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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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Rock Band 2 News

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  • GDC 2010: Rock Band 3 Confirmed For Holiday 2010

    Harmonix has confirmed that Rock Band 3 will be released by this holiday season. "Viacom CEO and president Philippe Dauman has confirmed that Harmonix is working on Rock Band 3, for release holiday 2010!” Harmonix communications manager John Drake just announced. No other details have been revealed at this time, but something...

    Posted March 9, 2010

    GDC 2010: Rock Band 3 Confirmed For Holiday 2010
  • Rock Band Network Goes Live With More Than 100 New Songs

    Whazzup, Rockers? Well, I'll tell you "zup:" The Rock Band Network has finally gone live. The Network, as you may know, gives legions of musicians the chance to create their own tracks for Rock Band and Rock Band 2 in exchange for some hard work. Over 100 new track are available for gamers to check out, so fire up Rock Band or Rock...

    Posted March 4, 2010

    Rock Band Network Goes Live With More Than 100 New Songs
  • Music DLC Roundup -- Week Of Feb. 22

    Third Eye Blind Track Pack "Can You Take Me" "Losing a Whole Year" "Never Let You Go" Price: $5.49/440 Microsoft Points/550 Wii Points for pack, or $1.99/160 MSP/200 WP per track Click through to see new tracks for Rock Band, Lips, SingStar, and DJ Hero. Read More?

    Posted February 26, 2010

    Music DLC Roundup -- Week Of Feb. 22
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Feb. 15

    Pack Otis Redding Track Pack 01 “Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)” “I’m Sick Y’all” “I’ve Got Dreams to Remember” “Love Man” “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” Tracks All Time Low - “Weightless” Alphabeat - “Fascination” Brian Setzer -...

    Posted February 19, 2010

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Feb. 15
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Feb. 8

    Breaking Benjamin Track Pack “Give Me a Sign” “Sooner or Later” “Until the End” Price: $5.49/440 Microsoft Points/550 Wii Points for pack, or $1.99/160 MSP/200 WP per track Click through to see new tracks for Rock Band, DJ Hero, SingStar and Lips. Read More?

    Posted February 12, 2010

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Feb. 8
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Feb. 1

    30 Seconds to Mars Track Pack “Attack” “From Yesterday” “Kings and Queens” Price: $5.49/440 Microsoft Points/550 Wii Points for pack, or $1.99/160 MSP/200 WP per track Click through to see new tracks for Rock Band, DJ Hero, SingStar and Lips. Read More?

    Posted February 5, 2010

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Feb. 1
  • Rust In Peace Coming To Rock Band

    I am about to go totally metal all over you sissies. Your puny little mind will not be able to handle the news you are about to read: Next week, you'll be able to download Megadeth's Rust in Peace for Rock Band and Rock Band 2. That's the entire album, baby. "This record is one of my favorites from my catalogue, and you will see the twists...

    Posted February 4, 2010

    Rust In Peace Coming To Rock Band
  • The Who Super Bowl Mash-Up To Be Downloadable Rock Band Track

    The Super Bowl Half-Time Show is always a big to do. And while I haven’t been asked back as a performer for a number of years now (Don’t ask!), I still find the whole spectacle rather fascinating. Now, normally the break period of a sporting event isn’t the kind of thing you bring up on a gaming site, but this year’s...

    Posted February 4, 2010

    The Who Super Bowl Mash-Up To Be Downloadable Rock Band Track
  • Rock Band Network Opens Beta Today

    Harmonix flung open the virtual doors of the Rock Band Network's beta to the public today, giving legions of musicians the chance to create their own tracks for Rock Band and Rock Band 2. Right now, there's no firm date for when Network-created tunes will be available to consumers, but expect an announcement in "the near future." How...

    Posted January 20, 2010

    Rock Band Network Opens Beta Today
  • X-Play Breaks Down the Best Games of the Decade

    The past decade in gaming featured some of the best games ever created, and X-Play is here to document that with this three-part look at the best that the aughts had to offer. Watch these videos and let us know if you agree or disagree with Adam and Morgan's assessment of the best of the 2000's. Is your favorite game represented in the...

    Posted January 14, 2010

    X-Play Breaks Down the Best Games of the Decade
  • Ramones, McCartney, Blink 182 Coming To Rock Band

    Next week is a big one for downloadable Rock Band and Rock Band 2 tracks. On tap: The Ramones (who are the greatest rock band ever), some live Paul McCartney, a Blink 182 three-fer, and even a couple tunes from underrated 1980s rockers The Psychedelic Furs. Here's the full list: Paul McCartney – “Band on the Run (Live)” ...

    Posted December 30, 2009

    Ramones, McCartney, Blink 182 Coming To Rock Band
  • Blackstreet Singer Accused Of Rock Band Guitar Assault

    Remember that band Blackstreet? Me neither!* But Teddy Riley, a singer from the R&B combo, is accused of using a plastic Rock Band guitar to beat and terrorize his own daughters. Riley's daughter Taja says the singer was "stomping, punching and bashing" her and her older sister, and at one point, the enraged vocalist picked up a...

    Posted December 29, 2009

    Blackstreet Singer Accused Of Rock Band Guitar Assault
  • Live Paul McCartney Tracks Coming To Rock Band

    Three live Paul McCartney tracks will be arriving as Rock Band and Rock Band 2 DLC on Jan. 5th. The “New York City Pack 01” in the Rock Band Music Store contains a trio of tracks recorded during the former Beatles' historic three-night musical christening of New York's Citi Field. This is McCartney’s solo debut on the Rock Band...

    Posted December 28, 2009

    Live Paul McCartney Tracks Coming To Rock Band
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Dec. 14

    It's time once again for our weekly round-up of downloadable content for all of your favorite music games. Beatles fans are once again the big winners this week, thanks to the release of Rubber Soul for The Beatles: Rock Band. Green Day lovers can get their hands on three more tracks from the band's acclaimed album 21st Century Breakdown by way...

    Posted December 18, 2009

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Dec. 14
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Dec. 7

    It's time once again for our weekly round-up of downloadable content for all of your favorite music games. This week's selections are of the "Well, they certainly are downloadable songs," persuasion. Unless of course you can't get enough of OneRepublic, in which case Guitar Hero 5 fans will be pleased. Also, if the novelty of being...

    Posted December 11, 2009

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Dec. 7
  • Rock Band 2 Cheat Part 1

    Posted: December 11, 2008

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  • X-Play Best of 2008: Best Music Game

    Posted: December 9, 2008

    3,509 Views | 01:49 | 5 Comments

  • X-Play Best of 2008: Best Downloadable Content

    Posted: December 9, 2008

    3,479 Views | 01:42 | 3 Comments

  • X-Play Gaming Update 11.11.08

    Posted: November 11, 2008

    4,710 Views | 02:13

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    Posted: October 22, 2008

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