Rock Band 2 Latest News - Wii

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' PS3 Getting Exports

    Similar to the song export feature in the Xbox 360 version of Rock Band 2, game developer Harmonix announced in title's official forum that the Playstation 3 version will also be utilzing the same capabilty. As we have detailed last week, exporting your Rock Band 1 songs to part two will cost $4.99, with the exception of "Paranoid" as...

    Posted September 9, 2008| 9 Comments

    'Rock Band 2' PS3 Getting Exports
  • 'All That Remains' Comes To 'Rock Band'

    It's that time again: Time to reveal next week's Rock Band downloadable content. Ready? Melodic death metal band All that Remains will honor the game world with three downloadable tracks. They are as follows: This Calling Chiron Two Weeks There you have it. Melodic metal-heads, next week is your week. The pack will run you $2.99...

    Posted September 5, 2008| 14 Comments

    'All That Remains' Comes To 'Rock Band'
  • New 'Rock Band 2' Opening Cinematic

    Remember that crazy intro to Rock Band? Well Harmonix wants to outdo itseslf as it debuts its brand new opening cinematic for the upcoming mega-sequel music game Rock Band 2. Start your rockin' September 14th on the Xbox 360, October 19th on the PS3, followed by the November 18th release on the PS2 and Nintendo Wii. Rock Band 2 Opening...

    Posted August 29, 2008| 23 Comments

    New 'Rock Band 2' Opening Cinematic
  • Upcoming 'Rock Band' Albums Revealed

    Last week we revealed that six full albums are coming as Rock Band 2 downloadable content, and today, we have the names of those albums: Foo Fighters (The Colour and the Shape) Red Hot Chili Peppers (Blood Sugar Sex Magik) Jane's Addiction (Nothing's Shocking) Megadeth (Peace Sells... But Who's Buying) Stevie Ray Vaughn...

    Posted August 28, 2008| 48 Comments

    Upcoming 'Rock Band' Albums Revealed
  • Wooden 'Rock Band' Drum Mod

    Check out this sweet drum mod for your Rock Band set. The guy repeatedly says it's DIY but we're thinking this might only refer to those DIY fans with PhDs in engineering and a garage full of power tools. Nonetheless, follow yonder link for many pages of tutorial regarding getting yourself some of these badass skins. Source

    Posted August 22, 2008

    Wooden 'Rock Band' Drum Mod
  • 'Rock Band' Has 7 New Albums Coming In 2008

    Update (8.21.08) Oops... we got our wires crossed a bit with Harmonix. Turns out that Rush's Moving Pictures is one of seven full Rock Band albums that will be announced by the end of the month, not six as we had originally reported. That's one extra album for you to enjoy. Get all the details here! We talked to John Drake, the P.R....

    Posted August 20, 2008| 20 Comments

    'Rock Band' Has 7 New Albums Coming In 2008
  • 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
  • Wii 'Rock Band 2' Will Be Fully Featured

    Good news, Wii owners: According to Harmonix, the Wii version of upcoming music game Rock Band 2 will be "fully featured." That means, presumably, it won't be a gimped out experience, so perhaps full character customization, online play and DLC. Although, honestly, we'll believe this one when we see it. No matter what features are...

    Posted August 6, 2008| 10 Comments

    Wii 'Rock Band 2' Will Be Fully Featured
  • '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?
  • Suspected Killer Caught Playing 'Guitar Hero'

    Song failed, along with life. Raymundo Castaneda, a 30-year-old suspected killer, was caught by officials while playing Activision's Guitar Hero at a Wal-Mart in Jacksonville, Florida. Castaneda is a wanted man in Charlotte, N.C. after detectives said that he killed a friend over a soccer match. After receiving several tips from locals,...

    Posted August 4, 2008| 15 Comments

    Suspected Killer Caught Playing 'Guitar Hero'
  • 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'


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