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New Zealand... It’s Hammer Time

New Zealand... It’s Hammer Time

Xbox 360 is pleased to welcome MC Hammer to New Zealand on November 12, 2009.

MC Hammer is visiting Auckland to launch the new Xbox exclusive karaoke title Lips: Number One Hits, which features his chart topping smash hit ‘U Can’t Touch This.’  Hammer will also demonstrate the new Xbox Twitter feature and perform at a select number of private Xbox events in Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland.

Hammer, who is recognised as the fourteenth most influential musician on Twitter*, 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 to talk about his social media experiences on Twitter and the importance of building and maintaining a strong online community.

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 free** 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-NZ/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 real-time 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.
 

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