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Old May 28 2009, 02:32 AM   #406
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

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Damnit! Guitar Hero is getting Stan Bush's "The Touch" tomorrow!
Damn. They've got the Touch. They've got the poooooowwwaaaahhh.
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Old May 28 2009, 04:09 AM   #407
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Ah, it's finally coming. Still free I hope? Or maybe they'll make you buy a Transformers peripheral in order to play it...
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Old May 28 2009, 09:31 AM   #408
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The original or the new version?!?
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Old May 28 2009, 04:19 PM   #409
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Ah, it's finally coming. Still free I hope? Or maybe they'll make you buy a Transformers peripheral in order to play it...
Hm, it won't be free according to the EU PSN blog:

Guitar Hero: World Tour
Build your song collection further with this additional track:
PEGI 12+

‘The Touch’ by Stan Bush (£1.59/€1.99)
http://blog.eu.playstation.com/2009/...onstoreupdate/

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Hm, got it for free...
Maybe a timed free thing...
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Old May 28 2009, 07:58 PM   #410
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Maybe Europe gets screwed... or PSN?

I just grabbed it and it was free as well.
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Old May 28 2009, 09:32 PM   #411
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Don't know, Joystiq has the same info...
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Old May 28 2009, 09:53 PM   #412
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Marketplace didn't say "free for gold members only". Oh well, I got it for free anyway.
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Old May 29 2009, 09:55 AM   #413
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

After playing RB2 for so long GH's timing feels a bit "off"...
Might be the larger jewels/window for strumming...
Same goes for some of the placement of the strums/notes...
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Old May 29 2009, 10:01 AM   #414
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I was a big Guitar Hero II and III guy, but after jumping on the Rock Band wagon, it was really hard for me to get back into GH. A lot of it probably has to do with their horrible charting, but it just feels different. Not really interested in getting GH: World Tour or GH 5 or GH: Van Halen (I have a feeling they're going to kill the market with all their flooding), especially since I've spent a billion dollars on Rock Band downloads. I was all set to jump over GH: Aerosmith too, since I could get it for so cheap, but then I decided at the last minute that I'd probably never play it.

But The Beatles Rock Band interests me.
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Old May 29 2009, 11:50 AM   #415
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Neversoft definitly made some weird choices with their charting...
There are some songs that have strums where there is none in the song...
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Old May 29 2009, 07:13 PM   #416
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

Downloads for the week of May 31:

Bonnaroo Pack
Ben Harper and Relentless7 “Shimmer & Shine”
Coheed and Cambria “A Favor House Atlantic”
Coheed and Cambria “The Running Free”
Phish “Wilson (live)”
Shooter Jennings “Steady at the Wheel”
TV on the Radio “Wolf Like Me”


Downloads for the week of June 7:

Iron Maiden 12-Pack
Aces High (Live)
2 Minutes to Midnight
The Trooper
Wasted Years
The Number of the Beast
Run to the Hills
Can I Play with Madness
The Clarivoyant
Powerslave
Fear of the Dark (Live)
Hallowed Be Thy Name (Live)
Iron Maiden (Live)
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Old May 29 2009, 11:11 PM   #417
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

A French trailer for Lego Rock Band:
http://www.jeuxvideo.com/videos_edit...ctementlaVideo
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Old May 30 2009, 12:35 AM   #418
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

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Downloads for the week of June 7:

Iron Maiden 12-Pack
Aces High (Live)
2 Minutes to Midnight
The Trooper
Wasted Years
The Number of the Beast
Run to the Hills
Can I Play with Madness
The Clarivoyant
Powerslave
Fear of the Dark (Live)
Hallowed Be Thy Name (Live)
Iron Maiden (Live)
I am all over this.

I also got "The Touch" for GH. It's pretty good, but definitely a new recording (it even says 2007 or some such when the track title comes up). For free, I'm not gonna complain, and it's a hilarious song still anyway. My friends will love that next time they're over to play.
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Old May 30 2009, 09:14 AM   #419
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

Yeah, it's not the cheesy 80's version of the animated Transformers movie...
Ah well, as you said, it's free...
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Old May 30 2009, 04:39 PM   #420
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I have the 2007 version on my iPod (Stan Bush was giving it away for free at some point) and I like the recording and it is just a better recorded version of the 80s "classic".
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