The Rock Band 4 experience is little more than an expensive new coat of paint.
Unfortunately, the game does have some minor issues that put it slightly behind previous entries in the series.
The Rock Band games, which generally chart the rise of a band, have never been acclaimed for their story, but Rock Band Blitz doesn’t even offer that.
Gathering before the Kinect’s three-lobed eye with other players ready to perform with computer-pleasing precision is loads of fun.
The biggest drawback of the song list—and the whole game—is the fact that the track count is downright puny compared to the game’s console versions.
It moves away from that novel experience of emulating a guitar and inches ever closer to feeling like a video game.
Beach House’s self-titled debut seemed fully formed: nine songs virtually indistinguishable on first listen, relying on a command of minimal instrumentation and slow tempos.