I've been pretty excited to hear that Rock Band is finally headed to the Wii. Since I picked up my Wii earlier in the month, I've barely felt the need to turn on my 360. However, I have been concerned about the Wii's ability to handle the kind of DLC that makes Rock Band so great. Harmonix has stepped up and let us know exactly what is going on in regards to this.
Almost all Guitar Hero or Rock Band fans typically likes to customize and make their plastic guitars their own. Be it with a guitar strap or an entire sheet of stickers and occasionally one of the custom made guitars that most of us just have drool over in pictures posted on the net. If you like the guitar strap route, nothing says hardcore rocker like chain mail.
Although this strap might not fit as well when you're doing a bit of the classic rock, it'd fit in perfect with a bit of metal. The down side is for those that like to play with groups of friends and typically pass their guitar around, the strap isn't adjustable. You have to tell the maker the measurements you prefer and he'll make it to your specification.
It is made from 16 gauge Aluminum rings, which apparently doesn't tarnish. If you would like you can get a slightly more personalized strap and have a specific color of rings put on. The strap is currently being sold for $33
Rock Band has been one one of those games that has dominated more of my free time since launch than I care to talk about. Unfortunately for some, the game has been available on only the Xbox 360 and PS3. However, Harmonix has announced that the game will officially be available on the Wii in just a few short months.
Guess what tomorrow is? No, not your anniversary, though if it is you'd better have gotten your spouse something damn good. They've put up with you longer than any person should, and that deserves a special gift. Where was I? Oh yes, Rock Band DLC. This week we're getting a double-dose of Boston. Hit the jump for this week's smokin tracks.
I feel horrible for my European gaming brothers, as you still have not had the opportunity to experience the awesome gift that is Rock Band. We've heard rumors and musings, but still no rock solid release date. However, you'll be pleased to know that you do have some exclusive content heading your way once it does grace your stores. Hit the jump for the complete list of exclusive tracks.
Last week I brought you the news that Guitar Hero publisher Activision is really working hard at trying to put user-generated tracks into the game, even if won't be ready for another 5 years or more. We already knew that Harmonix wants to do the same thing for Rock Band, and from a recent interview with Greg LoPiccolo, their stance hasn't changed much.
It's Tuesday, and you know what that means. Not only is today the day that Wimpy promised to pay you back for that hamburger, it also means that there are new tracks to download for Rock Band. Up this week is one of the long-awaited Grateful Dead packs. Hit the jump for the track listing.
If you've been rocking out to various downloaded tracks in Rock Band, you may have noticed a small glitch when sorting the songs by genre. Apparently there are a few songs that don't show up in the listing. I generally don't sort my tracks by genre, so I hadn't actually noticed. However, Harmonix has been hard at work on a patch, and today they have released it. Hit the jump for a list of corrected tracks.