On top of a major expansion coming in fall, Harmonix is adding online multiplayer to Rock Band 4 later this year for owners of said expansion. Hooray for things that should have been in the game at launch coming to the game!
Harmonix’s latest crowdfunding attempt didn’t get anywhere close to fully funded, making it unclear if Rock Band 4 will ever come to the PC.
Harmonix is trying to raise $1.5 million to develop Rock Band 4 on PC. They’re using Fig, the same service as Psychonauts 2, which allows folks to invest in various projects and potentially share in the profits.
Rock Band 4’s big December update drops tomorrow, continuing the game’s slow march from bare bones to full-featured band game. Among this month’s additions are score challenge features, full-combo recognition and a nightmare called “Brutal Mode.”
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.
In the cut-throat music industry, you’ve gotta do anything you can to stay ahead of the curve. So it is with the plastic music industry, too.
It’s a good time for Rock Band 4 (as made famous by Rock Band, Rock Band 2, Rock Band 3, LEGO Rock Band, The Beatles: Rock Band and Green Day: Rock Band.)
This magnificent Rock Band 4 vocals performance is brought to you by my children, Seamus and Archer, who made me sing every song on the tracklist alphabetically in order until falling asleep to “Dead Black (Heart of Ice).”
Warning: Rock Band 4 may cause a person to sing Scandal’s “The Warrior” with an external mic active, upload the resulting video to the internet and post it on Kotaku along with their initial impressions of the game. I’m so sorry.
Harmonix has announced the final slate of songs for next month’s Rock Band 4, including Mumford & Son’s “The Wolf,” R.E.M.’s “The One I Love,” Gin Blossoms’ “Follow You Down,” Imagine Dragon’s “I Bet My Life,” and more. The whole tracklist list is available right here.
If you’re buying the standalone disc for Rock Band 4, it’ll cost you $20 more on Xbox One—$80 instead of $60. How come? You need a special device for your Xbox 360 hardware to to work on your Xbox One. The bundles, however, are the same price.
The next generation of Rock Band launches October 6, and instrument bundles now up for preorder—$130 for the guitar and $250 for guitar, mic and drums. Sounds like a good time to hunt for used instruments!
Rock Band 4 is coming out on October 6th. It’s got freestyle guitar solos, which let you make your own cool “reeeeer” and “waaaaah” sounds even if you’ve never touched an actual guitar and/or do not have a mouth.
The Highway to Hell will open once more this 2015 when Rock Band 4 returns.
Between flood damage and the inconvenience of moving dust-collecting plastic instruments to a new home on short notice, every piece of Rock Band or Guitar Hero equipment I once owned has been trashed, save one. Oh yeah, Baby and I are ready for Rock Band 4.
Guitar Hero publisher Activision has already announced its intentions to take a breather from the music game genre in 2011, now it appears that the Rock Band team will cool its heels as well. But there's some good news for Rock Band 3 owners.