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The latest act to join guitar tutor Rocksmith 2014 is Matchbox Twenty, a band you'll recall from the soundtrack of nearly every romantic comedy released in the latter part of the 1990s. Included in this latest DLC offering are five songs: "Unwell," "Push," "3AM," "How Far We've Come" and "Sh...

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If you've already played the entirety of Rocksmith 2014's set list behind your back while your guitar was on fire ... well, maybe you should go on tour. Five songs from Alice in Chains have been added to its DLC lineup though, so you'll still have something to practice with when you're not on s...

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Just in time for everyone's favorite pumpkin-related holiday, Ubisoft has announced the addition of five Smashing Pumpkins tracks to Rocksmith 2014. Included in the pack are five of the band's biggest, mid-90s singles. "Today" and "Disarm" originally appeared on 1993's Siamese Dream, while "Toni...

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If you're a PC gamer looking forward to Friday's release of Batman: Arkham Origins and have yet to scoop up the previous two entries in the series, now might be a good time to do so, as they're 75 percent off on Steam until Monday, 10 am Pacific. That makes Batman: Arkham Asylum just $5.00, and Bat...

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Rocksmith 2014's lesson mode will explain the causes for a player's mistakes and offer advice on how to fix them, an update to Ubisoft's blog announced this week. While the original Rocksmith told players when they were making mistakes, Rocksmith 2014 will explain exactly what's going wrong. If...

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Since launching almost two years ago, Ubisoft's game of guitar studies Rocksmith has garnered 1.4 million sales. In the press release past the break, Ubisoft boasts it has sold 3 million DLC tracks to date and promises "exciting Rocksmith news" at E3 next week. Rocksmith was met with a mixed rec...

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Finally, you can use a computer for educational purposes. Rocksmith, the guitar teaching game originally released on Xbox 360 and PS3 by Ubisoft, is coming to Steam (and PC retail) October 16. There's a beta going on right now for pre-purchasers on Steam, though the digital version requires purchas...

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Ubisoft has announced that the Bass Expansion for its educational guitar game, Rocksmith, is arriving on the PC on October 16. The DLC pack, which includes bass tracks and teaching functions for either a standard 6-string guitar or a 4-string bass guitar, hit Xbox 360 and PS3 earlier this August. I...

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Thus far, Rocksmith's digital training chops have been restricted to the electric guitar, but starting later this month, would-be virtuosos will finally be able to slap some bass with a new expansion. The expansion promises to help bassists "improve their skills like 2-finger plucking, slapping, an...

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If you've been waiting for the hammer to fall regarding Queen DLC in Rocksmith, we've got some good news. Five tracks from the group are now available, including "Keep Yourself Alive," "Fat Bottomed Girls," "Stone Cold Crazy," "Killer Queen" and, yes, "Bohemian Rhapsody." If you want it all (and y...

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Guitar Apprentice sued Ubisoft last week for patent infringement on a "media system and method of progressive musical instruction" in USP 8,119,896. Guitar Apprentice filed this patent on October 12, 2010, while Ubisoft's Rocksmith launched on October 18, 2011 in North America and is due to hit Eur...

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Ubisoft has announced a new round of downloadable content for Rocksmith. The Blues Pack DLC lives up to its name, adding three blues tracks to the available roster. Specifically, the pack includes "Soul Man" by the Blues Brothers, "Born Under a Bad Sign" by Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan and "...

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Ubisoft has issued a September 14 release date for its guitar teaching program Rocksmith in the UK. There's a small problem with that: Ubisoft hasn't actually cleared the trademark dispute that pushed the game into 2012 in the first place. "No agreement/deal has been reached and no meaningful dialo...

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Have you felt like your Rocksmith-ing hasn't been as full of rock as it could be? Been having problems trying to navigate all those menus? The latest update aims to address your concerns and more. Perhaps the biggest feature being introduced is Lag Correction, an option that allows users to tweak s...

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We don't mean these games will make you start taking hikes or playing bocce ball in the park or something. These are games Amazon has classified as active -- they require more input from the player than simply mashing a button or d-pad. Sometimes you have to, like, stand up to play these games. ...

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Just in time to prepare for your audition with the Transiberian Orchestra, Rocksmith is getting into the holiday spirit with the free Holiday Song Pack. The pack includes shreddable versions of "Carol of the Bells," "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" and "We Three Kings." You can grab it from Xb...

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