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Gaming Podcast 171: Hating On Consoles

May 4th, 2010 · 5 Comments

This week’s comments and conversations almost followed a common theme: console hating. The cast explains why they’re not really PC gaming anymore and the frustrations with PC gaming but admits the industry is extremely important.  This weeks news includes the following stories: Red Hot Chilli Peppers getting a guitar Hero game? Next Call of Duty […]

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Gaming Podcast 157: Don’s Angry Rant

January 19th, 2010 · 7 Comments

This weeks gaming podcast brings us some recent news articles while also focusing the history and flashbacks on play-by-mail games. We’re looking at Diplomacy and discussing this weeks comments. The week in news includes: Analyst predicts Nintendo “DS2″ will be out in 2011 Beatles Rock Band lack luster sales Nintendo Wii finally gets Netflix ESRB […]

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The Beatle’s Change Wii Price Point, Rock Band Style

March 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment

By now everyone is used to paying more for Rock Band than meets the eye. The game disc is usually packed in several bundles for guitars, drums and, of course, stand alone. With The Beatles: Rock Band, MTV Games plans to release one product SKU, a game only disc. That game only disc, on the […]

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Tags: Editorial · Industry News · rock band · Wii

TD Gaming Podcast 105: The Sound of Music

January 13th, 2009 · 3 Comments

This week we had a huge gaming podcast but we managed to get it all down to 60 minutes of content but it wasn’t easy. We’re digging through some old history, Yoshi’s Story is our gaming flashback and we covered gaming history on The Biography of Yoshi. This weeks news includes: No new Rock Band […]

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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

AC/DC Signs For Rock Band Track Pack

September 30th, 2008 · 3 Comments

This November console gamers will be able to purchase a new Track Pack for Rock Band and Rock Band 2. While Activision’s Guitar Hero: Aerosmith sells over 1-million copies, MTV and Harmonix look to prove they too can push big numbers on exclusive artist packs. Unlike Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, Rock Band and Rock Band 2 […]

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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

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

Exclusive Artist Deals In Rhythm Games Not Good?

August 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Rhythm games are the new FPS for a lot of gamers, a broader audience of gamers, and the market is thriving and demanding new titles. Harmonix and Activision are at the front of the battle with Konami following a bit behind but still contending (we think) very soon. Each company plans to up each other […]

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Tags: Activision · Editorial · Guitar Hero · harmonix · Industry News · Konami · rock band

Rush Playing Tom Sawyer – Rock Band

July 25th, 2008 · No Comments

This goes to show you, not even the best of the best can always expert everything! Rush sits down and plays Rock Band on the “expert” setting on the song Tom Sawyer and manages a less than stellar performance.

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Tags: rock band · Video