You might be wondering just why a Rock Band 3 news post would have Guitar Hero for a banner. Well, savvy rhythm players might recognize that chart as the oh-god-please-don’t-make-me-play-that hardest song to ever be featured in a Guitar Hero game, DragonForce’s “Through The Fire And The Flames.” Why is that there, you ask? Well, alongside Jefferson Airplane, Santana, and Blood, Sweat & Tears, the mighty DragonForce will be making [...]
It’s about damn time. Legendary Super Nintendo classics Mega Man X and Chrono Trigger are finally going to be on the Wii’s Virtual Console! Thank you, Capcom and Square-Enix. Thank you for listening to us~ Only Japanese dates have been set so far, but it seems inevitable that Western audiences will see these really soon, too.
The Nintendo Wii has been ticking along nicely for the past 5 years, still going quite strong in the console market in spite of the small number of high quality titles available. And I say that as a staunch defender of the Wii. But considering the competitors, and Nintendo’s recent launch of a new handheld system, is the Big N working on a new home console? Stern Agee’s Arvind Batia [...]
There’s only four days left to vote for the BAFTA GAME Award 2010! The BAFTAs are one of the most sought-after prizes given out during the awards season. It’s mostly associated with the film and television industries from which it derives its name (British Academy of Film and Television Arts), but since 2006 they have held a separate awards ceremony honouring the work of the videogames industry. Last year’s big [...]
It’s no secret that a few of us here at The Gaming Vault have a certain distaste towards modern FPS games like the Call of Duty franchise. There are many reasons for these negative opinions toward the series, including rehashing of the exact same gameplay without offering anything really new, weapons/players that look indistinguishable from the previous games, achievements and level-ups for doing absolutely nothing…
You read that right—Harmonix are introducing a relatively new feature for Legacy DLC where you can purchase new PRO Upgrades for Guitar and Bass for older songs in the Rock Band 3 library and come March 1st, to coincide with the awesome new peripheral), you’ll be able to rock out for real with eleven classic tracks in a brand new way.