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News: Grandma Wins $50,000 in Yoostar Blockbuster Contest

Grandma Wins $50,000 in Yoostar Blockbuster Contest

You couldn't make it up

A North Carolina grandma has won $50,000 for her interpretation of a scene from Super 8 on Yoostar 2. Cynthia Bell took home the grand prize in Yoostar's Acting with the Stars contest, having won over the judges with her, er, unique performance in J. J. Abrams' summer blockbuster. You can watch Cynthia's performance online...

News: Yoostar on MTV Trailer Could Make You Famous

Yoostar on MTV Trailer Could Make You Famous

No talent required

This year's Yoostar 2 let you play the starring role in countless Hollywood films, but you needed a modicum of acting ability — or at least a basic reading capability — to get the most out of it. Follow-up Yoostar on MTV, which puts you in MTV shows or music videos, should take care of that entry barrier nicely. The game will...

News: Your Yoostar Clips Can Now Open on YouTube

Your Yoostar Clips Can Now Open on YouTube

Ready for your close-up?

Yoostar 2 built its whole world around a social experience but one vital piece of the puzzle was missing: access to the world's biggest video-sharing community, YouTube. Not any more though, as the publisher has just announced an update bringing YouTube support to the movie karaoke game. Now you can upload your performances...

News: First Yoostar 2 DLC Details Touch Down

First Yoostar 2 DLC Details Touch Down

Pricing and scenes inside

Now that Yoostar 2 has been available on store shelves for a week or so, players might feel the need to expand the movie karaoke game's array of clips. Good news, then, that the game's new Yoostore is open now, and we have the list of scenes coming to the game between now and the end of April. There's a mixture of...

Talking Point: Share Your Yoostar 2 Performances

Share Your Yoostar 2 Performances

Act up a storm

Yoostar 2 could bring a new dimension to party gaming, replacing off-key singing with hilariously abysmal acting, with a robust set of content sharing tools to help you show off your proudest moments with the world. Here at KINECTaku we want to see what you come up with using the game, so we're opening the doors for you to share your...

Out Today: Yoostar 2 (North America)

Yoostar 2 (North America)

Get in the movies

Movie karaoke game Yoostar 2 makes retailers across North America an offer they can't refuse from today, out on Kinect for Xbox 360. Like traditional karaoke games that let you mimic your favourite singers, Yoostar 2 lets you recreate performances from your favourite actors. Using Kinect's cameras, the game puts you into legendary...

News: It's 106 Miles to Chicago and We Have the Yoostar 2 Clips List

It's 106 Miles to Chicago and We Have the Yoostar 2 Clips List

And we're wearing sunglasses

Judging from the complete clips list from Yoostar 2, the movie karaoke game coming from Blitz Games Studios and Yoostar Entertainment Group out on Kinect next month, there should be something for everyone. Classic films including Forrest Gump, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and more join the ranks of 80 clips available for you...

News: Yoostar2 Developer Blog Makes You an Offer You Can't Refuse

Yoostar2 Developer Blog Makes You an Offer You Can't Refuse

Just don't disrespect it

Yesterday we brought you a new trailer for Yoostar2, the movie karaoke game from Yoostar and Blitz Games that's set for release in a few months' time. If that whet your appetite for what's possible with Kinect, licensed movie clips and your own acting ability (or lack of), let project director Steve Stopps talk you through...

News: Get into the Oscars Spirit with a New Yoostar2 Trailer

Get into the Oscars Spirit with a New Yoostar2 Trailer

Lights, camera, action

Karaoke games have been around for years – heck, even the Mega CD had a karaoke attachment – but movie karaoke? That's a new one, and something that Yoostar2 is hoping will be just as popular as its caterwauling cousin. Heading to Kinect in the next few months, Yoostar2 contains 80 clips from famous films including...

News: Namco Bandai Partnership Bringing Yoostar2 to Europe in Q1

Namco Bandai Partnership Bringing Yoostar2 to Europe in Q1

Movie karaoke game gets distributor

We played Yoostar2 when we visited Blitz Games Studios for Movemodo in October and rather enjoyed its unique mixture of movies and karaoke, so it's good news all-around that the game will reach a sizeable European audience thanks to a distribution deal with Namco Bandai Partners. While the deal doesn't pin down a...