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Super Meat Boy's second boss is an adorable nightmare


Jun 06
// Jonathan Holmes
When I first saw the World 1 boss of Super Meat Boy, I just assumed that the game would have you to going up against one of Dr. Fetus's giant machines on a semi-regular basis. That's how Dr Wily and Dr Robotnik roll, so why w...
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J-rock hinted at for Rock Band, Japan version mostly dead


May 18
// Ben Perlee
You know, it has been almost two years since Harmonix made the announcement of a Japanese version of Rock Band. Co-developed with Q-Entertainment, Rock Band: Japan was going to be the grand cash-in to the land of moonspeak. S...
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Guitar Hero 6 set list possibly leaked, no surprises


May 17
// Ben Perlee
When it come to Guitar Hero 6 I don't think most of the people picking it up are going to be trying to find a revolutionary new title that shakes things up. Rather, they want more of the same gameplay that has stayed with the...
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'Splosion Man's theme song now up on Rock Band Network


Mar 15
// Jordan Devore
It's wild stuff like this that has me craving Rock Band Network so desperately. The theme song to Twisted Pixel's 'Splosion Man has been authored for RBN, which means we may potentially see it as a playable song in Rock Band ...

Tim Schafer talks Brutal Legend on Late Night

Oct 04 // Matthew Razak
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I don't watch Late Night at all, so far be it from me to pass judgment on the quality of the show, but if this is how Fallon runs all his interviews it has to be the most awkward show in the world. When Tim Schafer is on your...

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EA Denmark lets Brutal Legend soundtrack slip (Update)


Aug 09
// Matthew Razak
I don't know if the soundtrack for a game has every truly been "hotly anticipated," but if one had to choose the most "hotly anticipated" soundtrack to a game ever it might just be Brütal Legend's as ...
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Gorillaz, Janis Joplin and more come to Rock Band


Aug 07
// Colette Bennett
I haven't been excited for any of the recent Rock Band DLC, but today's announcement pretty much turns that around 180 degrees. August 11th, a Gorillaz three pack will come to Rock Band featuring "Clint Eastwood", &...
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17 minutes of Brutal Legend with Tim Schafer


Jul 03
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
We at Destructoid cannot get enough of Brütal Legend. Everything about this game is going to be so awesome! A new video for the game was released and it shows off the first 17 minutes of the game. All of this was covere...
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Nevermind the bad news, Brütal Legend definitely still rocks


Jun 14
// Matthew Razak
Just a scant few posts down we brought you all some unfortunate Brütal Legend news. You probably read it and felt your ability to head bang for five minutes straight slowly seep away. Fear not! We bring head banging reju...
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More troubles for Brutal Legend


Jun 14
// Matthew Razak
Bear with me here; my metal knowledge begins and ends with the word "metal." So Ronnie James Dio was going to be in Brütal Legend, since he's a metal legend and all and the game is about metal music. Also a met...
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Here is who you'll rock with when you rock with GH5


May 31
// Matthew Razak
Eager to find out what bands will be shipping with Guitar Hero 5? According to NME the headlining bands will include the likes of the Arctic Monkeys, Nirvana, Blur, Gorillaz, Bob Dylan and a crap ton more that are listed afte...
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Any excuse to post about 'The Touch'


May 17
// Matthew Razak
We've already reported the rumor that "The Touch" would be coming to Guitar Hero at some point. However, everyone out there preparing to relive their childhood better take a moment and sit down. The Tom and Dan podc...
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The pioneer of shock rock is finally coming to Rock Band. In the Rock Band community mailer today, Harmonix announced a ton of awesome Alice Cooper content that will be dropping into the Rock Band store next week! SQUEEEE!The...

