"Rock Band" developer Harmonix, hard at work on its as-yet-untitled Beatles game, made waves recently when its CEO announced that we'd see no "Rock Band 3" in 2009. If you're disappointed, don't be.
"Rock Band 2" perfected the first game's formula, and Harmonix and MTV Games are keeping the cupboard stocked with fresh downloadable songs every week. Harmonix is a small developer and, as Wired's Game Life blog pointed out, putting off yet another "Rock Band" will allow the team to stay focused on the Beatles game, increasing its chances of being better than that lame "AC/DC Live" game from last year.
In that spirit, here are a few other often-updated franchises that could stand to take time off: