Owners of the Xbox 360 did not run into this problem, but people who were playing Rock Band and Guitar Hero on the PlayStation 3 and the Nintendo Wii ran into a problem: The Guitar Hero guitar would not work in Rock Band and vice versa.
With a Silver membership, you have the ability to browse through the different downloadable content in the library, including additional tracks for music games, Xbox Live Arcade titles, and downloadable videos through the Zune Marketplace.
As far as graphics are concerned, they are not as impressive as those you will find on the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 video game systems, but its simplicity is appealing to an audience not looking for overly complicated or violent games.
Outside of the official sequels in the Guitar Hero for Xbox franchise, Activision and Neversoft have produced a number of additional titles that are either centered around specific bands or provide an expanded set list for players to enjoy.
The great thing about digital downloads through services like PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade, and Wii Virtual Console is that developers can take chances that they may not otherwise be able to take with conventional retail releases.
If you've already played through all the Rock Band unlock songs in both the first game and the sequel, then perhaps it is time to spend a little more money by purchasing additional tracks through Xbox Live Arcade or the PlayStation Network.
Just as there are many companies out there that create video games for the Sony PlayStation 2, Microsoft Xbox 360, and Nintendo GameCube, there are several that also work on developing innovative new titles for your cell phone as well.
While the "black suit" can only be accessed at certain stages of the story in the Xbox 360 and PS3 version, players can actually switch between the regular suit and "black suit" Spider-Man characters at will in the Wii and PS2 version.
Entering the sixth generation, bit-counts were no longer a matter of concern.Approaching the new millennium, we saw the ill-fated Sega Dreamcast, the DVD-running Sony PlayStation 2, and the first Xbox, as well as the Nintendo GameCube.
When the PlayStation was eclipsed by the PlayStation 2 and the Xbox hit the scene, game graphics changed exponentially for the better - but the other factors in gaming, like AI, gameplay, and control only improved a moderate amount.