Dead Island Riptide Releases Sam B Music Video
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Dead Island Riptide Releases Sam B Music Video

Gamesta.com gets a clip from Deep Silver for Dead Island Riptide or at least that’s what it should represent. They’ve made an entire music video for fictional hip hop artist Sam B, the voodoo dude. It even features actual artist Chamillionaire... Read More»
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Conduct an Orchestra of Fleas in Majesco’s Flea Symphony on iOS
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Conduct an Orchestra of Fleas in Majesco’s Flea Symphony on iOS

Music games are nothing new, they have been around for decades now in one form or another but Flea Symphony has done something their competition hasn’t- they added physics to the mix. No, not physics as in real world bouncing around playing with a physical controller in response to onscreen icons but real physics in ... Read More»
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Rock Band turns five, celebrates with singles from six decades
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Rock Band turns five, celebrates with singles from six decades

The Rock Band franchise is turning five, and Harmonix celebrating the anniversary with the release of six singles spanning six decades of music. The following tracks will be made available for Rock Band 3 starting November 20 for PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360: The Allman Brothers Band – “Jessica” O X The Band – “The ... Read More»
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Rocksmith’s Alternative Rock DLC pack now available on PSN and XBL
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Rocksmith’s Alternative Rock DLC pack now available on PSN and XBL

Rocksmith’s Alternative Rock DLC pack is now available for download on PSN and XBL. While some of these songs aren’t really alternative, RUSH for example, it’s still a good mix of tunes. The Alternative Rock DLC pack, which will run you £23.99 or 2400 MS points, includes: Rush – “Tom Sawyer” Rush – “YYZ” Rush ... Read More»
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Kenny Loggins and 40 Green Day tracks hitting Rock Band 3 next week
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Kenny Loggins and 40 Green Day tracks hitting Rock Band 3 next week

Kenny Loggins movie title tracks and a bevy of Green Day tunes are heading to Rock Band 3 next week. Kenny Loggins tracks “I’m Alright” from Caddyshack, and “Footloose,” from, well, Footloose, will be available alongside tracks previously only available as part of the Green Day: Rock Band disc. Here’s the schedule, with songs available ... Read More»
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Jesper Kyd: composer wants to work with BioWare again
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Jesper Kyd: composer wants to work with BioWare again

Borderlands 2 composer Jesper Kyd has a stacked resume of triple-a games under his belt. The danish musician once helped BioWare compose the soundtrack to batty shooter MDK2, and is keen to work with them again. In an interview with OPM, Kyd was quizzed about many highlights from his career, and was asked which developers ... Read More»
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Wii U Karaoke announced for Japan, contains over 90,000 songs
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Wii U Karaoke announced for Japan, contains over 90,000 songs

Nintendo-JoySound Wii Karaoke U, or for all intents and purposes, Wii U Karaoke, was announced for Japan this morning via the latest Nintendo Direct session. Users can purchase a Wii U karaoke microphone with a trial disc, or use the in-built mic which comes with the Wii U controller. Over 90,000 songs will be available, ... Read More»
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Greatest Video Game Music 2: orchestral album out now
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Greatest Video Game Music 2: orchestral album out now

The Greatest Video Game Music 2 is the second game-themed album from the London Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring cover of music from Skyrim, Portal, Final Fantasy VII and more. Check out the track list and get links to the songs here. Here’s the full listing: · Assassin’s Creed: Revelations – Main Theme · The Elder Scrolls ... Read More»
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Halo 4 OST takes record for highest-charting game soundtrack debut
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Halo 4 OST takes record for highest-charting game soundtrack debut

I’m breaking Pat’s informal “no soundtracks” rule because Halo 4′s already gone and broken something – Billboard’s records for game soundtracks. The shooter’s OST has debuted in 50th place on the overall charts, the highest-charting game soundtrack to date, according to Billboard‘s report. The soundtrack sold just under 9,000 copies, beating previous debut record holder ... Read More»
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Rock Band 3 – Sublime tracks debut next week
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Rock Band 3 – Sublime tracks debut next week

Sublime tracks will be available as part of the Sublime Pack 01 for Rock Band 3 next week. The tracks are: What I Got, Santeria and Wrong Way. Each features support for keyboard, and Santeria also features support for Pro Guitar. The tracks will be made available on PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 on October ... Read More»
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Rocksmith Classic Rock DLC pack now available through Xbox Live in Europe
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Rocksmith Classic Rock DLC pack now available through Xbox Live in Europe

Rocksmith’s Classic Rock DLC pack is now available for download on Xbox Live in Europe, the Middle-East and Asia for £23.99 or 2400 MS points. The pack will be followed by the Alternative Rock pack and the Metal pack soon. The content will be made available through PSN October 31. Here’s what you’ll get: Lynyrd ... Read More»
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Songpop Review by Gaming on Batteries
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Songpop Review by Gaming on Batteries

Playing Songpro is as easy as signing up (Facebook integration is nice) and just starting a game by picking from the available options- random is great if you don’t have many friends that play Songpro but want to play anyhow (someone has to be the trendsetter, right?). The faster you click the correct song or ... Read More»
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SingStar Viewer app discontinued, game could become a free download soon
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SingStar Viewer app discontinued, game could become a free download soon

SingStar may be going the free-to-play route, according to a “discontinued” message appearing when PS3 users load the SingStar Viewer app. The full message, as noted by Shack, reads: “Support for the SingStar Viewer has been discontinued. The complete SingStar experience will be available as a free download very soon.” SingStar Viewer was a free ... Read More»
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Rock Band 3 – the eighties are back with tracks from two hit makers
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Rock Band 3 – the eighties are back with tracks from two hit makers

Rock Band 3 is getting three new tracks next week, courtesy of A Flock of Seagulls and Billy Squier. The tracks are: I ran (So Far Away), The Stroke and Everybody Wants you, respectively. All support keyboards, and The Stroke has Pro Guitar and Bass options. The DLC will be made available on Xbox 360, ... Read More»
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No Doubt vs Activision Band Hero dispute settled
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No Doubt vs Activision Band Hero dispute settled

No Doubt and Activision have reached a settlement in a long-running suit over the group’s appearance in 2009′s Band Hero, just days ahead of a scheduled trial. Associated Press reported the conclusion of the suit but gave no further details. No Doubt sued Activision over the “virtual karaoke circus act” of Band Hero, apparently distressed ... Read More»
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