Let's say there's a spectrum. On the one end, hunched in a leather jacket and stubbing out a cigarette on its boot heel, is Music. On the other end, peering over its sunglasses at a strobe-lit LCD, sits Video Games.
The key to Rock Band's lasting appeal hasn't been the core games. It's been the ton of downloadable content released for the titles, which just hit a significant sales milestone.
Wii owners, there will be no more Rock Band Network songs for you after January 18. Rock Band developer Harmonix said today that it will no longer be supporting Nintendo's console with new releases.
Truly terrible arcade-inspired album Pac-Man Fever is coming to Rock Band Network next year, letting Rock Band owners relive the 1982 Buckner & Garcia classic from the comfort of their plastic instruments.
Harmonix is making Rock Band's already massive song list a little heavier next week, adding a fresh injection of thrash metal, thanks to Anthrax. That's just a small slice of the rock band coming to Rock Band soon.
Next week's Rock Band additions are certainly an eclectic mix, ranging from Christian pop to German industiral to indie rock. What's the theme? Singles!
They said it would never happen. But MTV Games and Harmonix aren't going to let discriminating taste get in the way of Canada's greatest musical contribution to the modern age, Nickelback, from coming to Rock Band.
Patient fans of The Beatles, your wait and see approach to the originally high priced The Beatles: Rock Band has paid off. The MTV Games and Harmonix music game is now much more reasonably priced.
Rock Band is getting a powerful hit of Jimi Hendrix starting next week. No, we mean it this time. The Jimi Hendrix Experience's second album, Axis: Bold As Love, will be downloadable and playable starting on March 30.
MTV Games and Harmonix put a little more Jack and Meg in your copies of Rock Band, Rock Band 2 and LEGO Rock Band, a trio of new tracks from The White Stripes (and more) arriving next week.
Next week's batch of Rock Band, Rock Band 2 and LEGO Rock Band downloadable tracks leads with mood rockers Disturbed, who bring more of The Sickness to Harmonix and MTV Games' music game.
Rock Band expands next week with a batch of live tracks from Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, plus a smattering of new tunes from French rock darlings Phoenix and Southern flavored rockers Silvertide.
Harmonix, clearly knowing when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em, has gone all in—in terms of bringing exactly seven new country tinged tracks to Rock Band next week.
Picking up that Old Navy gift card for your little sister could pay off this Black Friday, when the clothing retailer will be giving away free copies of LEGO Rock Band with every $20 purchase.
The 18-song Walmart exclusive AC/DC Live: Rock Band Track Pack, which went out a year ago, will be available at GameStop beginning next month, and for less than the disc's original full price.
The Rock Band warehouses must be bursting with Special Edition sized boxes, because MTV Games is practically giving away the game and its sequel for a song.