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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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  • Rock Band Gets Heavy With Metal Disc

    I've written a short playlet about a just announced standalone Metal Track Pack disc that's coming out in October for Rock Band. The setting is an open field in Springtime. Two people, (You and Me) pass one another while gathering wildflowers. Me: Dude, I'm so sorry about your face. You: Why are you sorry about my face? Me: It's about to...

    Posted August 13, 2009

    Rock Band Gets Heavy With Metal Disc
  • Finally, Real Spinal Tap Comes To Rock Band

    Since the launch of Rock Band, I've been waiting for Spinal Tap to hit the game's DLC. Sure, there were those lame new Spinal Tap tracks a few months ago, but they don't really count. Next week, though, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of This is Spinal Tap, many songs from the movie are coming to the game, including "Big Bottom,"...

    Posted July 31, 2009

    Finally, Real Spinal Tap Comes To Rock Band
  • Who Ya Gonna Call To Help Get Your Music In Rock Band? These Guys

    Harmonix and MTV Games introduced a potential game changer in the music genre last week with the announcement of Rock Band Network, a service allowing independent musicians, bands and labels to author their own Rock Band tracks, have them appear on the Rock Band marketplace and receive a cut of the profits. Getting music into Rock Band is not a...

    Posted July 21, 2009

    Who Ya Gonna Call To Help Get Your Music In Rock Band? These Guys
  • Rock Band Network Website Breaks Down How To Sell Your Music Step-By-Step

    In addition to announcing Rock Band Network, MTV Games and Harmonix have launched the official website for Rock Band Network, which explains the concept behind their approach to user generated content, allows users to sign up for a newsletter that will alert them when the open beta begins and includes the step-by-step process for having a song...

    Posted July 17, 2009

    Rock Band Network Website Breaks Down How To Sell Your Music Step-By-Step
  • Rock Band Network Opening, Letting You Create, Sell, Share Your Music

    This is a game changer. MTV Games and Harmonix have, at long last, responded to Guitar Hero's in-game music creation tools. Rock Band's response is the Rock Band Network, first launching on Xbox 360 in open beta in early August, which will provide Harmonix's own music authoring tools to independent musicians and give them the opportunity to...

    Posted July 17, 2009

    Rock Band Network Opening, Letting You Create, Sell, Share Your Music
  • Music DLC Roundup For July 13-17

    It's time once again for this week's music DLC roundup. As always, lots of back catalogue stuff heading to Rock Band 2 for Wii this week, most notably several tracks by the Pixies and Spinal Tap. For those younger players looking to be corrupted beyond all recognition, then the Judas Priest Pack should do the trick (or so that's what 1980's...

    Posted July 16, 2009

    Music DLC Roundup For July 13-17
  • This Week's Music DLC Round-Up

    Would you kindly pick up your jaw from off the floor? I know the new site is pretty darn keen, but I’m here to give you the weekly music DLC round-up. And rather than go on and on about each individual song, and why you should/shouldn’t pick them up, I’ll just move out of the way, and let you check out the list for yourselves....

    Posted July 9, 2009

    This Week's Music DLC Round-Up
  • Jimmy Page And Jack White Don't Like Guitar Hero

    It's interesting to find out how rockers feel about music games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band. Yeah, they're just games, and we just have fun with them, but it must be surreal to have your art, job and craft appear in a video game. If you've poured your life-blood and passion into a musical composition, it must be really, really weird to have...

    Posted June 23, 2009

    Jimmy Page And Jack White Don't Like Guitar Hero
  • Pearl Jam Track Pack For Rock Band, Wii Content Coming Later

    The love between Rock Band and Pearl Jam continues to benefit the rest of the world, as Harmonix and MTV Games announced a new Pearl Jam track pack that's dropping this week. There's only three songs this time around, but hey, more Pearl Jam is more Pearl Jam, right? Pearl Jam -- "Brother" Pearl Jam -- "Alive (Live:...

    Posted June 22, 2009

    Pearl Jam Track Pack For Rock Band, Wii Content Coming Later
  • Rock Band Country Track Pack Detailed, Wii Getting Massive DLC Update

    Harmonix and MTV Games continue to make good on overloading Rock Band users with downloadable content for its music series. Today, the companies have detailed the upcoming Rock Band Country Track Pack and offloaded a huge amount of back catalog content for the still-lagging (but quickly catching up) Wii version, timed to the upcoming Bonnaroo...

    Posted June 15, 2009

    Rock Band Country Track Pack Detailed, Wii Getting Massive DLC Update
  • Spinal Tap Heads To Rock Band... With The Wrong Songs

    Famous fake rock band Spinal Tap is heading to famous fake rock music games Rock Band and Rock Band 2. But if you're excited at the prospect of busting out "Big Bottom," "Tonight I'm Gonna Rock You, Tonight" or "Stonehenge," you're going to be disappointed: All the Spinal Tap DLC is from the band's new album, Back...

    Posted June 12, 2009

    Spinal Tap Heads To Rock Band... With The Wrong Songs
  • Green Day Exclusively Coming To Rock Band

    Rock Band has secured one band away from Guitar Hero: Green Day. The punk band accidentally spilled the beans on their collaboration with Harmonix and MTV Games earlier this week, while the public relations departments scrambled to get the official announcement in order. Today, it's real: Green Day is exclusively coming to Rock Band in the form...

    Posted June 11, 2009

    Green Day Exclusively Coming To Rock Band
  • Harmonix Pretty Much Confirms Green Day For Rock Band

    Green Day broke their own embargo earlier this week, revealing the band was working with Harmonix on MTV Games on something Rock Band-related. Whether it's something as extensive as the Pearl Jam live collection or simply a download pack remains unknown, but my former blog, MTV Multiplayer tracked down Harmonix for...

    Posted June 10, 2009

    Harmonix Pretty Much Confirms Green Day For Rock Band
  • Green Day Coming To Rock Band By Year's End?

    It looks as though Green Day will soon be joining the ranks of bands whose music has appeared in Harmonix’s phenomenon Rock Band. The news came during the nationally syndicated Kevin and Bean Show on KROQ in Los Angeles today, after an audience member asked the band about possibly appearing in Rock Band sometime soon. Billy Joe, the...

    Posted June 8, 2009

    Green Day Coming To Rock Band By Year's End?
  • 'Rock Band' And 'Guitar Hero' Keep Fighting Over Who's Releasing New Game First

    Last year, it was Rock Band, then Guitar Hero. Before that, it was Guitar Hero, then Rock Band. Activision Blizzard and MTV Games have been playing cat and mouse with one another when it comes to releasing their new music games, sometimes even making deals with console manufacturers to ensure complete secrecy. In 2009, the release pendulum has...

    Posted May 27, 2009| 14 Comments

    'Rock Band' And 'Guitar Hero' Keep Fighting Over Who's Releasing New Game First
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