Amplitude Delayed to End of Year for PS4, Beginning of 2016 for PS3, Soundtrack Doubled in Size


With a new post on their Kickstarter page, Harmonix has announced a delay to Amplitude. Via Alex Rigopolous and Ryan Lessler as cartoons, we’re informed of a delay to compensate for a scope(and budget!) increase, adding more songs, more modes, more maps, more lots of stuff. A budget increase is a pretty good sign, but delaying the game so long means employees can’t migrate over to Rock Band 4 after development/launch of Amplitude! The full text of the news follows.

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Listen to Oscar Bernard’s latest appearance on “Living Room Clutter”!

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Our own Oscar Bernard (also known as @OsagaTheGreat) appeared as a guest on the Rock Band podcast Living Room Clutter. If you remember, I appeared a few weeks ago, and it was such a good time that I jumped at the opportunity when I was invited back again!

This week we discussed topics including the 11 new songs for Rock Band 4, how Guitar Hero Live and Rock Band 4 doing in the Amazon rankings, what we think of the new build of Rock Band 4, and Guitar Hero Live being playable at Best Buy this weekend. We also touched on some of our Go-To songs in Rock Band, what we think might show up in Rock Band 4, and deliver our thoughts on the recent departure of Harmonix’s Aaron Trites.

Check out the show below:

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If you want more from Living Room Clutter’s hosts, you can follow Sidd over at @RockbandSam and on Rock Gamer and his YouTube page, as well as Dave over at @Dacespace and his website Dacespace Studios! Also be sure to check out NEO Community Radio, where you can hear this show streamed on Thursday nights at 8PM EST!

11 New Songs Announced of Rock Band 4

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After teasing the announcement last night on social media, Harmonix announced today 11 more songs coming on the disc when Rock Band 4 ships this October.

Those songs include:

  • Aerosmith – Toys in the Attic
  • The Cure – Friday I’m In Love
  • Dream Theater – Metropolis –  Part 1 “The Miracle And The Sleeper”
  • Foo Fighters – The Feast and the Famine
  • Judas Priest – Halls Of Valhalla
  • Live – All Over You
  • The Outfield – Your Love
  • Ozzy Osbourne – Miracle Man
  • Paramore – Still Into You
  • St. Vincent – Birth In Reverse
  • Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl

Check out RockBandAide’s Oscar Bernard on “Living Room Clutter”!

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This week, our own Oscar Bernard (also known as @OsagaTheGreat) appeared as a guest on the Rock Band podcast Living Room Clutter.

A weekly recap of all things Rock Band 4 and Guitar Hero: Live, among the topics of discussion this week included 3rd party adapters for drum kits such as the ION Kit, Amplitude’s multiplayer and song list, news about Guitar Hero Live’s GHTV feature, and much more! Also discussed were some of our highlights from the DLC store and RBN tracks, and our general feelings about Rock Band 4. Be sure to check it out and let us know what you thought of it!

Check out the show below:

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If you want more from Living Room Clutter’s hosts, you can follow Sidd over at @RockbandSam and on Rock Gamer and his YouTube page, as well as Dave over at @Dacespace and his website Dacespace Studios! Also be sure to check out NEO Community Radio, where you can hear this show streamed on Thursday nights at 8PM EST!

E3 Interviewish with Aaron Trites, Harmonix Community Manager

This week, Harmonix threw a public party during E3 for fans to come to LA and try out Rock Band 4 in the Mayan Theater, along with newly announced features like freestyle guitar solos, vocal freestyle, and custom drum fills. I was already heading there on my own, but convenient timing led to me becoming a writer for RBA, so I decided I would spend some of the time talking to Aaron Trites, getting as much out of him as I could between forum users’ questions and my own. The following is not a transcript of our talks(there were several hours over two days), quotes are not exact quotes, but it is sorted into categories you can drop to and all the information is accurate to the best of his knowledge(remember, Aaron is not a coder, not a lawyer, and has been at E3 all week, so some of the super new details/responses are beyond him until he returns and gets situated again). I am writing down everything I am allowed to repeat from this week.
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Rock Band 4 Pre-Order Songs Outed By Canadian Retailer

As part of today’s Rock Band pre-order announcement, EB Games in Canada has put up their pre-order page, and with it, a listing of the songs that will be part of the 30 additional songs made available to those that pre-order. The list is… familiar.

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