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Rock Band: Jonathan Coulton's Still Alive on PSN April 17

So, by now you should all be familiar with Jonathan Coulton's "Still Alive" aka "The Portal Song." In case you don't recognize the name, perhaps listening to the dude sing it himself would make you remember. If not, then you probably didn't play Portal and therefore the song becomes a lie....

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Counting Rupees: Battle of the brands

Each week Jeff Engel and Geoff Brooks contribute Counting Rupees, a column on the business behind gaming: When Guitar Hero 3 launched last year it was an immediate success, selling out at a fairly quick pace throughout the holiday season. Following just behind it was Rock Band, selling very well,...

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Amazon selling Rock Band for $148, drums on sale too

Amazon.com has a little sale going on for those who haven't jumped on the Rock Band tour bus yet. Cheapy D and his frugal army point the way to savings, with both the PS3 and Xbox 360 Special Editions priced for $148 (which include the game, drums, guitar and mic). The $22 saved won't even come...

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Rock Band Weekly: Boston six-pack

We've got more than a feeling that next week's Rock Band DLC is bringing a six-pack of songs by Boston. All the tracks hail from the band's self-titled debut album which has sold over 17 million copies. Not bad for a bunch of guys from the small Minnesota town of Lake Wobegon -- no, they're...

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Rock Band store now up and ready to take orders [Updated]

We're sharing the same enthusiasm our Joystiq brothers are feeling over the new Rock Band store. So, when we heard about the store finally up and running, we immediately fired up our PS3 copies and upgraded to version 1.03 to test it out. The store is definitely pretty with CD cover art for all...

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Rock Band Store launches, is awesome

The much-improved Rock Band store announced to the world yesterday is now available on Xbox Live and PSN. A 30-second download and installation gives players access to the streamlined song-buying interface, which features audio previews and individual instrument difficulties for each song, as well...

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Rock Band surpasses 6 million song downloads

click to enlarge Rock Band keeps rocking the downloadable content market as Harmonix announced today the game has sold over 6 million songs in just over three months. The title has set the bar for DLC with fresh weekly content and the last update we had about sales numbers stated that Rock Band...

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Rock Band patch also fixing incidental issues

The Rock Band music store won't be the only thing added by the forthcoming patch, with several fixes to the game included as well. Harmonix states that the patch fixes "some of the common issues" it's heard about on Rockband.com. Fan cap revision -- Increase on number of fans possible before...

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Rock Band music store rockin' consoles this week

At some point this week Harmonix will finally launch the Rock Band music store, a fully integrated shop allowing players to preview and purchase tracks without ever leaving the comfy confines of the game. Songs in the store will provide a difficulty metric for each instrument and the DLC can be...

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New Rock Band Store reminds us full albums are still 'coming soon'

One thing we noticed when perusing over these hawt new pics of the in-game Rock Band music store was a listing for "Albums (Coming Soon)." Downloadable albums are something we've heard about since July 2007, with Nirvana's Nevermind and The Who's Who's Next cited as the first contenders. When...

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