tone and rhythm. The game is also EyeToyÂ® compatible allowing players to actually see themselves singing within the game.
Whether you want to Entertain like Robbie or Sing like Jamelia, there will be loads of new tracks for you on SingStarTM Popworld. Releasing this spring, exclusively on PlayStation 2.
SCE UK Offering:
Co-branded product with intro video featuring Simon and Miquita, logo on packaging and in-game, feature on all POS, web and other advertising materials
Coverage on air, including editorial piece with presenters / artists playing the game and viewer competitions on up to four occasions
Access to email database of 300,000 consumers which we can use on up to four occasions
Extensive coverage online with a dedicated homepage editorial area on the Popworld website for a one month duration on up to four separate occasions