Is there a Hole in your Bloc Party? This game's got The Cure. Just hope no one calls The Police
Marvin Gaye once sang, "Ain't nothing like the real thing, baby." Sony steps up to Karaoke Revolution's challenge with its own crooning software that features the real musical artists both visually and aurally. While you're screeching along to "I Will Survive," you'll witness Gloria Gaynor herself pwning you instead of a hideous 3D facsimile.
SingStar Rocks' 30 tracks are as balanced a soundtrack as a game like this can get. From Aretha Franklin to The Killers, from Thin Lizzy to Coldplay, every taste is represented. At the same time, in trying to appease everyone with its sampler platter, you'll find a lot of songs in SingStar that you flat-out don't know. Such is the folly of these games and will continue that way until they're popular enough to warrant music genre-specific installments.
The presentation here is very clean and crisp - allowing you to easily see what pitch to sing while being able to enjoy the music videos (or photo collages, in the case of pre-MTV jams). Even on easy mode, your singing has to be on point; but judging is definitely fair. Don't blame the game when it says you sing awful; we're sure your neighbors would agree.