Posted On 28 Jun 2011 By Elliott. Under: Other Music Games, Rocksmith, Ubisoft.
OXM's latest issue contains an article on Ubisoft's Rocksmith which dropped a few new artists on the table. Artists such as: Neil Young, Lenny Kravitz, Tom Petty, Incubus, Franz Ferdinand, Kings of Leon, and Rage Against The Machine. Metal fans should also take note that OXM is reporting that "the soundtrack.. is almost purely alternative and classic rock." Perhaps DLC will take ... Read More
Posted On 22 Jun 2011 By Brian. Under: Activision, DJ Hero, DJ Hero 2, Hero Series.
We already know all about Activision's cancellation of numerous products, including our favorite franchises with the word "Hero" in them, but Eric Hirshberg, Activision Publishing CEO, recently spoke with Joystiq to delve deeper into the underlying reasons why multiple series were so abruptly put on hiatus. We knew that Activision's official stance of the status of the Hero brand was that ... Read More
Posted On 13 Jun 2011 By Elliott. Under: Other Music Games, Rocksmith, Ubisoft.
Today Rocksmith's facebook page gave us some new photos to look at while we wait for new track list announcements and the October release. The 10 photos give us a better look at the user-interface, how the career mode may be laid out, two of the mini-games, and a possible unannounced song by a member of The Black Keys. Today as well ... Read More
Posted On 09 Jun 2011 By Elliott. Under: Other Music Games, Rocksmith.
To add to the almost completely positive feedback coming out of E3 regarding Rocksmith, Ubisoft has just officially announced the pricing for their Rocksmith Guitar Bundle! The bundle will include the video game along with an Epiphone Les Paul Junior guitar and the Rocksmith Real Tone Cable™, a unique 1/4″-to-USB cable; the first of its kind! Developed exclusively for Rocksmith, this ... Read More
Look, we know that Guitar Hero has been pretty much smacked down for an undetermined period of time, but a new report is that Activision is planning to bring the series back at the latest on Nintendo's freshly revealed console, the Wii U. The latest rumor comes from everyone's favorite "industry analyst," Michael Pachter. According to Pachter, he was talking to ... Read More
Posted On 02 Jun 2011 By Brian. Under: Other, Other Music Games, Rocksmith.
IGN.com recently threw an interesting video up on their YouTube account: a video preview of Rocksmith. The video shows us more gameplay than we've ever seen for the game and gives us a glimpse to how the game works and what activities, other than just playing songs, exist on the disc. The gameplay shows a color-coded, mirror-like setup that allows gamers ... Read More
Posted On 02 Jun 2011 By Brian. Under: Other Music Games, Rocksmith.
We know you’re all just here for the Hero, but as we did with Power Gig (not that we want to curse Ubisoft by drawing comparisons to that atrocity), we’re featuring news for any instrument-based game that doesn’t fall under the magical umbrella of our pals over at RockBandAide. Recently, we’ve been bringing you some ... Read More