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Some unsettling news now for fans of convenience: That Xbox Live Games on Demand title you just bought may not work with its retail counterpart. Specifically, CrunchGear reports that the On Demand version of Rainbow Six Vegas 2 is incompatible with the retail version. When attempting to play a coop...

November 30th 2010 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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So, yeah, there are a lot of songs playable in Harmonix's various Rock Band games. More than 2,000 in fact, encompassing Rock Band Network, LEGO Rock Band, Rock Band 1, 2 and soon, Rock Band 3. In an effort to help make finding out if the song you want is among those, the developer has created an e...

October 13th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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This week marks the Rock Band debut of UK group Sweet Billy Pilgrim. The group will have one track, "Future Perfect Tense," hitting the Rock Band Store next week. As forecast, The Vines also make their debut next week, with five tracks from the group's Winning Days, Highly Evolved and Melodia album...

July 9th 2010 at 11:20am 0 Comments
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Last week, the Rock Band Store got a few healthy slices of Americana with tracks from Otis Redding and the Brian Setzer Orchestra. This week's offerings are much more foreign -- there's a three-pack from Finnish rock band HIM, a song from Britain's One Night Only, a track from The Police, and a son...

February 19th 2010 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Harmonix and MTV Games are dropping a couple of classic Simon & Garfunkel tracks alongside the first Slipknot track pack this coming week as DLC, appealing to that very specific crossover niche of people who like 30-year-old folk music yet like to go blackout partying on the weekends. Take out...

December 4th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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A recent press release has informed us that with the release of today's Rock Band 2 DLC pack, Harmonix has met its goal of having over 1,000 songs on the platform before the holidays. According to the presser, these tracks represent the work of 390 musical artists. The rhythm gaming community has d...

November 25th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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"omg they're selling out. they are humpin' the cash cow like activision has been till shes dried up . they're gonna beat the rock band name to a pulp until we are absolutely sick and tired of instrument rhythm games." –fffunfarm06"I'm so sick of these corny games. All of you people should jus...

November 5th 2009 at 3:59pm 0 Comments
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We're going to approach this scanned Old Navy Black Friday ad with as much skepticism as we can muster, both because there are a lot of variables and because we, personally, are trying to convince ourselves not to join the Black Friday crowds at Old Navy, of all places. According to the ad, the re...

November 5th 2009 at 9:35am 0 Comments

At this point, many of you have likely already formed your Final Opinion™ on the blocky cousin to your regular, run-of-the-mill Rock Band: LEGO Rock Band. This latest trailer should then either excite you or induce a lifeless "meh." For us, it's the former, with the best part of this trailer o...

October 26th 2009 at 10:00pm 0 Comments

Finally, you get to see what Brian May considers "the ultimate accolade:" Queen in Lego Rock Band. Warner Bros. just dished out a new trailer and screens showing Freddie and co. strutting their stuff on the blocky stage. Sadly, the game will only have two Queen tracks, but don't be such a grumpy Gus...

October 20th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments