Summary: In Rock Band Blitz , players race down a highway through the middle of the neon-obsessed Rock City. Each stage is based on the note charts of a song selected by the player, with each lane representing a different instrument and note "gems" which move toward the player's location at the bottom of the...
Summary: For anyone, those specifically with an existing catalog of tracks for the Rock Band platform, Rock Band Blitz is both a celebration of music and the spirit of competition. It’s just a shame that, where Blitz succeeds as a game, it fails in attempting to push its social elements to further monetize...
Pros: Intensely competitive rhythm fun, Great presentation, Compatible with songs on the Rock Band platform
Cons: Annoying social features, Harmonix, stop trying to sell me DLC
Excerpt: dominated sales charts and were on millions of holiday wish lists. But the genre that once generated over $2 billion in its heyday earlier this generation has trickled away to almost nothing, which means a whole lot of plastic instruments are currently gathering dust. However,
Excerpt: While the yearly installments of Rock Band and Guitar Hero have all but died out, the music genre still thrives. It's apparent that games like Sound Shapes , are constantly trying to innovate the music genre, albeit without plastic instruments.
Summary: Rock Band Blitz is a spin off to Harmonix's Rock Band series, and is a downloadable title that doesn't let players use Rock Band instruments. The goal is the same: play well on multiple music tracks. The twist is that you have to perform as a one-man band.
Pros: Compatible with over 3500 available Rock Band songs, Requires a level of strategy not seen in Rock Band or Guitar Hero, New found replay value in even the most familiar Rock Band songs
Cons: Online connection required to use power ups, Incompatible with Rock Band 3 disc songs and The Beatles: Rock Band, No difficulty settings
Excerpt: Rock Band Blitz is a bit like a wooden rollercoaster. When you first experience it, it’s thrilling--but with each repeated ride, it starts to feel less exciting and more rickety. The immediate comparison to make would be Harmonix’s 2001 PlayStation 2 breakout title FreQuency, and its fantastic 2003...
Pros: Pleasantly inventive power-ups, Makes each song feel new again, Works with all your Rock Band DLC
Cons: Saving up for temporary point boosters, Constantly micromanaging each track, Not much to do once you’ve played all your songs
Conclusion: Concept: Play through 25 new Rock Band songs minus multiplayer or plastic instruments
Graphics: Colorful onscreen visuals keep the game inviting and attractive
Sound: Strong new songs lean towards the pop end of the spectrum, but your own Rock Band library fills the gaps
Excerpt: Hace mucho, mucho tiempo... existían los juegos difíciles , aquellos que requerían pericia, agilidad y coordinación . Harmonix hizo alguno de ellos, juegos musicales occidentales en los que no había micrófonos ni aparatosos periféricos, sino sencillamente un mando.
Summary: Med håndkontrollen som taktstokk og plastikkinstrumentene som et fjernt minne, tilbyr Rock Band Blitz et musikkspill for de som har til gode å la seg bite av basillen, eller bare ønsker mer musikalsk moro etter Rock Band 3.