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Guitar Hero: Smash Hits features songs you've heard


Apr 11
// Matthew Razak
Activision knows what it is doing, that much is clear. For anyone who doesn't know about DLC or Rock Band -- which is, in all probability, a large chunk of the population -- Guitar Hero: Smash Hits is going to be like some so...
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Here is your almost-look at what the Aliens RPG looked like


Feb 26
// Jordan Devore
It was a sad day when we heard that the Aliens RPG had been canceled, but now we're going to compound your sorrow by pointing you towards some concept art for the mysterious project.After talking with Nick about the Dirty Har...
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King Diamond confirmed for Guitar Hero Metallica


Feb 23
// Colette Bennett
When I was about eleven years old, my aunt and uncle had a friend named Chris that was the only guy I knew at the time who liked videogames AND heavy metal -- the guy was pretty much a total badass. When he sat me down and pl...
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Calling all plastic guitar jockeys: Activision wants to put you in Guitar Hero


Mar 24
// Niero Gonzalez
Class clowns, singers, gymnasts, flexible accountants and pyromaniacs: listen up.  Activision has launched www.releaseyourrockstar.com and looking for some freak-nasty Guitar Hero home video performances for a chance to ...
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From babyz to groupiez: Ubisoft announces Imagine Rock Star for Nintendo DS


Mar 20
// Nick Chester
If anyone has watched VH1's Rock of Love -- a show where Poison frontman Brett Michaels tries to pick a girlfriend from a gaggle of strippers and other assorted slutty adult industry-types -- one thing is clear: you probably ...
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Activision sponsors Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


Mar 06
// Dale North
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has new sponsorship from the makers of Guitar Hero. How fitting!  "Where there's music, there's Guitar Hero, and there are countless Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees who...
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EA hasn't forgotten about Road Rash fans, but what's the hold up?


Feb 21
// SRVSLPS
Sorry SNES fans, but do you recall all of the great games that the Sega Genesis used to offer? A few come to mind, but one of my personal favorites was an old EA title called Road Rash. It was one of those games that two peop...
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Boston, Foreigner, and Journey come to Guitar Hero 3


Jan 24
// Jordan Devore
Rejoice guitar heroes, for today marks the release of the greatest Guitar Hero III downloadable content yet! Available on the Xbox Live Marketplace right now, the Classic Rock Track Pack can be yours for 500 Microsoft Points....
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Rock Band characters are the new Miis, this time with more cowbell


Dec 10
// Tiff
When the Wii debuted a year ago, Nintendo put an entirely new demographic of gamers' undergarments in a twist over the simple yet extremely customizable Miis. The Miis were revolutionary to this extent, providing a basic and ...
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All Hands On Rock Band: Carrie Brownstein's Slate review


Nov 28
// Earnest Cavalli
Sleater-Kinney is sort of an institution in my part of the world. See, they began in this tiny Northwest microculture and since then have gone on to the sort of bizarre limbo of indie groups where they're simultaneously unkno...
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Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 site live: Fillerween is a glorious day!


Oct 31
// Earnest Cavalli
Today is so slow that we bring you the stunning revelation that the website for the upcoming Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 is now live. At the site you can find pictures, your traditional Web 2.0-style intro and more of that bunny ...
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DDR Universe 2 Official songlist released


Oct 25
// Colette Bennett
Mixing in a handful of familiar titles such as Franz Ferdinand's "Take Me Out" and Herbie Hancock's "Rockit" (OMG SO GOOD) with the usual slew of insanely happy dance tracks, DDR Universe 2 is back and rea...
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Rock Band social networking Web site revealed, release date slightly bumped up


Oct 25
// Nick Chester
Social networking sites are all the rage, and so is Harmonix's upcoming Rock Band, so the marriage of the two just makes sense. Today, the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company revealed detailed plans for ROCKBAND.com, which...
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Rock Band achievements reveal what you'll be doing for the next six months


Oct 17
// Nick Chester
When I picked up an Xbox 360 at launch, I was giddy over the idea of achievement points. I even vowed that I would not stop playing a game until I had completed all of the achievement tasks; this quickly went to hell when I f...
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Brutal Legend trailer contains more metal than the human race can handle


Oct 16
// Nick Chester
I'm not this drooling Tenacious D/Jack Black fan, and I'm not exactly sure what the connection between him and Tim Schafer's Double Fine is, but I'll tell you what: This trailer for the upcoming Brutal Legend is ... man. Wow....
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Hands-on with Guitar Hero 3: Legends of Rock for the Wii


Oct 16
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
So how am I supposed to do write-up on a Guitar Hero game? Everyone has either played it or know of the concept -- you press five colored buttons, flip a switch up and down and pretend you're actually playing a guitar. Actual...
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17 new tracks announced for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock


Oct 03
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
It looks like the rumors were true, for the most part anyway! Activision just sent over a press release announcing 17 new tracks which add up to about 60 tracks in total. Comparing this to the rumor list though, there's still...

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