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Viacom, Hello Goodbye to Harmonix

Viacom: ‘hey this will be great! We own some brand called MTV, apparently it involves music – we also have a ton of money to throw at this. No, really we have a ton of money. We are literally everywhere. It’s awesome. This makes sooo much sense since you make…

Rock Band Bar Nights; Get Drunk Look Even More Like An Ass

Just when you thought karaoke couldn’t get any worse – enter Rock Band Bar Nights. Now going to the bar will be completely unbearable as you listen to drunken idiots screw up your favorite songs in even more annoying fashion through Rock Band. Not sure if you’ve actually heard drunk…

Sex is Violent

Just when I thought I was done spending my hard earned Microsoft points, they pull me back in! Jane’s Addiction’s album “Nothing’s Shocking” will be available for download in Rock Band by this time next week. If for some reason you aren’t familiar with this record, I can without reservation…

Rock Band Going Lego

I’m not sure what the point of this is other than to milk two super franchises, but I guess that is the point. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The Lego Group, Harmonix and MTV Games have announced Lego Rock Band. The title will be available for the usual suspects…

[8bit Review] Rock Band vs Guitar Hero

Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: MTV Games and Activision/Red Octane Developer: Harmonix and Neversoft Website: www.rockband.com Tim here, cursed with the arduous task of comparing and contrasting Harmonix’s stellar Rock Band to NeverSoft’s challenging but tired Guitar Hero III…wait just a minute here. I think I just finished. I mean I…

[8bit Review] Rock Band 2

Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: MTV Games Developer: Harmonix Website: www.rockband.com -The Intro Harmonix’s Rock Band is back on the scene after less than a year after it initial debut. Rock Band 2 expands the track listing and fine tunes what was frustrating while keep that actual core game play almost…

Warner Music Wants More Money; Activision Hits Back

Warner music recently said that they should receive more on royalties from tracks on games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band. Well Activision Blizzard’s CEO Robert Kotick thinks differently and had some comments for Warner Music. Stating that they failed to mention the benefits to music sales from Guitar Hero…

Warner Music Wants More Money!!

Warner music is demanding more money for Rock Band and Guitar Hero tracks. They feel that video game publishers should pay more royalties for the tracks used in the games. Chief Exec. of Warner music, Edgar Bronfman, compared the popularity of Guitar Hero to the launch of MTV and the…

Guitar Zero

The entire set list of the upcoming Guitar Hero World Tour has been leaked. Either that or some self proclaimed music nerd with too much time on his hands has some pretty tepid to horrible taste in what “rocks.” There are a few highlights along the way (a great Queens of…