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May 6, 2007

Game on: 'Pop' goes the video game

Closely following "SingStar Rocks!," Sony has released "Pop" for the PlayStation 2. It's a much more focused effort, with a song collection that is not so varied, which causes it to be thin in several key genres. In "Pop" (Rated E for Everyone) you're going to be warbling to a short yet steady compilation of top 20 hits from the last two decades.

While there is competition inherent in the "Pop" game play, it is a detriment at times. If you witness a friend or relative sing karaoke, there's nothing more entertaining than watching him ham it up and overdo the song, coming off like a bad "American Idol" contestant. This really isn't an option in "Pop," because you're penalized for poor singing, and sometimes you just want to hear someone butcher a song.Read this article in full with a

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