The lights are on
The latest video for Rocksmith shows off everything that's new about the 2014 edition of the tutor/video game.
Creative director at Ubisoft, Paul Cross, hosts the video, which showcases gameplay and explains the new additions. Loading screens have been eliminated, as well as the menu system. New difficulty modes have also been implemented to help new learners, as well as added difficulty for Rocksmith experts. On the Xbox 360 version of the game, you can now use the Kinect to to issue voice commands.
Rocksmith is coming to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC on October 22.
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Wow. Looks a lot more advanced and hands on, most definitely. I'm impressed so far, as a musician and a gamer.
I just ordered the first game a couple of days ago as i'm buying my first electric guitar tomorrow (i have played acoustic for 2½ years) and i'll be buying this too if i like the first one ;) Seems a great way for wannabe(not negative) guitarists to learn in a fast, easy and fun way :)
I wantz it noaz!
I still play the hell out of the 1st one.
I thought the first one was pretty cool but I got it for PS3 and ran into some bad issues. Apparently there were some bad issues with timing of the audio and the visuals onscreen for HD TVs even after calibrating which I definitely noticed as I got further along. I heard the PC version worked a lot better so if I get this I'll probably go for PC instead.
Well, Rocksmith's probably not gonna resurrect the music game genre anytime soon, but it's a very interesting step nonetheless.
Played through and loved the first one. A lot of folks seem to like the display of this one better, but I am not so keen on it from what I have seen. Got it on preorder though, and already paid off. Looking forward to the song selection and the ability to add in the sounds for the rest of the band and just play whatever you want.
Hope they keep making these, finally guitar and video games, my two loves merged into one. Can't wait for this one.
The biggest problem I had with the game (and others in the genre) is that it leaves no room fro creativity. You are boxed in by one version of a song. I used to play in a band, and we played some of the songs that are in those games. There are times when I want to add a few fills to relieve the boredom, but get penalized for it. If they could devise a way so that it recognized when the player does there own thing, and rewards them if the notes remain in the proper scale and/or root chord, that would be huge.