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This is a warning to anyone out there enticed by the image to the right: The overlords at Best Buy actually expect you to pay them five dollars for taking a copy of Rock Revolution off their hands. At first, we assumed that the company was rewarding customers for freeing up much needed shelf space....

August 10th 2009 at 6:32pm 0 Comments
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Newegg.com is selling the Tom Clancy's EndWar headset bundle for only $40. That's a considerable savings, even over Amazon's already reduced price. If you've been waffling over whether to pick up EndWar, or even a headset, this deal is worth a look.Now, that's all well and good, but the bigger news...

April 23rd 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Last July, Konami filed a lawsuit against Viacom, parent company of Rock Band developer Harmonix, claiming the game infringed on patents it held for music titles utilizing guitar controllers. After six months of silence, Harmonix has decided to sue back, claiming Rock Band actually improved on Kona...

February 13th 2009 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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[Update: Ruh-roh -- Harmonix has just sent out a press release in which the Wii isn't mentioned. Looks like we're waiting for these!]Here's something to while away those Christmas Day hours traditionally spent arguing with family/feigning enthusiasm for horrible presents: Rock Band downloads! Harmo...

December 18th 2008 at 6:19pm 0 Comments
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The holiday onslaught continues as we are once again greeted by numerous heavy hitters. We've got your Mirror's Edge, your Banjo, your Call of Duty, your Command & Conquer. Please let us remind you that we are only two weeks into November and the gaming bonanza has yet to be fully unearthed. So...

November 10th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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And here ... we ... go. We're halfway through October and it's finally started. The industry imposed holiday game torrent is upon us. We hope you've saved up some cash (or tidied up your GameFly queue) because, starting now, you're going to need it. Just look at all of these games: Dead Space...

October 13th 2008 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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You may not be terribly excited about some of this week's releases, but it's safe to say we can all agree on one thing: there's a lot of them! My Japanese Coach may actually hit this week, as well as Korg DS-10. What'll you be buying? Battle of Giants: Dinosaurs Bratz Girlz Really Rock...

October 13th 2008 at 11:50am 0 Comments
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We don't know what to make of Konami's DS version of Rock Revolution. The PS3/360 version is pretty easily summed up: it's Rock Band + a ridiculous drum - a functional GUI. While Rock Revolution screams "me too" on the home consoles, it's a rather innovative concept for Nintendo DS. Shouldn't that...

September 17th 2008 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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Forced with making up for lost time in the battle for rhythm game supremacy, Konami is evidently taking the curious path of removing bullet points from the back of Rock Revolution's future box art. First, despite a corporate lineage that includes Karaoke Revolution, Konami axed the expected vocal p...

September 16th 2008 at 11:57pm 0 Comments
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Konami has detailed how its seven-input drum set will be compatible with Rock Band 2 and Guitar Hero: World Tour's kits, which have four and five inputs, respectively. We've been informed that the game will "reconfigure" itself depending on the set being used with the game. For example, instead of...

August 22nd 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments