Excerpt: "Rock Band 2 on bändipelien kruunaamattoman kuninkaan odotettu jatko-osa, jonka pelilliset muutokset ovat niin konservatiivisia, että sen nimi pitäisi olla oikeastaan Rock Band 1,5. Päivittynyt uramoodin ja Drum Trainer ovat ihan mukavia lisäyksiä, mutta olisin mieluusti luopunut kumpaisestakin, jos mukana olisi ollut laulumoodi, joka ihan oikeasti toimii.
Pros: + Täydellisen koukuttavaa yksin ja seurassa, + Loistavan tasapainoinen biisivalikoima, + Netissä rutkasti lisäsisältöä
Cons: - Kelvottomat lauluosuudet, - Kitara- ja bassoraitojen epätasainen vaikeustaso
Summary: I picked up my first guitar when I was in elementary school, and I asked my father -- an amateur guitarist who strummed along along to David Bowie vinyl records for fun -- to teach me a basic chord. It wasn’t 15 minutes before my whining began: my fingers were too small, the strings were too tough... the human hand doesn’t stretch like that, I complained.
Excerpt: Rock Band 2 is the sequel to Harmonix\'s Rock Band, the game that popularized virtual bands for the Western audience. The game play has been improved, but there are some new features as well as many great new songs, while it still has that same solid feel to it. Many view it as more of an expansion than a sequel. Either way it\'s worth considering if you like playing air guitar, singing, or banging on drums.
Excerpt: Last year Rock Band was an instant hit. Taking all the best aspects of past music based games (Guitar Hero, Karaoke Revolution, etc.) and combining them into one package was a recipe for success. But while there were a lot of things done right, there was one critical factor that was missing: the ability to play the main game mode, Band World Tour, online, requiring bands to get together in one location, something that could prove difficult for those who enjoy playing...