Entries in 'harmonix' (37)

Online multiplayer will be a paid expansion for Rock Band 4

Online multiplayer will be a paid expansion for Rock Band 4

Rock Band 4 owners will have to pay extra if they want to play the game online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2016 at 2:42PM in News
Opinion: Guitar Hero and Rock Band struggles highlight PS4 and Xbox One's biggest challenge

Opinion: Guitar Hero and Rock Band struggles highlight PS4 and Xbox One's biggest challenge

If you’re a fan of plastic instruments, the last week’s headlines haven’t made pleasant reading.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 7th 2016 at 9:54AM in News
Rock Band 4's PC crowdfunding push fails to reach target

Rock Band 4's PC crowdfunding push fails to reach target

The world of Rock Band has been hit with more bad news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 1:35PM in News

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There's a Rock Band VR game coming to Oculus Rift

There's a Rock Band VR game coming to Oculus Rift

After bringing its Rock Band franchise back this year, Harmonix is now set to launch the IP on Oculus Rift.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 4th 2015 at 11:47AM in News
'Rock Band 4 captures the genius of the original Rock Band and Guitar Hero'

'Rock Band 4 captures the genius of the original Rock Band and Guitar Hero'

Led Zeppelin waited 27, Pink Floyd held on for 24 and Blur took 16: in comparison to rock and roll reunions, the five-year gap since the last Rock Band game ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 5th 2015 at 3:51PM in News
Rock Band 4 Xbox One release and instrument adapter to be sold separately

Rock Band 4 Xbox One release and instrument adapter to be sold separately

The legacy instruments adapter for the Xbox One release of Rock Band 4 has been made available for individual purchase, Harmonix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 24th 2015 at 5:39AM in News

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Harmonix announces original Apple TV title Beat Sports

Harmonix announces original Apple TV title Beat Sports

Rock Band creators Harmonix have revealed a brand new game made specifically for the rejuvenated Apple TV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2015 at 3:24PM in News
New Apple TV arrives next month, adds gaming functionality

New Apple TV arrives next month, adds gaming functionality

Apple has officially unveiled its newest iteration of the Apple TV, which will bring gaming into the fold for the digital media player.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2015 at 12:54AM in News
Harmonix partners with Fig to crowdfund mystery title

Harmonix partners with Fig to crowdfund mystery title

Fig has announced a new partnership with Harmonix, with the developer planning to bring an unannounced title to the crowdfunding platform later this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2015 at 2:25AM in News
UPDATED: Rock Band 4 on Xbox One price increased over instrument adapter

UPDATED: Rock Band 4 on Xbox One price increased over instrument adapter

The Xbox One release of Rock Band 4 will cost $20 more than the PS4 release, due to Microsoft's console requiring an adapter to support older peripherals.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 26th 2015 at 10:28AM in News

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Mad Catz targets 'significant' European growth for Rock Band 4

Mad Catz targets 'significant' European growth for Rock Band 4

Rock Band will finally crack Europe this year, publisher Mad Catz has told MCV @ Gamescom.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:56AM in News
Amplitude slips to the end of 2015

Amplitude slips to the end of 2015

Harmonix has confirmed that Amplitude won’t now arrive until the end of the year, and even then only for some backers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 12:32PM in News
VIDEO: Rock Band 4 has a release date

VIDEO: Rock Band 4 has a release date

Rock Band's encore will return to rocking this October.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 15th 2015 at 11:05PM in News
Rock Band 4 going 'back to basics' in the battle for retail shelf space

Rock Band 4 going 'back to basics' in the battle for retail shelf space

Mad Catz has dismissed fears that there won’t be enough shelf space for Rock Band 4.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2015 at 12:45PM in News

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Mad Catz co-publishing Rock Band 4

Mad Catz co-publishing Rock Band 4

Mad Catz isn't just working on peripherals for Harmonix's rhythm game revival Rock Band 4, with the peripheral maker announcing it has joined the studio as the game's co-publisher.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 4:15AM in News
Rock Band 4 will work with old Guitar Hero hardware, Harmonix says

Rock Band 4 will work with old Guitar Hero hardware, Harmonix says

Upcoming music title Rock Band 4 won’t just work with old Rock Band hardware – it’ll also work with any Guitar Hero gamers may have.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 10:58AM in News
Who will go to Rock Band's reunion tour?

Who will go to Rock Band's reunion tour?

There was a time when everyone was playing Rock Band and Guitar Hero. And then they stopped. All of them. At the same time.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 19th 2015 at 11:23AM in News
We'll avoid an arms race with Guitar Hero, says Harmonix

We'll avoid an arms race with Guitar Hero, says Harmonix

The creator of Rock Band has vowed not to saturate the market with games when the franchise returns this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 19th 2015 at 10:14AM in News
Is VR going to change the world? Find out in this week's MCV

Is VR going to change the world? Find out in this week's MCV

Now that consumer virtual reality headsets are finally on the horizon, are they really going to change the world as firms like Oculus would have us believe? 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 19th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
New Rock Band in development for PS4, Xbox One - report

New Rock Band in development for PS4, Xbox One - report

A new Rock Band effort is reportedly in the works for Sony and Microsoft's latest consoles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 19th 2015 at 7:18PM in News
Harmonix and nDreams reveal Samsung Gear VR projects

Harmonix and nDreams reveal Samsung Gear VR projects

Developers have begun announcing titles for the newest entrant to the virtual reality market – Samsung’s Gear VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 9:27AM in News
VIDEO: Harmonix developing shoot-em-up A City Sleeps

VIDEO: Harmonix developing shoot-em-up A City Sleeps

Dance Central and Rock Band studio Harmonix is developing a shump called A City Sleeps.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 29th 2014 at 11:33AM in News
Harmonix welcomes indie studio Proletariat into Cambridge office

Harmonix welcomes indie studio Proletariat into Cambridge office

Harmonix has carved out a section of its office to house local indie studio Proletariat, the Cambridge-based studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2014 at 5:53AM in News