Rock Band 2 Latest News - PS2

  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Genre:Music
  • Developer: Harmonix
  • Release Date:Dec 20, 2008
  • # of Players:1 player
  • ESRB:T - Teen (Titles rated "Teen (T)" may be suitable for ages 13 and older, and may contain violent content, mild, or strong language, and/or suggestive themes.)
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Game Description:NOTE: Gameplay requires a drum, microphone, or guitar controller. Rock Band is compatible with most music game controllers. Game does not include drum, microphone, or guitar controller with rental or purchase.Rock Band writes another chapter in gaming and music history with this follow-up to its mega-popular opening act. Rock Band 2 cranks the volume even higher with new features and five decades of killer music. Challenge friends and play the world's most prestigious venues in new Battle of the Bands Mode. Complete Tour Challenges to unlock new sets, and come back to tricky songs, thanks to a nonlinear structure. An improved World Tour Mode lets you play any instrument while managing every aspect of your career. Then a new Rock Shop lets you find the perfect look. Plus, the game is fully compatible with any Rock Band tracks you've already downloaded.
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  • Harmonix: Rock Band Is Not Dead

    According to Harmonix, poor-selling music franchise Rock Band is not dead. That, of course, doesn't mean we should look forward to Rock Band 4 this holiday season, but it does mean DLC will continue to be supported. “We’re supporting our community, we’re not going away: Rock Band’s not dead,” said Harmonix's John...

    Posted August 23, 2011

    Harmonix: Rock Band Is Not Dead
  • Pac-Man Fever Hits Rock Band Network Today

    I realize that no one plays Rock Band anymore, and that the novelty song "Pac-Man Fever" was released before many of you were born, but don't let those facts dissuade you from downloading and playing the hell out of this ridiculous "classic" from the old-school arcade days. That's right, "Pac-Man Fever" is finally...

    Posted June 24, 2011

    Pac-Man Fever Hits Rock Band Network Today
  • Lady Gaga Is Coming To Rock Band

    Pop sensation Lady GaGa just will not leave games alone! Last week, we learned of "GaGaville," a Lady GaGa themed Farmville tie-in. Next week, a track pack of Lady Gaga songs will be appearing on the Rock Band Network for your downloading pleasure. Not only that, for fogeys like me, Foreigner's "Urgent" and "Hot...

    Posted May 20, 2011

    Lady Gaga Is Coming To Rock Band
  • Viacom Responds To Harmonix Lawsuit

    It's the holidays and that means mistletoe, rum cake and lawsuits! Yesterday, we learned that some of the founders and shareholders of Rock Band developers Harmonix are suing their parent company Viacom over profits from the Rock Band franchise. Today, Viacom has responded. Read More?

    Posted December 22, 2010

    Viacom Responds To Harmonix Lawsuit
  • Harmonix Founders Suing Viacom

    The fallout from Viacom's decision to sell Rock Band developer Harmonix has begun falling out. Former shareholders, including Harmonix founders such as Alex Rigopulos and Eran Egozy, filed a U.S. lawsuit against Viacom, alleging the media company is not paying out bonuses owed. The lawsuit says that the suit was filed to "recover damages...

    Posted December 21, 2010

    Harmonix Founders Suing Viacom
  • The Doors Coming To Rock Band 3

    Keyboard players, it's time to celebrate: Twelve tracks from seminal L.A. rockers The Doors are coming to the Rock Band Network on October 26. We already knew about three day and date, free DLC tracks that will correspond with the launch of Rock Band 3, but the nine new ones are an amazing tour of some of the biggest hits of one of the biggest...

    Posted October 22, 2010

    The Doors Coming To Rock Band 3
  • R.E.M. And T-Rex Coming To Rock Band

    Next week, older music gamers are in luck: Proto-college rock innovators R.E.M. and glam-rock superstars T-Rex both have tracks coming to the Rock Band Network. The R.E.M. tracks demonstrate the awesome taste of MTV Games when it comes to Rock Band track selection. Rather than focus entirely on the band's hits, the selections also draw from...

