Tag Archives: harmonix
Tue, Dec 10, 2013 | 00:21 GMT
Rock Band, Dance Central and Fantasia: Music Evolved developer Harmonix has issues an unannounced but small number of lay-offs.
Tue, Sep 03, 2013 | 17:18 BST
Fantasia: Music Evolved has a new video available demoing The Haven area of the Harmonix developed game.
Wed, Aug 14, 2013 | 15:43 BST
Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved developer Harmonix has released a new trailer for its motion controlled music game.
Tue, Aug 13, 2013 | 04:19 BST
Inon Zur has signed on to contribute to Fantasia: Music Evolved, the new Kinect game from Rock Band developer Harmonix.
Fri, Jul 19, 2013 | 11:45 BST
Rock Band has brought gamers together in the name of music since 2007. VG247′s Dave Cook spoke with Harmonix devs Greg LoPiccolo and Daniel Sussman about the origin, evolution and future of the franchise.
Wed, Jul 17, 2013 | 22:06 BST
The Delaware Supreme Court has ruled that Viacom must pay Harmonix bonus payments owed to the tune of $299 million.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 14:24 BST
Harmonix has announced Fantasia: Music Evolved for Kinect on Xbox 360 and Xbox One. In it, players will become the new apprentice of the sorcerer Yen Sid in Disney’s Fantasia.
Mon, Jun 03, 2013 | 20:58 BST
Harmonix, creator of popular franchises such as Rock Band and Dance Central, is going to announce a brand new game tomorrow. The twist? It’s not going to be a new Rock Band or Dance Central title.
Tue, May 28, 2013 | 16:02 BST
Dance Central DLC is on sale this week through June 3. As noted last week during the usual Xbox Live content update, the sale contains tracks from Pibull, Lady Gaga, Usher, and even packs are on sale featuring various artists. You can look over the entire list of tracks on sale and prices through the Dance Central blog.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | 15:03 BST
Bioshock 2 lead designer Zak McClendon has jumped ship for Harmonix as Design Director, according to his online CV. The Rock Band studio appears to be gearing up towards something massive, if recent rumours are to be believed.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 | 02:22 BST
Harmonix has reinstated its RockBand.com, DanceCentral.com and HarmonixMusic.com servers following last weekend’s hack. You should now be able to log in and change your passwords. In related news, the company has begin selling merchandise via an online store; this stuff was previously only available at special events and trade shows.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 00:40 BST
Harmonix has warned that some downloadable tracks may disappear from the Rock Band store as long-standing license agreements expire, with some Metallica tracks already pulled.
Sat, Apr 06, 2013 | 16:36 BST
Harmonix has said its Rock Band and Dance Central website servers have suffered an “apparent attack,” and registered users will need to change their passwords just to be safe.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 23:05 BST
Don McLean’s American Pie has arrived in the Rock Band store, marking the end of an era – specifically, the era in which Harmonix released new content for its ground-breaking series of co-op music games.
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 | 11:08 GMT
Harmonix is currently working on three projects that each deal with ‘different [human-computer interaction] paradigms’, according to venture capitalist and MD of the Foundry Group Brad Feld. The games have received the backing of Feld, who has now joined the Harmonix board after seeing the games again recently. He’s very excited about the projects.
Sat, Mar 23, 2013 | 13:18 GMT
Harmonix named Don McLean’s American Pie will be the last track added to the Rock Band library, on April 2. Harmonix announced the swansong at its PAX East party today, as reported by Polygon. The developer announced its intention to cease releasing new DLC last month, and after 275 weeks and more than 4,000 tracks, it’s hard to complain.
Sat, Mar 16, 2013 | 15:46 GMT
Rock Band 3 tracks for next week have been announced, and those in the mood for some “Jungle Boogie,” can download the popular disco hit from Kool & the Gang along with Shinedown’s “Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom),” and Tears for Fears’ preeminent 80s hit, “Shout.” Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrade will be available for the Kool & the Gang Track. Each song will run you the usual and will be made available Xbox 360, Wii, and PS3 March 19. PSn users in Europe will get the tracks March 20.
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 | 19:33 GMT
Sat, Mar 09, 2013 | 14:50 GMT
Rock Band 3 DLC next week will consists of two tracks: Oingo Boingo’s “Weird Science”, and Toto’s “Rosanna”. The tracks will run you the usual, and will be available on PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 March 12. European PS3 users will get the tracks the following day, March. Information on these tracks along with Pro Guitar and Keyboard options can be found on the Rock Band Blog.
Mon, Mar 04, 2013 | 16:58 GMT
Dance Central 3 is getting a new batch of DLC this month, featuring tracks from unstoppable musical juggernaut Rhianna.