Rock Band 2 Is I4U Top 100 Gift Tip #54

Posted: Oct 11 2008, 12:00pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 10:59am CDT , in Holiday Gift Guide


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One of the most popular games to hit store shelves for the fall and holiday shopping season is Rock Band 2. The newest installment of the Rock Band franchise is destined to be a smash hit. The good news for holiday shoppers this year is that if you already own the original Rock Band game, you need only the game for Rock Band 2. The controllers that shipped with the original Rock Band box set will work perfectly.

Like the original game, there will be a special edition bundle that provides the game, mic, drums, and guitar controller. The drums for Rock Band 2 are much more desirable than the ones for the original. The new set is wireless and has quieter drumheads.

The limited edition bundle will retail for $189. The game or bundle is available now for the Xbox 360 with versions for PS3, Wii and PS2 set to launch next week. Rock Band was hard to find during the holidays in some locations so you might want to buy the new game early. Rock Band 2 also has a massive set list with great tracks.

For Whom:

Rock Band 2 is perfect for fans of the original Rock Band, Guitar Hero or any other music game. Rock Band 2 will also be a great game for anyone looking for an interesting game for a party.

The Good:

  • New song list
  • New wireless drums
  • Can import Rock Band tracks

The Bad:

  • Even quieter new drum set may be too loud for some

Where to Buy:

Buy your own copy of Rock Band 2 here.

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