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We've been wondering how a keyboard would look in the Rock Band universe: a row of colored buttons would make it hardly different than the guitar peripheral, while a real keyboard would... be just as hard to play as a real keyboard. Well, it looks like someone smarter than us has tackled the problem, implementing a Hannah Montana-style "Best of Both Worlds" solution.
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Wow it does look like a keyboard D:
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post #4 of 28
MIDI controller functionality would make this worth it.

Going to be really hard to write piano music accurately in Guitar-Hero notation.

But you would actually become and adequate pianist, to a degree. Still couldn't read music, but I like them moving in a more and more realistic direction. Drums can teach you to actually play drums, and now this could give you decent foundation for piano playing.
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...Next they'll have Ska band with trumpets and trombones...and then....Orchestra Band! with woodwinds and the like....../lame
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Keyboard too? Hmm I guess that could be fun.
Im guessing Coldplay will be a main band since they use piano alot.

I love Rockband its great game to get together with friends.
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I want a symphonic black metal pack, even if the lion's share would probably go to Dimmu Borgir.
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I'm a pianist myself, and I honestly cannot wait for this. As long as they incorporate music from Billy Joel, Elton John, and Dream Theater, I'm a happy guy.
    
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