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New Rock Band 3 bundles from Mad Catz include 5 free DLC songs

Rock Band 3 is still alive and kicking, despite everything happening behind-the-scenes, and in an effort to rekindle the world's love for rhythm games and plastic instruments, Mad Catz Interactive has released 5 new instrument bundles for the Xbox 360. Each bundle includes the game, a DLC code...

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CES 2009: ezGear showcases 'most advanced music game controller'

Even though it has been thoroughly thrashed with the ugly stick, ezGear's "You Rock Guitar" is actually a nifty bit of kit. Labeled "the world's most advanced video game and music controller" by its maker, the guitar is compatible with all current music games on the Wii, and swaps out the...

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Guitar Hero World Tour's mystery instrument: a MIDI sequencer

That's right, a MIDI sequencer. While a far cry from our keytar-brandishing dreams, the addition will allow those savvy enough to wrap their heads around the process to compose music on the PC and then import their creations into Guitar Hero World Tour. The feature, however, doesn't sound like...

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Are the Rock Band 2 instruments really quieter? (A semi-scientific study)

Observation Harmonix has claimed that Rock Band 2 will have "quieter and more natural feeling drum pads" and guitars with "quieter buttons" than their original Rock Band counterparts. Hypothesis Rock Band 2 instruments are quieter than their original Rock Band counterparts. Continue reading...

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Wii Music gets funky with the electric bass

Another day, another instrument gets showcased for Nintendo's upcoming music toy, Wii Music. Most songs benefit from a thumping bass line, with its deep tones helping to drive the tune right into your ear hole so that it can gently stroke the pleasure center of your brain squirrel. It's good stuff,...

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Wii Music whips out the ukelele

Another day, another fake instrument to play. Today's spotlighted instrument for Wii Music is the ukelele. And, much like the real instrument, it can produce some soothing sounds. For as much as we all harp on the toy that is Wii Music, playing the ukelele doesn't look half bad. What do you all...

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Friday Video: Power Pad hack is music to our ears

Seth Sternberger is responsible for the awesome video above, which brings back memories of Big, for some odd reason. It's just pure awesome. The specifics of how he completed this are a tad bit of a mystery, but Seth has some musical chops. Not only did he complete this, but he's also part of the...

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Worship the full range of World Tour instruments

Within hours of Rock Band hitting the Wii, Red Octane has begun the ultimate rock battle by releasing full images of instruments for the Wii version of Guitar Hero: World Tour. We've seen a few sneak peeks around the place, but now they are in their full gallery glory for you to enjoy. Rock Band...

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Today's shredingest video: Guitar Hero III victor

Game Revolution's Nick Tan recently played Guitar Hero III song, Through the Fire and Flames by Dragonforce, on expert. That website describes it as the hardest in the game, designed to be "unbeatable." And Nick conquered it. Yes, weeks before you adoring, fake guitar fans get a chance to play, the...

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