Rockband is a Rhythmaction game available on the 360.
Rockband is a Rhythmaction game. Rhythm action games combine the enjoyment that comes from creating music with the challenge of video game scoring. The player is usually tasked with dancing on a mat, tapping a touch screen, pressing a button, singing into a mic or strumming a fake guitar controller in time with the music.
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If you're looking for an easy way into the popular music rhythm game genre then Lego Rock Band is the only option to take. Featuring a totally unique Lego art style, Lego Rock Band for the Xbox 360, PS3, Nintendo Wii and DS combines the accessible nature of the Rock Band franchise with the adorable and charming Lego characters. This kid-friendly entry features the same slapstick humour the Lego video games are renowned for and coupled with the fun mechanics of playing a rhythm-action music game, Lego Rock Band is a wonderful choice for all aspiring (Lego) Rock stars.
Targeted squarely at the younger market, Lego Rock Band has such a unique style of presentation that it's hard, even for a Rock Band and Guitar Hero veteran, not to find it appealing and endearing. If anything, the way Lego Rock Band has been put together means it gives the usual music game an incredibly refreshing new coat of paint to enjoy.
Rockband lets players strum, pluck and play along to their favourite music with a semi-realistic plastic instrument. It is developed by Harmonix, the team behind the ground breaking title that introduced the world to play-along video game instruments - Guitar Hero. After Guitar Hero's run away success the team were brought by MTV and developed Rockband. Guitar Hero continues to be developed by Neversoft and is now Rockband's main competitor.
Rhythm action games combine the enjoyment that comes from creating music with the challenge of video game scoring. The player is usually tasked with dancing on a mat, tapping a touch screen, pressing a button, singing into a mic or strumming a fake guitar controller in time with the music.
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