Sections

Mtv

Angry Bird Space level unlocked through anti-bullying campaign

Rovio has thrown its weight behind MTV’s A Thin Line campaign, which aims to raise awareness of and crack down on cyber bullying.

0

Mtv headlines

  • Rock Band Network to be fully rolled out by early 2010, says MTV

    November’s nearly over, and all we have is a measly 1,000 songs. Where’s our sudden influx of Rock Band Network tunes? Well, as it turns out, MTV’s handing us a rain check on that one. A wise man once said that “you can’t kill the metal,” but – if you’re MTV – you can certainly […]

    0
  • MTV: Beatles: Rock Band outsold Guitar Hero V "two-to-one"

    Boy, time sure flies, doesn’t it? Yet another month is in the books, and we’ve got NPDs to prove it. Now all that’s missing is… oh, good timing – thanks, MTV! Let the post-NPD trash-talk begin! “We outsold them two-to-one on a revenue basis and we outperformed on a unit basis as well, despite the […]

    6
  • Beatles: Rock Band sales have "exceeded expectations," says Viacom

    Guitar Hero 5 may be winning the battle of the bands, but you won’t find any gently weeping guitars over at Viacom. “It’s been terrific. The sales have exceeded our internal expectations. In the first week we’ve sold about 25% of our inventory, and we’ve had tremendous excitement around this game. The reviews have been […]

    0
  • MTV: Beatles: Rock Band royalty rates "not even comparable" to previous ventures

    Rhythm game sales may be down 46% in the US, but that hasn’t stopped MTV from shelling out mad money to bring in some overseas assistance. According to sources close to MTV’s deal with Beatles rights holders, MTV’s paying a minimum of $10 million and an expected $40 million in royalty fees to give the […]

    0
  • Lego Rock Band coming to the DS

    CVG‘s gotten a quick peek at Lego Rock Band on this Nintendo DS, and apparently, it’s even more family friendly than the main versions of the game. For one thing, “suggestive lyrics” will be absent from the game. Songs included on the DS’s surprisingly capable cart are Ruby by the Kaiser Chiefs, Monster by The […]

    1
  • Beatles Rock Band screens look psychedelic

    Kotaku‘s holding a bunch of psychedelic screens for Beatles Rock Band and very cool they look too. We must admit, the more we see, the more we like. Game’s out 9th September. Check them out.

    6
  • Rock Band PSP gets Euro date

    EA, MTV and Harmonix have now given us the Euro date for Rock Band Unplugged on PSP. It’s scheduled to hit our shores on June 19th, which is just ten days after the US release. Full track listing through the link.

    0
  • Rock Band Unplugged track list revealed

    Rock Band Unplugged is coming to PSP June 9, and the track list has been revealed for it. Musical eras span between the present with AFI to The Who in the 1960′s. If you aren’t tired of music games, and are interested in what’s on it, read on below the break. Thanks, Joystiq.

    4
  • GameTrailers' Shane Satterfield promoted to Spike VP of Content

    MTV has promoted Shane Satterfield, former GameTrailers editor-in-chief, to Spike’s VP of content, reports GI.biz. Satterfield will continue to head GameTrailers, but new responsibilities include accruing new content for the Spike website. “I am excited to welcome Shane into this new role,” said Jon Slusser, senior VP. “He will bring his creativity, leadership skills and […]

    0
  • Beatles Rock Band site teases instruments

    The official The Beatles Rock Band site is slowly instruments, presumably those you’ll get plastic replicas of when the game is released on September 9. There’s Ringo’s Ludwig drum kit and the band’s classic Epiphone Casino guitar with a vintage Vox stack beside it. Take a look through here. Thanks, Kotaku.

