Rock Band (video game)

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Rock Band
Developer(s) Harmonix Music Systems
Publisher(s) MTV Games
Distributor(s) EA Distribution
Designer(s) Greg LoPiccolo
Rob Kay
Dan Teasdale
Chris Canfield
Platform(s) PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Wii[1]
Release date(s) PlayStation 3
US November 20 2007[2]
CA December 22 2007

Xbox 360
US November 20 2007[2]
CA December 22 2007
UK May 23 2008[3]
AUS December 1 2008[4] PlayStation 2
US December 18 2007[5]
CA January 2 2008
AUS December 1 2008
Wii
NA June 22 2008[6]
EU Q3 2008

Genre(s) Music
Mode(s) Single player, multiplayer
Rating(s) ESRB: Teen
Media Blu-ray Disc (PS3), DVD (PS2 and Xbox 360), Wii Optical Disc (Wii)
Input methods Guitar controller (game packaged with Fender Stratocaster controller), drum controller, USB microphone, Xbox 360 headset,[7] gamepad

Rock Band is a music video game developed by Harmonix Music Systems, published by MTV Games, and distributed by EA Distribution. It was released on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, and the Wii.

This game comes with a guitar controller, a drum set, and a microphone. Up to four people can play the game on the screen, playing drums, vocals, bass, and guitar.

References[change | change source]

  1. Snow, Blake (01 February 2008). "Rock Band Page". GamePro. http://www.gamepro.com/news.cfm?article_id=159348. Retrieved 2008-03-31.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Accardo, Sal (2007-10-18). "Rock Band Preview". GameSpy. http://xbox360.gamespy.com/xbox-360/harmonix-music-project/828392p1.html. Retrieved 2007-10-18.
  3. http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/uk-rock-band-release-set-for-may-22
  4. http://palgn.com.au/games.php?id=2696&sid=c8947d01393c78b4497bfa1f3ef71d64
  5. "MTV Games and Harmonix Unveil Set List for Rock Band". Harmonix. 2007-10-29. http://www.rockband.com/news/pr/534. Retrieved 2007-11-11.
  6. "Rock Band Officially Rocking Wii". Next Generation. 2008-03-24. http://www.next-gen.biz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=9685&Itemid=2. Retrieved 2008-03-27.
  7. "He was a drifter, Chris Foster...drifting between towns: Blog post by spraynwipe - Official Rock Band Forums". 2007-11-09. http://community.rockband.com/index.php?do=/public/blog/view/id_610/. Retrieved 2007-11-09.