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Rock Band: Special Edition
Game Description:Rock Band allows gamers to perform music from the world's biggest rock artists with their friends as a virtual band using drum, bass/lead guitar and microphone peripherals. Built on deals with the world’s biggest record labels and music publishers, the music featured in Rock Band spans all genres of rock and include many of the master recordings from the biggest songs and artists of all time. Rock Band for Wii comes in a Special Edition bundle including the software, drums, microphone and a wireless guitar. The game features 63 songs including five bonus songs for Wii gamers to enjoy.
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Rock Band: Special Edition News

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  • Ottoman Stores Your 'Rock Band' Instruments

    We all know the downside of having a sweet Rock Band set up is finding an easily-accessable place to store all the instruments. I have a corner in my living room where I keep the drum kit and two guitars, but every time I want to rock out i have to move the coffee table, carry the drums over, and put them together. Well if you've got a spare 200...

    Posted January 12, 2009| 10 Comments

    Ottoman Stores Your 'Rock Band' Instruments
  • No 'Rock Band 3' In 2009

    According to a speech given by Harmonix co-founder and CEO Alex Rigopolous at the Consumer Electronics Show this year, there will be no Rock Band 3 in 2009. “We’ve actually made a choice to break out of the annual release cycle for Rock Band this year,” Rigopolous told CES attendees. “Partly because the annual cycle...

    Posted January 8, 2009| 26 Comments

    No 'Rock Band 3' In 2009
  • Gaming Update 1.7.09

    Watch Larger Version of this Video Check out the gaming news for the first Hump Day of 2009: An end of an era as come to pass as long-running gaming mag EGM closes its doors It took a while but find out how much the Wii Fit has sold! Roy Orbison comes to Rock Band and Arthas reigns supreme as Lich King slaps around the...

    Posted January 7, 2009| 6 Comments

    Gaming Update 1.7.09
  • 'Rock Band' Played on a Theremin!

    We ran across a video on CollegeHumor.com that combines a geeky musical instrument (theremin) with a geeky video game (Rock Band) and adds a geeky song selection ("Still Alive" from Portal) The result is purely awesome. Click it below, at once!

    Posted January 6, 2009| 5 Comments

    'Rock Band' Played on a Theremin!
  • ESRB Leaks 'Guitar Hero: Modern Hits' For DS

    As much as I hate the ESRB for rating and classifying who should be playing what games, I gotta love them for having no concern for sensitive information. Thanks to some Entertainment Software Rating Board documentation, there is now solid information about the next Guitar Hero game for the Nintendo DS. Read More?

    Posted December 29, 2008| 6 Comments

    ESRB Leaks 'Guitar Hero: Modern Hits' For DS
  • Aerosmith, Chili Peppers, And Nirvana Get Huge Boost From Music Games

    The Associated Press has posted an interesting article discussing how the boom in music video games is helping the original artists. According to The AP: "Aerosmith made more money off the June release of 'Guitar Hero: Aerosmith' than either of its last two albums, according to RedOctane co-founder and president Kai Huang. Artists from...

    Posted December 22, 2008| 19 Comments

    Aerosmith, Chili Peppers, And Nirvana  Get Huge Boost From Music Games
  • No Doubt Hits 'Rock Band' Next Week: 13 Tracks

    As rumored, tracks from No Doubt will be hitting Rock Band as downloadable content next week. From Harmonix: No Doubt’s: ‘The Singles 1992-2003’ pack will include 13 master tracks from the band’s 2003 album The Singles 1992-2003, which featured a compilation of hits from No Doubt’s previous albums Tragic Kingdom,...

    Posted December 5, 2008| 16 Comments

    No Doubt Hits 'Rock Band' Next Week: 13 Tracks
  • Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Speaks On 'Rock Band'

    Megadeth's Dave Mustaine had some interesting things to say about Rock Band (which he thinks is a great game) on the band's video message boards. The stylish shredder also touches on the Internet and takes a jab at artists that do not make their music available in digital form. "We don't have any intention right now to put Rust in Peace...

    Posted December 2, 2008| 23 Comments

    Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Speaks On 'Rock Band'
  • Next Week's Rock Band DLC Revealed To Be Naked Rejects In Tokio Hotels

    Next week's Rock Band DLC has been revealed, ranging from the German rockers Tokio Hotel (pictured above) to the Nickelodeon-branded pop rockers the Naked Brothers Band. Hit up XBLA next tuesdays and PSN on thursday to grab any of these tracks. 80 Microsoft Points ($1) Per Song Until 1/2/09, 160 Microsoft Points ($2) After ...

    Posted November 27, 2008| 21 Comments

    Next Week's Rock Band DLC Revealed To Be Naked Rejects In Tokio Hotels
  • Guitar Center Claims 'Rock Band' And 'Guitar Hero' Lead To Instrument Purchases

    1Up has posted an interesting story that covers the correlation between music games and instrument purchases. It turns out that playing a lot of Guitar Hero makes people want to buy an actual guitar. The story states some interesting findings from a survey conducted by Guitar Center, a leading retailer of musical instruments: "67 percent...

    Posted November 25, 2008| 19 Comments

    Guitar Center Claims 'Rock Band' And 'Guitar Hero' Lead To Instrument Purchases
  • Harmonix Responds To Drum Pedal Lawsuit

    Over the weekend, Raymond brought you the story about a class action lawsuit filed against Harmonix over the drum pedals included with Rock Band. The suit claimed, in essence, that Harmonix conspired to sell faulty drum pedals with Rock Band 1 to force people to buy Rock Band 2 kits. Yeah. Harmonix's response: "Harmonix and MTV Games are...

    Posted November 24, 2008| 20 Comments

    Harmonix Responds To Drum Pedal Lawsuit
  • Harmonix Founders Split $300 Million Bonus

    Alex Rigopulos and Eran Egozy, the founders of Harmonix, must be feeling super extra-awesome right about now because they've just received a $300 million bonus to split from MTV Games and Viacom. The duo, which founded Harmonix in 1995 while they were at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "received $150 million last quarter for...

    Posted November 11, 2008| 11 Comments

    Harmonix Founders Split $300 Million Bonus
  • '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
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