Rock Band is a rhythm game developed by Harmonix and is the first in a series.
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Story & Themes
Rock Band is a rhythm game in which players can choose from a variety of musical instruments and team up to play as a band. The objective is to follow the notes that appear on the screen, timing your own playing so that it is in sync with the music. While there isn't exactly a story to Rock Band, players can create their own characters and have them play in "Band World Tour Mode", building a reputation, earning money and fame, and unlocking new songs. Eventually, by playing in this mode players can earn their characters a record deal.
The game autosaves after each song.
Rock Band isn't too difficult, especially if played on the easiest difficulty setting. However, it could pose quite a challenge to those who lack a sense of rhythm, or young kids.
Sex & Nudity Some of the lyrics contain suggestive themes.
Strong Language Harmonix censors songs based on public radio standards; therefore some mild swearing might be heard.
Players can form a band online while in "Band Quickplay" mode. This could potentially expose players to unregulated content.
- Did you feel that your character's path to fame and success was realistic for a band?
- What's your favorite instrument to play?