Excerpt: too often, we Americans like to think that we're the core of the video games industry. Yes, the Japanese market is the home base for two of the big three console providers, but people tend forget that there's a bigger market out there. bigger. In terms of regions, the European market is absolutely stupid huge, it's not just Europe, it's the Australia and New Zealand, and, well, just about everything else Sony can cram into the non-US, non-JP, non-Asian territories.
Conclusion: There’s nothing to say about the graphics or the sound except that the images displayed from the music videos are exact replicas of the music videos. There’s no color bleeding or artifacts anywhere in the videos themselves. The songs play exactly as you remember them too. Basically this is the complete package for those interested in this style of game. It doesn’t look cheap in the least and everything from the menus to the rating system looks polished.
Excerpt: The SingStar franchise has become a force to be reckoned with. I am just amazed that in a relatively short period of time SingStar has seemingly become a household name. In a few short years Sony has kept pumping out game after game in the franchise. One of the first SingStar games to hit North America was ‘SingStar Rocks!’. The game hit shelves over a year and half ago.
Excerpt: In a karaoke game like Singstar Rocks! , of course the main focus aside from gameplay will be music. Unlike the Karaoke Revolution series (which Singstar Rocks! will be continually compared to, so get used to it) that opts to go for some modern music mixed with a really healthy dose of ballads and karaoke classics that you'd hear in any karaoke bar in America, Singstar Rocks! definitely goes more for "fun" songs.
of the coolest features of the game allows you to save and replay your
performances to the memory card. This can be either a good or a bad thing,
depending on how much singing talent you have. SingStar Rocks isn't the
deepest or more challenging game on the market, its an enjoyable social
experience. The game's selection of tracks ranges several decades, which
should broaden its appeal.