Nordic Games has announced the July release of We Sing Encore, the follow-up to hit Wii karaoke title We Sing.

The sequel will feature 40 new songs - the majority of which will be accompanied by their original music video - including tunes from pop, rock, rap and R&B and will bring together party classics such as Love Shack (B52s), contemporary hits like Fight For This Love (Cheryl Cole), crowd-pleasers like Don't Stop Movin' (S Club 7) and hip-hop hits like Shut Up (Black Eyed Peas).

In addition to a new selection of songs, We Sing Encore will introduce a host of new features. A single-player reward system will offer soloists a new challenge, whilst groups can opt for competitive or co-operative achievements designed to reward the very best performances.

A 'real karaoke' mode offers the greatest challenge, removing backing vocals entirely. Other gameplay enhancements include the introduction of 'Star Notes' and a new jukebox mode allowing non-stop music.

Those who like to sing, but fear their howling will upset the neighbours will be pleased to find new singing lessons, designed to teach players how to sing like a pro.

"We Sing Encore takes the central premise of We Sing and builds upon it in every way," said Nik Blower, Nordic Games Sales and Marketing Director. "With free rein to pick any song from any label, we've come up with what we think is the best line-up on Nintendo Wii. And the addition of 10 tracks exclusive to the English, Swedish and German versions will ensure players in those markets will benefit from even more of their favourite tracks."

The 30 core songs featured on every version of We Sing Encore are as follows:

B52s - Love Shack

Black Eyed Peas - Shut Up

Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart

Cheryl Cole - Fight For This Love

Coldplay - Yellow

Elton John - Tiny Dancer

Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

Gwen Stefani featuring Akon - The Sweet Escape

Jamiroquai - Virtual Insanity

Jimmy Ruffin - What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted

Kaiser Chiefs - Ruby

Katrina & The Waves - Walking On Sunshine

Lady GaGa feat. Colby O'Donis & Akon - Just Dance

Lily Allen - Smile

Lou Bega - Mambo No 5

Lynyrd Skynrd - Sweet Home Alabama

Mika - Grace Kelly

Natasha Bedingfield - Unwritten

Pixie Lott - Mama Do (Uh Oh, Uh Oh)

Plain White Ts - Hey There Delilah

Right Said Fred - I'm Too Sexy

Rihanna - Umbrella

Robyn feat. Kleerup - With Every Heartbeat

Simply Red - Holding Back The Years

Soft Cell - Tainted Love

Spandau Ballet - Gold

The Supremes - Baby Love

Taio Cruz - Break Your Heart

The Veronicas - Untouched

Westlife - Flying Without Wings

The 10 additional tracks will be unveiled exclusively by the game's official Twitter @WeSingGame account over the coming days.

We Sing Encore will be available for Wii in July 2010.

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