    0
  • Rock Band will run out of Warner music by the end of the year

    Warner and MTV may have reached a stalemate over how much Rock Band DLC is worth, which is likely to mean no more Warner music for the game. Already-contracted content, however, will still be made available. Those looking forward to tracks from The Grateful Dead, the Pretenders, Jane’s Addiction and others will still get them […]

    6
  • Rock Band may have 5,000 songs this year, says MTV

    MTV has told Billboard that rhythm action phenomenon Rock Band, could have as many as 5,000 track this year. “Rock Band offers new music every week,” says the release, and “maintains a selection of more than 500 songs on its platform and has sold an average of four songs per user. MTV said it plans […]

    3
  • Rock Band Wii to get Red Hot Chilli Peppers

    Harmonix and MTV have announced that six new tracks including ‘Tell Me Baby’ by RHCP are available as of right now. The other songs included are: Smashing Pumpkins – Siva The Cars – “Just What I Needed Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Tell Me Baby” Lynyrd Skynyrd – “Gimme Three Steps” Oasis – “Live Forever” […]

    0
  • UK Guitar Hero World Tour/Rock Band ratio closer to 4:1, says Red Octane

    Off the back of the earlier news that Guitar Hero World Tour has outsold Rock Band by a ratio of 2:1, Red Octane’s UK senior brand manager, Ian McClellan, told VG247 today that this figure is more like 4:1 in the UK. “From a UK perspective, we think the growth in music gaming in 2008 […]

    3
  • Six new Grateful Dead tracks for Rock Band

    Harmonix and MTV have announced six new Grateful Dead tunes will be added to the Rock Band store this week. The songs – priced at $1.99 (PSN) or 160 Microsoft Points per track – will be available tomorrow on XBox Live and Thursady on PSN. If you want the full ‘six pack’ then it’ll cost […]

    0
  • Rock Band Wii gets Nine Inch Nails

    Harmonix and MTV have announced six new tracks for Rock Band Wii including two from Trent Reznor’s industrial orchestra, Nine Inch Nails. Each track costs 200 Wii Points and are available to download right now. The full playlist is: Nine Inch Nails “March of the Pigs” Nine Inch Nails “The Collector” Ramones “Rockaway Beach” Clash […]

    1
  • Rock Band Music Store now available for Wii

    Harmonix and MTV have announced that the Rock Band Music Store is now available for Nintendo Wii. There are an initial 50 tracks including 20 free and 30 paid-for. Each track will cost you 200 Wii Points. For everything that’s available, see the press release after the break. By Mike Bowden

    0
  • Lenny Kravitz Pack winging its way to Rock Band

    MTV and Harmonix has announced that the ‘Lenny Kravitz Pack 01′ will hit Rock Band this week. The pack will include ‘Freedom Train,’ ‘Mr. Cab Driver’ an ‘Let Love Rule’ from the Let Love Rule album. You also get ‘Are You Gonna Go My Way’, so it’s a pretty good line we reckon. No price […]

    8
  • MTV shows to air on PlayStation network

    MTV and Sony announced at CES 09 last night that they have struck a deal which will facilitate PlayStation 3 owners to be able to watch certain MTV programs via PSN. Shows such as The City, South Park, SpongeBob SquarePants and Rock of Love Bus with Bret Michaels will be available from February. More shows […]

    3

Page 1

Mtv Latest

  • Angry Bird Space level unlocked through anti-bullying campaign

    Rovio has thrown its weight behind MTV’s A Thin Line campaign, which aims to raise awareness of and crack down on cyber bullying.

  • Rock Band Network to be fully rolled out by early 2010, says MTV

    November’s nearly over, and all we have is a measly 1,000 songs. Where’s our sudden influx of Rock Band Network tunes? Well, as it turns out, MTV’s handing us a rain check on that one. A wise man once said that “you can’t kill the metal,” but – if you’re MTV – you can certainly […]

  • MTV: Beatles: Rock Band outsold Guitar Hero V “two-to-one”

    Boy, time sure flies, doesn’t it? Yet another month is in the books, and we’ve got NPDs to prove it. Now all that’s missing is… oh, good timing – thanks, MTV! Let the post-NPD trash-talk begin! “We outsold them two-to-one on a revenue basis and we outperformed on a unit basis as well, despite the […]

  • Beatles: Rock Band sales have “exceeded expectations,” says Viacom

    Guitar Hero 5 may be winning the battle of the bands, but you won’t find any gently weeping guitars over at Viacom. “It’s been terrific. The sales have exceeded our internal expectations. In the first week we’ve sold about 25% of our inventory, and we’ve had tremendous excitement around this game. The reviews have been […]

  • MTV: Beatles: Rock Band royalty rates “not even comparable” to previous ventures

    Rhythm game sales may be down 46% in the US, but that hasn’t stopped MTV from shelling out mad money to bring in some overseas assistance. According to sources close to MTV’s deal with Beatles rights holders, MTV’s paying a minimum of $10 million and an expected $40 million in royalty fees to give the […]

