Nick Akerman writes, "Let's face it; we all love to sing. If that isn't true, we all know at least one person who is able to shatter eardrums worldwide with their cringe-worthy confidence and note-destroying range capabilities. At this time of the year, the opportunity for this kind of torture increases like the right to unleash Cliff Richard's unsavoury catalogue of hits on the entire family. Seizing the moment, Microsoft have employed developers iNiS Corp to ramp up their ploy to dismantle Sony's popular SingStar franchise. With more than a few tricks up its sleeve, Lips steps onto stage holding great potential over the approaching festive period."