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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  • Microsoft Press Conference: 'Rock Band 2' Report

    Rock Band 2 will debut exclusively for the Xbox 360 this September. It features over a new online World Tour Mode, Battle of the Bands online multiplayer, and it will be backwards compatible with all Rock Band downloadable music content released to date. Plus, a Disc Export Feature will give owners of the original Rock Band the ability to...

    Posted July 14, 2008| 9 Comments

    Microsoft Press Conference: 'Rock Band 2' Report
  • 'Rock Band 2' Track List Released

    By now, you all know that Rock Band 2 is coming to the world in September, which means that the band experience you've been loving for the past year is about to get more awesome. Today, we have some idea of just how awesome, as the official track list has been announced, and it includes (finally!) AC/DC, old chestnuts like Fleetwood Mac and...

    Posted July 14, 2008| 18 Comments

    'Rock Band 2' Track List Released
  • Tons of New 'Rock Band 2' Info Leaks!

    A crazy amount of Rock Band 2 info leaked today in the form of scans from Game Informer magazine, including the inside word on the new, shiny, premium drum set pictured above. The ION will not only play Rock Band, but also function as electronic drums, separate from the game. The "regular" Rock Band 2 drum set will allow for the...

    Posted July 11, 2008| 74 Comments

    Tons of New 'Rock Band 2' Info Leaks!
  • EA Unleashes E3 Schedule

    The mighty, mighty Electronic Arts unleashed their E3 schedule this afternoon, and it is predictably fierce and impressive. Like a 290 lb Lineman in Madden 09, EA's games will crush your very bones. “EA’s 2008 lineup is our best ever,” said EA CEO John Riccitiello. “This is the year that our core franchises leap forward...

    Posted July 10, 2008| 20 Comments

    EA Unleashes E3 Schedule
  • Rumor: More 'Rock Band 2' Tracks Leak?

    The rumors of Rock Band 2 track lists are flying around the internet! Today's list supposedly came from a playtester who chose to trade his good name (in the form of an NDA he must have signed) for a brief moment of internet fame. This list is entirely unverified, and may not be true. Please, don't bet anything on this information. But,verified...

    Posted July 7, 2008| 17 Comments

    Rumor: More 'Rock Band 2' Tracks Leak?
  • Led Zep Says 'No' To Music Games

    We've been wanting to impersonate Led Zeppelin in a videogame since the release of Guitar Hero. But it looks like it's never going to happen. According to The Wall Street Journal, Jimmy Page, and his bandmates have repeatedly turned down offers from both Activision and MTV to use their tunes in either Rock Band or Guitar Hero music games. The...

    Posted July 5, 2008| 52 Comments

    Led Zep Says 'No' To Music Games
  • 'Rock Band' DLC For Next Week: Rush, Chili Peppers

    While you wait for the 12 tracks from The Who, you'll be happy to know that next week's Rock Band DLC is amazing. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Snow (Hey Oh) Red Hot Chili Peppers - Tell Me Baby Rush - Closer to the Heart Rush - Working Man (alternate-take master) All songs are master-tracks. Each song will run you 160 Microsoft...

    Posted July 3, 2008| 13 Comments

    'Rock Band' DLC For Next Week: Rush, Chili Peppers
  • More 'Rock Band 2' Tracks Leak?

    More tracks purported to be from Rock Band 2 leaked today. These come from the Score Hero forums where someone who says they played the game says these tracks will be in the game... these are completely unverified: "One Step Closer" - Linkin Park "Peace Sells" - Megadeth "Testify" - Rage Against the...

    Posted July 2, 2008| 15 Comments

    More 'Rock Band 2' Tracks Leak?
  • First 'Rock Band 2' Tracks Revealed

    A look at the above screenshot for upcoming music game Rock Band 2 reveals the following previously unannounced tracks coming for the game: Panic Attack (Finger Eleven) Chop Suey (System of a Down) Give It Away (Red Hot Chili Peppers) Everlong (Foo Fighters) Kids in America (Kim Wilde) Ace of Spades (Motorhead) ...

    Posted July 2, 2008| 28 Comments

    First 'Rock Band 2' Tracks Revealed
  • 'Rock Band 2' Guitar is Looking Good

    IGN spoke with the Lead Designer at Harmonix, Dan Teasdale, who spilled a lot of details on the enhanced Rock Band sequel. One of those details was the image of the fabulous and much more realistic-looking guitar controller seen above. It's a Fender Stratocaster design and makes non-stop rocking possible. Rock Band 2 is the rhythm based...

    Posted July 1, 2008| 15 Comments

    'Rock Band 2' Guitar is Looking Good
  • 'Rock Band' 3rd Party Controllers Kick Ass

    Finally, we're getting some 3rd party instruments for our Rock Band. A while back, Mad Catz was given the official thumbs up from Harmonix to become a licensed manufacturer of 3rd party Rock Band accessories. Up first is the Fender Bass controller with a recommended list price at $69.99. This beauty comes with a split strum bar so you can...

    Posted June 19, 2008| 17 Comments

    'Rock Band' 3rd Party Controllers Kick Ass
  • Avenged Sevenfold, Offspring Come To 'Rock Band'

    Rock Band rockers are in for a treat next week: Avenged Sevenfold, Offspring and Crooked X tracks are coming! Offspring are debuting their newest single--"Hammerhead"-- on MTV's music game where Avenged Sevenfold's two tracks are from their newest, self-titled, album, and you might not have heard of Crooked X, but that's because...

    Posted June 13, 2008| 11 Comments

    Avenged Sevenfold, Offspring Come To 'Rock Band'
  • TurboNegro In 'Rock Band 2'

    On Wednesday, we were so excited to bring you the news that Turbonegro--our favorite Scandanavian gay-positive punk-glam-metal band--were on the Conan soundtrack that we missed a little detail at the bottom of their band biography. Here it is: TurboNegro will have music in Rock Band II. Even though the game hasn't bee announced. Wait to...

    Posted June 13, 2008| 39 Comments

    TurboNegro In 'Rock Band 2'
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