For all the Gleeks (aka Glee fans) that are video game fans, yesterday was a big day. Video game maker, Konami released Karaoke Revolution Glee: Volume 3 for the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii. There are many new additions to volume 3 of Karaoke Revolution Glee that are worth checking out. More details from the press release after the jump:
ATTENTION ALL GLEEKS! KARAOKE REVOLUTION GLEE: VOLUME 3 NOW AVAILABLE FOR Wii™ AND XBOX 360®
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products Debut Third Installment of Karaoke Revolution GLEE
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Nov. 22, 2011 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products today announced the highly anticipated Karaoke Revolution GLEE: Volume 3 for Nintendo Wii™ and Xbox 360® is now available in retail stores nationwide. The hit game is back for GLEE fans of all ages with their largest song lineup to date, including 35 brand new chart-topping hits, memorable performances and exclusive footage from Season 2!
Karaoke Revolution GLEE: Volume 3 allows ‘Gleeks’ to sing their hearts out in multiplayer games featuring up to six players. For the first time, players can belt out memorable performances from Season 2, including songs from popular episodes such as “Britney/Brittany,” “Auditions,” “The Rocky Horror Glee Show,” and more.
Karaoke Revolution GLEE: Volume 3 includes all time classic hits such as “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” “Fat Bottomed Girls,” and “Only the Good Die Young.” Players can also perform to popular renditions of iconic pop songs, ballads, duets, and even hip hop. The extensive song list spans various genres and generations, giving players of all ages a collection of familiar and popular tunes to choose from.
“We are thrilled to deliver more of the Karaoke Revolution GLEE that fans love with new and exciting features,” said Shinji Hirano, president of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. “Karaoke Revolution GLEE: Volume 3 allows fans to become the guest star singing the latest songs alongside show characters.”
In addition to the new features and songs, the game will introduce downloadable content available for Xbox Live starting in November 2011. Each song can be purchased individually for $1.99 (or 160 MS points) each or in a bundle for $9.95 (or 800 MS points).
“This latest installment to the Karaoke Revolution GLEE franchise takes fans on another chart-topping gaming experience with an all new playlist and the impressive bonus footage they’ve come to expect,” said Jeffrey Godsick, president of Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products. “It’s the ultimate game for any of the Gleeks out there ready to test their skills alongside the stars of McKinley High.”
Karaoke Revolution GLEE: Volume 3 once again features the franchise’s proprietary voice recognition technology, which accurately recognizes and scores vocal pitch and rhythm, helping gamers reach those hard-hitting notes and perfect their harmonies to their favorite tunes.
Karaoke Revolution GLEE: Volume 3 is now available for Nintendo Wii and Xbox360 at retailers nationwide for the suggested retail price of $49.99 and comes with a microphone and suggested retail price of $39.99 for the software only. For more information on the game, please visit: http://www.konami.com/krglee.
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Now in its third season, GLEE finished last season as the No. 1 scripted hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens. The series boasts critical acclaim, a die-hard fan base, two Grammy Award nominations, two Platinum and three Gold albums, more than 36 million downloads, six million albums sold, two sold-out concert tours, a 3D movie, four Emmy Awards and three Golden Globes, including the award for Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical—two years running. GLEE is produced by Ryan Murphy Television in association with 20th Century Fox Television. Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan are co-creators of the series. Murphy, Falchuk, Brennan and Dante Di Loreto serve as executive producers. GLEE airs Tuesday nights at 8 PM ET/PT on Fox.
About Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products:
A recognized industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products licenses and markets properties worldwide on behalf of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Twentieth Television and Fox Broadcasting Company, as well as third party lines. The division is aligned with Twentieth Century Fox Television, one of the top suppliers of prime time entertainment programming to the broadcast networks.
About Konami Group
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties. Konami’s titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, DanceDanceRevolution and Castlevania, among other top sellers. The latest information about Konami can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. KONAMI CORPORATION is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany. KONAMI CORPORATION is traded in the United States on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami can be found at http://www.konami.com.
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Karaoke Revolution GLEE: Volume 3 is now available in stores everywhere and online.