Rock Band Archive

  • Review: Rock Band Blitz

    Review: Rock Band Blitz

    It’s not really about hitting all the notes. That alone is a pretty shocking thing to say about a music game developed by Harmonix, the company that helped litter our living rooms with enough plastic instruments to choke several mariachi bands. But it’s true, because […]

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  • Review: Rock Band Reloaded

    Review: Rock Band Reloaded

    The original Rock Band for the iPhone was a decent hit in spite of trading real-feel instruments for tapping on a screen. This is because it was designed to look and feel like the console game and had a good selection of songs to go […]

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  • Discussion Review: Rock Band 3

    Discussion Review: Rock Band 3

    Rock Band has clearly supplanted Guitar Hero as the favored instrument controller based music game franchise, and this year’s third main installment comes with a lot of hype and a ton of new features. But is Rock Band 3 really all it’s been cracked up […]

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  • This is the Complete Rock Band 3 Set List

    This is the Complete Rock Band 3 Set List

    At 83 songs, the Rock Band 3 on-disc set list is 10 tracks shy of the Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock set list, but in terms of quality and diversity RB3 may just edge out its rockin’ rival. We’ll find out on October 26th when […]

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  • Bob Marley, Rammstein and More Bring International Flavor to Rock Band 3

    Bob Marley, Rammstein and More Bring International Flavor to Rock Band 3

    Expanding upon previously announced Rock Band 3 international acts, which include Phoenix (France), Ida Maria (Norway), Juanes (Colombia), Metric (Canada) and The Vines (Australia), MTV Games and Harmonix have announced 10 more songs to be featured as part of the game’s 83-song on-disc soundtrack. Two […]

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  • Review: Green Day: Rock Band

    Review: Green Day: Rock Band

    Guitar Hero is widely considered the most whored-out franchise going right now, and I would agree with that. But Rock Band sure seems intent on catching up. Two base games have already been released, a third is on the way, the series expanded to the […]

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  • Free Rock Band Unplugged Lite Launches with PSPgo

    Free Rock Band Unplugged Lite Launches with PSPgo

    For a limited time beginning October 1st, all launch PSPgo units will come with a PSN voucher to download Rock Band Unplugged Lite, a free version of Rock Band Unplugged featuring five full songs. What’s also cool about the “Lite” version is its expandability. Once […]

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  • Review: Rock Band Unplugged

    Review: Rock Band Unplugged

    I know this may be hard for younger gamers to believe, but it wasn’t too long ago that rhythm/music games were played by matching button presses with regular ol’ controllers rather than plastic guitars, drums and microphones. Before Guitar Hero and Rock Band, Harmonix rocked […]

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  • [E3 2009] LEGO Rock Band Debut Trailer

    [E3 2009] LEGO Rock Band Debut Trailer

    I…still…don’t…get…the…point…in…this!

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  • Rock Band Unplugged Rocks PSP June 9th, Rockin’ New PSP Entertainment Pack Announced

    Rock Band Unplugged Rocks PSP June 9th, Rockin’ New PSP Entertainment Pack Announced

    Rock Band Unplugged takes center stage today as Harmonix, EA and MTV Games have officially pulled the curtain back on the first PSP edition in the popular Rock Band franchise. Rock Band Unplugged, in collaborative development by Harmonix and Backbone Entertainment, is set for a […]

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