Electronic Arts Launches Rock Band for iPhone, iPod Touch
After a fair amount of anticipation, Electronic Arts has released its Rock Band [App Store, $9.99] music game for the iPhone and iPod touch handsets. According to iLounge, Rock Band for iPhone and iPod touch has players attempting to time up taps on a set of four virtual picks or drum pads to a cascade of corresponding notes that fall vertically down the screen, or sing along to notes that travel horizontally from right to left, depending on whether the player chooses guitar, bass, drums, or vocals.
The game includes a four-player Bluetooth multiplayer mode lets players enjoy a “full band” experience as well as three difficulty levels, twenty included tracks with more available from the in-app Music Store, a rewards and achievements system, Facebook integration, Push Notifications for game invites, and more.
Rock Band requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later to install and run and is available now from the App Store for $9.99.