Green Day Not 2010's Only Rock Band Game

Following criticism that Green Day: Rock Band's main act isn't of the same caliber as that of last year's The Beatles: Rock Band, series publisher MTV had admitted that the dedicated Green Day project is "of course not going to be our only [Rock Band] game this year."

The tidbit emerged while MTV Games senior VP Paul DeGooyer was chatting with Newsarama, as noticed by Destructoid.

Though MTV Games, which owns Rock Band and Guitar Hero series creator Harmonix, has previously mentioned Rock Band 3, DeGooyer teased that it hasn't announced "any formal plans for a sequel game... yet," adding that while downloadable content serves to deliver new songs, it's easier to deliver "major upgrades" on a physical disc.

As for Green Day: Rock Band, the latest in the multi-instrument music game franchise hits PlayStaiton 3, Xbox 360 and Wii at some unspecified point in 2010, with PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 buyers able to export its various songs into Rock Band 1 and 2.

Chris Faylor was previously a games journalist creating content at Shacknews.

From The Chatty
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    January 21, 2010 12:34 PM

    Thank god.. how about some Zep or Floyd? Actual music....

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      January 21, 2010 12:42 PM

      I am omniscient and my taste is the only right one.


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        January 21, 2010 1:02 PM

        In his defense, Green Day is complete bullshit now.

        Dookie ftw. Their last great album. Insomniac was alright. IMO.

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        January 21, 2010 2:06 PM

        You're free to like any music you want, unless it doesn't suck balls. Case in point: Green Day.

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          January 21, 2010 2:10 PM

          they are so terrible they've been playing for 20 years and are one of the most successful bands of our time.

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            January 21, 2010 2:18 PM

            Last time I checked, how successful a band is does not necessarily mean they are good. Case in point #2: Linkin Park.

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              January 21, 2010 2:38 PM

              if linkin park is still making cd's that sell millions of copies in 2019 then you can make that statement.

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              January 21, 2010 3:48 PM

              Sorry, but Hybrid Theory was actually a pretty awesome CD :)

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                January 22, 2010 2:50 PM

                I liked it before I found much much better music. Now, not so much.

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              January 21, 2010 4:02 PM

              Linkin Park sucks because they think they are next level shit, when really they are fading fast. Linkin park is trying so hard to be epic and classic or whatever, they are trying hard to be something they aren't is my point. A good indicator: When was the last time you heard one of Linkin Parks old radio singles on the radio?

              Green day is not pretentious at all. They aren't trying to be something huge, it just happened. While they do have serious topic songs, they still have dick-around, have fun psuedo-punk (pop-punk thing) songs. They are hitting the mark they have set for themselves and so what if they have bought in (sold out?) a bit commercially? I don't think they had any principles to compromise. For comparison, when was the last time you heard one of Green Days old songs on the radio? For me, yesterday.

              So judging Green Day as what it is (NOT THE NEXT ZEP OR FLOYD, and not even trying to be), they are quite good. Top of their "genre" I would say, with success on a similar level as Zep and Floyd, not matter how much you want to admit it.

              The Future was right, you are being just as pretentious as linkin park by assuming that YOU are the ultimate judge of what music is good. You have your opinion on the band, but it doesnt match the reality. I would say your opinion of linkin park does match the reality, and I LIKE linkin parks early stuff. But I am honest, objective, and realistic. For example, I think Hank Williams is the most god awful noise ever, I don't even want to acknowledge it as music, and I am a musician so that says a bit more than someone who just listens to music.

              But because I am a musician, I have to admit when reality doesn't match my opinion. Hank Williams, as much as I loathe and detest even a SECOND of his "music", does not suck and is in fact quite good AS WHAT IT IS. More than quite good, Hank Williams music is the cream of the crop for that kind of music.

              So shut up with your pretentious bigotry.

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            January 21, 2010 4:54 PM

            Uwe Boll has been making movies for 20 years.

            Longevity has no direct correlation to quality.

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              January 21, 2010 5:45 PM

              or, you know... 8 years. but that's close to 20!

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                January 22, 2010 10:22 AM

                Interestingly enough, his IMDB page lists director credits all the way back to 1991.

                Is 19 years close enough to 20? It's certainly closer to 20 than it is to 8.

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        January 21, 2010 2:58 PM

        I don't even know the band beyond "American Idiot" but that statement just seemed so ridiculous.

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          January 21, 2010 4:09 PM

          It is quite, for the reason you pointed out. If he had some objective reason, outside of personal opinion, why green day isn't "real music", then I would be interested in hearing it, but I bet he just doesn't like them.

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      January 21, 2010 6:18 PM

      I think you should expand your musical horizons if you think that 70s arena rock is the be all and end all.

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        January 21, 2010 6:41 PM

        2 of Floys albums alone had 74 million copies sold. Zep had some records that sold more then the Beatles. Im not saying only chose 70's rock... Just choose something good for once. Green Day should have been dead until they decided they should be involved in politics..and look emo at the same sell records of course.

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