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Jerry Bruckheimer Games is no more

Do you remember Jerry Bruckheimer Games? You would be forgiven if you didn't. After we first heard that the studio would be partnering with MTV in 2007, and then that it had acquired talent from Microsoft and Ubisoft in 2009, it appare...   read

 
 
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Review: Dance Central 3

The Dance Central franchise took me by surprise. In the very early stages of Kinect, I was extremely skeptical of the tech --  to be blunt, I didn't really believe in it. After testing the first entry at E3, however, I was pretty much ...   read

 
 
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Sifl and Olly are sock puppets that review videogames

The late 1990s were a very different time for entertainment. It was a time when MTV played music videos most of the time, and when they didn't, it was usually so they could show you something that you couldn't find anywhere else. It was a ...   read

 
 
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Ne-Yo's 'Closer' is coming to Dance Central 2 tomorrow

Been getting enough of the dance game craze yet? Well, I'm sure some of you out there aren't because the dancing games are still selling like crazy. As a result, new DLC is on the way for Dance Central 2 tomorrow and this time it's apparent...   read

 
 
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New Alan Wake & BioWare title, MGS:Rising to debut at VGA

It's almost that time of the year again: the run-up to the Video Game Awards and the inevitable announcements of new games as Call of Duty steals some Best Character award from a game that actually has characters. First of all a new Alan Wa...   read

 
 
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E3: Act a fool with Yoostar on MTV

Earlier this year, Yoostar 2 launched onto the Xbox 360 and PS3, allowing players to insert themselves into their favorite movies. Shortly thereafter, the game was integrated with Yoostar Playground, adding expanded social functionalit...   read

 
 
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MTV Games closes its doors

After Viacom's sale of Harmonix, it looks like MTV Games is closing up shop, according to MCV. The company's international office was reportedly closed on Wednesday, with only a handful of financial staff on hand in the company's New York o...   read

 
 
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Dance Central DLC: Janet Jackson, Rihanna and Blur

Here's a video promoting the latest batch of DLC for Dance Central. You can see moves performed for "Control" by Janet Jackson, "Disturbia" by Rihanna and the always excellent of "Girls & Boys" by Blur. Watching this trailer actually h...   read

 
 
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Leave the house, visit a store, get free Rock Band 3 DLC

You should already have your free DJ Hero and Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock downloadable content. But how about something for Rock Band 3? Sure, why not!This one involves leaving the house, so put on some pants. This Friday is apparently "R...   read

 
 
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If Jersey Shore were an RPG

This is probably good for a chuckle. It portrays a terrifying vision of the future in which Jersey Shore is licensed and produced as a videogame. Thankfully, the blow is softened somewhat by how clearly it's satire. Still, I wouldn't ...   read

 
 


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Rock Band surpasses 2,000 songs next week

Here's my dilemma, one that I'm sure many of you can relate with: I can't go to the Rock Band store. Physically, I can, but knowing how many worthwhile songs are up for purchase and how impulse buying is far too easy when it comes to digita...   read

 
 
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Surprise reveal from major electronics firm coming today

I won't even claim to know what this is. We just wanted to point this out so that you can wait alongside us and maybe throw out some guesses while we wait.  What are we waiting for? Well, it seems that a "major consumer electronics com...   read

 
 
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Rock Band DLC: The Doobie Brothers make Rock Band debut

Like it does every week, a bunch of music is coming to the Rock Band store next week. Spot the tracks that don't quite fit in. (Hint: They're performed by a group that rhymes with The Boobie Mothers.) Anthrax – “Among the Livin...   read

 
 
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Rock Band 3's Pro Guitar for dummies

Playing a real guitar is complicated, at least more so than picking up a five-button plastic one. Teaching someone to play guitar, even more so. Doing it with a videogame using and expanding on an existing "gameplay vocabulary"? Harmonix is...   read

 
 
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Bob Marley 'greatest hits' album coming to Rock Band

When Rock Band 3 hits shelves on October 26, Bob Marley & The Wailer's "Get Up, Stand Up" will be playable on the disc. But it won't be Marley's Rock Band debut -- according to a commercial spotted on VH1 Classic, the musician's greates...   read

 
 
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Rock Band DLC: Dio's 'Holy Diver'; what more do you want?

Next week's Rock Band Music Store downloads looks to be one of the most eclectic batch of releases yet. From Dio to Morrissey, Julianna Hatfield to The Smiths, "random" is a good word to describe it. But this must be said… f*****g "...   read

 
 
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Video reminder: Rock Band 3 has keyboards

In case you had forgotten or missed the memo, Harmonix and MTV Games have released a new Rock Band 3 trailer today that focuses on the game's new instrument: keyboards. Yes, the upcoming iteration of the music title will let you tickle the...   read

 
 
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Rock Band 3 DS looks like Amplitude with more Smash Mouth

It's no surprise that Rock Band 3 on the Nintendo DS is being mostly ignored. Its console siblings are packed with new features, including the much-talked-about "Pro" modes and the new keyboard peripheral. On Nintendo's handheld, well&hell...   read

 
 
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Rock Band Avatar 'rocks' Xbox Live or something

I've spent a lot of MS Points on Rock Band songs, but very few on Avatar items. By "very few" I mean zero. So Harmonix and MTV Games introducing Rock Band Avatar items seems like some kind of ploy into tricking me to purchase them. Well, it...   read

 
 
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Rock Band DLC: Going country for the fourth time

Hey, people living in the midwest -- don't say Harmonix and MTV Games never gave you nothing'! Next week, the Rock Band Store will be updated with its fourth country pack, shockingly titled "Going Country Pack 04." The nine song track pack ...   read

 
 
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Dance Central's prettiest pictures rock the dancefloor

Oh hey, check it out! In addition to the announcement of brand new songs for Dance Central, Harmonix sent over a positive slurry of brand new screenshots and character art for the game. There's a little something for everyone, and you can s...   read

 
 
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Updated Dance Central tracklist is full of satisfaction

Harmonix was thoughtful enough at a recent press event to show off some of the brand new tracks you'll be able to dance to in the Kinect exclusive Dance Central. Part of the event was to show off many of the new songs that players can look ...   read

 
 
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Check out these brand new screenshots of Rock Band 3

If you take a look at some of the screenshots Harmonix swung our way, and you look deep enough, you can see some heavy duty Pro mode action at play. With Pro Keys and Pro guitar, whoever is rocking that really knows their stuff. Do you thin...   read

 
 
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Marley, INXS, Slipknot and more confirmed for Rock Band 3

Eurogamer has the details on 10 more tracks that will makes their way to the Rock Band 3 disc this October, and it's music from artists spanning the globe. Whether you're looking from music from Germany or Australia or Mexico, Harmonix and ...   read

 
 
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Rock Band DLC: Single song explosion!

Track packs of a single artist are for the birds! So next week, MTV Games and Harmonix will be providing single songs from eight different artists, a handful of which have never appeared in Rock Band (or any other music game) before. Here's...   read

 
 
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