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Rock Band: Special Edition
Game Description:Rock Band allows gamers to perform music from the world’s biggest rock artists with their friends as a virtual band. Featuring the most master recordings of any music game ever by the world's biggest rock artists, Rock Band for the PlayStation 2 system includes 58 tracks and spans every genre of rock ranging from alternative and classic rock to heavy metal and punk. Rock Band for the PlayStation 2 system showcases many of the same challenging modes featured in the PS3 version, but also debut new game elements specific to the platform -- the total package includes such features as Band World Tour and Score Duel, which allows drum vs. drum, guitar vs. guitar and vocal vs. vocal play. The Rock Band: Special Edition Bundle for the PlayStation 2 system features a wireless Fender Stratocaster guitar controller, an electronic drum kit, real drum sticks, a microphone and software -- it's everything you need to get in the game and rock out!
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Rock Band: Special Edition News

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  • Hardest Music-Game Track Ever?

    We used to think DragonForce's "Through The Fire and Flames" on expert guitar in Guitar Hero III was about as difficult as a music game could get, but there's a new contender: "Young Man Blues" by the Who on expert drums. This youtube drummer is fantastic; he five-stars it, but we doubt anyone will hit 100%.

    Posted July 21, 2008| 22 Comments

    Hardest Music-Game Track Ever?
  • Nine Inch Nails Pack Hits 'Rock Band'

    Next week's Rock Band downloadable content features three tracks from alternative-music legends Nine Inch Nails as well as a couple tracks from Florida-based hard-rockers Shinedown. Here's what's on tap: Read More?

    Posted July 18, 2008| 7 Comments

    Nine Inch Nails Pack Hits 'Rock Band'
  • Led Zep Says 'No' To Music Games

    We've been wanting to impersonate Led Zeppelin in a videogame since the release of Guitar Hero. But it looks like it's never going to happen. According to The Wall Street Journal, Jimmy Page, and his bandmates have repeatedly turned down offers from both Activision and MTV to use their tunes in either Rock Band or Guitar Hero music games. The...

    Posted July 5, 2008| 52 Comments

    Led Zep Says 'No' To Music Games
  • EA Sports to Use More Peripherals

    Electronic Arts' David McCarthy said during a speech at the Paris GDC that EA was getting interested in using more peripherals for their games saying, "I think you'll see games using that Rock Band peripheral strategy from EA Sports, even within the next 12 months." He added that he wanted to make sure the new peripherals didn't mean...

    Posted June 25, 2008| 2 Comments

    EA Sports to Use More Peripherals
  • 'Rock Band' 3rd Party Controllers Kick Ass

    Finally, we're getting some 3rd party instruments for our Rock Band. A while back, Mad Catz was given the official thumbs up from Harmonix to become a licensed manufacturer of 3rd party Rock Band accessories. Up first is the Fender Bass controller with a recommended list price at $69.99. This beauty comes with a split strum bar so you can...

    Posted June 19, 2008| 17 Comments

    'Rock Band' 3rd Party Controllers Kick Ass
  • Avenged Sevenfold, Offspring Come To 'Rock Band'

    Rock Band rockers are in for a treat next week: Avenged Sevenfold, Offspring and Crooked X tracks are coming! Offspring are debuting their newest single--"Hammerhead"-- on MTV's music game where Avenged Sevenfold's two tracks are from their newest, self-titled, album, and you might not have heard of Crooked X, but that's because...

    Posted June 13, 2008| 11 Comments

    Avenged Sevenfold, Offspring Come To 'Rock Band'
  • Pixies' 'Doolittle' On 'Rock Band'

    Whether or not you're a Rock Band fan, you have to admit it's pretty awesome that Harmonix is reaching into the ether to come up with awesome downloads on a weekly basis. The full albums have been very interesting so far, what with Judas Priest's Screaming For Vengeance and The Cars' The Cars making the list. Now, those Boston homers will...

    Posted June 13, 2008| 11 Comments

    Pixies' 'Doolittle' On 'Rock Band'
  • 'Rock Band' Going to Japan

    Rock Band is going to be heading to Japan with its own localized version. Harmonix is teaming up with Q Entertainment to help develop the game for Japan. Fans can expect songs from popular Japanese acts and hopefully this content will end up as DLC for other territories. No word on a release date, but Harmonix and MTV Games have their work cut...

    Posted June 2, 2008| 5 Comments

    'Rock Band' Going to Japan
  • Exclusive: Devo Coming To 'Rock Band'

    Watch Larger Version of this Video Rock 'n roll legend and Devo founder Mark Mothersbaugh stopped by X-Play the other day and dropped the word that three Devo tracks are coming to Rock Band, including anti-anthem "Through Being Cool!" Mothersbaugh said they three songs were coming to the game, "And we re-recorded...

    Posted May 23, 2008| 9 Comments

    Exclusive: Devo Coming To 'Rock Band'
  • 'Rock Band' Drops New Wave Tracks

    New Wave time, kids: Rock Band has three tracks for ya, all new wave-tastic: The Songs: “Hanging On The Telephone” (Blondie) “Train in Vain (Stand by Me)” (The Clash) “Kool Thing” (Sonic Youth) The Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 (Xbox LIVE® Marketplace) Thursday, May 15, 2008...

    Posted May 9, 2008| 6 Comments

    'Rock Band' Drops New Wave Tracks
  • Aerosmith Exclusive To 'Guitar Hero'

    Aerosmith has chosen sides in the great videogame rock emulator war of 2008, and fans of Rock Band are likely not to be happy about it. Seems that the seminal Boston band have chosen to throw their weight behind the Guitar Hero franchise, hot on the heels of their GH: Aerosmith entry, the band say that they will be exclusive to that franchise...

    Posted April 29, 2008| 13 Comments

    Aerosmith Exclusive To 'Guitar Hero'
  • Judas Priest Rocks 'Rock Band'

    Break out the leather: In an announcement that may result in the destruction of the entire earth through Rock and Roll, next week's Rock Band DLC will be the entire Screaming For Vengeance album from Judas Priest. We thought the Boston pack was impressive, but this is on another level, baby. Your puny game system will probably not be able to...

    Posted April 20, 2008| 23 Comments

    Judas Priest Rocks 'Rock Band'
  • 'Rock Band' Head-To-Head Video

    To celebrate the release of standalone Rock Band drums and guitars, Harmonix has compiled a trailer of what a head-to-head, local match looks like. Check it out: Watch Larger Version of this Video

    Posted April 7, 2008| 6 Comments

    'Rock Band' Head-To-Head Video

    Like an explosion of joy, the Harmonix team have made TheFeed the happiest conglomerate of writers and editors on Earth with the announcement of the six-song Boston song pack that will be coming on Tuesday. We have literally lost the ability to emote, as this announcement is easily the best news to come down the pike since the Germans...

    Posted March 21, 2008| 18 Comments

  • Rock Band Tunes Sell Gajillion Copies

    It was announced this week that music videogame juggernaut Rock Band has yielded over 6 million purchased downloads for the songs featured in the game since its launch on November 20, 2007. Molly Hatchet rules! According to Harmonix: “With an impressive weekly stream of downloadable content since launch and an unmatched offering of over 70...

    Posted March 20, 2008| 8 Comments

    Rock Band Tunes Sell Gajillion Copies