NFG Summary:Rock Band offers an unrivaled multiplayer experience, allowing players to rock out together whether they’re in the same room or on opposite sides of the globe. With a wide range of iconic tracks and weekly downloadable content, this game offers endless challenges and a chance to showcase your skills as a rock star. The character creation feature adds a personalized touch, while the freestyle drum and vocal fill windows allow for creative expression and showmanship. Overall, Rock Band is a must-have for music lovers and aspiring rockers.

Categories: Rhythm
Meta Score: 92
User Score: 77.0
Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, iOS (iPhone/iPad), Wii
Publisher Names: MTV Games
Support Language: English
Publish Date: 2007-11-20

PC Requirements:


  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 or better
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 512 MB Memory, ATI HD5650 or better
  • Storage: 500 MB available space


Play together in your living room or across the world! Rock Band offers deep online functionality, allowing players to rock together whether they’re in Rhode Island or Reykjavik. Major record labels and leading music publishers have signed on to provide unrivaled access to master recordings and legendary rock artists – from punk, metal and alternative to classic and southern rock. Rock Band ships with 45 fearsome tracks from artists like Bon Jovi and The Ramones to Black Sabbath and Stone Temple Pilots. Full support for downloadable content delivers never-ending challenges. New content will be available every week. Download full albums for play with Rock Band including the iconic rock album ‘Who’s Next’ by The Who. Metallica has signed on to offer several tracks as digitally-distributed game levels for Rock Band as well as "Enter Sandman" for the Rock Band ship disc. Create your own rock avatar! Mold a unique rocker using Rock Band’s character creator. Chose from gender, body shape, face, hair, clothes, tattoos and signature moves. Don’t forget to pick your specialized rockin’ instrument. Drumming in the spotlight! Showcase a real drum solo with Rock Band’s freestyle drum fill windows featured in each song. Break out your own rhythm and style as anything goes! Vocalists can bring the crowd to their feet during Rock Band’s freestyle vocal fill windows. Ad-lib your own words or shout to the crowd to raise the rock intensity of the performance. Band mates can fail out of a song for poor performance, but the band still plays on. Rescue your failing mate by busting out signature moves and blistering solos to wow the crowd with showmanship. Earn bonus points for your band during Rock Band’s Unison Phrase opportunities if everyone plays perfectly. [Harmonix]

Positive Comment(s)

The game has a unique and innovative approach to game design that is sure to make it stand out from the crowd.100GameSpy
The carnival atmosphere makes Rock Band a total blast to play, or to even just watch, waiting for your turn. Even with the high price of admission, Rock Band is well worth purchasing.100Thunderbolt
Give up everything else. This is your life now.100The A.V. Club
An unparalleled, one-of-a-kind experience that represents the very best that gaming has to offer.100GameShark
With so much on disc content, and plenty of downloadable content being rolled out, Rock Band is an investment that will keep you and your friends rocking for a long time to come.100GotNext
Rock Band is certainly the most ambitious music game yet and largely succeeds.96PGNx Media
The reason Rock Band works so well, aside from the instrumentation, is the intangibles that permeate throughout the entire game.95Deeko
Rock Band is an incredible evolution of what Harmonix has been doing for years.95Armchair Empire
Picking up Rock Band and starting out is such an easy and enjoyable experience. You will feel like you are actually in a rock band, without playing thousands of dollars for equipment.95Xbox Achievements
All in all Rock Band is thoroughly enjoyable experience and could easily become one of the top party games of 200892Gamers’ Temple

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