    Posted October 1, 2010

    R.E.M. And T-Rex Coming To Rock Band
  • Konami And Harmonix End Legal Fight Over Rock Band

    Way back in 2008, we brought you the word that Konami was suing Harmonix, alledgeing that Rock Band infringes on Konami's music game patents. The case has been settled. The terms of the settlement have not been revealed, but all claims and counter-claims have been dropped, and both companies can now continue making video games (and...

    Posted September 20, 2010

    Konami And Harmonix End Legal Fight Over Rock Band
  • Bob Marley Officially Coming To Rock Band

    It's official: Every frat-boys' favorite record album, Bob Marley's Legend will be available on the Rock Band Network next week. It's almost the full album, missing only "Get Up, Stand Up," which will be available as an on-disc track in Rock Band 3 when it launches on October 26. The tracks below will be Available on Xbox 360, Wii and...

    Posted September 17, 2010

    Bob Marley Officially Coming To Rock Band
  • Snoop Dogg Track Pack Brings Hip Hop To Rock Band

    Do you love hip hop? Do you love Rock Band? Then chances are, you haven’t been particularly pleased with the lack of hip hop tracks in MTV Games and Harmonix’s mega hit music title. Well, today that changes, as legendary rapper Snoop Dogg is poised to become the first hip hop artist to appear in Rock Band, thanks to the newly...

    Posted September 3, 2010

    Snoop Dogg Track Pack Brings Hip Hop To Rock Band
  • Rock Band DLC Goes Country

    Rock Band has you country-folk covered! Next week's DLC will feature nine twangin' country tracks for your pickin' and/or a' grinnin' pleasure. We're talkin' Lady Antebellum, Reba McEntire, Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley, Sugarland and so much more. It's a reg'lar hoedown and hootenanny, y'all. Etc. Click the cut for the full list. Read More?

    Posted August 27, 2010

    Rock Band DLC Goes Country
  • Rock Band Network 2.0 Details Revealed

    Harmonix and MTV Games have revealed the first details about the next phase in their Rock Band Network music authoring service. Rock Band Network 2.0, as it is currently known, will bring a number of new additions and improvements, including a bunch of enhancements specifically designed to take advantage of the new features being introduced in...

    Posted August 23, 2010

    Rock Band Network 2.0 Details Revealed
  • Disturbed Coming To Rock Band

    I'd rather listen to the relaxing gold sounds of yacht-rockers Seals and Crofts or Leo Sayer than the sonic assault of Disturbed. I like songs about the joys of wearing a windbreaker while riding a sailboat or the pleasure of a Southern California sunset. They really suit my mellow, mustachioed lifestyle. Disturbed, on the other hand, calls to...

    Posted August 20, 2010

    Disturbed Coming To Rock Band
  • Stooges, Bad Religion Bring Real Punk To Rock Band

    Next week, real punk rock will be available in Rock Band, as a bunch of tracks from the Stooges and some Bad Religion show up on the service. There's even some older Bad Religion included. Like when they kicked ass. "No Control!" Here's the track list: Bad Religion – “New Dark Ages” Bad Religion –...

    Posted July 16, 2010

    Stooges, Bad Religion Bring Real Punk To Rock Band
  • Rock Band Lead Designer Dan Teasdale Leaves Harmonix For Twisted Pixel

    Harmonix isn't lacking ambition with Rock Band 3, but in the game's final months, the design is etched in stone. The game is what it is. What's next? For Rock Band lead designer Dan Teasdale, it's accepting a new position at Comic Jumper developer Twisted Pixel and leaving Harmonix. Read More?

    Posted July 2, 2010

    Rock Band Lead Designer Dan Teasdale Leaves Harmonix For Twisted Pixel
  • Girl At The Video Game Store on Rock Band!

    Posted: April 13, 2010

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  • Journalists Vs. Developers -- The PAX East Panel

    Posted: April 7, 2010

    5,553 Views | 57:21

  • Rock Band Lounge at PAX East 2010

    Posted: April 1, 2010

    2,908 Views | 01:13

  • X-Play Presents The Best Games of the Decade Part 2

    Posted: January 12, 2010

    31,118 Views | 03:14

  • Holiday Buyers Guide 2009: Gadget Pr0n: Gamer's Guide

    Posted: November 24, 2009

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