The End Of An Era: Rock Band DLC Halts Weekly Production Tomorrow
0 CommentsPosted by ScottHughes on April 1, 2013 under Articles & News, General, News
Starting five years or 281 consecutive weeks ago Harmonix has steadily released DLC songs for their music game platform Rock Band. Tomorrow, April the 2nd, Rock Band will receive the last weekly update and new song for the platform. The song headlining the last day is the Don McLean's classic "American Pie." I still remember almost frothing at the mouth back when Rock Band was announced. When... more.
Activision CEO says Shunning Harmonix was a Mistake
0 CommentsPosted by Dan McKenney on February 18, 2010 under News
Today, at the DICE Summit Keynote, Activision CEO Bobby Kotick talked about his time in development, quotes he said, and decisions he's made. One of those decisions was regarding the purchase of RedOctane. After the success of Guitar Hero II, Activision decided it was time to snap up RedOctane and the Guitar Hero franchise. This forced Harmonix to split off and develop Rock Band for MTV Games a... more.
Jimi Hendrix on the way for Rock Band?
0 CommentsPosted by Dan McKenney on February 17, 2010 under News, Rumor
That Green Day: Rock Band announcement still getting you down? Don't worry -- if the LA Times are to be believed, Harmonix's next game will feature the legendary Jimi Hendrix. Hendrix's stepsister Janie (who also controls his estate) says that a Jimi Hendrix Rock Band game based on the guitarist is slated to be released by the end of the year. Joystiq asked Harmonix for comment, and received... more.
Rock Band, Harmonix Break 1000 Song Barrier
0 CommentsPosted by Brandon on November 25, 2009 under News
Harmonix, creator of the critically acclaimed Rock Band series, has announced today that there are now over 1000 songs from 390 different bands available to play. This amazing feat has catapulted them to the top of the music game genre and has paved the way for much more success. “We’re extremely proud to pass this remarkable milestone of over 1,000 songs in Rock Band and will continue to... more.