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Harmonix says Wii Rock Band 2 coming real soon, "sorry 'bout the delay"

Rock Band 2 has been available for ages on the PS3 and Xbox 360, but the Wii version has yet seen a retail shelf. According to the Harmonix website though, that will change on December 18, 2008. So ho

Buying Guide: Rock Band 2 or Guitar Hero World Tour?

Short Version: As music games go, both Rock Band 2 and Guitar Hero World Tour are impressive, fun, and either would make a great addition to any gamer’s lineup. But which one is best for you?

Those 20 free tracks for Rock Band 2 to be available November 4th

Oh. I see. Not to sound ungrateful but I kinda thought the whole “20 free downloadable tracks” for Rock Band 2 owners might have included at least a few somewhat well-known tracks. Well it turns o

For Wii: Guitar Hero III guitar works just fine in Rock Band 2

Harmonix just confirmed on its message board that Wii Guitar Hero III controllers will work just fine on Rock Band 2, which is due to be released on November 18. Note that the opposite—using Roc

Wii version of Rock Band 2 will have online features

Wii owners will be happy to hear that Rock Band 2 will, yes WILL, contain downloadable content and online multiplayer features. IGN got a hands-on with the game and assures everyone that the Wii versi

‘Rock Band 2’ free DLC tracks registration now open

If you’re like me, you opened Rock Band 2, rushed to the site to enter your registration code to get 20 free downloadable tracks, and were told to come back later. Well now is later. Being able to d

New AC/DC Rock Band details: Exclusivity, No online play, Song exporting

The more I hear about the recently announced AD/DC Rock Band expansion, the less excited I am about it. After reading through the details unearthed by Variety today, my interest remains low. The New D

How to: Host the most kickass Rock Band 2 party

It’s been five days since the release of RB2 and the weekend is almost here. Any plans? No? How about you, yes you, host the most kickass rock-n-roll RB2 party this weekend? We will, with the help o

How To: Unlock all tracks in Rock Band 2

Flickr’d Remember the unlock code from the first one? Yeah, it’s the same thing – Red, Yellow, Blue, Red, Red, Blue, Blue, Red, Yellow, Blue.

ION premium Rock Band drum set gets official at $299

Here she blows; the premium Xbox 360 Rock Band drum kit from ION. It’s priced at $299, available now, and features four gum-rubber drum pads (read: quiet) and two cymbals with mounting arms. That’

Finally, a reality show about ‘Rock Band 2’

This is kind of along the lines of the Onion’s World of World of Warcraft spoof, except that it appears to be real. According to a Craigslist post in the LA area, MTV is apparently looking for peopl

Rock Band 2 going live on September 14 for Xbox 360 with a couple caveats

Rock ‘n’ Roll, sort of. The disc for RB2 (shipping today) will arrive on retail shelves the 14th, but the wireless drums and guitars won’t be in stores until later in the week. The s

Rock Band update hitting Xbox 360 today, PS3 soon

Looks like an update for Rock Band will be available for Xbox 360 owners today. The PS3 update “will follow and we’ll let you know when we have an idea when it will drop,” according to Harmonix.

Rock Band 2 to have 500 tracks by the end of the year

First off, I’d like to tell you that the good people behind Rock Band 2 have promised 500 tracks by the end of the year, according to Entertainment Weekly. Those tracks might not all be gems, though

Rock Band 2: Song difficulty rankings

IGN has an exhaustive list of the easiest-to-hardest Rock Band 2 songs, categorized by instrument. Here’s a quick look at the top and bottom of each category. Hit up the IGN piece for the full low-d

Transferring Rock Band tracks to Rock Band 2

And now, the details about how you’ll be able to transfer the tracks from the first Rock Band game to Rock Band 2, which will be released for Xbox 360 on September 14th.

Sony, Microsoft announce cross platform instrument compatibility for Guitar Hero: World Tour, Rock Band 2, Rock Revolution

There are three new instrument-based games coming out in the next few months for the Xbox 360 and PS3: Guitar Hero: World Tour, Rock Band 2, and Rock Revolution. Try and stick with me here because it

Rock Band 2 XBOX 360 Bundle not coming 'till October?

Rock Band groupies aren’t going to like this. It seems that Harmonix has pushed the Rock Band 2 XBOX 360 Bundle Edition’s early release back to October 19. For those not keeping track, tha

Rumor: Rock Band 2 dated for all platforms

Eagerly awaiting the arrival of Rock Band 2? Wait no more, fans. Well, mark your calendars, at least. Kotaku received images from a retailer who managed to snap photos of the supposed street dates for

Complete ‘Rock Band 2’ set list announced

Here’s an update to today’s earlier post — just got this press release. It’s the full track list for Rock Band 2. Peace Sells by Megadeth? Where’d You Go by the Bosstones? Livin’ on a
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