Rock Band

Rock Band for Wii

On: WiiXbox 360PS3iPhonePS2

Rock Band will allow gamers to perform music from the world's biggest rock artists with their friends as a virtual band using drum, bass/lead guitar and microphone peripherals.

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MTV Games has dig at Activision

Criticises the publisher's stream of Guitar Hero titles.

1 Publish date May 20 2010

Rock Band 3 out this holiday season

Promises to revolutionise the music genre.

12 Publish date Mar 10 2010

Harmonix: Music games haven't peaked

Future music games expected to sell more than the previous generation.

3 Publish date Jan 25 2010

Rock Band inspired by iTunes says Harmonix honcho

Fully behind downloadable songs, but feels the games are still reliant on physical media.

Publish date Jul 7 2009

Harmonix: music games could work without consoles

Sees a future where a music-equipped instrument plugs directly into a TV.

Publish date Jul 7 2009

EA working on 'interesting things' in music genre

Five years from now being a rock star will be just one implementation of the category.

Publish date Feb 27 2009

Rock Band 2 incoming for PS3, PS2 and Wii

PS3 and PS2 versions on March 27, Wii on April 24.

1 Publish date Feb 27 2009

$300 million bonus for Rock Band creators

The Harmonix founders received $150 million last quarter and will receive a further giant payment in 2009.

Publish date Nov 11 2008

Harmonix: music creation can't be half-arsed

Wants to allow singing and liberate gamers from 'dodgy samples'.

1 Publish date Nov 10 2008

Game Stats

Release Date: 12/09/2008
Developer: Harmonix
Publisher: MTV Games
Genre: Music
No. Players: 1-4
Rating: PEGI 12+
Site Rank: 5,526 406
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