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Old November 26 2009, 11:22 PM   #691
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

Any Americans around, there's a deal at Old Navy tomorrow to get a free copy of Lego Rock Band. Of course, you'll have to line up and whatnot, but still.
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Old November 27 2009, 06:59 AM   #692
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

Tempting as it may be (and I could use a couple pairs of jeans...), no effing way I'm going to Old Navy at 3 am for this.
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Old November 27 2009, 11:11 PM   #693
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

Clan Of The Gray Wolf is doing a Rock Band marathon to raise money for Penny Arcade's Child's Play foundation.
You can watch them live here:

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/echo-screen-live

Their site:

http://www.clanofthegraywolf.com/
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Old November 30 2009, 09:08 AM   #694
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

While it can lead to some hilarity, I think the next game really needs to be able to change the vocalist accordingly in the middle of a set. Seeing a male/female vocalist singing a female/male vocal part is funny, but wrong.
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Old November 30 2009, 11:02 AM   #695
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

Bought Lego Rock Band on Friday...
About half of my RB2 DLC is available to me in it...
so about 130 of 260 songs...
Fun game, though there seem to be some problems with the export codes...
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Old December 1 2009, 12:28 AM   #696
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

I rented LEGO Rock Band and Beatles Rock Band over the long weekend. LEGO Rock Band is much closer to the Rock Band 2 style that I love. Both games are entirely too easy on Medium, and there are few songs that are just pure fun to play. I love the LEGO humor and game structure, but the song list just isn't robust enough for me to buy the game.

Worst song in RB history contender: We Will Rock You

Sure, people besides the vocalist have parts before the ending solo, but it is the most mind-numbingly boring part imaginable.
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Old December 4 2009, 07:42 PM   #697
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

Downloads for the week of Dec. 6:

SLIPKNOT PACK
Duality
Psychosocial
Sulfur

Simon & Garfunkel – Sounds of Silence
Simon & Garfunkel – I am a Rock

Lights Resolve – Dreaming of Love (PS3 and 360 only) (FREE)
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Old December 6 2009, 06:47 AM   #698
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

Well, those two groups balance each other out pretty well, don't they
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Old December 6 2009, 08:29 PM   #699
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I wish it was Cylon and Garfunkel...
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Old December 10 2009, 09:38 PM   #700
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

EA announced 1,500 layoffs including 39 for Harmonix. No games canceled or delayed as a result.
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Old December 11 2009, 11:01 AM   #701
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The Associated Press named Rock Band 2 the game of the decade.
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Old December 11 2009, 01:08 PM   #702
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

Oh come on.

That's just silly - especially when people are already tired of the genre.
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Old December 11 2009, 08:11 PM   #703
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

Downloads for the week of Dec. 13:

GREEN DAY PACK 2
“Christian’s Inferno”
“Last of the American Girls” +
"¡Viva La Gloria!" +

30 Seconds to Mars – “Kings & Queens”
30 Seconds to Mars – “This is War”

All-American Rejects – “Gives You Hell”


+ Available for Lego Rock Band.
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Old December 11 2009, 08:26 PM   #704
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Re: The unofficial Rock Band thread.

Hm, a cheap week for me...
Just All-American Rejects – “Gives You Hell”...
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Old December 11 2009, 08:42 PM   #705
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EA announced 1,500 layoffs including 39 for Harmonix. No games canceled or delayed as a result.
While Harmonix did lay off staff yesterday, it wasn't due to Electronic Arts (which only publishes Rock Band). Harmonix is owned by MTV Games.
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