Rock Band 4 got me ready to pick up an instrument again. Guitar Hero Live got my fingers moving back and forth. Together they convinced me to take the next step—buying the cheapest guitar possible and a copy of Rocksmith.
We've already told you about Rocksmith, Ubisoft's foray into the rhythm-and-music game genre. The title brings something new to the table. Unlike Rock Band or Guitar Hero, players of Rocksmith will be challenged to use a real guitar. No, seriously. The French developer promises that the title will come packaged with…
Need a reason to learn how to play the electric guitar? YouTube musician FamilyJules7X demonstrates how well mad guitar skills and gaming go together in his triumphant electric cover of Jonathan Coulton's "Want You Gone."
With Guitar Hero on extended leave and no new Rock Band title coming out this year, now is the perfect time to trade in our toy guitars for something a bit more substantial. Going from five colorful plastic buttons for six strings with 22 frets each is a daunting task however, especially when music games have trained…
Ubisoft's real music gameRocksmith will require a real guitar to play this fall. GameStop doesn't carry real guitars, so every Rocksmith preorder comes with a $25 voucher good towards the purchase of your dream axe at Guitar Center. Rock on.
How the hell do you mix an RPG with a rhythm game? Iridium Studios' Jason Wishnov shows us how upcoming Xbox Live Indie Game Sequence works.
Here's a late entry for our 2010 Gift Guide Obscene Nicety and Sublime Naughtiness: an electric guitar made out of an NES. It's $150, though currently its maker only has one in stock.
Power Gig: Rise of the SixString strives to bridge the gap between pretending to play guitar and playing guitar with a game backed by a instrument manufacturer and an impressive list of previously reticent artists.
What happens when you add a guitar track to Sony's Singstar? You get half of Rock Band, and not the particularly fun half.
Seven45 Studios reveals agreements with Dave Matthews Band, Eric Clapton, and Kid Rock to provide exclusive music to real guitar powered rhythm game Power Gig, along with the innovative Airstrike drums that will accompany said real guitar.
The legendary Fender Telecaster comes to life and is quickly beaten half to death in Mad Catz new Rock Band Wireless Fender Telecaster ‘Player's Edition' guitar for the Xbox 360.
Join us in reliving the hype of last year's Microsoft E3 press conference with the know-it-all hindsight of what did and didn't come true. Sorry, Microsoft, but you were not perfect in predicting the future...
Finally. Starting Sunday Guitar Hero World Tour players will be able to purchase individual guitar controllers and drum kit controllers in stores in North America.
The Boston Globe has a short but sweet piece in their paper today about the man behind the Nintendo Wii hack that turns a remote into a wireless foot pedal of sorts.
Electronic Arts. Activision. Konami. XS Games? The relatively tiny publisher is wading into deep waters this October when they ship PopStar Guitar, a guitar playing game for the Wii and PlayStation 2. The game features more than 50 pop songs from artists such as 3 Doors Down, Simple Plan, Blink 182, and many other…
Simon over on Game Set Watch points out that New York-based game importer NCSX is raving about DS guitar "game" Utaeru DS Guitar M-06