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2:30 PM on 11.29.2013

Review: BandFuse: Rock Legends

My family is very musically inclined. My father sings, and my mother sings and plays guitar. My wife's family is also musical; playing piano, guitar, drums, etc. between her, her brother, father, aunt, and so on. When I was a...

Ian Bonds


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Preview: Learn to play guitar with BandFuse: Rock Legends photo
Preview: Learn to play guitar with BandFuse: Rock Legends
by Bob Muir

I wasn't quite sure what to expect when I was invited to see a new, previously unannounced music game. Internet hyperbole states that music games, or rather rhythm games involving guitars, are dead, killed by over-saturation from franchises like Guitar Hero. Nobody is jumping to make a new color-matching game when Rock Band 3 exists, with a music library built over the last four years.

But contrary to Harmonix's underlying desire to teach music to the masses, many people never did graduate from their plastic instruments. Games like Power Gig: Rise of the Six String and Rocksmith, as well as Rock Band 3's pro guitar mode, attempted to teach guitar, but didn't succeed as instructional methods for various reasons.

Now, a new game has risen to the challenge. BandFuse: Rock Legends intends to teach guitar newcomers how to play on a real guitar. Can a plastic guitar devotee like myself learn to shred?

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5:00 AM on 10.19.2011

Heavy Fire: Afghanistan releasing in November

It's disappointing that games Medal of Honor and Six Days in Fallujah get punished for authenticity, yet things like Heavy Fire: Afghanistan are allowed to exist. We may never see that tasteful, yet horrifying depic...

Kyle MacGregor