Harmonix News


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.


A City Sleeps wakes up on PC today

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 16, 2014 12:45pm PDT

Harmonix hasn't forgotten the PC crowd, releasing their twin-stick shooter, A City Sleeps, on Steam today.


"Just watched the GB quicklook... I might have to pick this up. It looks pretty good."

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Fantasia: Music Evolved demo hits Xbox One and Xbox 360 today

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 13, 2014 12:35pm PDT

A week ahead of its release date, Fantasia: Music Evolved is hitting Microsoft consoles with a free demo.


"I must admit I did only try the demo, I probably will the full game though at some point though ..."

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Amplitude hits the beat with a new gameplay video

By Steven Wong, Oct 01, 2014 4:30pm PDT

Ryan Lesser, Creative Lead on the Amplitude remake, updates fans on the game's progress in a video that demonstrates some of the music beats and gameplay fans can look forward to.


"Having now seen the entire video, I rest assured that neither of the above cases will be true."

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Rock Band Network will no longer accept new entries

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 18, 2014 5:00am PDT

The last outlet for new Rock Band content is officially closed.


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A City Sleeps is a musical 'bullet hell' shooter from Harmonix

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2014 10:22am PDT

Harmonix has unveiled their latest game, taking inspirations from bullet hell and anime. A City Sleeps will hit PC in October.


".... YAAAAAAAAAAY Only two of those got totally boned by the Kinect becoming optional! "

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Fantasia: Music Evolved getting special pre-order bundle

By Robert Workman, Aug 19, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Are you prepared to "Let It Go" with Demi Lovato?


Dance Central: Spotlight gets 19 new songs

By Robert Workman, Aug 11, 2014 12:30pm PDT

You'll be turning down for what in just a few short weeks.


"I'm going to need a better selection than this. I'm hoping they'll get more DANCE tunes in there ..."

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Dance Central Spotlight coming September 2

By Steve Watts, Jul 21, 2014 8:00am PDT

Base cost is cheap, with lots of day-one DLC


"My wife is so pissed at this announcement.. she wants the full game like DC 1-3.. not this DLC ..."

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Dance Central Spotlight picks up the beat on Xbox One in September

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2014 10:10am PDT

Harmonix's Dance Central returns! Dance Central Spotlight will come to Xbox One as a downloadable title in September.


Fantasia: Music Evolved dropping the beat in October

By Steve Watts, Jun 06, 2014 6:30am PDT

Disney and Harmonix announced today that Fantasia: Music Evolved is coming on October 21. The announcement came alongside word of six more tracks.


"Fantasia is also the game being funded by a giant publisher, which the Kickstarter project is not."

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A history of video game funding

By Steven Wong, May 30, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Last week, Harmonix completed a Kickstarter campaign to develop a remake of the classic music and rhythm game, Amplitude for modern systems. There were close-calls, and for a while it seemed like the project wouldn't make its $775,000 goal. But a last minute push brought the...


"Stories about the Tiberian Sun FMV stuff was fascinating to read. Friggin James Earl Jones as a ..."

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