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Harmonix, the creators of the Guitar Hero, Rock Band and Dance Central franchises, is working on a new title for Sony's Project Morpheus VR headset and... it's odd. The company has basically created the VR equivalent of those gnarly music visualizers that people used to love in Winamp and Windows...

June 18th 2015 at 9:48am 0 Comments
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Walking onto the roof of the Shangri La Hotel in Santa Monica, California, I was nervous and curious to see Rock Band 4. After all it had been five years since Rock Band 3. Would it still feel good? Is this really the right time to bring back Harmonix's brilliant karaoke video game, with its comfy...

June 1st 2015 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Rock Band creator Harmonix is bringing a roadie along for this year's release of Rock Band 4 -- Mad Catz, the peripheral manufacturer, will co-publish the game on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Mad Catz is in charge of making all of the wireless instruments in Rock Band 4, but as a co-publisher the c...

April 21st 2015 at 4:02pm 0 Comments
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Remember the Sony-published video magazine PlayStation Underground? Well, it's back after a 14-year hiatus, and like so much of the video world, it's gone digital and now exists as a YouTube show. A post on the PlayStation Blog says that new episodes should publish twice a month, with a plan to ch...

March 30th 2015 at 3:54pm 0 Comments
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After several years on hiatus, an official announcement and the shockingly rapid decline of the music game market, Rock Band suddenly leapt back to life this month. Harmonix Music Systems -- the studio responsible for the music game craze, and the studio that created Guitar Hero, Rock Band and Dan...

January 26th 2015 at 11:25am 0 Comments
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Amplitude's multi-instrument path to revival is a little longer than was initially anticipated, developer Harmonix has announced via Kickstarter update. The rhythm game's estimated arrival has been pushed from its initially-planned window of March, with Harmonix "currently targeting" a summer rele...

January 17th 2015 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Following the recent release of the series' first new DLC in nearly two years, it appears that Harmonix might be gearing up for a new entry in its Rock Band series, if an online survey is anything to go by. "Hello friends! You should fill out this important Rock Band survey," reads a tweet from th...

January 16th 2015 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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ATTENTION: The year 2014 has concluded its temporal self-destruct sequence. If you are among the escapees, please join us in salvaging and preserving the best games from the irradiated chrono-debris. Fantasy Life Sometimes, you just wanna sidequest. For those times, there's Fantasy Life. Fantasy...

January 7th 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Harmonix revealed a slate of DLC tracks it has in store for its Kinect-powered Xbox One rhythm game Fantasia: Music Evolved, with Skrillex & Alvin Risk's "Try It Out," Soundgarden's "Spoonman," and Coldplay's "Paradise" premiering via Xbox Live today. 18 downloadable tracks will join Fantasia'...

November 11th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The developers at Harmonix aren't afraid to hit the reset button if something isn't working correctly. Chances are, strumming a plastic Stratocaster changed quite a bit before you ever even started playing "Creep" by Radiohead in Rock Band. Same goes for stepping to the beat of Lady Gaga's "Poker...

October 24th 2014 at 1:20pm 0 Comments