2nd November 2009 - Xbox Australia is pleased to welcome MC Hammer down under from November 8th to November 12th. In Australia to launch the new Xbox exclusive karaoke title Lips: Number One Hits, which features his chart topping smash hit ‘U Can’t Touch This’, and demonstrate the new Xbox Twitter feature , MC Hammer will perform at a select number of private Xbox events whilst in the country.
Hammer, who is recognised as the fourteenth most influential musician on Twitter1, with more than 1.6 million Twitter followers, will also guest host a lecture at the University of Technology Sydney for Xbox 360 and the Social Media Club Sydney.
He will talk directly about his social media experiences on Twitter and the importance of building and maintaining a strong online community. MC Hammer will be visiting Melbourne and Sydney while he is in the country.
About Lips: Number One Hits
With 40 songs on-disc from Coldplay, Lily Allen, Lady Gaga and more, plus an additional five song pack of your choice to download for free2 from Xbox LIVE, Lips: Number One Hits will let you find the perfect song to let loose to. Just in time for get-togethers this summer, the game will debut on November 26th.
More information on Lips is available at www.xbox.com/en-AU/games/l/lipsnumber1hits/.
About Xbox LIVE – Facebook and Twitter
Share the fun with your friends on the biggest social network on the planet. From a groundbreaking partnership with Facebook, to integration with Twitter, and movie and photo parties with friends, Xbox LIVE gives you the power to share your entertainment experiences with your friends almost anywhere in the world.
• Facebook. Coming in November, Xbox LIVE will take Facebook from your computer and onto your TV! With Facebook on Xbox LIVE you will be able to share and interact with friends from around the globe, post realtime status updates and check out photo galleries on the big screen while kicking back on the couch at home.
• Twitter. In November you will also be able to stay connected with Twitter on Xbox LIVE. Be in the know and keep your social circle up-to-date by reading, posting and replying to tweets right from your Xbox 360. Follow friends and celebrities, discover news as it happens, and let people know what you’re up to all on Xbox LIVE.