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9/9/09 was 10 years ago today; it was an incredible day for rhythm gaming

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I would never argue against the greatness that was 1999 because that truly was a special year for the gaming industry. It's so great, Prince wrote a song about it 17 years before we even got there. But 2009 was no slouch either. This was the year that gave us Batman: Arkham Asylum, Minecraft, Uncharted 2, Dragon Age: Origins, and Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars. Each an absolute gem of a game, but there's another title from that year that had a much bigger impact on me. It came out on 9/9/09 and it featured one of the very best bands of all time.

It's The Beatles: Rock Band, and it came out the year the plastic instrument rhythm genre, once the crown jewel of the industry, started to crumble.

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