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Video: Rock Band's Mississippi Queen


Update: It looks like the video has been pulled.

Gametrailers has a new video up of a Pre-E3 Rock Band playtest, akin to the one our fellow 'Stiqqers attended, and shows off the menu UI, along with band member selection prior to the song. Speaking of which, today's performance is "Mississippi Queen", and despite Player 2 pausing twice during the jam session, it all went well, especially since the song featured more cowbell. The guitar players are using the Fender Stratocaster, and the drum kit is different than the one seen in the earlier video, as it is all black. Also, at the beginning, other songs in the play list that are different from the ones revealed earlier are David Bowie's "Suffragette City" and The Hives' "Main Offender". All in all some cool tidbits, and we can't wait to play "Say it Ain't So" at E3 next week.

[Thanks, DarkStar]

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1. Looks like the wrong vid is linked, it's the one from before..

Posted at 3:19PM on Jul 6th 2007 by Bravo6

2. Yeah, I was pissed when I saw that. I copy and pasted the embed from the correct page, especially since I never once went to the first video's Gametrailers page, and didn't know they had it. All I did was edit the source's size to fit in our page width of 425 pixels. Lame. I re copy and pasted and it works. Either way, it's fixed.

Posted at 3:28PM on Jul 6th 2007 by Knuckles Dawson

3. That looks like the strat to me...

Posted at 3:30PM on Jul 6th 2007 by Wizardly

4. The new video actually loads the old video afterwards too. I was kind of thrown off by that lol.

Game is looking cool. I'm very excited about more Bowie, even though I wasn't big on the last cover... particularly the totally non-Ronson-esque solo they tossed in near the end. If you want more guitar work, pick a different song than that! lol

Posted at 3:31PM on Jul 6th 2007 by Tony

5. this game looks like it's fun if you got abunch of people around to pretend to play music and $200 or so to buy fake instruments...

...seriously i think it would be a blast! just too expensive for me :(

Posted at 4:16PM on Jul 6th 2007 by nerrrrrd

6. Was just at gamestop and they have Rockband street date in their upcomming games binder to be in november, along with 2 prices 59.99 for Rock Band OLC, game only? guitar only wtf?, and 199.99 for Rock Band Bundle. So start saving up kiddies, the holiday gaming season is gonna eat a hole in your wallet.

Posted at 4:46PM on Jul 6th 2007 by y2ace2

7. Hmmm... this song/video looks REALLY dull to me... more so than any Guitar Hero song I've played.

I'd be playing the drums in this game and it looks less than interesting for me :(

I hope not all the songs are this bad.

Posted at 7:46PM on Jul 6th 2007 by InvisiMan2006

8. Where the heck is the vid?

Posted at 10:04PM on Jul 6th 2007 by Guy4

9. It's broke again. Looks like they removed it, since searching for "rock band" on GT's site only shows the old video.

Posted at 12:52AM on Jul 7th 2007 by FiredCylinder

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