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Harmonix teams up with Hasbro for card game DropMix

The next game from music game maestros Harmonix has been revealed. It’s called DropMix, and has been jointly developed with toy giant Hasbro. Inside the box is a deck of cards and a Bluetooth and NFC enabled board that can connect with a smartphone or tablet (iOS or Android). Each …

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Developer Drool on why Thumper is not a rhythm title

One of the most interesting rhythm games to hit the market in the recent memory is Thumper from two-man studio Drool. Rather than having consumers play along to pop and rock hits, like in Guitar Hero, Thumper has players hitting buttons sparingly to a soundtrack that can only be described …

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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. Developer Harmonix has confirmed expansion plans for the game in place for later this year, part of which includes synchronous online multiplayer This is just one of the exciting features included as a …

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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. First, Activision announced it would be ‘restructuring’ (read: making a lot of redundancies) its FreeStyleGames Studio – the makers of Guitar Hero Live. Then, yesterday, Harmonix’s crowd-funding effort for Rock Band 4 on PC failed. …

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Harmonix cancels Rock Band 4 PC, ‘disappointed’ game missed crowdfunding goal

Developer Harmonix has ditched the PC version of Rock Band 4. The firm announced this on its Fig page for the project, observing that there isn’t a large enough audience to make developing for this platform viable. This follows Harmonix’s crowdfunding effort for Rock Band 4 and the Rock Band …

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

The world of Rock Band has been hit with more bad news. Harmonix’s attempt to crowdfund a PC port of Rock Band 4 via Fig, which was to be developed by Sumo Digital, has ended in failure. The developer had looked for $1.5m. At the end of the campaign it …

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