Rock Band: Special Edition  (Xbox 360, 2007) Reviews

Rock Band: Special Edition (Xbox 360, 2007)

199 ratings (28 Epinions reviews)
Epinions Product Rating: Excellent
5 stars
16
4 stars
10
3 stars
2
2 stars
1 star
Share This!
  Ask friends for feedback

Rock out with your Band out.

Aug 6, 2008
Review by  
Rated a Helpful Review

Pros:ultimate party game, more selection, customization, stylish, excellent song list

Cons:need a bigger living room

The Bottom Line: The best multi player party game ever. :)


RockBand came on as competition for the popular Guitar Hero franchise with more than just guitars. RockBand caters to a more broad spectrum of fans who don't want to be restricted to just guitars and want more out of the multi-player function. RockBand enables guitar, bass guitar, drums, and vocals so the guitarist can't steal the spotlight anymore. No one man show stealer here!

Each instrument comes with it's own "format" of play. Since I'm a sucker for guitar, I can't really give a good opinion on vocals and drums. When it comes to guitar and bass guitar, however, the layout and tabs are much more cleaner and organized than Guitar Hero's "circles."

The game's difficulty is a bit lighter than Guitar Hero's as well. Hard on RockBand is pretty much Guitar Hero's Medium, so if you're looking for more of a challenge when it comes to songs I recommend sticking to Guitar Hero.

Guitar Hero's song list compared to RockBand's unfortunately looks very poor. RockBand's song list a bit more broad with more "current" artists and has a larger selection to choose from in general. There are a few songs which are in both games, such as The Strokes' "Reptilia", but RockBand's list and the option to download even more songs knocks Guitar Hero's selection out of the water.

Another awesome feature that puts Guitar Hero in second place is that you can customize your own characters! You can customize gender, hair, clothes, and even tattoos. What's even more awesome is that RockBand plugs real artists and studios (such as NY Adorned) by letting you select their tattoos to put on your character. This makes the game extremely more fun when you have more options with everything.

All in all, this is the ultimate party game. Grab a friend--or three or four--and get ready to ROCK OUT!!


Recommend this product? Yes


Share this product review with your friends   
Share This!


Related Deals You Might Like...

Sony Ps2 Rock Band 2 Special Edition Game Bundle Set Playstation-2 Kit

Sony Ps2 Rock Band 2 Special Edition Game Bundle Set Playstation-2 Kit

[21] Up for sale is a brand NEW Rock Band 2 Special Edition Bundle for the Sony Playstation-2 game console.This is the complete Rock Band 2 Band Bundl...
eBay

$239.95

+$21.20 shipping
Rock Band Xbox 360 Rockband

Rock Band Xbox 360 Rockband

The most ambitious peripheral-driven game at the time of its release, Rock Band encourages aspiring musicians to drum, strum, or hum to classic and cu...
eBay

$19.98

FREE Shipping
Rock Band 2 (Xbox 360) - Pre-Owned

Rock Band 2 (Xbox 360) - Pre-Owned

Rock Band 2 has revolutionized music gaming with the ability to export most of the songs from the original Rock Band disc, Online World Tour, daily Ba...
Walmart.com

$5.00

+$4.97 shipping
The Beatles: Rock Band - Xbox 360

The Beatles: Rock Band - Xbox 360

Learn more about The Beatles: Rock Band. (Flash demo) SynopsisIn the '60s, they took the music world by storm. Now they're about to do the same for th...
Best Buy

$19.99

+$2.99 shipping
Xbox 360 Rock Band 2 Game Only Factory Sealed

Xbox 360 Rock Band 2 Game Only Factory Sealed

The Band plays on in this follow-up to the chart-topping, peripheral swapping Rock Band. Once again up to four friends can jam together on drums, lead...
eBay

$26.00

+$3.99 shipping
Video Game: Xbox 360 The Beatles: Rock Band

Video Game: Xbox 360 The Beatles: Rock Band

Name: Xbox 360 The Beatles: Rock Band; Platform: Xbox 360; Condition: New With Tags; ESRB rating: T (Teen); Max. Players: 6; By: MTV Games; Genre: mus...
Swap.com

$13.00

FREE Shipping
The Beatles: Rock Band (Xbox 360)

The Beatles: Rock Band (Xbox 360)

Find video games at Target.com! The beatles: rock band allows fans to experience the beatles extraordinary catalogue of music through gameplay that ta...
Target

$19.99

+$2.98 shipping
Xbox 360 Rock Band Track Pack Vol. 2 Game Brand Sealed

Xbox 360 Rock Band Track Pack Vol. 2 Game Brand Sealed

Rock Band fans without an online connection can continue expanding their music library with this second compilation disc of songs. As with the first T...
eBay

$6.99

FREE Shipping
Xbox 360 Rock Band 2 Game Only Sealed

Xbox 360 Rock Band 2 Game Only Sealed

The Band plays on in this follow-up to the chart-topping, peripheral swapping Rock Band. Once again up to four friends can jam together on drums, lead...
eBay
Rock Band 2 Game Only Factory Sealed Complete Xbox 360 Original Black Label

Rock Band 2 Game Only Factory Sealed Complete Xbox 360 Original Black Label

This listing is for a brand new Rock Band 2 game only f or the Xbox 360 system.The game is factory sealed.It has never been opened or played. There ar...
eBay

$40.01

FREE Shipping