Excerpt: I like country music, so I was very happy to get the opportunity to review Rock Band Country Track Pack 2. Our friends over at Harmonix provided Family Friendly Gaming a reviewable copy of this track pack on the Xbox 360.
Excerpt: Blur. Song 2. On the drums. Hard setting. It was quite the blow to my ego when I first played drums on Lego Rock Band only to find that I couldn’t automatically achieve the greatness I deserved without trial or effort.
Excerpt: If you don't follow videogames with a hawkish and cynical eye, you might see LEGO Rock Band and think it's missing a comma and conjunction, like as in "For Christmas, Billy wants some LEGOs, Rock Band and a baseball cap." You'd be wrong, as LEGO Rock Band is exactly what it sounds like.
Pros: If you like alternative music that spans decades and can forgive a couple pop-punk tracks -- and the Counting Crows - take this as a recommendation.
Cons: If you're disgusted by a LEGO-ized Iggy Pop, well, maybe you're barking up the wrong Christmas Tree For more on Rock Band and music, check out: Rock Band videos on GameVideos UGO Music
Summary: While the game has it share of shortcomings, there's still no denying that playing this game with a set of friends is about as much fun as you can possibly have at the same time from any game on the market.
Simplified, no-fail Rock Band with a whimsical story.
Common Sense Media
26 September 2009
Summary: Parents need to know that LEGO Rock Band is a music simulation game that is purposely made easier to play than traditional Rock Band games. It features a Super Easy mode that allows newbies and kids to play.
Excerpt: ot satisfied with taking the plastic instrument-based rhythm genre into band exclusivity with , series developer Harmonix has teamed up with Traveller's Tales to bring another spin on the formula with as you know it.
Conclusion: The intensity of playing with other musicians in a real rock group and performing live is a serious rush, and Rock Band emulates the same vibe with incredible precision. The Wii version is not perfect, but the game is easily as enjoyable and addictive as it is on other consoles.
Excerpt: Lego RockBand takes the RockBand franchise into a much more family friendly direction. All of the characters, instruments, etc. are Legos. The Lego characters sing, dance, and act just like rock stars.