Excerpt: American Idol, the hit reality TV series on FOX, began its sixth season at the beginning of the year. With the series averaging 31 million viewers, it’s no wonder they have decided to make a game based on American Idol.
Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol (PS2) Review
2 February 2007
Excerpt: Taking the gameplay of Karaoke Revolution, where anyone can be a star, and adding American Idol to it (where everyone tries to be a star), seems like such a natural fit that one might wonder why it took so long to make it.
Excerpt: to see how games are scored before you rush out and pick up a copy (and I certainly hope you do unless we say otherwise), you'll probably see a lot of reviews for starting the same way: with the forehead-slapping realization that this was a dream match-up of licenses and existing franchises.
Excerpt: Be the next superstar ! Most of us have at least one karaoke experience on our guilty conscience, preferably drunk and in presence of total strangers. King amongst the karaoke genre, Karaoke Revolution has always given a stage to the shiest – and most sober – of the gang, bringing karaoke in the...
Pros: Best. Extras. Ever., Adds a previously non-existent sense of purpose to the Karaoke Revolution series, Good song selection
Cons: Judges’ comments seem random, when they’re not plain annoying, Your score is, ultimately, the only thing that matters in American Idol mode