Konami Ships Rock Revolution to Retail Stores across the U.S.

Konami Ships Rock Revolution to Retail Stores across the U.S.


Rock out with the new music-based franchise for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Nintendo DS.

Press Release:

October 15, 2008 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced Rock Revolution, an authentic music-based video game poised to re-define the rhythm genre, has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. Brought to market by the company that created the music videogame genre with breakthrough titles such as DanceDanceRevolution, Karaoke Revolution, Beatmania and Guitar Freaks, Rock Revolution provides an unmatched rock experience.

Rock Revolution ships with over 40 rock songs that span a broad range of bands and eras, along with a wide variety of downloadable songs available for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system versions of the game. When players take the stage, they can choose from up to 15 realistic characters, where they will perform in stunning unique and authentic venues. Additionally, up to six players can rock together online, or up to three players offline can jam in modes such as versus, co-op and band battle. Rockers can also tackle the game solo in the Career mode, where they are tasked with taking their band to the top of the charts by performing songs, learning techniques, creating set lists, and completing challenges.

Rock out anywhere with Nintendo DS version, using the stylus for intense rhythm matching sessions. Players can engage in single or local multiplayer modes, putting an entire band experience right in their pocket.

Rock Revolution is rated “T” for “Teen” and is now available for Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and is compatible with most drum and guitar peripherals. Konami will be releasing a Rock Revolution bundle version that comes complete with a copy of the game and a drum peripheral on November 11th, 2008. Rock Revolution is also available now on Nintendo DS and is rated “E-10” for “Everyone over 10”.

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