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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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  • New 'Rock Band' DLC For Next Week

    Don't let up just yet with the musical-multiplayer-arms-race heating up you've got to toughen up for the coming months. With Rock Band 2's weekly dose of DLC you'll be ready for the musical onslaught that is yet to come... here's the low-down on next week's Rock Band DLC. TRACKS: Scars on Broadway - They Say $1.99 (160 MS points) Staind -...

    Posted July 25, 2008| 10 Comments

    New 'Rock Band' DLC For Next Week
  • Rush Fail 'Rock Band'

    Awesome prog-rock band (and G4 favorites) Rush sat down with Rock Band backstage at the Colbert Report, and proved, once an for all, that people look like dorks when they play music games. Even real rock stars. Having never played the game before, Rush got through 31% of Tom Sawyer on expert, which is not too shabby.

    Posted July 23, 2008| 17 Comments

    Rush Fail 'Rock Band'
  • 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?
  • Nine Inch Nails Pack Hits 'Rock Band'

    Next week's Rock Band downloadable content features three tracks from alternative-music legends Nine Inch Nails as well as a couple tracks from Florida-based hard-rockers Shinedown. Here's what's on tap: Read More?

    Posted July 18, 2008| 7 Comments

    Nine Inch Nails Pack Hits 'Rock Band'
  • 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
  • EA Sports to Use More Peripherals

    Electronic Arts' David McCarthy said during a speech at the Paris GDC that EA was getting interested in using more peripherals for their games saying, "I think you'll see games using that Rock Band peripheral strategy from EA Sports, even within the next 12 months." He added that he wanted to make sure the new peripherals didn't mean...

    Posted June 25, 2008| 2 Comments

    EA Sports to Use More Peripherals
  • 'Rock Band' 3rd Party Controllers Kick Ass

    Finally, we're getting some 3rd party instruments for our Rock Band. A while back, Mad Catz was given the official thumbs up from Harmonix to become a licensed manufacturer of 3rd party Rock Band accessories. Up first is the Fender Bass controller with a recommended list price at $69.99. This beauty comes with a split strum bar so you can...

    Posted June 19, 2008| 17 Comments

    'Rock Band' 3rd Party Controllers Kick Ass
  • Avenged Sevenfold, Offspring Come To 'Rock Band'

    Rock Band rockers are in for a treat next week: Avenged Sevenfold, Offspring and Crooked X tracks are coming! Offspring are debuting their newest single--"Hammerhead"-- on MTV's music game where Avenged Sevenfold's two tracks are from their newest, self-titled, album, and you might not have heard of Crooked X, but that's because...

    Posted June 13, 2008| 11 Comments

    Avenged Sevenfold, Offspring Come To 'Rock Band'
  • Pixies' 'Doolittle' On 'Rock Band'

    Whether or not you're a Rock Band fan, you have to admit it's pretty awesome that Harmonix is reaching into the ether to come up with awesome downloads on a weekly basis. The full albums have been very interesting so far, what with Judas Priest's Screaming For Vengeance and The Cars' The Cars making the list. Now, those Boston homers will...

    Posted June 13, 2008| 11 Comments

    Pixies' 'Doolittle' On 'Rock Band'
  • 'Rock Band' Going to Japan

    Rock Band is going to be heading to Japan with its own localized version. Harmonix is teaming up with Q Entertainment to help develop the game for Japan. Fans can expect songs from popular Japanese acts and hopefully this content will end up as DLC for other territories. No word on a release date, but Harmonix and MTV Games have their work cut...

    Posted June 2, 2008| 5 Comments

    'Rock Band' Going to Japan
  • Exclusive: Devo Coming To 'Rock Band'

    Watch Larger Version of this Video Rock 'n roll legend and Devo founder Mark Mothersbaugh stopped by X-Play the other day and dropped the word that three Devo tracks are coming to Rock Band, including anti-anthem "Through Being Cool!" Mothersbaugh said they three songs were coming to the game, "And we re-recorded...

    Posted May 23, 2008| 9 Comments

    Exclusive: Devo Coming To 'Rock Band'
  • Aerosmith Exclusive To 'Guitar Hero'

    Aerosmith has chosen sides in the great videogame rock emulator war of 2008, and fans of Rock Band are likely not to be happy about it. Seems that the seminal Boston band have chosen to throw their weight behind the Guitar Hero franchise, hot on the heels of their GH: Aerosmith entry, the band say that they will be exclusive to that franchise...

    Posted April 29, 2008| 13 Comments

    Aerosmith Exclusive To 'Guitar Hero'
  • Judas Priest Rocks 'Rock Band'

    Break out the leather: In an announcement that may result in the destruction of the entire earth through Rock and Roll, next week's Rock Band DLC will be the entire Screaming For Vengeance album from Judas Priest. We thought the Boston pack was impressive, but this is on another level, baby. Your puny game system will probably not be able to...

    Posted April 20, 2008| 23 Comments

    Judas Priest Rocks 'Rock Band'
  • Wii 'Rock Band' Gets Extra Tunes

    The Wii version of Rock Band will ship with extra songs already included which Is hardly a consolation for the fact that there is no way to download new songs, or unlock anything that's not already in the game. boo. However, the list is not altogether shabby. Here she is: - "Dirty Little Secret" - The All-American Rejects ...

    Posted April 15, 2008| 15 Comments

    Wii 'Rock Band' Gets Extra Tunes
  • 'Rock Band' Head-To-Head Video

    To celebrate the release of standalone Rock Band drums and guitars, Harmonix has compiled a trailer of what a head-to-head, local match looks like. Check it out: Watch Larger Version of this Video

    Posted April 7, 2008| 6 Comments

    'Rock Band' Head-To-Head Video