Rock Band Review


First off, there are a few things Rock Band aficionados should know about the iPhone version, as there were some concessions made in bringing the franchise to a phone. Number one, while there is a vocals section, it doesn

Presentation-wise, this is a spot-on recreation of the console version of Rock Band. While the band animations are obviously pared down a bit, that fact that you still get them is pretty amazing. You

So how does it play? Fortunately, very well. One thing that always concerns me with heavier duty iPhone games is framerate. I have one of the older 3G (not 3GS) models, so I have experienced significant slowdowns in some games. There are some minor performance issues with Rock Band on my phone, but they

The game certainly plays much better on songs that utilize a lot of single note runs, and the vast majority of the songs included play out that way

Rock Band

Ron Burke is the Editor in Chief for Gaming Trend. Currently living in Fort Worth, Texas, Ron is an old-school gamer who enjoys CRPGs, action/adventure, platformers, music games, and has recently gotten into tabletop gaming. Ron is also a fourth degree black belt, with a Master's rank in Matsumura Seito Shōrin-ryū, Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do, Universal Tang Soo Do Alliance, and International Tang Soo Do Federation. He also holds ranks in several other styles in his search to be a well-rounded fighter. Ron has been married to Gaming Trend Editor, Laura Burke, for 21 years. They have three dogs - Pazuzu (Irish Terrier), Atë, and Calliope (both Australian Kelpie/Pit Bull mixes).
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