Rock Band Latest News - Wii

  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Genre:Music
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  • Release Date:Jun 26, 2008
  • # of Players:1 player
  • ESRB:T - Teen (Lyrics,Mild Suggestive Themes)
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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.Make like a rockstar right in your own living room with Rock Band for Wii! Master all aspects of music and take your band from garage-level wannabe to stadium-rocking juggernaut. Hone your talents either alone or with friends as you master lead guitar, tackle the bass, bang the drums, and wow the crowd as lead vocalist. Rock Band for Wii lets you take on 63 of the world's greatest rock songs, including 5 exclusive Wii bonus tracks. Prove you've got the chops to play everything from alternative to heavy metal to punk to classic rock in your relentless quest for rock 'n' roll superstardom.
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  • 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!
  • 'Rock Band's' January Releases

    Although we weren't suppose to see it just yet, Rock Band's January DLC lineup got posted on its forum. It's been removed since, but here's what you can expect: Roy Orbison will have six songs, including his memorable hits "You Got It" and "Pretty Woman." Steve Miller adds to that list with "The Joker" and...

    Posted January 2, 2009| 7 Comments

    'Rock Band's' January Releases
  • 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
  • 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
  • Class Action Suit Filed Over 'Rock Band' Drum Pedals

    A class action suit has been file against Harmonix, MTV Networks, its parent company Viacom, and Electronic Arts over faulty drum pedals in Rock Band. According to GameSpot: "The suit contends that the aforementioned parties are in violation of an implied warranty that all of the items sold with the Rock Band kit were of 'merchantable...

    Posted November 23, 2008| 69 Comments

    Class Action Suit Filed Over 'Rock Band' Drum Pedals
  • 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'
  • Presidents Of USA Rock 'Rock Band'

    The good people at Harmonix are doing election day in style--they're bringing rock band The Presidents of the United States of America to music games Rock Band and Rock Band 2. According to the band's website (by way of Shack News) a PUSA track pack will be available for download on November 4th, just in time for the election of a real, new...

    Posted October 22, 2008| 5 Comments

    Presidents Of USA Rock 'Rock Band'
  • The Cr?e Rocks 'Rock Band'

    Next week's Rock Band downloadable content is monstrous rock and roll. Mötley Crüe's seminal glam-metal album Dr. Feelgood is coming! Here are the tracks: Dr. Feelgood Slice of Your Pie Rattlesnake Shake Kickstart My Heart Without You Same Ol' Situation (SOS) Sticky Sweet She Goes Down Don't Go Away...

    Posted October 10, 2008| 8 Comments

    The Cr?e Rocks 'Rock Band'


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