Posts Tagged ‘Rock Band’

Rock out with your goggs out in Rock Band VR in March

Harmonix may have failed to crowdfund a PC port of Rock Band 4 but their rhythm game is soon coming our way for folks already committed to a plastic peripheral lifestyle. Rock Band VR [official site] will launch for Oculus Rift on March 23rd, Harmonix have announced, letting goggheads jack in to rock out on a virtual stage. It’ll need the Oculus Touch motion controller as well as a console Rock Band 4 guitar controller. Here, have a cybergander in this new mixed-reality trailer: Read the rest of this entry »

Tuning Up: Rock Band 4 Crowdfunding PC Port

Plastic-bashing rhythm game Rock Band 4 [official site] may roll on over from consoles to PC, if creators Harmonix can raise $1,500,000 (£1.1m-ish) from would-be shredders. Today they launched a crowdfunding campaign through Fig to fund a PC port, which they hope to release in autumn 2016. If they make it, they’ll add one big feature not on consoles: they’ll bring back the Rock Band Network tools for musicians to turn their own songs into game tracks and sell them via the Steam Workshop.

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Rock Band – PC Gamers Will Have You

They might not release Rock Band for PC, but by hook or by crook, we’ll have it.

Engadget spotted that ultra hax0r blogger dxprog has hooked up his Rock Band drumkit to his PC.

It’s still early days, but look – the PC can see it. You’ll see EA! You’ll see Harmonix! Refuse to release your gizmos for the PC, we’ll have them anyway.

There’s full instructions for how to do this on dxprog’s blog, and a pre-made zip for those too fearful to try it themselves. (We won’t direct link to that out of politeness, but it’s at the bottom of his post).