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  • Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Green Day: Rock Band - Xbox 360 review

    By 18 June 2010

    While last year's The Beatles: Rock Band wasn't the runaway success its developer, Harmonix, might have hoped for, it did succeed in setting a new benchmark for single-band editions of a music game. Rock Band: AC/DC and Guitar Hero: Aerosmith didn't offer...

  • Gaming 4 out of 5

    Logitech Wireless Drum Controller for Xbox 360 review

    By 15 February 2010

    You're hardcore, aren't you? You cracked guitar and bass within months of picking up Guitar Hero. You saved up for the full band kit, and now you're blasting through "Won't Get Fooled Again" on drums on Expert. But something doesn't feel right. Your pedal...

  • Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    The Beatles Rock Band - Xbox 360 review

    By 6 November 2009

    Of all the bands that have a difficult relationship with digital music, The Beatles stand above AC/DC, Metallica and Pink Floyd as the most troublesome. Apple Corps has a long-standing dispute with EMI that prevents the Fab Four's music from being available...

  • Gaming 0 out of 5

    EA Rock Band for iPhone - First Look review

    By 15 October 2009

    EA's Rock Band has been rocking the gaming world with its four player band action on the PS3 and Xbox 360 for some time now. EA is clearly hoping that success will translate to a mobile phone version available on the iPhone and iPod touch with the launch...

  • Gaming 0 out of 5

    Ion Drum Rocker - First Look review

    By 8 September 2009

    You've broken your foot pedal again, after stomping through "Ace of Spades" one too many times. Sellotape is holding up your green snare drum, and you're pining for your crash cymbal hits to actually feel like you're battering a sheet of metal. The Rock...

  • Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Rock Band review

    By 19 May 2008

    So how do you better Guitar Hero? With the much loved axe wielding series helping millions of gamers worldwide turn into fully fledged rock gods, there was only one way things were going to go. Bigger. Rock Band is exactly as it says on the tin. Instead...

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