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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

Rock Band 2 DLC For Wii

October 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

Although it’s cute to say, the truth of the matter is this: Rock Band 2 for the Wii has DLC. We’re talking full online downloadable content matching the behavior of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Why is this significant? The Wii has been the bastard child of rhythm music playing since its inception. If [...]

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Tags: DLC · rock band · Wii

Rock Band 2: Free DLC

October 1st, 2008 · 2 Comments

If you purchased Rock Band 2 you’ll find you can download 20 free songs if you register at rockband.com. Unfortunately, for now, you can only register to get an e-mail when the offer goes “live.” This is one step more than we could do last week if we purchased Rock Band 2 and went to [...]

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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

TD Gaming Podcast 88: We Love Carebear Servers

September 16th, 2008 · No Comments

This weeks gaming podcast covers a bunch of hot topics along with a bit of gaming history. We take a flashback look at Tapper, a great arcade classic and we’ll hit up some popular news articles: Microsoft Not Happy About 360 Defects Article Spore DRM, Torrenting is doing the right thing? Are RockBand 2 instruments [...]

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Microsoft’s High Hopes Holiday Lineup

September 13th, 2008 · No Comments

This year Microsoft believes they’ve got a heavy hitter lineup of titles starting around now until the end of the year including: Gears of War 2, Fable 2, Guitar Hero: World Tour, Rock Band 2 and Fallout 3. They’re also looking at Lips, their karaoke title with a casual appeal to bring on the sales [...]

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Tags: Holiday · Microsoft · playstation 3 · Sony · Xbox 360

Five Dollars Gets You 55 Original Rock Band Songs

September 9th, 2008 · No Comments

If you’re into Rock Band and love the songs you’ve played, you may want to migrate them into Rock Band 2, correct? For the price of 400 Microsoft points ($4.99) you’re now able to download an export “patch” to allow exporting of 55 Rock Band songs into the next version of Rock Band. There are [...]

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Tags: Guitar Hero · harmonix · Industry News · playstation 3 · rock band · Sequels · Xbox 360

Rock Band 2 Game + Instrument Bundle Delayed on 360

August 13th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Suck. Really, that’s all you can say, the instruments for Rock Band 2 will not be out on launch time bundled with the Rock Band 2 title. You can buy the game separately and then pickup the instruments you need but it’s going to end up costing you in the end, you’ll save $50.00 buying [...]

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TD Gaming Podcast 79: I’m Often Wrong

July 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This weeks gaming podcast we’re all over the rhythm matching games along with great gaming news and a bit of our early E3 coverage. We continue our RPG history and we also look back on Dragon Fire, and old Atari 2600 game. This weeks podcasting news: Konami sues Harmonix Rock Band 2′s Set List and [...]

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Rock Band 2: Full Set List

July 14th, 2008 · No Comments

It’s now official, written in stone… or, on a the Rock Band forums at least, the full song list for their next title. The track listing looks excellent, a few old hits I’d love to play, a few songs I’d rather not see and a list of excellent memorable tracks that are must have for [...]

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