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Rockstar's collection of games are some of the many to be affected by GameSpy's closure next month, although for the most part the studio's latest releases won't suffer. Rockstar plans to transition out of GameSpy's matchmaking service when it closes on May 31, and for some of the studio's older ga...

April 30th 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Amateur songwriters and frequent impromptu freestyle rap battlers take note: the iPhone version of Rockstar's Timbaland-ized beat creation software, Beaterator, is now available from the iTunes App Store for $4.99. The iPhone release features a redesigned interface, of course, since the PSP version...

December 7th 2009 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Starting Monday through the end of the year, people who bust a funky move on over to Adult Swim's site will be able to download a free mix tape, courtesy of Rockstar's Beaterator. The tracks were hand-selected by both Rockstar and Adult Swim, and two of them -- Cee-Lo's "Hello Miss (Armani XXXChang...

December 4th 2009 at 6:15pm 0 Comments

From: Dwight Slappe, marketing intern To: Jeff Bukovinski, head of Rockstar marketing NARRATION V.O. COPY FOR BEATERATOR PROMO, FIRST DRAFT: "Do you have an awful friend named Jason who's constantly tapping on stuff and making your life a waking hell? Well, now you can put Beaterator into his awf...

September 9th 2009 at 9:45am 0 Comments

Here's something Sony should add to its Girlz Play Too page: Beaterator. Timbaland's collaboration with Rockstar hits PSP (and iPhone) soon. While a supposedly fully-featured music creator may sound intimidating, Rockstar proves that Beaterator is easy enough for children to use. One of the cooler a...

September 3rd 2009 at 1:46pm 0 Comments
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Payback has been doing pretty well on the iPhone as a Grand Theft Auto clone, but the real thing is coming soon, apparently -- Rockstar Games says that they'll be bringing the acclaimed DS hit Chinatown Wars to Apple's iPhone and iPod touch platforms. Pretty big news, not only for GTA fans looking...

September 1st 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Timbaland's beat-blasting PSP game Beaterator is exclusive to Sony's platform no more, as Rockstar just announced the music-making application is headed to the iPhone, alongside Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars. Set for release sometime this fall, the title "features thousands of loops and sounds m...

August 31st 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

Beaterator isn't really a game. It is, however, an interesting new music app designed specifically for PSP. Here, we see music producer Timbaland checking out Beaterator on his PSP Go. In addition to showcasing gameplay, this new video from Rockstar explains what took so long to get the project fini...

August 27th 2009 at 9:40pm 0 Comments
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You may not remember Beaterator, Rockstar Games and Timbaland's unique PSP collaboration. Why? It was announced over two years ago, in March 2007. Originally a Flash application on the Rockstar website, Beaterator allows players of all skill levels to create "professional-level music" through the t...

August 13th 2009 at 9:32am 0 Comments
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You may (though you probably don't) remember all the way back to late 2007, when Rockstar picked a young producer by the name of Timbaland up off the streets and gave him a shot at his own PSP game, Beaterator. It's a year-and-a-half later now and, though the sheer power of the announcement was eno...

March 11th 2009 at 8:30pm 0 Comments