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Rock Band 2 Latest News - Xbox 360

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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  • Harmonix: Rock Band Is Not Dead

    According to Harmonix, poor-selling music franchise Rock Band is not dead. That, of course, doesn't mean we should look forward to Rock Band 4 this holiday season, but it does mean DLC will continue to be supported. “We’re supporting our community, we’re not going away: Rock Band’s not dead,” said Harmonix's John...

    Posted August 23, 2011

    Harmonix: Rock Band Is Not Dead
  • Rock Band Catalog's 3,000 Song Milestone Celebrated With Giveaway

    Harmonix isn't releasing a new Rock Band game this year -- our living rooms and plastic instrument-storing closets thank the developer for that -- but its been maintaining a steady pace in the DLC department. Weekly additions to the game's song catalog continue to arrive, and this week marks 3,000 available downloads in the Rock Band Store. To...

    Posted July 27, 2011

    Rock Band Catalog's 3,000 Song Milestone Celebrated With Giveaway
  • Pac-Man Fever Hits Rock Band Network Today

    I realize that no one plays Rock Band anymore, and that the novelty song "Pac-Man Fever" was released before many of you were born, but don't let those facts dissuade you from downloading and playing the hell out of this ridiculous "classic" from the old-school arcade days. That's right, "Pac-Man Fever" is finally...

    Posted June 24, 2011

    Pac-Man Fever Hits Rock Band Network Today
  • Lady Gaga Is Coming To Rock Band

    Pop sensation Lady GaGa just will not leave games alone! Last week, we learned of "GaGaville," a Lady GaGa themed Farmville tie-in. Next week, a track pack of Lady Gaga songs will be appearing on the Rock Band Network for your downloading pleasure. Not only that, for fogeys like me, Foreigner's "Urgent" and "Hot...

    Posted May 20, 2011

    Lady Gaga Is Coming To Rock Band
  • Viacom Responds To Harmonix Lawsuit

    It's the holidays and that means mistletoe, rum cake and lawsuits! Yesterday, we learned that some of the founders and shareholders of Rock Band developers Harmonix are suing their parent company Viacom over profits from the Rock Band franchise. Today, Viacom has responded. Read More?

    Posted December 22, 2010

    Viacom Responds To Harmonix Lawsuit
  • Harmonix Founders Suing Viacom

    The fallout from Viacom's decision to sell Rock Band developer Harmonix has begun falling out. Former shareholders, including Harmonix founders such as Alex Rigopulos and Eran Egozy, filed a U.S. lawsuit against Viacom, alleging the media company is not paying out bonuses owed. The lawsuit says that the suit was filed to "recover damages...

    Posted December 21, 2010

    Harmonix Founders Suing Viacom
  • Music DLC Roundup -- Week Of Oct. 25

    Pack The Rocky Horror Picture Show Track Pack "Hot Patootie" "Sweet Transvestite" "Time Warp" Tracks Soundgarden - "Birth Ritual" Soundgarden - "Black Hole Sun" Soundgarden - "Blow Up The Outside World" Soundgarden - "Burden In My Hand" Soundgarden - "Fell On Black...

    Posted October 29, 2010

    Music DLC Roundup -- Week Of Oct. 25
  • Music DLC Roundup - Week Of October 18

    Linkin Park Track Pack “Blackout” “Burning In The Skies” “The Catalyst” “The Messenger” “Waiting For The End” “Wretches And Kings” Price: $11.99/960 Microsoft Points for pack, or $1.99/160 MSP/200 Wii Points per track Click through to see new tracks for Rock Band, Lips,...

    Posted October 22, 2010

    Music DLC Roundup - Week Of October 18
  • The Doors Coming To Rock Band 3

    Keyboard players, it's time to celebrate: Twelve tracks from seminal L.A. rockers The Doors are coming to the Rock Band Network on October 26. We already knew about three day and date, free DLC tracks that will correspond with the launch of Rock Band 3, but the nine new ones are an amazing tour of some of the biggest hits of one of the biggest...

    Posted October 22, 2010

    The Doors Coming To Rock Band 3
  • Rock Band Gets More Experienced With New Jimi Hendrix Tracks

    Jimi Hendrix-loving Rock Band fans will soon have a fresh batch of downloadable tracks from the legendary rock guitarist to virtually shred to, as Harmonix and MTV Games will be adding 12 tracks from Hendrix’s landmark album Are you Experienced to their ever growing catalog of killer tunes. Read More?

    Posted October 8, 2010

    Rock Band Gets More Experienced With New Jimi Hendrix Tracks
  • Music DLC Roundup -- Week Of September 27

    No new releases Click through to see new tracks for Rock Band, Lips, SingStar and DJ Hero. Read More?

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Music DLC Roundup -- Week Of September 27
  • R.E.M. And T-Rex Coming To Rock Band

    Next week, older music gamers are in luck: Proto-college rock innovators R.E.M. and glam-rock superstars T-Rex both have tracks coming to the Rock Band Network. The R.E.M. tracks demonstrate the awesome taste of MTV Games when it comes to Rock Band track selection. Rather than focus entirely on the band's hits, the selections also draw from...

    Posted October 1, 2010

    R.E.M. And T-Rex Coming To Rock Band
  • Music DLC Roundup -- Week Of September 20

    No new releases Click through to see new tracks for Rock Band, Lips, SingStar and DJ Hero. Read More?

    Posted September 24, 2010

    Music DLC Roundup -- Week Of September 20
  • Konami And Harmonix End Legal Fight Over Rock Band

    Way back in 2008, we brought you the word that Konami was suing Harmonix, alledgeing that Rock Band infringes on Konami's music game patents. The case has been settled. The terms of the settlement have not been revealed, but all claims and counter-claims have been dropped, and both companies can now continue making video games (and...

    Posted September 20, 2010

    Konami And Harmonix End Legal Fight Over Rock Band
  • Bob Marley Officially Coming To Rock Band

    It's official: Every frat-boys' favorite record album, Bob Marley's Legend will be available on the Rock Band Network next week. It's almost the full album, missing only "Get Up, Stand Up," which will be available as an on-disc track in Rock Band 3 when it launches on October 26. The tracks below will be Available on Xbox 360, Wii and...

    Posted September 17, 2010

    Bob Marley Officially Coming To Rock Band
  • Girl At The Video Game Store on Rock Band!

    Posted: April 13, 2010

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  • Journalists Vs. Developers -- The PAX East Panel

    Posted: April 7, 2010

    5,553 Views | 57:21

  • On Location with Harmonix and the Rock Band Network

    Posted: April 2, 2010

    1,912 Views | 02:23

  • Rock Band Lounge at PAX East 2010

    Posted: April 1, 2010

    2,908 Views | 01:13

  • X-Play Presents The Best Games of the Decade Part 2

    Posted: January 12, 2010

    31,118 Views | 03:14

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