Nintendo has revealed additional details about SiNG
PARTY, the new singing-and-dancing game for Wii
U that turns living rooms into concert venues. The game will launch
alongside the Wii U console on Nov. 18 at a suggested retail price of
$59.99, and includes a microphone. Wii U owners can also download the
game directly from the Nintendo eShop for $49.99, though they will need
to obtain a compatible microphone separately. The game is backward
compatible with all licensed Wii microphones, while new microphones will
be available at a suggested retail price of $24.99 each.
SiNG Party Box Art (Photo: Business Wre)
The game includes a wide variety of music from many different genres and
eras, with a primary focus on creating the best party atmosphere for
both singing and dancing. Artists like Rihanna, Jackson 5, Lady Gaga,
The Wanted, James Brown, The Village People and Selena Gomez & The Scene
blend together to create a perfect party playlist for everyone young and
old. Additional songs will be available starting in 2013.
SiNG PARTY includes a variety of different modes to let people
have fun in different ways. For example, in Party Mode, lead singers
read the song lyrics on the Wii U GamePad, allowing them to face their
audience and move around the living room instead of staring at the TV.
The audience joins in the fun by following the cues from the performer,
singing the background vocals and dancing along with the moves shown on
the TV screen.
In Sing Mode, players can sing by themselves or as a duet with
harmonies. As the song is performed, their vocal qualities are scored
and evaluated on the TV in real time.
Players can also split into two groups for Team Mode, which lets players
face off against their musical rivals as they rotate through different
For more information about SiNG PARTY, visit http://singparty.nintendo.com.
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