EA Rock Band Comes To PS3 And Xbox 360

Posted: Apr 2 2007, 10:00am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:22am CDT, in Gaming


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EA Rock Band comes to PS3 and Xbox 360

Harmonix, the developer of the blockbuster Guitar Hero franchise, MTV and EA announced Rock Band.

Rock Band will allow gamers to perform music from the rock stars with their friends as a virtual band using drum, bass/lead guitar and microphone peripherals.

The record labels - EMI Music, Hollywood Records, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group's Universal Music Enterprises and Warner Music Group's Rhino Entertainment - have agreed to supply master recordings by their artists for use in the game.

Electronic Arts will exclusively distribute and market Rock Band. The Rock Band game has a vague release date of Holidays 2007.
See the official site of Rock Band.

I am not quite getting the appeal of Guitar Hero. It is extremely successful though. Is the simulation of playing an instrument bringing more kids to actually learn a real instrument or will it drive them away? It is much easier to be a 'guitar hero' on a game console than to become the next Jimi Hendrix.

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