Editor in Chief Orion Williams and I have played many, many, many video games during our lives. Some were brief but fun jaunts. Others are still talked about as if the stuff of legend. Multiplayer moments have been created. Stories still told to this day. Experiences were had that have helped shape how we look at future games. Silliness and glitches and physics engine wackiness has been seen and still almost not believed. We have played many, many, many games and of all those games these titles have made the most impact for their own very special reasons. Take a look as Fizmarble presents Orion Williams’ and Brian Coelho’s top 5 picks for each of our favorite games of all time.
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In celebration of the launch of Rock Band™ Blitz for PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade and the impending five year anniversary of Rock Band, Harmonix is excited to announce that it’s making expanding your Rock Band Music Library more affordable than ever before!
This week, Harmonix is offering a sale on over 1,100 songs available in the Rock Band Music Store on all platforms! Fans looking to boost their Rock Band music collection can now pick up select tracks from Rock Band’s mind-blowing catalog of music’s biggest artists. And these tracks, both as singles and as their associated packs, are now 50% off!
For more than 250 weeks, Harmonix has released fresh music content for the Rock Band franchise, including music from Avenged Sevenfold, Blink-182, Boston, Disturbed, Foo Fighters, Jane’s Addiction, Mötley Crüe, Nirvana, No Doubt, Oasis, Ozzy Osbourne, Paramore, Pearl Jam, Queen, Rush, Slipknot, System of a Down, The Cars, The Police, The Who and more! The hits have kept rolling out for nearly five years, including track packs, artist releases, the Rock Band Network pipeline, and exportable games like Rock Band Blitz – totaling over 3800* songs available for the franchise overall. Throughout the years, Harmonix has shown a dedication to their fan base with this additional content, and this new sale continues that tradition!
With tracks playable in both Rock Band 3 and Rock Band Blitz, now is the perfect time to add to your collection of favorite songs for the world’s best music gaming platform! The sale is planned to launch Tuesday, September 18th on all platforms. For a full list of tracks on sale and dates of deployment on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™, please visit http://www.rockband.com/forums/showthread.php?t=231797 or see the detailed infographic, which can be found online as an image or in PDF format!
Get copies of other Rock Band games at the links below.
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When you look at the track record of quality that Harmonix has, you can hardly doubt that their next game in the rhythm genre will be a good time. Rock Band made playing plastic musical instruments a household phenomenon in America, and Dance Central showed us that the Kinect sensor could be used to teach us wallflowers how to dance (a little, anyway). Continue reading