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Harmonix introduces "Rock Band" to the world

Harmonix, the legendary minds behind the legendary Guitar Hero titles, have introduced to us the latest idea from their rockin' minds: Rock Band. Along with MTV, Harmonix and Electronic Arts are all gathering their creative forces to create a four-person rock experience, complete with guitar, bass, drums and a microphone for a lead singer. Of course, if you're feeling especially talented, you could be a three-piece band if you can sing and strum simultaneously.

Coming to both the PS3 and 360 this coming holiday season (right around Christmas, we'd imagine), there is going to be a wealth of online features to make this game worth the price, even if you've no friends willing to play with you (ahem). Teaming up with musicians across the country and downloading songs... sounds amazing, doesn't it?

There's so much coming for this game and hopes are running very, very high. Having been dreamt of for years by gamers and developers alike, the advent of online distribution for games, music, and online features... we can only imagine the badassery this game will provide us. Go ahead and check out the huge preview over at IGN and let us know what you think of this fantastic idea. Not that we're leading you on by calling it a "fantastic" idea or anything...

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1. FANTASTIC! A whole buncha hype for what'll end up being 4 kids beating on plastic in their mom's living room.. well until she banishes them to the basement/garage.. This will be the saddest site in the world.. don't beleive me? wait till they start recording their performance on the xbox cam or PS3 eye toy.. BARF.. pimply faced fat kids wearing bandana's "tearing it up" to some marley... that's right kid light the guitar on fire.. now yourself.. good boy!

Posted at 11:07AM on Apr 3rd 2007 by KillarClown

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