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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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  • Metal-Driven Brutal Legend Track Pack Being Prepared For Rock Band

    Given how much metal music Harmonix and MTV Games have poured into Rock Band, it's not too surprising the companies have partnered to deliver a Brutal Legend-themed metal track pack for the game. The "Brutal Legend Pack" contains three songs, including one by none other than Jack Black's comedic outfit Tenacious D. Motörhead...

    Posted October 9, 2009

    Metal-Driven Brutal Legend Track Pack Being Prepared For Rock Band
  • Morning Hangover #70 -- Patrick Considers Harsh Reactions To Halo 3 ODST's Price, Andrew Hearts Pearl Jam

    Welcome to Morning Hangover -- an excellent way to start your day with the crew at TheFeed...no matter what you're recovering from. Every morning you'll hear musings from our editors and have the chance to share your thoughts on what's going on in the gaming world. So buckle up, throw a Pokeball at the new week, and keep reading! Patrick...

    Posted October 8, 2009

    Morning Hangover #70 --  Patrick Considers Harsh Reactions To Halo 3 ODST's Price, Andrew Hearts Pearl Jam
  • 10-Song Queen Downloadable Pack Coming To Rock Band On October 20

    Finally, Harmonix and MTV Games have released more details on the much-anticipated debut of Queen in Rock Band and Rock Band 2. It's been a long time -- too long -- coming, but on October 20, Freddy Mercury and the guitar-squealing gang will appear in Rock Band in the form of a 10-song downloadable track pack. The song list: "Another...

    Posted October 2, 2009

    10-Song Queen Downloadable Pack Coming To Rock Band On October 20
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of September 28

    It's Thursday, and that means it's time for the weekly round-up of music DLC. Guitar Hero 5 fans can now get their hands on a new three-track pack from Queens of the Stone Age. The Foo Fighters land on Rock Band Unplugged for the PlayStation Portable. Rock Band players get a special treat in the form of an Alice in Chains track pack, which...

    Posted October 1, 2009

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of September 28
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of September 14

    It's Thursday, and that means it's time for this week's music DLC round-up. Guitar Hero 5 players looking to take a break from defiling Kurt Cobain's image can now pick up a trio of tracks from AFI, either individually or as a pack. If the Brutal Legend demo isn't enough metal goodness for you Rock Band fans (not sure how that could be the...

    Posted September 17, 2009

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of September 14
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of September 7

    The Beatles: Rock Band and Guitar Hero 5 are now both in the wild, and while there's plenty of rocking to be done with their respective playlists, there are still a number of new tracks heading your way this week just in case you feel like expanding your virtual setlist a bit further. Guitar Hero 5 fans can now get their hands on three tracks...

    Posted September 10, 2009

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of September 7
  • Future Rock Bands To Be More Immersive?

    Earlier this week, I basically questioned whether music games were dead, and asked what developers could possibly do to "add value" to a genre that, at its core, is a high-tech version of Simon Says. While they didn't say anything specific, Harmonix did address the issue in a recent interview with computer and video games. When asked...

    Posted September 3, 2009

    Future Rock Bands To Be More Immersive?
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of August 31

    Obviously, this is a big week for Guitar Hero fans, thanks to the release of Guitar Hero 5. And while the game comes packed with an impressive amount of tracks, Activision has gone ahead and thrown some first-week downloadable content your way as well in the form of the Rolling Stone's Live Track Pack. Rock Band gets some much appreciated...

    Posted September 3, 2009

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of August 31
  • Harmonix Speaks On Musicians That Badmouth Music Games

    A lot of popular musicians have spoken out against games like Rock Band and Guitar Hero, saying that they rather have kids play "real" instruments. Harmonix's John Drake views these games as a possibly gateway for players to get into playing actual instruments in an interview with CVG he said: "I think they're missing the point....

    Posted September 2, 2009

    Harmonix Speaks On Musicians That Badmouth Music Games
  • Leaked Rock Band Track List Includes Queen, White Stripes And Raconteurs

    Perhaps looking to steal some attention away from today’s release of Activision’s Guitar Hero 5, a source close to Rock Band developer Harmonix has leaked a list of upcoming tracks to Wired. Most of the list is simply a refresher on what tracks are available on GH5 versus RB, but it also includes listings for some tracks that will...

    Posted September 1, 2009

    Leaked Rock Band Track List Includes Queen, White Stripes And Raconteurs
  • Rock Band Network Songs Aren't Required To Use Every Instrument

    Some songs don't need a guitar, bass, drums and vocals, which is why tracks produced for the upcoming Rock Band Network for (what else?) Rock Band won't have that as a requirement, either. Destructoid reports musicians will have no problem publishing songs that would only be playable for, say, vocalists only or exclusively guitar and bass --...

    Posted August 31, 2009

    Rock Band Network Songs Aren't Required To Use Every Instrument
  • Music DLC Round-Up - Week Of August 24

    It's time once again for your weekly music DLC round-up. With Guitar Hero 5 and Beatles: Rock Band just around the corner, it would be understandable if this week's DLC list was a bit light. Well, that's pretty much what we're dealing with as the forthcoming list clearly demonstrates. Now, while there is nothing new this week for Guitar Hero:...

    Posted August 27, 2009

    Music DLC Round-Up - Week Of August 24
  • Music Game News And Cataloging Site Plastic Axe Launches

    If you eat, breathe, and inappropriately dream about music games, then let your web browser’s bookmarking function know you’ll be stopping by in a few seconds. See, veteran video games writer, musician and G4tv.com contributor Joe Rybicki recently launched Plastic Axe, a passion project of his, designed specifically for the millions...

    Posted August 25, 2009

    Music Game News And Cataloging Site Plastic Axe Launches
  • Music DLC Round-Up - Week Of August 17

    It's time once again for your weekly music DLC round-up. For the devoted fighters of foo out there, you'll want to check out the band's second Rock Band track pack. Rock Band Wii players continue to get some more back-catalogue love with classic tracks from The Who, Janis Joplin, and The Band, as well as over a dozen tracks from the Red Hot...

    Posted August 21, 2009

    Music DLC Round-Up - Week Of August 17
  • More Beatles DLC Albums Confirmed, Queen And Others Coming To Rock Band

    You'll have plenty of reasons to turn on The Beatles: Rock Band after exhausting the 45 songs on the disc. MTV Games and Harmonix have confirmed previous reports about downloadable albums scheduled to be released in support of The Beatles: Rock Band as part of its GamesCon 2009 announcements. Abbey Road drops in October, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely...

    Posted August 19, 2009

    More Beatles DLC Albums Confirmed, Queen And Others Coming To Rock Band
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