SingStar is the ugly step-sister of the music genre. It's only loved in one territory, it's one-dimensional, its soundtrack has limited appeal. But there's one area Sony's karaoke series is trumping the competition.
It's popped corks and slapped backs at Sony's London Studio today, with news that the SingStar series has just hit the "20 million sold" mark.
In controlled environments, Sony's EyePet had looked set to revolutionise the way we interacted with our games. But my house is not a controlled environment.
Another day, another SingStar game. Your apathy is understandable. But wait! Even the bloodiest of red-blooded males may find this one to be of interest.
Brits, Euros, Aussies, you know what SingStar is about. Americans, though, we often get the impression you don't quite get it. Well, this list of the top-selling DLC for the game might help.
Americans may not be fully up to speed on the details, but know that nearly half of all PlayStation 2 consoles sold have been sold in Europe.
I've had many issues with SingStar's DLC before, but let me make this clear: none of them are issues with the game's technical delivery. They're all to do with the tracklist, which is so half-assed it doesn't even qualify as an ass anymore. It's just a lump of flesh sitting awkwardly above a leg, just under the back.…