Rhythm Games

Are you buying Rock Band for Wii?

After more than half a year since its launch on Xbox 360, PS3, and PS2, Rock Band arrives on Wii this Sunday and carries an MSRP of $169 with drums, mic, and a single guitar. Is anyone in the room planning to buy? Or will you wait for Guitar Hero World Tour this October?

Trailer shows how to play Ultimate Band Wii

Original Video– More videos at TinyPic With exception to the “frontman” controls, this game looks pretty fun. I’m suppose to preview it in Salt Lake sometime soon, so I’ll let you know when I do.

Review: Battle of the Bands

Rhythm-based video games have garnered themselves an impressive cultural buzz, a fact perhaps most clearly illustrated on Wii. Activision, for example, has had remarkable success on Nintendo’s system with its popular Guitar Hero series. Since its Oct. 2007 release, Guitar Hero III has sold 2 million copies on Wii in North America. And surprisingly, the Wii version has also become Activision&...

Konami announces ‘Rock Revolution’

This was a bit of a surprise to everyone today. Konami has revealed their version of a peripheral driven music rhythm game set to launch this fall for all major game platforms. Rock Revolution will support lead, and bass guitars, but the overall gameplay revolves around Konami’s new custom drum peripheral. The 6 padded Drum set is said to deliver an “…experience unlike any o...

Rock Band coming to Wii on June 22

PRESS RELEASE — Harmonix, the leading developer of music-based games, and MTV Games, a division of MTV Networks, which is a division of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), along with distribution partner Electronic Arts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announced plans to release the award-winning music video game Rock Band on the Wiiâ„¢ home video game system from Nintendo in the U.S. and Canada on June 2...