  • Lego Rock Band coming to the DS

    CVG‘s gotten a quick peek at Lego Rock Band on this Nintendo DS, and apparently, it’s even more family friendly than the main versions of the game. For one thing, “suggestive lyrics” will be absent from the game. Songs included on the DS’s surprisingly capable cart are Ruby by the Kaiser Chiefs, Monster by The […]

  • Beatles Rock Band screens look psychedelic

    Kotaku‘s holding a bunch of psychedelic screens for Beatles Rock Band and very cool they look too. We must admit, the more we see, the more we like. Game’s out 9th September. Check them out.

  • Rock Band PSP gets Euro date

    EA, MTV and Harmonix have now given us the Euro date for Rock Band Unplugged on PSP. It’s scheduled to hit our shores on June 19th, which is just ten days after the US release. Full track listing through the link.

  • Rock Band Unplugged track list revealed

    Rock Band Unplugged is coming to PSP June 9, and the track list has been revealed for it. Musical eras span between the present with AFI to The Who in the 1960′s. If you aren’t tired of music games, and are interested in what’s on it, read on below the break. Thanks, Joystiq.

  • GameTrailers’ Shane Satterfield promoted to Spike VP of Content

    MTV has promoted Shane Satterfield, former GameTrailers editor-in-chief, to Spike’s VP of content, reports GI.biz. Satterfield will continue to head GameTrailers, but new responsibilities include accruing new content for the Spike website. “I am excited to welcome Shane into this new role,” said Jon Slusser, senior VP. “He will bring his creativity, leadership skills and […]

  • Beatles Rock Band site teases instruments

    The official The Beatles Rock Band site is slowly instruments, presumably those you’ll get plastic replicas of when the game is released on September 9. There’s Ringo’s Ludwig drum kit and the band’s classic Epiphone Casino guitar with a vintage Vox stack beside it. Take a look through here. Thanks, Kotaku.

  • Rock Band will run out of Warner music by the end of the year

    Warner and MTV may have reached a stalemate over how much Rock Band DLC is worth, which is likely to mean no more Warner music for the game. Already-contracted content, however, will still be made available. Those looking forward to tracks from The Grateful Dead, the Pretenders, Jane’s Addiction and others will still get them […]

  • Rock Band may have 5,000 songs this year, says MTV

    MTV has told Billboard that rhythm action phenomenon Rock Band, could have as many as 5,000 track this year. “Rock Band offers new music every week,” says the release, and “maintains a selection of more than 500 songs on its platform and has sold an average of four songs per user. MTV said it plans […]

  • Rock Band Wii to get Red Hot Chilli Peppers

    Harmonix and MTV have announced that six new tracks including ‘Tell Me Baby’ by RHCP are available as of right now. The other songs included are: Smashing Pumpkins – Siva The Cars – “Just What I Needed Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Tell Me Baby” Lynyrd Skynyrd – “Gimme Three Steps” Oasis – “Live Forever” […]

  • UK Guitar Hero World Tour/Rock Band ratio closer to 4:1, says Red Octane

    Off the back of the earlier news that Guitar Hero World Tour has outsold Rock Band by a ratio of 2:1, Red Octane’s UK senior brand manager, Ian McClellan, told VG247 today that this figure is more like 4:1 in the UK. “From a UK perspective, we think the growth in music gaming in 2008 […]

  • Six new Grateful Dead tracks for Rock Band

    Harmonix and MTV have announced six new Grateful Dead tunes will be added to the Rock Band store this week. The songs – priced at $1.99 (PSN) or 160 Microsoft Points per track – will be available tomorrow on XBox Live and Thursady on PSN. If you want the full ‘six pack’ then it’ll cost […]

  • Rock Band Wii gets Nine Inch Nails

    Harmonix and MTV have announced six new tracks for Rock Band Wii including two from Trent Reznor’s industrial orchestra, Nine Inch Nails. Each track costs 200 Wii Points and are available to download right now. The full playlist is: Nine Inch Nails “March of the Pigs” Nine Inch Nails “The Collector” Ramones “Rockaway Beach” Clash […]

