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Fantasia: Music Evolved preview: dynamic duets

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 24, 2014 8:15am PDT

Harmonix revealed some new details about Fantasia: Music Evolved, including five new tracks, a new explorable area, and a two-player competitive mode. Shacknews was invited to check these new features out at this year's Game Developers Conference.

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"Remember back when Harmonix was solidly a Sony-oriented studio?"

- the archvile see all 3 comments

Chroma is a music-based first-person shooter from Harmonix

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 17, 2014 9:00am PST

For many, Harmonix is synonymous with "music." Their games have defined the genre, with iconic hits like Karaoke Revolution, Guitar Hero, Rock...

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"What an interesting trailer. Polished or not, I give them credit for trying something fresh."

- Grape Flavor see all 24 comments

This is how you play Fantasia: Music Evolved

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 03, 2013 7:00am PDT

Finally, actual gameplay footage of Harmonix's Fantasia: Music Evolved

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"Looks like something the kids will enjoy. Though, I'd want to know what kind of music selection ..."

- daggot see all 3 comments

Fantasia: Music Evolved is Harmonix's next game, coming to Xbox One and Kinect

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 04, 2013 6:00am PDT

Fantasia: Music Evolved is the next game from Rock Band and Dance Central developer Harmonix. Given the studio's pedigree, there's perhaps no better fit for such a musically-inclined IP.

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"it will return when music licensors let us do everything!! I would love to try some u2 songs"

- Chandler55 see all 18 comments

Harmonix suffers 'small number' of layoffs, gains BioShock 2 lead designer

By Steve Watts, Apr 23, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Harmonix has released a small number of employees, just as it brings on BioShock 2 lead designer Zak McClendon as its design director.

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"Is that being a jerk? I found nothing inspiring, interesting, or impressive about BioShock 2, ..."

- LoioshDwaggie see all 10 comments

Metallica songs being pulled from Rock Band DLC library

By John Keefer, Apr 09, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Harmonix will no longer be releasing DLC songs for its Rock Band series, and a few songs will soon be disappearing from the existing library because of licensing issues.

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130 million Rock Band songs downloaded, as DLC ends

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 03, 2013 2:15pm PDT

Not only did millions of people join in on the Rock Band craze, they bought DLC. Lots of it.

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'American Pie' is Rock Band's final DLC song

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT

April 2nd will be the day the music died.

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Dance Central 3 DLC releases ending this month

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 08, 2013 4:45pm PST

The Dance Central 3 library includes over 200 tracks, but the developer has announced plans to stop working on any additional add-on content.

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"Lemme tell you, they're not. It's all current hits. Honestly, the only songs I bought from any ..."

- GreggD see all 5 comments

Rock Band DLC releases to end in April

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 18, 2013 9:33am PST

On April 2nd, Harmonix will no longer release DLC for its Rock Band games.

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Rock Band Blitz review: still standing

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 27, 2012 1:00pm PDT

While putting together stellar performances isn't as easy in Blitz as it is in Rock Band, it quickly proves to be just as fun.

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"I'm guessing that once you get into the devil's-head songs, you'll be suffering."

- Deathlove see all 9 comments

Dance Central 3 'Story Mode' detailed

By Steve Watts, Aug 21, 2012 10:15am PDT

Harmonix has detailed its story mode for Dance Central 3, and revealed nine new tracks you'll get down to in the decade-spanning adventure.

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Harmonix seeking 'Combat Designer'

By Steve Watts, Aug 21, 2012 9:00am PDT

Another Harmonix job listing leaves clues about its next game, requesting a combat designer to oversee skills, abilities, and enemy AI.

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"I'm not sure if HMX necessarily has the skills to pull it off, but man, if they could harness ..."

- Masem see all 12 comments

Rock Band Blitz full track list detailed

By Steve Watts, Aug 13, 2012 8:45am PDT

Harmonix has revealed the full track list for Rock Band Blitz, set to release later this month.

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"And only RB3. And any song that can be played in RB3 should be playable in Blitz."

- Masem see all 6 comments

Dance Central 3 dated: October 16th

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 23, 2012 8:15am PDT

Dance Central 3 will be available this October, and will include a varied setlist featuring Kpop, Vanilla Ice, and more.

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