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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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  • Music DLC Roundup -- Week Of Feb. 22

    Third Eye Blind Track Pack "Can You Take Me" "Losing a Whole Year" "Never Let You Go" Price: $5.49/440 Microsoft Points/550 Wii Points for pack, or $1.99/160 MSP/200 WP per track Click through to see new tracks for Rock Band, Lips, SingStar, and DJ Hero. Read More?

    Posted February 26, 2010

    Music DLC Roundup -- Week Of Feb. 22
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Feb. 15

    Pack Otis Redding Track Pack 01 “Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)” “I’m Sick Y’all” “I’ve Got Dreams to Remember” “Love Man” “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” Tracks All Time Low - “Weightless” Alphabeat - “Fascination” Brian Setzer -...

    Posted February 19, 2010

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Feb. 15
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Feb. 8

    Breaking Benjamin Track Pack “Give Me a Sign” “Sooner or Later” “Until the End” Price: $5.49/440 Microsoft Points/550 Wii Points for pack, or $1.99/160 MSP/200 WP per track Click through to see new tracks for Rock Band, DJ Hero, SingStar and Lips. Read More?

    Posted February 12, 2010

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Feb. 8
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Feb. 1

    30 Seconds to Mars Track Pack “Attack” “From Yesterday” “Kings and Queens” Price: $5.49/440 Microsoft Points/550 Wii Points for pack, or $1.99/160 MSP/200 WP per track Click through to see new tracks for Rock Band, DJ Hero, SingStar and Lips. Read More?

    Posted February 5, 2010

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Feb. 1
  • Rust In Peace Coming To Rock Band

    I am about to go totally metal all over you sissies. Your puny little mind will not be able to handle the news you are about to read: Next week, you'll be able to download Megadeth's Rust in Peace for Rock Band and Rock Band 2. That's the entire album, baby. "This record is one of my favorites from my catalogue, and you will see the twists...

    Posted February 4, 2010

    Rust In Peace Coming To Rock Band
  • The Who Super Bowl Mash-Up To Be Downloadable Rock Band Track

    The Super Bowl Half-Time Show is always a big to do. And while I haven’t been asked back as a performer for a number of years now (Don’t ask!), I still find the whole spectacle rather fascinating. Now, normally the break period of a sporting event isn’t the kind of thing you bring up on a gaming site, but this year’s...

    Posted February 4, 2010

    The Who Super Bowl Mash-Up To Be Downloadable Rock Band Track
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Jan. 29

    Creedance Clearwater Revival Track Pack "Bad Mood Rising" "Proud Mary" "Travelin’ Band" Price: $5.49/440 Microsoft Points/550 Wii Points for pack, or $1.99/160 MSP/200 WP per track Click through to see new tracks for Rock Band, DJ Hero, SingStar and Lips. Read More?

    Posted January 29, 2010

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Jan. 29
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Jan. 18

    Metal Track Pack Amon Amarth - "Twilight of the Thunder God" Dethklok - "Laser Cannon Deth Sentence" Shadows Fall - "Still I Rise" Price: $5.49/440 Microsoft Points/550 Wii Points for pack, or $1.99/160 MSP/200 WP per track Click through to see new tracks for Rock Band, DJ Hero, SingStar and Lips. Read More?

    Posted January 22, 2010

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Jan. 18
  • Rock Band Network Opens Beta Today

    Harmonix flung open the virtual doors of the Rock Band Network's beta to the public today, giving legions of musicians the chance to create their own tracks for Rock Band and Rock Band 2. Right now, there's no firm date for when Network-created tunes will be available to consumers, but expect an announcement in "the near future." How...

    Posted January 20, 2010

    Rock Band Network Opens Beta Today
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Jan. 11

    Vampire Weekend Track Pack “Holiday” “Cousins” “The Kids Don’t Stand a Chance” Price: $5.49/440 Microsoft Points/550 Wii Points for pack, or $1.99/160 MSP/200 WP per track Click through to see new tracks for Rock Band, DJ Hero, SingStar and Lips. Read More?

    Posted January 15, 2010

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Jan. 11
  • X-Play Breaks Down the Best Games of the Decade

    The past decade in gaming featured some of the best games ever created, and X-Play is here to document that with this three-part look at the best that the aughts had to offer. Watch these videos and let us know if you agree or disagree with Adam and Morgan's assessment of the best of the 2000's. Is your favorite game represented in the...

    Posted January 14, 2010

    X-Play Breaks Down the Best Games of the Decade
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Jan. 4

    2010 is starting off quite well for music game fans, as evidenced by this week’s round-up of the newest downloadable content. Guitar Hero 5 users (Xbox 360 and Wii owners for now; PS3 owners have to wait until Jan. 21) looking to get a little bluesy this weekend should checkout the New Blues Masters pack, with tracks from Tyler Bryant, Joe...

    Posted January 8, 2010

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of Jan. 4
  • Music Distributor Charging $2500 Per Song For Rock Band Authoring

    How much would you pay to have one of your songs available for download in Rock Band? Developer Harmonix devised a brilliant answer to this question with its “free” authoring service, Rock Band Network, which will launch in earnest this year. However, as anyone who has witnessed the service first hand can attest, it’s a...

    Posted January 7, 2010

    Music Distributor Charging $2500 Per Song For Rock Band Authoring
  • Ramones, McCartney, Blink 182 Coming To Rock Band

    Next week is a big one for downloadable Rock Band and Rock Band 2 tracks. On tap: The Ramones (who are the greatest rock band ever), some live Paul McCartney, a Blink 182 three-fer, and even a couple tunes from underrated 1980s rockers The Psychedelic Furs. Here's the full list: Paul McCartney – “Band on the Run (Live)” ...

    Posted December 30, 2009

    Ramones, McCartney, Blink 182 Coming To Rock Band
  • Blackstreet Singer Accused Of Rock Band Guitar Assault

    Remember that band Blackstreet? Me neither!* But Teddy Riley, a singer from the R&B combo, is accused of using a plastic Rock Band guitar to beat and terrorize his own daughters. Riley's daughter Taja says the singer was "stomping, punching and bashing" her and her older sister, and at one point, the enraged vocalist picked up a...

    Posted December 29, 2009

    Blackstreet Singer Accused Of Rock Band Guitar Assault
  • Rock Band 2 Review

    Posted: September 16, 2008

    29,026 Views | 02:40 | 52 Comments

  • X-Play Gaming Update 09.16.08

    Posted: September 16, 2008

    1,592 Views | 01:33

  • Ion Drum Kit Review

    Posted: September 16, 2008

    30,732 Views | 04:04 | 6 Comments

  • Rock Band 2 Launch Party: All Access

    Posted: September 11, 2008

    5,282 Views | 02:47 | 1 Comment

  • Rock Band 2 Intro Cinematic

    Posted: August 29, 2008

    15,317 Views | 01:43 | 6 Comments

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