Rock Band 3

XB360, PS3, WII, DS / Other / Release: Oct 25, 2010 / ESRB: T

Harmonix Confirms Six More Songs for Rock Band 3, Three for Dance Central

By Brian Leahy, Jul 26, 2010 1:40pm PDT

At Comic-Con 2010, Harmonix and MTV Games revealed six more songs for Rock Band 3 as well as three songs for Kinect-based dancing game, Dance...

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"Cool songs so far for Dance Central although I REALLY wish they showed your avatar on screen to ..."

- h o s t i l e see all 8 comments

Rock Band 3 Frets to Retail October 26, Pre-order Bonuses Revealed

By Xav de Matos, Jul 19, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Time to take those leather pants out of retirement because Harmonix and MTV have announced Rock Band 3 will hit North American stores on October...

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"i wonder if they mentioned anything about the price of the fender squire stratocaster ..."

- vitzpatel see all 8 comments

Rock Band 3 Lead Designer Departs Harmonix

By Brian Leahy, Jul 02, 2010 11:20am PDT

Dan Teasdale, senior designer at Harmonix and lead designer on the company's upcoming Rock Band 3, has left the studio and has taken a position at...

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"Cool! I'm sure they have raised up some good talent to keep rock band going. Plus - after 3 - ..."

- lukej1337 see all 14 comments

Rock Band 3 Uses Licensed Pitch-Tuning for Better Accuracy, Performances

By Brian Leahy, Jun 29, 2010 4:20pm PDT

Just as Harmonix is making the instrument play in Rock Band 3 more realistic with Pro mode, the vocals are going to be more realistic as well. How?...

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"good for Izotope. such amazing software (their VSTs), they deserve the exposure"

- dignan see all 6 comments

Rock Band 3 Pro-Guitar E3 2010 Preview

By Brian Leahy, Jun 25, 2010 10:40am PDT

Harmonix is trying something with Rock Band 3. Along with adding 80-plus on-disc tunes, improving the user interface, and changing up the...

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"For the keyboard, I really hope they add actual musical notation as well as the vertical ..."

- hawke see all 23 comments

Weekend Confirmed Episode 12

By Garnett Lee, Jun 11, 2010 12:00pm PDT

It's not just the weekend; we're confirming E3 2010 this week. G4's Adam Sessler joins Garnett, Brian, and Jeff for predictions on whether Move or...

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"Just wanted to say that I started listening to the podcast. I was a constant listener of 1up ..."

- Msoebond see all 159 comments

Rock Band 3 Instruments and Bundles Priced

By Brian Leahy, Jun 11, 2010 11:44am PDT

Rock Band 3 will support a brand-new keyboard peripheral and a slew of new peripherals and adapters for the brand-new PRO mode, offering a more...

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"How are they gonna be able to have 5 instruments on a system that only allows for 4?"

- GomJabber11 see all 44 comments

Rock Band 3 First Look and Hands-On

By Brian Leahy, Jun 11, 2010 5:40am PDT

The final appointment for many during the annual pre-E3 Judge's Week was a first

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Rock Band 3 First Tracks, Real Guitar Controller, MIDI Keyboard, Pro Mode Revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 10, 2010 6:20am PDT

Rock Band 3 will offer keyboard and guitar controllers which double as as functional instruments plus a 'Pro' mode to teach music-playing...

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"I guess I should be angry about more plastic shit in my house but this is the first time I've ..."

- Sivart13 see all 34 comments

Tickling the Ivories in Rock Band 3

By Jeff Mattas, May 31, 2010 11:00am PDT

The third iteration of Rock Band is due out sometime "this holiday season," with more details sure to be spilled at E3 next month. However, due...

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"Muse - Feeling Good. Starts with a piano solo. Would be awesome IMO :) "

- countzero2k8 see all 20 comments

Rumor: Rock Band 3 Adds Keytar, Not Keyboard

By Chris Faylor, May 27, 2010 10:20am PDT

Having accurately predicated all sorts of hardware price drops and bundles well before they were officially revealed, Ars Technica's trusty "Mole"...

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"Can we finally get Mannfred Mann's Earth Band's cover of Blinded by the Light?"

- mckimmons see all 32 comments

Green Day: Rock Band Demo Arrives on XBLM, Teases Keyboards in Rock Band 3

By Alice O'Connor, May 25, 2010 6:30am PDT

A 307MB downloadable demo for Green Day: Rock Band has arrived on the Xbox Live Marketplace, bearing a teasing image suggesting Rock Band 3...

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"How come the Green Day models don't have lame emo make-up on?"

- rick see all 18 comments

Mad Catz is Your Official Rock Band Peripheral Maker

By Brian Leahy, Apr 27, 2010 8:00pm PDT

Mad Catz has announced that it has partnered with Harmonix to "produce and distribute Rock Band music videogame controllers for future iterations...

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"Well they can't be much worse than my experience with the regular RB instruments. Just bought ..."

- shredomatic see all 14 comments

Rock Band 3 Coming This Holiday

By Chris Faylor, Mar 09, 2010 11:49am PST

The third numbered entry in Harmonix's Rock Band line of peripheral-based music games is due out this holiday season, the developer has just...

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"I don't care who does it, rock band or guitar hero, BUT GIVE ME A FULL MICHAEL JACKSON GUITAR ..."

- ISmellBlood see all 32 comments

Rock Band Getting Jimi Hendrix in 'New Edition'

By Chris Faylor, Feb 17, 2010 7:54am PST

[UPDATE] Speaking to Shacknews, a Harmonix spokesperson referred to reports of a standalone Hendrix-themed Rock Band game as incorrect and...

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"YES!!!! Finally an artist worthy of a title like this! It's not that The Beatles were ..."

- panbient see all 16 comments