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  • Summary: Michael Jackson, one of the most widely beloved entertainers and the most popular global icons of all time, leaves an indelible imprint on popular music and culture. During his extraordinary career Jackson sold an estimated 750 million records worldwide, released 13 No.1 singles and becameMichael Jackson, one of the most widely beloved entertainers and the most popular global icons of all time, leaves an indelible imprint on popular music and culture. During his extraordinary career Jackson sold an estimated 750 million records worldwide, released 13 No.1 singles and became one of a handful of artists to be inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He won 13 Grammy Awards and received the American Music Award's Artist of the Century Award. His album “Thriller” is the world’s best-selling album of all time with more than 110 million copies sold. Collapse
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  1. Jun 4, 2011
    85
    "Megastar in the bathroom mirror" perfection. [July 2011, p.94]
  2. Apr 25, 2011
    80
    This is a game about singing and dancing along to some of the greatest pop records ever made. Perfect for parties, it's also ideal for entertaining small children, unlike oh see why'd you have to go and spoil it all right at the end.
  3. May 3, 2011
    79
    Dancing and singing within one game and it's working too. Dancing with the PlayStation Move is working great and while dancing you can sing with the SingStar mics. You can sing and dance on the most famous Michael Jackson songs and you can also participate in the dancing school to learn how to dance, even the moonwalk.
  4. Apr 19, 2011
    60
    Quotation forthcoming.
  5. May 10, 2011
    60
    Thanks to the singing section, the multiplayer and the quality of trackist, Michael Jackson: The Experience, reaches sufficiency. However, it remains recommended only to fans of the genre.
  6. Apr 27, 2011
    60
    Despite the poor input method, difficult choreography and nebulous guide pictures, Michael Jackson: The Experience can make for some silly fun. It's worth checking out if only to see some of the dancers perform -- they're pretty fantastic.
  7. Problematically, because the dancing is scored by your hand movements alone, you don't really have to be particularly invested in proceedings to fudge your way through... Your overall enjoyment of Michael Jackson The Experience will obviously depend on how much you love MJ and how blitzed you are on Fruity Lexia. That said, if you're expecting a package on par with the likes of The Beatles: Rock Band forget about it. While the latter was more or less a love letter to the music of The Beatles, Michael Jackson The Experience is a late night booty call. The King of Pop deserved better. [June 2011 p.78]

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