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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 "She's...

March 25th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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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 st...

November 17th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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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 "Tonigh...

October 31st 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

October 20th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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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 a...

August 3rd 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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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 recep...

June 5th 2013 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Just in case the thing that prevented you from buying Rocksmith on Steam was the lack of Maroon 5 songs, we'll just remove that musical obstacle for you right here and now. Valve reports that "Misery," "She Will Be Loved," and "Harder to Breathe" have all been added to the game. You can buy each s...

May 14th 2013 at 11:15pm 0 Comments
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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...

September 28th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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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.In...

September 21st 2012 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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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, a...

August 3rd 2012 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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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 you...

June 14th 2012 at 2:00am 0 Comments