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Rocksmith 2014 adds colorblind mode to its set list

Rocksmith 2014 expands on the tutorial set established in the inaugural release, but more pertinent to the visually-impaired rockers out there is an optional mode for the colorblind. Producer Taylor Benson, who is colorblind, says players will find adjusted hues and color saturation levels that...

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Rocksmith 2014 adds Green Day, Deftones, Def Leppard to tracklist

Rocksmith 2014 Edition bulks up its playable tracklist with eight newly announced songs, marking the first time Def Leppard, Green Day, and other acts have been featured in Ubisoft's guitar-teaching music simulation series. Today's announced tracks include Def Leppard's "Pour Some Sugar On...

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Rocksmith 2014 trailer shows off new Guitarcade games

A new trailer for Rocksmith 2014 shows off a few of the mini-games coming to the game's Guitarcade mode. Introduced in the first Rocksmith, Guitarcade offers players a chance to improve their string-plucking skills while being challenged with retro-inspired micro-games such as the Galaga-like...

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Rocksmith 2014 trailer plucks out its improvements

This Rocksmith 2014 trailer tours the game's improvements over the first title published by Ubisoft in 2011. 2014 sees a wide variety of changes, including a better note highway and lack of load times, Ubi says. Rocksmith 2014 will launch in October....

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Rocksmith 2014's lesson trailer takes us to school

The latest trailer for Rocksmith 2014 Edition details the game's enhanced teaching capabilities, which are accurate and specific enough to not just tell us that we're doing it wrong, but specifically how we're doing it wrong. Hey Ubisoft, can you patch this into our Significant Others?...

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Rocksmith 2014 amps up its game, puts a jam band in your TV

Our review of the original Rocksmith lauded the technology that underpinned the whole experience, namely that you could connect an electric guitar directly to your game console or PC, and it worked. As a game and as a learning tool, however, we raised quite a few criticisms about Rocksmith. The...

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'Most' on-disc Rocksmith songs will work with Rocksmith 2014

Ubisoft's FAQ for Rocksmith 2014 notes that the game will support all DLC from the original Rocksmith as well as its on-disc tracks. Speaking to executive producer Nao Higo at Gamescom, we've learned that there will likely be a few tracks that don't transfer. Higo told us that Rocksmith 2014 will...

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Rocksmith 2014 will work with your electric ukuleles and violins

One of the big features in Ubisoft's Rocksmith 2014 is Session Mode. In essence, it turns your gaming console or computer into a virtual jam band that listens to and adapts to how you play. It's pretty amazing, and we'll be posting a more detailed preview as soon as we can. In the meantime, here's...

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Ubisoft details Rocksmith 2014's advanced training features

Ubisoft has rolled out a new trailer for its upcoming rhythm game and guitar teaching tool Rocksmith 2014 Edition, explaining how many of Rocksmith's core mechanics have been significantly overhauled for the series' follow-up release. During gameplay, note and chord prompts are now clearly...

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Rocksmith 2014 will be a 'fully responsive personal teacher'

Rocksmith 2014's lesson mode will explain the causes for a player's mistakes and offer advice on how to fix them, an update to Ubisoft's blog announced this week. While the original Rocksmith told players when they were making mistakes, Rocksmith 2014 will explain exactly what's going wrong. If...

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