Harmonix News


Fallout 4 gear wanders into Rock Band 4 next week

By Daniel Perez, Nov 24, 2015 7:19am PST

Get ready to rock out with your Pip-Boy out next week!


U2 makes its video game debut in Rock Band 4

By Daniel Perez, Sep 28, 2015 7:56am PDT

Rock Band 4 will feature select tracks from U2, making this the first time the band's music has ever been included in a video game.


"They chose those songs? Pity. I guess makes sense from a business perspective, given the ..."

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Harmonix Announces Beat Sports Exclusively for Apple TV

By Steven Wong, Sep 09, 2015 11:30am PDT

Harmonix finally gives rhythm and music game fans what they need by combining the thrill of hitting things wih the joy of hitting notes in Beat Sports.


Rock Band 4 Adds The Black Keys, Fall Out Boy, Rush and More to Setlist

By Steven Wong, Aug 03, 2015 7:20am PDT

Rock Band 4 announces a new setlist of 17 songs to round out its eclectic song collection.


Harmonix delays Amplitude to end of 2015 to add more features

By Daniel Perez, Jul 31, 2015 1:45pm PDT

Harmonix wants to give us more Amplitude, but as a result, it needs to delay it a couple of months.


"Fair enough. Was hoping to get a crossbow PS3/ Vita. Oh well PS3 it is."

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Rock Band 4 welcomes new tracks from Aerosmith, Foo Fighters, and more

By Daniel Perez, Jul 13, 2015 7:09am PDT

Harmonix has announced eleven new tracks for its upcoming music game, Rock Band 4. The new tracks includes songs from Aerosmith, The Cure, Foo Fighters, Ozzy Osbourne, and more.


"Sweet! I am pretty sure I exported everything while I still had my 360, including Green Day \ ..."

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Harmonix's Nick Chester discusses what makes Rock Band 4 'the best Rock Band game ever'

By Shack Staff, Jul 09, 2015 11:36am PDT

We took some time to sit down and chat with Harmonix's PR lead, Nick Chester, about Rock Band 4 and what makes it "the best Rock Band game ever."


E3 2015: Harmonix Bringing Music VR to Project Morpheus

By Steven Wong, Jun 17, 2015 3:55pm PDT

Harmonix announces Music VR for Project Morpheus, a virtual reality experience based on the music you select.


Rock Band 4 will be co-published by Mad Catz

By Daniel Perez, Apr 21, 2015 7:25am PDT

Mad Catz isn't only working with Harmonix to deliver peripherals for Rock Band 4 when it releases, but they're taking their relationship to another level by becoming co-publishers.


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Opinion: Will Music Game History Repeat Itself?

By Steven Wong, Apr 16, 2015 9:00am PDT

The announcement of Guitar Hero Live has officially reignited the battle of the rock band games, a war that previously left mass toy instrument casualties and wallets devastated. Are fans ready for this rivalry to start again on a new generation of consoles? Here's a glimpse...


Amplitude's multiplayer mode shown off in its first gameplay trailer

By Daniel Perez, Mar 02, 2015 10:38am PST

Harmonix has published a new gameplay trailer for Ampltidue as well as announcing the game will contain various multiplayer modes.


"This is one of those games i thought already came out a year or two ago. Hasn't this been in ..."

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Harmonix releases first Rock Band DLC since 2013

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 12, 2015 9:30am PST

Have you saved your plastic instruments? Because it looks like Rock Band DLC is making a comeback!


"The rumor is that it'll come earlier than that. Announcement could come from PAX East, which is ..."

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Fantasia: Music Evolved Review: Wave Your Hands in the Air

By Daniel Perez, Oct 27, 2014 12:00pm PDT

We take a look Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved, a title that brings Harmonix's legendary musical video games developments style within the world of Disney's Fantasia. Our review.


Opinion: Why Disney's Fantasia is a turning point for Harmonix

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 21, 2014 11:00am PDT

This was supposed to be a banner year for Harmonix, with Dance Central Spotlight and Disney's Fantasia leading the way, before Microsoft pulled the rug out from under them. In spite of that, the Boston-based studio is poised to bounce back.


"Unfortunately, days later, Microsoft pulled an Xbox 180. Really Ozzie? Come on man, you're ..."

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A City Sleeps Review: A Beautiful Nightmare

By Steven Wong, Oct 20, 2014 2:00pm PDT

A City Sleeps, a rhythm themed twin stick shooter, puts you in the role of the dream exorcist battling against demons. Is its soundtrack and unique graphiical style enough to keep players satisfied, or is it's difficulty too much of a turn off? Our review.