- Sub Genre:
- Music / Dancing
- Release Date (US):
- October 18th, 2011
- Release Date (UK):
- September 14th, 2012
- Online Players:
- PEGI 16
- PSU Rank:
- 0 of 1169 Games
- PSU Rank on PS3:
- 0 of 0 Games
- Additional Information:
- Also available on Xbox 360 and PC
Ubisoft's Rocksmith is a music rhythm game that aims to teach gamers how to play a real electric guitar. It won't feature standard difficulty settings; instead, it will automatically adjust to the player's skill level.
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Musicians finally have a game to call their own. Rocksmith delivers the most realistic music experience with a great track list, tons of options to tweak your sound, and progressive difficulty to test all abilities.
- Progressive difficulty adjusts to your true abilities
- Authentic guitar experience
- Eclectic track list
- Audio setup, lag management a bit frustrating
- Event presentation is a bit of a letdown
- Overall pricetag, general difficulty may keep beginners away
Ubisoft has created the best music game to date. That’s not to say popular titles like Guitar Hero, Rock Band, and DJ Hero are bad in comparison, it’s just Rocksmith is the first real game for musicians on this generation of consoles. It is advanced enough to test the abilities of a guitarist with 16-years of experience, like me, but easy enough for beginners to pick up any six-string and learn the very basics. Wit...
Gamers who purchase upcoming guitar-tutor offering Rocksmith from HMV following the game's U.K. launch this week will see £5 donated to the Teenage Cancer Trust. Publishing giant Ubisoft and retailer HMV will each pony up £2.50 with every sale of the music simulation title for the cha...
Are you interested in learning how to play bass? Paul would be happy! Ubisoft has all you wannabe bass slappers covered with upcoming DLC for Rocksmith. The Rocksmith Bass Expansion will be available on Aug. 14 for both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions. This new add-on content will cost you $...
If you ever wanted to learn that killer lick from “Killer Queen” or “Bohemian Rhapsody,” you can now take to your six-string and master these classic Queen tracks in the all-new song pack for Rocksmith. Of course, included in that bundle is perhaps the worst Queen song, &l...
Ubisoft today announced that Rocksmith will receive downloadable content which allows players to plug in and play with a bass guitar. The bass DLC is slated for release on Sept. 4 and will be available for $29.99. In addition, on Oct. 16 the standard edition of the game—available for $79.9...
Ubisoft’s Rocksmith will be heading off on tour in Europe this summer following a recent stint across North America, the publisher has revealed. The company confirmed that it’ll be kitting out a double-decker bus in the Rocksmith branding and sending it off to a number of rock festiva...
Rocksmith will finally launch in the U.K. on September 14, 2012, Ubisoft has announced. The guitar-driven music title was previously released in the U.S. last October, and will arrive in PAL regions with exclusive additional content. Ubisoft EMEA’s Chief Marketing and Sales Officer, Geof...
If you ever wanted to learn your way around some heavy metal songs, look no further than the guitar training you’ll get in the upcoming downloadable content from Rocksmith. The Megadeth Song Pack DLC includes the songs “Hanger 18,” “Public Enemy No 1,” and “Sym...
Rocksmith won’t be hitting European territories until next year, publishing giant Ubisoft has announced. Writing in a post on Facebook, the company said that the music sim’s PAL launch has been postponed due to “music licensing and other external factors.” The game is still ...
Ubisoft announced today that the 1/4"-to-USB Real Tone Cable, which connects any guitar to a PC or gaming console, will be available separately for $29.99. The availability of the Real Tone Cable allows for audio recording on a PC at 48 kHz with a quick release so that all of the equipment can...
Ubisoft brought its upcoming guitar sim Rocksmith to South by Southwest, the annual music, film, and interactive conference and festival held in Austin. The video from the event showcases a fair bit of Rocksmith gameplay, as well as some enthusiastic user reactions to the game. The gameplay i...