Gamedaily.Biz: Interview: Harmonix on the Evolution of Rock Band - Rock Band Song Creator?

Gamedaily.Biz writes: "During GDC we had a chance to sit down with Harmonix VP of Product Development Greg LoPiccolo to talk about all things Rock Band, including a possible future song creator.

GameDaily BIZ: Was Rock Band the game you always wanted to make even before Guitar Hero or is it something that started percolating in you minds after Guitar Hero's release?

Greg LoPiccolo: We've been thinking about a Rock Band style game for many years but all the pieces were not in place for us to attempt something like that, either in terms of our own experience, skills and knowledge to build it, or having the industry buy into it so we could attempt such a thing. If you would look at that kind of initiative in 2002, people would think we were insane to build this huge networked game with three custom peripherals; it was simply out of the question."

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