  • Rock Band Music Store now available for Wii

    Harmonix and MTV have announced that the Rock Band Music Store is now available for Nintendo Wii. There are an initial 50 tracks including 20 free and 30 paid-for. Each track will cost you 200 Wii Points. For everything that’s available, see the press release after the break. By Mike Bowden

  • Lenny Kravitz Pack winging its way to Rock Band

    MTV and Harmonix has announced that the ‘Lenny Kravitz Pack 01′ will hit Rock Band this week. The pack will include ‘Freedom Train,’ ‘Mr. Cab Driver’ an ‘Let Love Rule’ from the Let Love Rule album. You also get ‘Are You Gonna Go My Way’, so it’s a pretty good line we reckon. No price […]

  • MTV shows to air on PlayStation network

    MTV and Sony announced at CES 09 last night that they have struck a deal which will facilitate PlayStation 3 owners to be able to watch certain MTV programs via PSN. Shows such as The City, South Park, SpongeBob SquarePants and Rock of Love Bus with Bret Michaels will be available from February. More shows […]

  • MTV to give Harmonix a further $150 million

    According to a quarterly filing dug up by Edge, MTV is to hand over a further $150 million to Harmonix thanks to high performance from the developer. From the report: The Company expects to have a final payment with respect to Harmonix 2008 performance due in 2009. The payment amount is based on financial results […]

  • Sony: Activision lost Beatles deal because “it was presented as if they were doing the music business a favor”

    The Beatles game eventually went to MTV because, from the sound of it, Sony Music wasn’t going to get what it wanted. And what it wanted, probably, was money. “It was presented as if they were doing the music business a favor,” Sony/ATV CEO Martin Bandier told Reuters. “It’s true you can choose other types […]

  • 45 Beatles tracks will be included in Harmonix game

    According to this Variety piece, only 45 Beatles tracks are to be included in the newly announced Harmonix game. From the piece: Game developers will be able to select 45 songs from the Beatles catalog recorded during their 1962-69 tenure within EMI for inclusion in the game. “The game is in development,” said Apple Corps […]

  • Beatles game has already been 17 months in the making

    Speaking to Gamespot, Rock Band lead designer Dan Teasdale given some hints at just how much work’s been involved in getting Apple Corp to an announcement stage of the newly confirmed Beatles game. Sounds as though it hasn’t been easy. “We started the process about 17 months ago, so it’s great to finally talk about […]

  • Beatles’ power led to “very rich” MTV deal

    How much does it cost to make a Beatles game? A lot. We don’t know how much MTV had to pay to be able to work on an exclusive game based on the band’s music, but it wasn’t cheap, Sony Music boss Martin Bandier, told Variety. “There have been mutterings from artists and songwriters that […]

  • MTV making brand new Beatles game

    MTV, Apple Corps and Harmonix have just confirmed that they’re working on a brand new game involving The Beatles’ music. Harmonix CEO Alex Rigopulos said the game was a “dream project”. There’s no name on the title as yet, but the game will take players on a journey of the band’s music and has the […]

  • Beatles-MTV press phone-in starting now

    The Beatles-MTV conference is starting now. We haven’t been invited to listen to it, because we’re scum, clearly, but keep your eyes open for news over the next half an hour. MTV is expected to announce the inclusion of Beatles in Rock Band in the conference, as part of an “unprecedented global music project” between […]

  • Beatles have signed to Rock Band, says WSJ

    Citing “several people familiar with the matter,” the Wall Street Journal’s claimed The Beatles have signed a deal with Viacom and MTV to have the band’s legendary music included in a Rock Band product. MTV sent out an email last night saying an “unprecedented global music project” between itself and Apple Corp would be announced […]

  • Beatles announcement for tomorrow points to Rock Band

    This Kotaku story reports that MTV and Apple Corps are to make an announcement tomorrow about an “unprecedented global music project”. Apparently one of the guys listed on the email is one of the PR chaps for Rock Band 2. And it’s MTV, so go figure. The confirmation will come at 2.00pm GMT. Press release […]

  • Euro Rock Band 2 released “this side of Christmas,” says EA

    According to Eurogamer, a UK-based EA’s external PR outfit has said that Rock Band 2 will be released “this side of Christmas”. “MTV, Harmonix and EA have not formally confirmed a UK release date for Rock Band 2,” a representative initially told them. However, a few minutes later, the authors of the original mail wrote […]