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'Karaoke Revolution' (PS2) Features Blockbuster Song List

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 4:10 p.m. PDT

Konami of America, today revealed the song list featured in the ground-breaking new game, Karaoke Revolution for the Sony PlayStation2. As North America's first-ever interactive karaoke game, Karaoke Revolution uses a headset microphone and proprietary "voice analyzer" technology to measure the player's pitch and rhythm in order to deliver a score. Aspiring pop stars and the "musically challenged" alike will now have a chance to sing the same tunes made popular by some of the biggest names in music.

Among the songs announced today are chart-topping hits such as 'All You Wanted' and 'Are You Happy Now?' written and popularized by Michelle Branch, 'How You Remind Me' popularized by Nickelback and 'It's End of the World As We Know It' written and popularized by R.E.M. Other instantly-recognizable tunes include 'Billie Jean', 'Like a Virgin', 'Chain of Fools', 'Red Red Wine', 'Celebration', 'Girls Just Want to Have Fun' and 'Don't Know Why' among others. The complete song list revealed today is:

Songs:

Addicted I'm Coming Out
All You Wanted It's End of the World As We Know It
Are You Happy Now? Kiss Me
Believe Ladies' Night
Billie Jean Like a Virgin
Bizarre Love Triangle One Week
Broken Wings Red Red Wine
Celebration Save Tonite
Chain of Fools Science Genius Girl
Complicated She Talks To Angels
Crawling in the Dark Smooth Criminal
Don't Know Why Son of a Preacher Man
Every Morning The Power of Love
Everything You Want Waiting For Tonight
Girls Just Want To Have Fun When a Man Loves a Woman
Hey Jealousy Wind Beneath my Wings
Hit Me With Your Best Shot You Really Got Me
How You Remind Me You're the One That I Want

Karaoke Revolution is the first and only interactive karaoke game that judges players on pitch and rhythm by awarding points during their performance. Karaoke Revolution also features a dynamic in-game audience that reacts in real-time to each note sung, resulting in a wild crowd backed by an explosive light show for a great performance or disappointed spectators walking away from the stage when the performance is weak. A party game unlike any other, Karaoke Revolution is primed to become a sensation on par with Konami's smash franchise Dance Dance Revolution(tm) and is sure to have players singing all night long.

Designed for singers of all ages and all musical abilities, Karaoke Revolution's robust catalogue of popular songs will appeal to all types of music lovers. Featuring over 35 hit songs, three game modes, and a training tool to teach players the fundamentals of the game, Karaoke Revolution transforms the PlayStation(r)2 console into the ultimate karaoke party machine.

Karaoke Revolution is rated E for Everyone. It will be available for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system in November 2003.

To learn more about Karaoke Revolution, visit the official Karaoke Revolution webiste.

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