Entries in 'mtv games' (14)

MTV Games closed

MTV Games closed

MTV Games has closed its doors following the sale of Harmonix, MCV can reveal.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 3rd 2011 at 4:43PM in News
Viacom: 'Console game business requires skills we don't have'

Viacom: 'Console game business requires skills we don't have'

MTV Games parent Viacom says it doesn’t the expertise needed to create big-budget, successful console games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 11th 2010 at 5:50PM in News
Harmonix unaffected by Viacom sell-off

Harmonix unaffected by Viacom sell-off

Rock Band developer Harmonix is still hard at work on Rock Band 3 and Dance Central despite uncertainty over its future.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 11th 2010 at 5:19PM in News
Unhappy Viacom to sell off Harmonix

Unhappy Viacom to sell off Harmonix

Just four years after it bought the studio for an amazing $175m, Viacom has said it wants to sell off music game studio Harmonix.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 11th 2010 at 1:54PM in News

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Dance Central tracklist revealed

Dance Central tracklist revealed

Harmonix has announced the full tracklist for its hotly anticipated Kinect launch title Dance Central.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 14th 2010 at 11:35AM in News
E3 2010: Rock Band 3 line-up revealed

E3 2010: Rock Band 3 line-up revealed

EA and MTV Games’ music sequel Rock Band 3 will get a range of new Mad Catz peripherals to accompany the game’s release this Q4 – with the option of ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 11th 2010 at 4:01PM in News
Green Day: Rock Band dated

Green Day: Rock Band dated

Green Day: Rock Band will launch worldwide on June 8th, MTV has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 11th 2010 at 2:34PM in News
MTV Games reveals HMV Beatles: Rock Band promo

MTV Games reveals HMV Beatles: Rock Band promo

MTV Games has partnered with HMV and ticket exchange firm Seatwave on a Beatles: Rock Band promotion.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 12th 2010 at 9:26AM in News

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'Rock Band will win Xmas battle'

'Rock Band will win Xmas battle'

MTV has revealed plans to challenge Activision’s goliath Guitar Hero franchise this Christmas by pushing Rock Band to new audiences – something MCV's predicted Singstar-branded mic pack would certainly offer.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 20th 2009 at 1:18PM in News
MTV Games snaps up Guthrie and Cox

MTV Games snaps up Guthrie and Cox

MTV Games has announced it has signed up former THQ man Scott Guthrie and Sony Computer Entertainment Amercia’s David Cox.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 29th 2009 at 4:26PM in News
Rock Band sales exceed $1bn in US

Rock Band sales exceed $1bn in US

Sales of the Rock Band series have exceeded the $1 billion mark in North America, after only 15 months of being on sale.

by Tim Ingham
on Mar 27th 2009 at 10:25AM in News
Rock Band Wii details emerge

Rock Band Wii details emerge

EA and MTV Games have revealed details for the upcoming Wii version of Rock Band, which was first announced by CEO John Riccitiello during EA’s third-quarter conference call in February.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 25th 2008 at 10:00AM in News

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MTV and Activision lock horns over Rock Band compatibility

MTV and Activision lock horns over Rock Band compatibility

Publisher MTV Games and developer Harmonix have hit out at the publisher Activision after the Guitar Hero owner blocked moves to release a patch that would enable its guitar peripheral ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2007 at 11:43AM in News
MTV promises something different for next game

MTV promises something different for next game

MTV’s first foray into the games market, Guitar Hero challenger Rock Band, has gone down a storm in the US – and whilst it won’t arrive in Europe until early ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2007 at 10:51AM in News