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Rock Band 2 Latest News - PS3

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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  • Activision Fires Back At Music Industry

    In response to Warner Music's unsatisfactory performance, Activision CEO Bobby Kotick said that the company is not "respectful of how much we've done to bring new audiences into the market." Warner Music chief exec Edgar Bronfman Jr. said that music titles such as Guitar Hero and Rock Band have a "very paltry licensing fee",...

    Posted August 15, 2008

    Activision Fires Back At Music Industry
  • 'Rock Band 2' Release Dates Leaked?

    In another "retailer leaks information" scenario, tipsters have sent Kotaku some images that suggests possible release dates for MTV Games's Rock Band 2. Check out the leaked dates after the cut. Read More?

    Posted August 4, 2008| 9 Comments

    'Rock Band 2' Release Dates Leaked?
  • Many Bands Getting Music Games?

    Guitar Hero: Aerosmith is already out and Guitar Hero: Metallica is coming but are these the only bands getting the full-game, plastic guitar treatment? Not according to Aerosmith Guitarist Brad Whitford. "We were all pretty aware of how popular the game was, and being the first band to have our own version of it seemed pretty exciting....

    Posted July 31, 2008| 22 Comments

    Many Bands Getting Music Games?
  • 'Rock Band 2' On The Today Show

    This morning's Today show featured a couple of awesome things: X-Play host Adam Sessler and Rock Band 2. Check it out, and understand, everyone looks like a tool playing Rock Band 2.

    Posted July 30, 2008| 28 Comments

    'Rock Band 2' On The Today Show
  • X-Play's Adam Sessler On 'Today' Tomorrow

    X-Play's Adam Sessler will be appearing on NBC's Today show tomorrow morning, July 30th. You'll want to tune in and catch Adam teaching Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira a little something about the upcoming Rock Band 2. Hopefully, they'll have a little demonstration with Adam slamming out the beats on drums. The real question is, who will sing?...

    Posted July 29, 2008| 15 Comments

    X-Play's Adam Sessler On 'Today' Tomorrow
  • 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?
  • Hands-On: 'Rock Band 2'

    We have a hands-on of the new Harmonix/MTV rock rhythm game Rock Band 2, but, since this game is so big, we're going to look at it from two points-of-view, mine, and Feed Meister Steve Johnson, because we both got to play the game, separately and together. Steve: It's just like Rock Band 1, but that's the best thing I can say about it. When...

    Posted July 17, 2008| 8 Comments

    Hands-On: 'Rock Band 2'
  • Rock Band Party: THE WHO!!!

    I am the luckiest person I know. I have to level with you. Sometimes, this job isn't all it's cracked up to be. It's long hours, lots of work, creative problem solving, whatnot. However, sometimes you get to realize that you do something truly great for a living, and that you wouldn't trade it for the world. Last night was one of those...

    Posted July 17, 2008| 20 Comments

    Rock Band Party: THE WHO!!!
  • Rock Band 2 Demo & Performance

    Harmonix VP Greg Lopiccolo stopped by our E3 2008 stage to give Adam and Morgan an exclusive hands-on demo of 'Rock Band 2.' If you've been living under a rock and/ or are still living under a rock (presumably one with a high-speed internet connection), Rock Band is a multiplayer music and rockstar simulation extravanza. No game before or after...

    Posted July 15, 2008| 9 Comments

    Rock Band 2 Demo & Performance
  • Microsoft Press Conference: 'Rock Band 2' Report

    Rock Band 2 will debut exclusively for the Xbox 360 this September. It features over a new online World Tour Mode, Battle of the Bands online multiplayer, and it will be backwards compatible with all Rock Band downloadable music content released to date. Plus, a Disc Export Feature will give owners of the original Rock Band the ability to...

    Posted July 14, 2008| 9 Comments

    Microsoft Press Conference: 'Rock Band 2' Report
  • 'Rock Band 2' Track List Released

    By now, you all know that Rock Band 2 is coming to the world in September, which means that the band experience you've been loving for the past year is about to get more awesome. Today, we have some idea of just how awesome, as the official track list has been announced, and it includes (finally!) AC/DC, old chestnuts like Fleetwood Mac and...

    Posted July 14, 2008| 18 Comments

    'Rock Band 2' Track List Released
  • Tons of New 'Rock Band 2' Info Leaks!

    A crazy amount of Rock Band 2 info leaked today in the form of scans from Game Informer magazine, including the inside word on the new, shiny, premium drum set pictured above. The ION will not only play Rock Band, but also function as electronic drums, separate from the game. The "regular" Rock Band 2 drum set will allow for the...

    Posted July 11, 2008| 74 Comments

    Tons of New 'Rock Band 2' Info Leaks!
  • EA Unleashes E3 Schedule

    The mighty, mighty Electronic Arts unleashed their E3 schedule this afternoon, and it is predictably fierce and impressive. Like a 290 lb Lineman in Madden 09, EA's games will crush your very bones. “EA’s 2008 lineup is our best ever,” said EA CEO John Riccitiello. “This is the year that our core franchises leap forward...

    Posted July 10, 2008| 20 Comments

    EA Unleashes E3 Schedule
  • Rumor: More 'Rock Band 2' Tracks Leak?

    The rumors of Rock Band 2 track lists are flying around the internet! Today's list supposedly came from a playtester who chose to trade his good name (in the form of an NDA he must have signed) for a brief moment of internet fame. This list is entirely unverified, and may not be true. Please, don't bet anything on this information. But,verified...

    Posted July 7, 2008| 17 Comments

    Rumor: More 'Rock Band 2' Tracks Leak?
  • 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
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