“Don’t want to be an American idiot”. What? you don’t? Well then run to your nearest game store and pick up Green Day: Rock Band which is available today! The game includes songs from Dookie, American Idiot, Warning, Nimrod, Insomniac, and the recently released 21st Century Breakdown albums. (full track list below). You’ll also be happy to know that the six previously released DLC songs for Rock Band and Rock Band 2 will be importable into Green Day: Rock Band.
In Green Day: Rock Band you play as Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tré Cool as you progress through their expansive career across three unique venues. The game is set in the early punk years and explosive arena performances in which Green Day is most known for.
Introduced in The Beatles: Rock Band, 3-part vocal harmonies will also make a return in Green Day: Rock Band allowing you to sing with up to 3 people at once.
Green Day: Rock Band is available in two versions, the standalone game and Green Day: Rock Band PLUS, which includes special packaging, a song export key to export all songs on disc to your hard drive to be played in Rock Band, Rock Band 2 or the forthcoming Rock Band™3 as well as the six Green Day DLC tracks, which is a $22 value.
Green Day: Rock Band pricing is as follows:
* Green Day: Rock Band standalone game for Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 system
o US MSRP $59.99, continental Europe MSRP €59.99, UK MSRP £49.99
* Green Day: Rock Band standalone gamefor Wii system
o US MSRP $49.99, continental Europe MSRP €39.99, UK MSRP £34.99
* Green Day: Rock Band PLUS for Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 system (US/Canada only)
o US MSRP $69.99
The 47 on-disc tracks represent a different iconic period in the band’s remarkable career including:
“Having a Blast”
“When I Come Around”
“Welcome to Paradise”
“In the End”
American Idiot (2004)
“She’s a Rebel”
“Jesus of Suburbia”
“Boulevard of Broken Dreams”
“Wake Me Up When September Ends”
“Are We the Waiting?
“Give Me Novacaine”
* Warning (2000)
* Nimrod (1997)
o “Hitchin’ a Ride”
o “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)”
o “Nice Guys Finish Last”
* Insomniac (1995)
o “Brain Stew”
o “Geek Stink Breath”
21st Century Breakdown (2009)
“Song of the Century”
“¿Viva La Gloria? (Little Girl)”
“21st Century Breakdown”
“Restless Heart Syndrome”
“Before the Lobotomy”
“Horseshoes and Handgrenades”
“Last Night on Earth”
“The Static Age”
“See the Light”
The following tracks are already available in the Rock Band Music Library of downloadable content giving players the chance to complete the full 21st Century Breakdown album, view unique performances and venue visuals, and unlock exclusive collectible content!
“Last of the American Girls”
“Know Your Enemy”
“¡Viva La Gloria!”
“East Jesus Nowhere”
Green Day: Rock Band is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB and PEGI 12.
Green Day: Rock Band is published by MTV Games and developed by Harmonix, the world’s premier music video game company and creators of the best-selling Rock Band. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) is serving as distribution partner for the game.
Green Day: Rock Band is compatible with all Rock Band and The Beatles: Rock Band peripherals, as well as most third-party instrument controllers and microphones.