At the time of writing, Rock Band 3 is available for $49
96 on Amazon</a>. The game's developers, Harmonix, are worth a similar amount of dough according to a report on All Things Digital. The site details that Harmonix's independence cost investment group Columbus just $49.99. Of course, it all gets a bit complicated from there on. Harmonix's new owners assume liability including "music..
Blimey, the "plastic-instrument" genre really does appear to be dead
Viacom's announced intent to sell off Harmonix, the developer behind the Rock Band series. No explanation was offered in the company's financial report, but it's probably partly due to Rock Band 3's poor commercial performance. The game was a critical smash, but it couldn't muster sales past the 8,000 mark when it launched here in..
It took us a long time to get excited for the music game genre that exploded a few years back
Guitar Hero was never our cup of tea because we didn't like the music. Rock Band seemed stupid because we'd rather be in a real rock band than a plastic one. It was the release of The Beatles: Rock Band and DJ Hero that got us to buy into the "music...
Not much change in the UK sales charts this week
Fable III's topped the charts apparently. Y'know, we're in a little PlayStation bubble here, but we still like to consider ourselves savvy about the industry in general. We had no idea the Fable franchise was a big deal. Conceptually it's actually always appealed, but there are always so many reports about the franchise failing to deliver on its..
Eagle-eyed Rock Band 3 fans began noticing this week that the game's PlayStation 3 keyboard bundle had been pulled from numerous US retailers
While the $130 pack is still available to pre-order on XBOX 360 and Wii, the game and keyboard are available only in separate entities on the PS3. That means the set costs $10 more than on the other platforms. Harmonix has addressed the situation by..
Rock Band 3 introduces a number of new features
Keyboards, pro modes, yadda-yadda. With the game's new pro-modes, you'll essentially be using the game as a tool to learn a real instrument. In the case of pro-guitar, this will require the purchase of an entirely new peripheral. And it takes Harmonix a ton of extra time to develop. As such, yo, your DLC is going to cost a little bit more. MTV Games'..
Rock Band 3's a music game
MTV's announced some new songs for the game ahead of GamesCom today. Names like Roxette get us excited, while Slipknot, Rammstein and HIM make us angry. It's a really mish-mash of tunes, and it's not even the good Roxette song. Consider us completely unexcited. You know what would be a good tune for Rock Band's keyboards? Bette Davis Eyes. Doo-be-doo-be-doo-be-duh-dooo..
Rock Band 3
Yes, Rock Band 3. That's a video game (apparently). And it's not too far away — the keyboard flavoured music game is set to attack US stores this October 26th. We're going to assume some people are excited by this development. As with any new game release, there are a host of pre-order bonuses. Wal-Mart people will get a $10 e-Gift Card thing-ma-jig. Amazon gets an exclusive in-game..
That USA Today video we posted yesterday was just a taster for today's deluge of information, as the Rock Band 3 embargo has finally lifted revealing details of real Fender six-strings and The Cure
That's right, The Cure. We were going to poo-poo all over this Rock Band 3 trailer because, honestly, we couldn't care less about it. But then "Just Like Heaven" came on, and we realised..
If you've been following us on Twitter, you'll know we've had some pretty strong predictions about Rock Band 3
We totally got the keyboard bit right. We totally got the 25 key bit right. Sadly, we were off the mark when we said the game would have light-up keys, but we were pretty close right? USA Today's just put up a preview for the game which we've embedded above. To be honest, it's Rock..
Given our certainty earlier this week that Rock Band 3 would feature some form of light-up keyboard, a report from Ars Technica sounds kind of disappointing
They're claiming that Rock Band 3 will feature a keytar. A keytar? Come on that's lame. Ars are all speculating that a new "Pro" mode will be included "that will require proper technique, and may lead to actual skills on guitar..
If you have any interest in Green Day then you've probably checked out the demo for Green Day: Rock Band
We're kind of hoping your interest in Green Day spans the Dookie-era and, well, only the Dookie-era. Anyway, irrelevance. What's important is the teaser image at the end of the Green Day: Rock Band demo. It shows teaser images of guitars, bass, vocals, drums and... keyboards — followed by a..
What could Rock Band 3 do that's going to be so radically different? It's not E3 yet so we can't actually say, but Harmonix wants you to know that whatever they do, it'll be the "next big leap in music gaming"
Appropriately named Dan Teasdale has blogged that "you'll be surprised just how big this game is". Apparently it's going to be a "big step forward". Going on past..
Harmonix's CEO Alex Rigopulos has stated that Rock Band 3 will be a "big step forward" for the series when it launches later in 2010
The exec told GameRant that gamer's can expect a big reveal at this year's E3:Unfortunately I cant say anything about Rock Band 3 at this point except that its coming this fall and its a big step forward for Rock Band, said Rigopulos. This has been a..
Harmonix's confirmed that they'll release the anticipated sequel to Rock Band 3 this year
Speaking on their Facebook page, the company wrote:Harmonix is developing Rock Band 3 for worldwide release this holiday season! The game, which will be published by MTV Games and distributed by Electronic Arts, will innovate and revolutionize the music genre once again, just as Harmonix did with the..