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Rock Band Unplugged

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Overall 8

Rock Band Unplugged

24 January 2011
  • Excerpt: No need for a roadie for this version. Anyone who is familiar with rhythm-based games […]
  • Pros: + Solid selection of tracks, + Works great for portable play, + Music store
  • Cons: No multiplayer, No cross platform DLC
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Overall 9

Rock Band Unplugged (PSP)

2 March 2010
  • Excerpt: Strong Points: Portable Rock band game; very nice and diverse song selection; DLC available; adds a new dimension of gameplay.
  • Pros: Portable Rock band game; very nice and diverse song selection; DLC available; adds a new dimension of gameplay.
  • Cons: No multiplayer capabilities; no way to import songs from other Rock Band games; game can lag when there is lots on the screen.
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Overall 8

Expert Review

Game Informer
22 December 2009
  • Summary: I should confess up front that I got hooked on beat-matching games because of Frequency and Amplitude. With that in mind, it's not hard for me to find a lot to love in Unplugged. Rapid-fire track switching adds a singular level of challenge that easily makes up for the lack of a dedicated guitar peripheral. Increased difficulties add that addictive curve that keeps you coming back to improve, and perfecting a song on expert is as hard as it is on the console games.
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Review: Rock Band Unplugged (Sony PSP)

Diehard GameFAN
7 December 2009
  • Summary: Rock Band Unplugged doesn’t stray too far from the beaten path (and some might say it only combines two different Harmonix games), but it offers a lot to experience and is just plain fun. Backbone Entertainment and Harmonix have essentially taken the Playstation 2 version of Rock Band 2 and changed it up to not only make it playable on the PSP but also freshen up the series’ game play.
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Overall 8
Graphics 8
Sound 9
Control 8
Addiction 8

Rock Band: Unplugged Review

Cheat Code Central
5 December 2009

Legend of Grimrock

Hooked Gamers
5 December 2009
  • Conclusion: Legend of Grimrock starts off a little ponderously, almost unwelcoming. Whereas its inspiration Eye of the Beholder treated the player to colourful red walls upon entering, Grimrock’s look more realistic and, as a result, a bit dull. The bestiary is a little less varied too and initially at least, there seems to be a lot less to do.
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Fun, challenging music game for PSP, with teen lyrics.

Common Sense Media
4 December 2009
  • Summary: Parents need to know that this music game is rated "Teen" for some potentially offensive rock lyrics and cartoon-like musicians who can be suggestively dressed.
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Overall 10

Rock Band: Unplugged

Playstation Illustrated
23 November 2009
  • Excerpt: Imagine Rock Band shrunk down and injected into your PSP. Well, that's what Rock Band: Unplugged looks like. You have your customizable band members, with a multitude of clothing and instrument options, the same look and feel as Rock Band from the consoles, the manager/staff element that allows you to hire different staff members to give you bonuses in popularity or income or access to certain venues... it's all there. Mostly.
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Overall 8

PSP Review – Rock Band Unplugged

PlayStation LifeStyle
18 November 2009
  • Summary: Rhythm games  have become a huge sales force over the past coupleRead the full article…
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Rock Band Unplugged Review

15 October 2009
  • Excerpt: We've had Guitar Hero on the DS, complete with odd add-on peripheral, but until now Rock Band has remained a home console game only. Portable gamers wanting a Rock Band fix while out and about need fret no more, though, as Rock Band Unplugged brings the band experience to the PSP - and there's no awkward peripheral in sight. It might sound like a recipe for a dull, uninspired game, but Unplugged is easily one of the best PSP games of 2009.
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