raynebc;4343615 said:I think they're setting the bar really high to be offering "infinite" amounts DLC, but that could be a misquote by that article's author.
mec_os;4344538 said:lol, there is actually an app for this http://www.rockprodigy.com/
raynebc;4344624 said:That does look like it would work nicely, but even on an iPad, I can't help but think it would be hard to see/use while both of your hands were busy with a guitar.
princessjessa13;4343608 said:When it comes to friends, nothing beats those 5-buttons.
Ranger D;4345183 said:This is a key point. Rock Band is universal that anyone can come over and jam together and have fun. This 'game' isn't like that...unless of course everyone knows how to play a real guitar....or own a real guitar.For that matter, wonder how in depth multi player can even be?
Witticus;4345703 said:What I'm more worried about is this being associated as a Rock Band title like Band Hero was. Seriously Rock Smith is very similar and if its only guitar, why wouldn't they call it Guitarsmith? Guitar isn't the only rock instrument.
toymachineSH;4345704 said:Will there be multiplayer?Absolutely. But we cant reveal everything just yet. More on this to come.
ChodTheWacko;4347195 said:Here's a wild idea - Perhaps the game doesn't convert pitch to note at all.Perhaps it's the other way around - the game itself knows the sound wave foreach note/chord.Then it just listens for the sound wave coming in through the input and doesa diff, and your accuracy is based on that.Tablature doesn't have much point if the game can't detect what string/fret you are plucking anyway.- Frank
Last week I was in Austin for South by Southwest, a huge festival for interactive, film and most famous for music. Thats why SXSW was the perfect outlet to unveil our new game, Rocksmith! After spending a week in its presence, I am thoroughly convinced it is the game to breathe new life into the music genre; recently deemed deadened by gaming news sources.Ive seen it with my own eyes, guys- this ones different. Its really a real guitar. It plugs straight from your Xboxs USB port into a standard ¼ inch guitar jack. So there are no plastic peripherals or any of that tried and tired nonsense just a genuine guitar experience. The gameplay is adaptive, so whether youre a beginning guitar player or an expert one, you can enjoy and benefit from this game. Its going to include a whopping 50 pedals and additionally serve as an amp in your TV setup. The game will also provide a revolutionary form of tablature, allowing players to learn new songs straight from the game rather than by printed page.As Ive said before, Ive always wanted to learn to play the guitar. Once I got my hands on Rocksmith, I knew it could be a fun new way to learn. There was a long line outside the tour bus we had four setups each outfitted with a guitar, Rocksmith, a pair of ASTRO headsets and a professional guitarist.. I watched a mix of musicians, gamers & average Jacks put their concert and barhopping on hold to wait in our Rocksmith bus line. The faces of the people waiting to play conveyed a mix of eagerness and skepticism. It was a heartening experience to watch them go from that to picking up a guitar, play the game and immediately having fantastic things to say about Rocksmith.I helped hype the game & catch the eye of artists we wanted to get on the game. Among others I got Gary Clark Jr to play, a guitarist Id previously never heard of before but got to and wow can he wail! He was really great. We also got a few artists from Beast Make Bomb, Surfer Blood, The Tenants and several other bands to try out & speak on the game all were honestly impressed and had wonderful things to say about it
raynebc;4349343 said:Anybody that is reviewing Rocksmith should compare its weaknesses and strengths to Rock Band 3 if they are going to claim that it "renovates the music game genre" or make any kind of implication that using a real guitar in-game is a new concept that hasn't been accomplished already. Unless they do, they are just spreading propaganda.
So the biggest strength for Rocksmith is that the sounds that comes out of your guitar will be the sound you hear through your TV or home theater.