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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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  • 10-Song Queen Downloadable Pack Coming To Rock Band On October 20

    Finally, Harmonix and MTV Games have released more details on the much-anticipated debut of Queen in Rock Band and Rock Band 2. It's been a long time -- too long -- coming, but on October 20, Freddy Mercury and the guitar-squealing gang will appear in Rock Band in the form of a 10-song downloadable track pack. The song list: "Another...

    Posted October 2, 2009

    10-Song Queen Downloadable Pack Coming To Rock Band On October 20
  • Future Rock Bands To Be More Immersive?

    Earlier this week, I basically questioned whether music games were dead, and asked what developers could possibly do to "add value" to a genre that, at its core, is a high-tech version of Simon Says. While they didn't say anything specific, Harmonix did address the issue in a recent interview with computer and video games. When asked...

    Posted September 3, 2009

    Future Rock Bands To Be More Immersive?
  • Harmonix Speaks On Musicians That Badmouth Music Games

    A lot of popular musicians have spoken out against games like Rock Band and Guitar Hero, saying that they rather have kids play "real" instruments. Harmonix's John Drake views these games as a possibly gateway for players to get into playing actual instruments in an interview with CVG he said: "I think they're missing the point....

    Posted September 2, 2009

    Harmonix Speaks On Musicians That Badmouth Music Games
  • Leaked Rock Band Track List Includes Queen, White Stripes And Raconteurs

    Perhaps looking to steal some attention away from today’s release of Activision’s Guitar Hero 5, a source close to Rock Band developer Harmonix has leaked a list of upcoming tracks to Wired. Most of the list is simply a refresher on what tracks are available on GH5 versus RB, but it also includes listings for some tracks that will...

    Posted September 1, 2009

    Leaked Rock Band Track List Includes Queen, White Stripes And Raconteurs
  • Rock Band Network Songs Aren't Required To Use Every Instrument

    Some songs don't need a guitar, bass, drums and vocals, which is why tracks produced for the upcoming Rock Band Network for (what else?) Rock Band won't have that as a requirement, either. Destructoid reports musicians will have no problem publishing songs that would only be playable for, say, vocalists only or exclusively guitar and bass --...

    Posted August 31, 2009

    Rock Band Network Songs Aren't Required To Use Every Instrument
  • Music DLC Round-Up - Week Of August 24

    It's time once again for your weekly music DLC round-up. With Guitar Hero 5 and Beatles: Rock Band just around the corner, it would be understandable if this week's DLC list was a bit light. Well, that's pretty much what we're dealing with as the forthcoming list clearly demonstrates. Now, while there is nothing new this week for Guitar Hero:...

    Posted August 27, 2009

    Music DLC Round-Up - Week Of August 24
  • Music Game News And Cataloging Site Plastic Axe Launches

    If you eat, breathe, and inappropriately dream about music games, then let your web browser’s bookmarking function know you’ll be stopping by in a few seconds. See, veteran video games writer, musician and G4tv.com contributor Joe Rybicki recently launched Plastic Axe, a passion project of his, designed specifically for the millions...

    Posted August 25, 2009

    Music Game News And Cataloging Site Plastic Axe Launches
  • Music DLC Round-Up - Week Of August 17

    It's time once again for your weekly music DLC round-up. For the devoted fighters of foo out there, you'll want to check out the band's second Rock Band track pack. Rock Band Wii players continue to get some more back-catalogue love with classic tracks from The Who, Janis Joplin, and The Band, as well as over a dozen tracks from the Red Hot...

    Posted August 21, 2009

    Music DLC Round-Up - Week Of August 17
  • More Beatles DLC Albums Confirmed, Queen And Others Coming To Rock Band

    You'll have plenty of reasons to turn on The Beatles: Rock Band after exhausting the 45 songs on the disc. MTV Games and Harmonix have confirmed previous reports about downloadable albums scheduled to be released in support of The Beatles: Rock Band as part of its GamesCon 2009 announcements. Abbey Road drops in October, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely...

    Posted August 19, 2009

    More Beatles DLC Albums Confirmed, Queen And Others Coming To Rock Band
  • Rock Band Gets Heavy With Metal Disc

    I've written a short playlet about a just announced standalone Metal Track Pack disc that's coming out in October for Rock Band. The setting is an open field in Springtime. Two people, (You and Me) pass one another while gathering wildflowers. Me: Dude, I'm so sorry about your face. You: Why are you sorry about my face? Me: It's about to...

    Posted August 13, 2009

    Rock Band Gets Heavy With Metal Disc
  • Finally, Real Spinal Tap Comes To Rock Band

    Since the launch of Rock Band, I've been waiting for Spinal Tap to hit the game's DLC. Sure, there were those lame new Spinal Tap tracks a few months ago, but they don't really count. Next week, though, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of This is Spinal Tap, many songs from the movie are coming to the game, including "Big Bottom,"...

    Posted July 31, 2009

    Finally, Real Spinal Tap Comes To Rock Band
  • Who Ya Gonna Call To Help Get Your Music In Rock Band? These Guys

    Harmonix and MTV Games introduced a potential game changer in the music genre last week with the announcement of Rock Band Network, a service allowing independent musicians, bands and labels to author their own Rock Band tracks, have them appear on the Rock Band marketplace and receive a cut of the profits. Getting music into Rock Band is not a...

    Posted July 21, 2009

    Who Ya Gonna Call To Help Get Your Music In Rock Band? These Guys
  • Rock Band Network Website Breaks Down How To Sell Your Music Step-By-Step

    In addition to announcing Rock Band Network, MTV Games and Harmonix have launched the official website for Rock Band Network, which explains the concept behind their approach to user generated content, allows users to sign up for a newsletter that will alert them when the open beta begins and includes the step-by-step process for having a song...

    Posted July 17, 2009

    Rock Band Network Website Breaks Down How To Sell Your Music Step-By-Step
  • Rock Band Network Opening, Letting You Create, Sell, Share Your Music

    This is a game changer. MTV Games and Harmonix have, at long last, responded to Guitar Hero's in-game music creation tools. Rock Band's response is the Rock Band Network, first launching on Xbox 360 in open beta in early August, which will provide Harmonix's own music authoring tools to independent musicians and give them the opportunity to...

    Posted July 17, 2009

    Rock Band Network Opening, Letting You Create, Sell, Share Your Music
  • Music DLC Roundup For July 13-17

    It's time once again for this week's music DLC roundup. As always, lots of back catalogue stuff heading to Rock Band 2 for Wii this week, most notably several tracks by the Pixies and Spinal Tap. For those younger players looking to be corrupted beyond all recognition, then the Judas Priest Pack should do the trick (or so that's what 1980's...

    Posted July 16, 2009

    Music DLC Roundup For July 13-17
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