As every parent knows, the whole point of computer games are to keep your little angels quiet. That way you get to make dinner without having to reach for the Prozac first. If, however, your musical genius is getting too carried away beating seven shades out of the Rock Band drumkit, you might consider these PDP pad silencers.
There have been rumors floating around about The Beatles' music being included in an upcoming video game for quite some time, but now the information is confirmed. The Beatles will have their music included in an upcoming title from Harmonix and MTV, the former of which is responsible for Rock Band.
The title will not be a part of the Rock Band series, as previously thought and will instead be a separate game. This game will be devoted to the Beatles and the Beatles only, and will include much of their music throughout the years. Due sometime in late 2009, the game is supposed to bring more people to Beatles' music and help a new generation get to know them.
If you're a Guitar Hero or Rock Band diehard, then this is an accessory you just can't live without. I mean, look at it! The Gene Simmons Axe Guitar is in the shape of a battle axe and just screams awesome.
If you can't get enough of Rock Band, you're in luck. The makers of the game, PDP, are now promising a Rock Band Stage Kit for the XBox 360, which is set for release on October 26th, that is sure to make your gaming sessions more like a concert.
Peak Products have finally released their Starpex Guitar Hero and Rock Band controller, made from high-gloss lacquered wood and including both wired and 2.4GHz wireless connectivity. The first model to hit shelves is the Obsidian, which as the name might suggest is black; that will be followed on October 31st by Dead Rose and Black Sunburst versions.
If you've got a teenage girl at home, then chances are you've been exposed, at some point, to teen rock idols Aly and AJ. The blonde sisters have their own album, have starred on television programs, and are now releasing their very own guitar controllers.
If you’re a serious Rock Band player then the Drum Rocker may be an excellent investment for you. The $300 drum set has high-durability pads that are supposed to play a little quieter and register a little better than the traditional drum set.
Record company executives think they deserve a bigger piece of the profits from games like Rock Band and Guitar hero. The games success (in the eyes of the company) are almost completely dependent on the music they choose to include. In a conference call discussing company earnings earlier this month Edgar Bronfman Jr, the chief executive of Warner Music Group Corp. said “The amount being paid to the industry, even though their games are entirely dependent on the content that we own and control, is far too small”
You may only need one set of instruments to play all your favorite games on Playstation. Playstation has been working with Neversoft, Activision, Harmonix, and Konami to get some sort of basic compatibility between all of the game sets and in announcement on the Playstation blog, they say they’ve made it happen.
EA games has reportedly refused to honor a warranty request for an Irish Rock Band customer. The customer who had a faulty pedal for his drum was told that he would have to have a replacement part shipped to a US or UK address if he wanted a replacement.
Rumor has it we won’t see Rock Band 2 for the Xbox 360 until October 19th. The game was originally slated to be released on September 14th. The original plan was to release the Rock Band 2 bundle on the 14th, and then the stand-alone game a month later on October 19th.