I certainly don't think it's a bad thing to have an aware attitude, but to have such an agenda for the hot-topics when it's convenient comes across as fake and obnoxious. Having a street gang of yes-followers probably isn't helping.
It's almost like he's some kind of internet journalist or something.
U GUYS I'M AN EXPRT @ GUITAR PLAYIN AND LEMME TEL U A THING ABT DIS ROCKSMITH VIDEO GAME IT WONT TEACH U HOW 2 PLAY MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB AS WELL AS ME
I've only played Rocksmith 1, and can tell you that while not perfect, it's far better at encouraging you to work through the tedious parts of learning guitar than any amount of personal tutoring or website/book/DVD could. With that said, you also have to be pretty enthusiastic about learning any instrument to have any hope of sticking with it longer than a month.
I have a BF4 pre-order, but the quick look reminded me why the non BC games aren't really for me. Why do all the launch games have to be catered exclusively for competitive bros who want to kill stuff :(