Excerpt: Sometimes I like to take time away from the killing machine of online play and relax with something a little less hostile facing me. If my kids are around I also like to refrain from playing the more mature games in favour of the Wii or something a little light hearted. The We Sing range of games from Nordic Games suit the Wii and what it entails perfectly.
Summary: Parents need to know that We Sing 80s is a karaoke game for up to four players. The game features 30 songs that were popular in the 1980s. There are several ways to play, either in Solo mode or Party mode. The Solo mode contains a Lessons section that is more about pitch than anything else, whereas the Party mode contains the standard variety of games, such as Pass the Mic and Versus, and a few interesting modes like Blind (wherein the lyrics are not displayed and the...
We Sing 80s Review | Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?
10 October 2012
Conclusion: The Short Version: We Sing 80s gets dragged down by an unambitious setlist that neither capitalises on the gleeful cheesy excess of its source material, nor provides a consistently enjoyable selection of singalong hits. Diehard fans of eighties music might well glean some cathartic enjoyment from it, but I fear that even they will notice the gaping holes in the lineup.
Pros: Solid tone recognition, full music videos to watch while you sing, Slick interface honed through years of iteration, A few fun and cheesy classics to belt out
Cons: Inconsistent setlist with lots of filler and downtime, 30 songs compared to 40 in previous releases, So many painful omissions