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Rhythm Gaming Saturation Point?

November 18th, 2008 · No Comments

Rhythm Gaming is all the rage, or is it? Turns out Guitar Hero: World Tour didn’t meet or exceed the figures they hit with Guitar Hero III. Where GH3 brought in $115 million in the first week, GHWT brought in $67 million in the same time frame. Why? There are plenty of factors that could […]

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Tags: Accessories · Activision · Casual Games · Editorial · Nintendo · playstation 3 · rock band · Sony · Wii · Xbox 360

Blu-ray Doesn’t Validate Your Console, Sony

November 2nd, 2008 · 34 Comments

Is Blu-ray dead? Tech Sites around the Net are calling it a “death spiral” and we’re now looking at the downfall of the winning high definition format. Many non-PS3 Blu-ray players are still in the USD $200.00 range, a bit high for mass market adopters, and people aren’t planning to run out and buy a […]

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Tags: Accessories · blu-ray · Editorial · Xbox 360

Broken RockBand 2 Drum Pads, Best Buy Retarded

October 31st, 2008 · 4 Comments

We purchased Rock Band 2 and the Drum Kit on the week of launch, having played on the drums for about a month we’ve already broke them. This time, however, it’s not the foot pedal, but the blue and yellow drum heads, now having smashed little holes in the center. It’s not abuse when the […]

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Tags: Accessories · Editorial · Rant · rock band

Storage Solutions for Fall Update

October 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Are you one of those that have a diskless (or low flash disk) based Xbox 360? We’ve been wondering, ourselves, what Microsoft was going to do to “fix” the fact that the upcoming Fall Update is going to require 128MB of disk space. It seems they’re going to hand you either a 512MB memory card […]

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Tags: Accessories · Industry News · Microsoft · Xbox 360

Xbox 360 Fall Update Too Big For Diskless Users

October 12th, 2008 · 4 Comments

If you’ve got an Xbox 360 arcade edition or an older console without a hard disk, you’ll want to clear up at least 128MB of your flash card before powering on your console after the fall update hits. Wait, you’re flash disk isn’t 128MB in size? Oh oh. Latest reports are stating that consumers that […]

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Tags: Accessories · Industry News · Microsoft · Xbox 360

Guitar Hero World Tour Day One DLC

October 9th, 2008 · No Comments

How can Guitar Hero compete with Rock Band given Rock Band’s got early drumming and vocal adopters? By promising awesome content and enforcing that fact that they too, have downloadable content (DLC). Not only do they have DLC, but they’ll have DLC on launch day. Of course, they could have tossed some fluffy songs out […]

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Tags: Accessories · Activision · DLC · Guitar Hero

Guitar Hero World Tour Bundle Mayhem

October 7th, 2008 · No Comments

You’re looking to pickup a copy of Guitar Hero World Tour, but you’re currently unsure which bundle does what and how much each will cost. That has now been made clear and gamers can go about their holiday shopping business later this month (Oct. 26th) to pickup the bundle of their choosing. USD $190 for […]

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Tags: Accessories · Activision · Guitar Hero · Industry News · playstation 3 · Wii · Xbox 360

First Impressions: Rock Band 2 Drum Kit

September 22nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

Many Rock Band fans are considering the new Rock Band 2 drum kit, but are on the fence as to making the buy on the product. Some people want to feel it out first, see if it holds up better than the last one and is worth the buy more than just for the lowered […]

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Tags: Accessories · rock band · Sequels

Toy’s R Us Find’s Wii Profitable

September 11th, 2008 · No Comments

The success of the Nintendo console, the Wii, has proven to change the industry in many new and creative ways including reinvigorating slow product sales at Toys R Us. “The company went from a loss of $42 million at the same time last year to a profit of $13 million for the three months ended […]

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Tags: Accessories · Industry News · Nintendo · Wii

Gamers Rejoice: Rhythm Game Instrument Compatibility!

August 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Compatibility. This is all we’re really asking for when it comes to rhythm gaming on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii. So far it seems Microsoft isn’t just on board, but enforcing compatibility between instruments from Rock Band 2, Guitar Hero: World Tour and Konami’s Rock Revolution. Sony has also confirmed this behavior […]

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Tags: Accessories · Microsoft · Nintendo · playstation 3 · Sony · Wii · Xbox 360