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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.


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

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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.


"I doubt Lars has anything to do with this. The contract has an expiration date, and the parties ..."

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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.


'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.


"My rebuttal is Bohemian Rhapsody and London Calling in its entirety."

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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.


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

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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.


"In a year they should do a sale where they sell every song for like 50 quid. I would totally buy."

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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.


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

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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.


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.


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

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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.


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

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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.


Rock Band Blitz twangs out in August

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 18, 2012 8:15am PDT

Rock Band Blitz, Harmonix's downloadable ryhthm 'em up spin-off, is arriving on August 28, when it hits PS3, then will come to XBLA on August 29.


Dance Central 3 preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 06, 2012 9:00am PDT

Dance Central 3 manages to one-up its predecessor by giving gamers the ability to create their own moves and free style without mirroring a set routine.


Dance Central 3 debuts with Usher

By Steve Watts, Jun 04, 2012 11:15am PDT

Harmonix debuted Dance Central 3 at Microsoft's E3 press briefing, with a performance from Usher. An accompanying announcement outlines some new features and a partial track list.


Rock Band Blitz preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 01, 2012 8:00am PDT

Rock Band Blitz is not only a great value for fans that have amassed a significant Rock Band library, it's a fun return to Harmonix's roots.


"Online while-playing score tracking ala Trials is going to be AWESOME."

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