Excerpt: With the success of standalone singing games seemingly a thing of the past, the free karaoke app on Xbox Live is generally a smart idea. Rather than charging players for a disc full of tracks, Karaoke allows anyone with a headset or compatible microphone to pay a rental fee for a block of time — $3 for two hours, $5 for six hours, or $10 for 24 hours — and then sing along to any of the 8,000-plus streaming tracks (all cover versions licensed from The Karaoke Channel)...
Pros: + Free download with reasonable usage rates.
Cons: ? Can iNiS please go back to making original games?
Excerpt: Karaoke for XBL finally brings home the cheap feeling of singing at a bar sans the actual bar, people, and most importantly alcohol. Karaoke evens allows you to rent the ability to sing one of the 8,000 songs for blocks of two, four, or if you’re really feeling like David Cassidy a full twenty-four hours, […]