Rock Band 4

Rock band 4 to come to PC via Fig

When I say Rock Band, it evokes in most people memories of playing the game in a crowded college common room, or home living room full of friends. So its a bit of a suprise to hear that Harmonix developer of the series has decided to port the game to PC. PC which is pretty much a 100% solo (at least in person) experience. I am even more confused because Harmonix has specifically said Rock Band 4 wasn’t coming...

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Mad Catz Laying Off 37% of Their Workforce Shows What’s Wrong With AAA Publishers

Bad news for Mad Catz the folks behind last Fall’s Rock Band 4 peripherals as well as the Heavy Precision Control System which was aimed at the hardcore Farming Simulator crowd. President / CEO Darren Ridchardson resigned ahead of the company reporting a profit of $1.2million for the last quarter of 2014. This quarter was reportedly one of the best that the company has seen with sales jumping 114% over the previous year. Despite these sales increases...

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3 New Tracks Join Rock Band 4’s Line Up Today

Harmonix has announced that they will be making available three new tracks on both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.  “Get Lucky” from Daft Punk, “Heartbreak Song” from Kelly Clarkson and Outcast’s “Hey Ya!” all join the optional downloadable content available for Rock Band 4. New Tracks Launching Today On PS4 and Xbox One Include:         Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams – “Get Lucky”         Kelly Clarkson – “Heartbeat Song”    ...

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Rock Band 4 Continues to add more songs and content

Live Life Like There’s No Tomorrow: Music from Van Halen Comes to Rock Band 4! Harmonix is doing a good job supporting their newest rhythm product Rock Band 4. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends Van Halen is coming to the Rock Band Music Store for Xbox One and PlayStation  4 tomorrow, November 24! With more than 80 Million records sold Van Halen is no doubt one of the greatest Rock bands of all time. Their addition...

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Latest Rock Band 4 DLC Turns Back The Clock 15 Years

Harmonix has revealed the brand new DLC that is now available on both the PlayStation Store and the Xbox Live Marketplace. These brand new tracks take us back to the early 2000s with the likes of GodSmack, Linkin Park (who at least are still producing new music, and in all honesty The Hunting Party felt like a return to form for them) and the now defunct AudioSlave. All three of these bands pretty much defined my teenage...

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New Rock Band 4 DLC Takes Us Back To The 80s

Harmonix’s latest batch of downloadable content for the recently released Rock Band 4 transports players back in time to the 1980s.  First there is Depeche Mode’s 1985 track “People are people”, also to be added will be INXS’ “What you need” and finally rounding out this weeks’ new offerings is Naked Eye’s “There’s always something to remind me”. Each track will be priced at $1.99 USD and will be available on The Rock Band store later this...

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Rock Band 4 Review – “Once More With Feeling”

There was a time when the Rock Band franchise was on top of the world and being played by millions of console owners worldwide. Like most celebrity stories an eventual decline in fame is to be expected after a string of successive hits. After nearly five years out of the limelight Harmonix returns with a brand new game for a new generation of consoles. For returning players – like myself – is it time to get the...

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Rock Band 4’s Opening Act

The lights dim down on the crowd as the neon lights come up on the stage and a lingering anxiousness hangs in the air as I begin to pluck at my guitar for the first time in seven years. Surely this is what my in-game avatar would have felt while playing her first set-list in over six years. She wasn’t playing with her old crew, in fact this show was probably just a guest spot, and she’s...

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Rock Band 4 Makes Its Debut Tomorrow

Harmonix’s first attempt at a current generation Rock Band is about to make its debut at retail tomorrow morning with the release of Rock Band 4 and I thought it might be a good idea to review some of the game’s key features and set-list for those of you who are still on the fence about whether or not they want to get the VIP pass for this latest gig! Not only is Rock Band 4 the...

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