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Rock Band

Platform(s): PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360
Genre: Rhythm
Publisher: EA
Developer: Harmonix

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'Rock Band' (ALL) Fuels Viacom Revenue, Sells 3 Million, 10M Songs

by Rainier on May 2, 2008 @ 5:45 p.m. PDT

Rock Band delivers four music games in one – challenging rockers to master lead/bass guitar, drums and vocals or play collectively as a whole band, spanning all genres of rock and includes many master recordings from legendary artists.
Earlier today Viacom, MTV Games and Harmonix parent company, revealed its latest financial results. First quarter 2008 revenues of $3.12 billion grew 15% from $2.72 billion in 2007. Media Networks revenues rose 16% to $2.02 billion, principally driven by strong sales of Rock Band. Viacom expects to further that success with the upcoming release of Rock Band on the Wii and the game's launch in Europe.
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