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The Gigantic List Of All Rock Band 4's Available DLC Tracks
on February 12, 2016 at 03:54 PM
Rock Band 4 makes the leap from last generation to the modern consoles with a massive catalog of existing Rock Band DLC, most of which is compatible with the latest game. That amounts to over 1,700 tracks, which can make finding your favorite song a pain when sifting through digital storefronts. To ease...
E3 Rivals – Rock Band 4 Vs. Guitar Hero Live
on June 18, 2015 at 09:20 PM
Like two resurrected fighters getting back into the ring, E3 2015 saw the return of both Rock Band and Guitar Hero. Just like riding a bicycle, Game Informer's Bryan Vore and Jeff Cork get back into the swing of comparing the plastic instrument titles based on their showing at E3. The paths are branching...
Reunion Tour: The Best And Worst Of Guitar Hero
on June 10, 2015 at 07:30 PM
The two giants of the rhythm-game genre are coming out of retirement. With the impending release of Guitar Hero Live and Rock Band 4 , music games seem poised to make a comeback. In anticipation of Guitar Hero Live, we took a look at the six main entries in the Guitar Hero franchise and ranked them from...
How Gaming Shaped My Life
on June 02, 2015 at 02:57 PM
I’ve often told the story about how I used to visit my aunt and uncle’s house in my pre-elementary school days and immediately disappear into the basement where they kept their NES. I would be so excited in the days leading up to my visits, and finally getting my hands on the rectangular...
Here's What Ted Price Would Have Done If He Took Over Rock Band In 2008
on March 05, 2015 at 12:34 PM
With everyone discussing the Rock Band 4 announcement, several editors in the office engaged in conversations about Rock Band's storied past. One of the talking points was a potential new direction for the series by a game developer you wouldn't expect. In 2008, I challenged a handful of game...
Big Guns, Big Air, Big Riffs: A Look Back at Neversoft (1994-2014)
on July 11, 2014 at 03:34 PM
Yesterday Neversoft, which had once been Activision's premier in-house development studio, was officially dissolved and absorbed into Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward. In tribute, we look back at the studio's auspicious 20-year history. Now that the Neversoft story is officially done, we...
Opinion: Guitar Hero’s True Legacy
on April 23, 2014 at 12:15 PM
Growing up in small-town Alabama, country music regularly came blaring out of jacked-up pick-up trucks in the high school parking lot. Music that wasn’t “current” or “mainstream” didn’t get much air time. This was fine by me. In junior high and the early years of high...
What's The Future For The Last Generation's Big Franchises?
on March 11, 2014 at 07:33 PM
As this past generation of home consoles prepares to ride off into the sunset, we thought it was an appropriate time to look back at new franchises that defined the past nine years in console gaming – and predict how likely it is they will continue in the future. [Note: this list is in alphabetical...
Which Guitar Game Should You Play?
on December 23, 2013 at 06:00 PM
We didn’t review two of this year’s music games, as both projects have moved from classic game experiences to something more akin to music education software. Nonetheless, both BandFuse: Rock Legends and Rocksmith 2014 are fascinating projects, especially if you’ve been excited about...
Time Sinks – Rock Band
on July 04, 2013 at 06:00 PM
Green Grass and High Tides. If those words send a chill through you, then at some point we shared a great trial – beating Rock Band's guitar career on Expert, and confronting the nearly ten-minute long odyssey that was The Outlaws' 1975 song by that name. Even if you did manage to cross...
How’d Harmonix Do That? A Look At Rock Band's DLC
on April 05, 2013 at 06:44 PM
A few days ago, Harmonix pulled the plug on its internally developed Rock Band DLC. Don McLean’s “American Pie” broke the 281-week streak of content for the game, an impressive figure by any measure. Just because they managed to pull it off, don’t assume it was easy. I wrote a...
DJ Hero Deserved Better
on March 08, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Freestyle Games' DJ Hero series had just what the music genre needed: unique gameplay, a cool turntable peripheral, and an infusion of fresh beats from the worlds of dance music and hip-hop. Unfortunately, it was doomed by circumstance and a glut of guitar games. When the original DJ Hero released...
Video Games' Greatest Rivalries
on August 13, 2012 at 02:30 PM
Sometimes video game franchises are kind of similar. It can’t be avoided. Sometimes, those games inspire conflict and people take sides. Sometimes, a feature is written that arbitrarily decides a winner. It could be a matter of sales, a clear case of objective quality, or my own personable preference...
The Past And Future Of Rock Band DLC
on May 04, 2011 at 01:20 PM
We dig deep with Harmonix's Chris Rigopulos to find out about unannounced DLC artists, how many songs have been downloaded in Rock Band's history, and why we won't see Rock Band 4 in 2011. Harmonix has seen a lot of interesting shake-ups in the last year. Between their separation from MTV...
Games With Great Post-Release Support
on August 19, 2010 at 06:00 PM
Sequels are a dominant force in video games. Publishers want to create blockbuster franchises that reliably rake in cash, and that means sequels. In the rush to pump out new games, sometimes developers forget people are still playing their previous titles. That’s why we appreciate when game makers...
Our 25 Most Anticipated Games Of The Rest Of 2010
on August 12, 2010 at 08:00 PM
All things considered, 2010 hasn’t been a terrible summer for gamers. We’ve had one or two really outstanding titles ( sup, StarCraft II ), a steady stream of solid releases, and only a handful of weeks that were full-on new game droughts. Even with such an excellent first half of the year...
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