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Konami To Start A Rock Revolution

The music genre is one of the most popular in gaming history; what began with the likes of PaRappa the Rapper back on the original PlayStation has grown into a revolution that boasts gigantic franchises like Guitar Hero, SingStar, and Rock Band. Konami, who once published Guitar Freaks, is now looking to take a piece of that tasty pie with a revolution of their own: Rock Revolution.

The game is scheduled for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and will boast a guitar controller and a "realistic drum kit designed by real musicians." (source-GameSpot) Konami isn't limiting the game to any one particular rock category, either; they've said we can expect "a broad range of music styles," and bands like Twisted Sister, Motley Crue, The Ramones and Quiet Riot will be featured. They also plan to keep up with the competition, as Rock Revolution will compete with Guitar Hero IV when it comes to customization. Konami's effort will have a virtual music studio where players can create their own tracks - to add to the 40 that will be included in the game - and there will be multiple gameplay modes: Jam Mode (test and record your creations), Career, and online and offline Versus, Co-op and Band Battle multiplayer.

Rock Revolution will thunder onto store shelves some time this fall, which means the aforementioned Guitar Hero IV will most certainly be a major competitor. Either way, though, it's just another option for all you music fans out there!

Related Game(s): Rock Revolution

5/16/2008 Ben Dutka

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Friday, May 16, 2008 @ 1:35:54 PM

Maybe we've finally got a decent instrument music game. Yeah Guitar Hero 3 was fun, but the dcl was a huge let down. Without good dlc support these games just aren't all that fun after a while. There's a reason music fans often have very large music collections.
Konami has form for delivering. Let's hope they keep that up for this one.

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Friday, May 16, 2008 @ 5:16:44 PM

I'm not a fan of these games, but I hope Konami is successful in this.

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Friday, May 16, 2008 @ 5:54:42 PM

Cant wait 4 Guitar Hero 4, i would probably buy this game only if it cost 50-100$

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Friday, May 16, 2008 @ 6:03:55 PM

Is Kojima the leader of this project? If he is ill fight for that game, even if I have to beat up that old innocent lady walking away from Wal-Mart or Gamestop for one... ill do it, im crazy O_o

(I know it's highly unlikly for him to be the LP, but hey... Not my fault if I have some wild imaginations like that)

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Friday, May 16, 2008 @ 7:08:34 PM

Snake and Liquid Ocelot need to be unlockable and it needs to use MGS4's engine. Can you imagine playing as Snake in those awesome graphics and pulling off a sweet solo.

Oh yeah, Sauron from the Lord of the Rings should be in this game too. Why, you ask? Because I said so.

Last edited by Ed_Wayne on 5/16/2008 7:09:48 PM

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Saturday, May 17, 2008 @ 4:03:46 AM

oh bother... not more rock games... (yawns... bigger yawns)

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Saturday, May 17, 2008 @ 8:48:23 AM

Now I'm a huge fan of the Rock genre...but how bout something a little different. Lets get some turntables! acordions (spelling?!?)!saxophones! a triangle! (ok maybe not the acordions or triangle...but you get what i'm saying!)

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Tuesday, July 15, 2008 @ 10:43:19 AM

"but how bout something a little different. Lets get some turntables!"
Try beatmania. Konami. Bemani. Go to your local arcade and see if they have IIDX.
Many people think of this "music genre" to be new and whole next gen, but it really isn't. Konami's Bemani (music game) series has been around since mid 90's, even combined (DM)

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