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Rock Band To End Song Updates In April

Rock Band To End Song Updates In April

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- After 275 weeks of continuous downloadable song updates for the Rock Band series, Harmonix has announced that this will be ending on April 2nd. Until then DLC releases hav...



Harmonix Wins $383m In Case Against Viacom

Harmonix Wins $383m In Case Against Viacom

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- Rock Band developer Harmonix has won a huge court case against its former owner Viacom, which entitles them to a $383 million payout in withheld bonus payments. According...



Harmonix: No Rock Band 4 This Year

Harmonix: No Rock Band 4 This Year

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- Harmonix has confirmed that we won't be seeing a new iteration of the Rock Band franchise this year, despite millions of people playing the games every month. Speaking to...



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Top Ten Franchises of This Generation

Top Ten Franchises of This Generation

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- The current generation of consoles has become synonymous with overwhelming production costs that require most publishers to bet on a sure thing, a proven brand. Surprisin...




EA Won't Be Buying Rock Band Dev, Harmonix

EA Won't Be Buying Rock Band Dev, Harmonix

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- It was announced a few weeks ago that Viacom would be putting up Harmonix, the development studio behind Rock Band and Dance Central, up for sale. Naturally, one would ...



Viacom Looking To Sell Rock Band Developer Harmonix

Viacom Looking To Sell Rock Band Developer Harmonix

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- Viacom has announced that they're planning to sell Harmonix, the developer behind the Rock Band franchise. This comes as a result of Rock Band 3's poor performance since l...



Pay To Go Pro In Rock Band 3

Pay To Go Pro In Rock Band 3

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- For those willing to fork over the extra cash, Rock Band 3 will offer "pro-mode" guitar tracks as DLC. MTV's Paul DeGooyer told IGN, "The only thing that’s more diff...



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Top Ten Development Studios Right Now

Top Ten Development Studios Right Now

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- Games have always been behind other creative mediums - such as film, music, and literature - when it comes to making consumption choices based on the team behind a product...



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The Case For A Backwards Compatible Rock Band Keyboard

The Case For A Backwards Compatible Rock Band Keyboard

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- There's been a great deal of buzz surrounding Rock Band 3 as of late, and for good reason - the project is incredibly ambitious, hoping to attract musicians and those eage...



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Top Ten Anticipated Games of Fall 2010

Top Ten Anticipated Games of Fall 2010

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- 2010 has already been a fantastic year for gamers, with an abundance of quality releases throughout the first half of this year. However, the fall holiday season is typic...



Harmonix Announces More Artists For Rock Band 3

Harmonix Announces More Artists For Rock Band 3

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- Harmonix has announced more artists for upcoming Rock Band 3 and boy do they include some old school rock bands indeed. The developer teased fans who were following their ...



Rock Band 3 Release Date Announced

Rock Band 3 Release Date Announced

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- Harmonix and MTV Games have recently announced Rock Band 3's North American release date, which is October 26. This information is mildly surprising, since it's been a wh...





Harmonix Brings Nickelback to Rock Band DLC

Harmonix Brings Nickelback to Rock Band DLC

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- For those who don’t play a lot of Rock Band, Harmonix releases a new DLC pack each week, usually a few songs from a specific artist. Some past releases include Boston’...



Dance Central Could Be For PlayStation 3 As Well

Dance Central Could Be For PlayStation 3 As Well

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- According to an interview from Kotaku with Harmonix Co-Founder, Alex Rigopulous, Their newest Kinect based dance game, Dance Central, may not be an Xbox 360 exclusive. Rig...



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E3 2010: Rock Band 3 Hands-On Impressions

E3 2010: Rock Band 3 Hands-On Impressions

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- At the MTV Games E3 booth it became immediately clear how far Rock Band has evolved since its inception in 2007. The giant wall displaying each song created over Rock Band...



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Rock Band 3 Preview: A Game For Everyone

Rock Band 3 Preview: A Game For Everyone

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- After a meeting with Harmonix showcasing Rock Band 3, new features that have been announced in the past week have been fleshed out to give more detail on the keyboard, mul...



E3 2010: Harmonix Introduce Dance Central

E3 2010: Harmonix Introduce Dance Central

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- Harmonix, the team behind the original Guitar Hero and Rock Band, have announced a new game for Microsoft's Kinect motion control device. Dance Central will make use of K...