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Rock Band sold 1.5 million in Q4

Electronic Arts has revealed that Harmonix/MTV’s Rock Band sold more than 1.5 million copies during the three months to March 31st, 2008. According to Gamasutra, in its coming year, EA said the company plans to release some 55 games, including 30 for PS3 and Xbox 360, over 20 for the …

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Electronic Arts posts $454m FY loss

Electronic Arts has posted a $454 million net loss for the year ended March 31st, 2008 – down from a net profit of $76 million in FY 2006-2007. The company’s acquisition of development duo Bioware and Pandemic back in October, 2007 took its toll on the figure – a combined …

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Rock Band’s UK release gets hefty backing

Rock Band is set to hit European Xbox 360s later this month , and EA’s UK office is readying a rocking marketing campaign in support. The game has shifted nearly two million units since it was released in North America last year, and has won numerous awards and critical acclaim. …

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Guitar Hero to follow Rock Bands lead

Whilst Activision’s Guitar Hero has ruled the musical roost in the games industry for years, EA’s Rock Band has emerged as a serious contender to its crown – and now it seems that the ongoing series may be taking a leaf out of its competitor’s book. Speaking of the upcoming …

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360 sales double after price crash

Xbox 360 sales have seen a huge leap following last month’s price drop in Europe, according to Microsoft. The platform holder lowered the price of their Arcade, Pro and Elite consoles to 159.99, 199.99 and 259.99 respectively, and the firm hopes upcoming titles GTA IV, Lego Indiana Jones, Rock Band …

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EA confirms 360 Rock Band price

EA has confirmed the price for Rock Band, after announcing the European release date of the game this morning. The title will be sold in separate SKUs – a different approach than in the US, where the title is avaliable with all instruments bundled together with the game. Instead, Eurogamer …

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Rock Band dated in Europe

Rock Band will be released in the Europe on May 23rd, with the Xbox 360 enjoying an exclusive launch window. Electronic Arts has also revealed that Wii, PS2 and PS3 versions of the game will arrive later in the Summer. The music title received much critical acclaim when it was …

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Rock Band Wii details emerge

EA and MTV Games have revealed details for the upcoming Wii version of Rock Band, which was first announced by CEO John Riccitiello during EA’s third-quarter conference call in February. The game is set to feature 63 songs, and will be available in the US on June 22nd – along …

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Rock Band moshing on Wii

CVG reports that Electronic Arts has confirmed Rock Band is coming to Nintendo’s Wii. EA CEO John Riccitiello revealed the information during the question-and-answer session of the company’s third-quarter conference call, referring to the coming launch” of a Wii version of the game. Last year, Harmonix CEO Alex Rigopulos said …

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