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Rock Band Blitz is basically criticism-proof. No matter what qualms I may have about the XBLA/PSN game, they'll end with a recommendation that you should, without a doubt, purchase it. The value proposition of 25 new Rock Band DLC songs, including Queen's "Death on Two Legs," cannot be argued. However, the same people to whom I'd recommend this DLC bundle (and game)...

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Rock Band Blitz hosting tournaments

Prove you're the best at manipulating Rock Band Blitz's power-up combinations, by competing in a new series of weekly tournaments. Harmonix has added the option to enable tournaments on the Rock Band World Facebook page, after which you'll be able to play the three tournaments hosted every week....

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Go broke on discounted Rock Band DLC this week

You'll probably have the same reaction we did upon learning of the half-off sale Harmonix is holding on over 1,100 Rock Band tracks this week: "Oh, no." More than one Joystiq editor expressed despair in response to the discounts on both individual tracks and artist packs, on Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii,...

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Rock Band Blitz coin system adjusted, more coins for all

The economy is rough all over, including inside of video games that just came out, apparently. In response to player feedback collected from Facebook, Twitter and its official forums, Harmonix has changed how coins are earned in its PSN/XBLA score-chasing music game, Rock Band Blitz. First off,...

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Rock Band Blitz review: Original score

Rock Band Blitz is basically criticism-proof. No matter what qualms I may have about the XBLA/PSN game, they'll end with a recommendation that you should, without a doubt, purchase it. The value proposition of 25 new Rock Band DLC songs, including Queen's "Death on Two Legs," cannot be argued....

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Rock Band World social app coming to Rock Band 3, Rock Band Blitz this month

Just in case there weren't enough ways to bug your friends online, Harmonix revealed "Rock Band World" this morning, a new social app for Facebook. The app integrates with both Rock Band 3 and Rock Band Blitz, allowing players to challenge their friends, compare scores, shop for music, and...

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Of course Rock Band Blitz has the Moves Like Jagger

As a music game coming out in 2012, Rock Band Blitz is required by law to include Maroon 5's "Moves Like Jagger" in its track list. In addition to complying with recent pop earworm ordinances, Harmonix also revealed the final five tracks to be included with the downloadable game at launch: "These...

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Rock Band Blitz takes the PSN stage Aug. 28, tours XBLA Aug. 29

Tune up your ... normal controller, because Rock Band Blitz is on the way in just over a month. Harmonix's downloadable music game will be out on PSN August 28, and on XBLA a day later, for $14.99 or its Xbox fun money equivalent. The game works with all your exported Rock Band tracks and DLC, but...

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Rock Band Blitz tracks include Elton John, All-American Rejects, Iron Maiden, more

Harmonix has revealed some of the new tracks that will be headed to its controller-powered Rock Band Blitz. The list features plenty of variety, including Elton John's "I'm Still Standing," All-American Rejects' "Kids in the Street," Iron Maiden's "Wicker Man" and Fall Out Boy's "A Little Less...

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Check out the new Rock Band in its life 'Pre-Blitz'

It's taken us a day to upload the footage of Harmonix's Rock Band Blitz prototype, shown at the company's PAX East panel, but here it is! See the sunny "Pre-Blitz," or, as design director Chris Foster called it, "Preblitz," in action here....

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Rock Band Blitz is not a cover of Frequency or Amplitude

Yes, I'm surprised too. Rock Band Blitz, despite its superficial similarity to Harmonix's PS2 music games, Frequency and Amplitude, is fundamentally different from those -- and from Rock Band. Well, okay, you're still hitting buttons in time to music, represented by icons coming down the screen....

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