Parents' Guide to

Lips: Number One Hits

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Fantastic karaoke, but adult themes in lyrics and videos.

Game Xbox 360 2009
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say: Not yet rated

Lips: Number One Hits is one of the better-looking, better-performing, and more polished karaoke games out there. The scoring is gentle enough to let lots of people feel good about their singing at a party. The ability to create playlists and upload your own MP3 tunes to the game also add to its value as a party game. One great thing about Lips is that all the tracks are ready to go from the moment you pop in the disc -- no need to play through a tacked-on story mode and "unlock" songs. Being as Lips is such a great party game, it would have been nice if a second microphone had been included (you can have up to four, all being used at the same time, but those are, of course, sold separately). The motion control on the mikes works really well, and the ability for anybody to pick up a controller and provide percussion is a fun addition. All in all, this is a great package.

Online interaction: For every song you sing, you are ranked on Xbox Live's leaderboards, and awarded tropies based upon your ranking. Users can also challenge others online to song duels. There's no way to censor online interactions.

Game Details

  • Platform: Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Microsoft
  • Release date: October 21, 2009
  • Genre: Music & Dance
  • ESRB rating: T for Lyrics, Mild Cartoon Violence, Sexual Themes, Use of Tobacco
  • Last updated: August 31, 2016

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