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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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  • 'Rock Band Track Pack Vol. 2' Detailed & Dated For Nov. 17

    For those about the rock, we suggest you look into Harmonix and MTV Games' new Rock Band Track Pack Vol. 2 if you've got something against downloadable content (or have a console that doesn't support DLC). The pack will release on November 17th and feature 20 songs that were released as DLC for Rock Band and will retail for $29.99. The pack can...

    Posted November 6, 2008| 14 Comments

    'Rock Band Track Pack Vol. 2' Detailed & Dated For Nov. 17
  • Siouxsie and the Banshees Head To 'Rock Band'

    Next week's Rock Band and Rock Band 2 downloadable content comes from way out of left field. A track pack featuring eighties proto-punk-goth legends Siouxsie and the Banshees will be yours to jam along with next week. And there's more: A track each from Blink 182 and Psychedelic Furs as well as two Silversun Pickups songs. Here's the...

    Posted October 24, 2008| 4 Comments

    Siouxsie and the Banshees Head To 'Rock Band'
  • Retailers Out Of Space For Fake Instruments

    Although retailers appreciate the amount of business music games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band bring in, they present logistical problems when dealing with hundreds of thousands of units. According to reports, retailers have been lashing out against instrument peripherals for consoles due to the amount of space they take up on their shelves....

    Posted October 22, 2008| 9 Comments

    Retailers Out Of Space For Fake Instruments
  • Presidents Of USA Rock 'Rock Band'

    The good people at Harmonix are doing election day in style--they're bringing rock band The Presidents of the United States of America to music games Rock Band and Rock Band 2. According to the band's website (by way of Shack News) a PUSA track pack will be available for download on November 4th, just in time for the election of a real, new...

    Posted October 22, 2008| 5 Comments

    Presidents Of USA Rock 'Rock Band'
  • Free 'Rock Band 2' Tracks Revealed

    You know those 20 tracks that you were promised when you got Rock Band 2? They've been announced today. As you probably saw coming, none of the tracks are from the most widely known bands on earth, but they're free, and perhaps they're awesome! Here's the list: The 88 - "Sons and Daughters" Authority Zero - "No...

    Posted October 21, 2008| 49 Comments

    Free 'Rock Band 2' Tracks Revealed
  • 'Rock Band 2' Gets Release Date For PS3, Release Month For Wii/PS2

    PlayStation 3 gamers will be able to get their hands on Rock Band 2 on October 19, 2008 in both the Special Edition Bundle ($189.99) with wireless guitar and drums or as a standalone game ($59.99). In addition, the Xbox 360 Special Edition Bundle will also be available on that day for the same price of $189.99. Those gamers on the Wii and PS2...

    Posted October 16, 2008| 9 Comments

    'Rock Band 2' Gets Release Date For PS3, Release Month For Wii/PS2
  • The Cr?e Rocks 'Rock Band'

    Next week's Rock Band downloadable content is monstrous rock and roll. Mötley Crüe's seminal glam-metal album Dr. Feelgood is coming! Here are the tracks: Dr. Feelgood Slice of Your Pie Rattlesnake Shake Kickstart My Heart Without You Same Ol' Situation (SOS) Sticky Sweet She Goes Down Don't Go Away...

    Posted October 10, 2008| 8 Comments

    The Cr?e Rocks 'Rock Band'
  • 'Rock Band 2' Offers Custom Merch.

    If you want to take your Rock Band 2 rocking and/or rolling to new heights of realism, may we suggest acquiring some of the just announced Rock Band 2 custom-made swag? Rock Band 2 has opened a new shop, and for a fee, they will create 6" figurines of your Rock Band 2 characters, T-Shirts with your band's logo, stickers, buttons and...

    Posted October 7, 2008| 5 Comments

    'Rock Band 2' Offers Custom Merch.
  • 'Rock Band' AC/DC to Have Own Achievements

    This just in! The AC/DC standalone Rock Band 2 expansion pack will have its own achievements and trophies. We all but thought the days of expansions on disc were over yet here we find ourselves inclined to drop dough on something so irreversibly awesome that isn't a download. "HMXHenry," who is apparently one of the developers of...

    Posted October 6, 2008| 12 Comments

    'Rock Band' AC/DC to Have Own Achievements
  • Epic, EA Games Fight Used Game Sales

    Sure, used game titles save us a couple bucks, not to mention paying anything less than $59.99 for a software is always a plus. However, while we greatly benefit from purchasing used titles, game developers--who actually made the damn thing we enjoy--doesn't see a single cent in profits from pre-owned title purchases. Now, to promote the...

    Posted October 3, 2008| 122 Comments

    Epic, EA Games Fight Used Game Sales
  • The Devil's Frame Rate: Between the Music

    Recently, X-Play was invited to participate in a Battle of Bands by Harmonix for Rock Band 2. In addition to X-Play, GameTrailers and GameSpy were also invited to participate. The event took place over a couple of weeks and involved some epic rock sets. Representing X-Play was the band, The Devil's Frame Rate. We, at G4tv, took the opportunity...

    Posted October 1, 2008| 1 Comment

    The Devil's Frame Rate: Between the Music
  • Queen Comes to 'SingStar'

    Queen is coming to SingStar. SingStar? Why no Rock Band, Queen? If you are one of the people who own SingStar, like my cute little niece with all her pony posters, you're probably jumping out of your tutu knowing you'll be crooning along with the smooth vocals of Freddie Mercury. It's all part of the new SingStore brought to you by the folks...

    Posted October 1, 2008

    Queen Comes to 'SingStar'
  • Register For Free 'Rock Band 2' Tracks

    In the immortal words of The Clash: "This is a public service announcement... with GUITARS!" Registration is now open for those 20 free tracks offered with the purchase of Rock Band 2. We're not sure what the free songs will be, but it's probably not going to be The Beatles. Still, though, free is free. All you need to do is visit...

    Posted October 1, 2008| 4 Comments

    Register For Free 'Rock Band 2' Tracks
  • AC-DC Tracks Come To 'Rock Band'

    In news of gargantuan import for both rockers and rollers, a massive pack of tracks from seminal rock band AC-DC is coming to Harmonix's music games Rock Band and Rock Band 2 in the form of a "electrifying standalone game." So dust off your little schoolboy shorts, buddy! The AC/DC LIVE: Rock Band Track Pack features 18(!) of the...

    Posted September 30, 2008| 33 Comments

    AC-DC Tracks Come To 'Rock Band'
  • 'Rock Band 1' Songs Will Not be Available as DLC

    If you somehow managed to get into Rock Band 2 without getting the first game at all, well you'll be saddened to learn that the songs from the first game will not be available for download any time soon, which means those who missed the first Rock Boat will not be able to play songs from disc one. Harmonix has instead decided to keep 1 on the...

    Posted September 29, 2008| 4 Comments

    'Rock Band 1' Songs Will Not be Available as DLC
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