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Euro focus for Rock Band

Music game developer Harmonix wants to take a larger slice of the European market after selling 16.1m units of Rock Band worldwide. The MTV-owned studio says there will be a heavier proportion of UK and European artists in Rock Band 3’s track list than previous instalments. The music title, which …

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Dance Central 2 in the works

Harmonix has laid out the long-term plan for its Kinect launch title Dance Central, with pre-production already underway on a sequel. CEO Alex Rigopulos told MCV: I think that Dance Central has an opportunity to spark a phenomenon, much like the original Guitar Hero did. "I sure as hell hope …

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Dance Central not possible on Move/Wii

With its ability to track the movement of 20 limbs, Kinect is well-suited to Dance Central and its hundreds of dance moves. In an interview with MCV, Harmonix says embracing Microsoft’s motion accessory rather than PlayStation Move or Wii was an easy choice. Kinect was a no-brainer because you don’t …

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Dance Central tracklist revealed

Harmonix has announced the full tracklist for its hotly anticipated Kinect launch title Dance Central. The songs available on the upcoming motion-controlled dancing game cover a range of genres, including pop, funk, hip-hop, R&B and latin. Artists include a mixture of classic and contemporary, from Beastie Boys and Kool & …

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Rock Band downloads hit 75m

Looking at Rock band’s boxed retail sales really is only half the story – Harmonix owner MTV has confirmed that over 75m purchases have been made through the game’s in-game digital portal. Each download on Xbox Live costs between 80 Microsoft Points (around 69p) and 240 MSP (2.06), with a …

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Konami and Harmonix settle Rock Band lawsuit

Konami and Harmonix have agreed to settle out of court after a two-year patent dispute over Rock Band. A Texas court filing said both companies had agreed to dismiss all claims and counterclaims” in the lawsuit, according to Bloomberg. Terms of the agreement have not been disclosed. The lawsuit was …

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Dance Central heading for PS3?

Harmonix’s motion-sensitive music title Dance Central could be heading to the PS3. Many believed the game to be exclusive to the Xbox 360 but the developer’s co-founder Alex Rigopulos claims it is possible to bring the game to PlayStation Move, according to Kotaku. Rigopulos also said there was no chance …

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XBOX: Dance Central announced

Microsoft and Harmonix have joined forces to create Dance Central, a new dance game that uses Kinect to track players movements. The game features a varied soundtrack of classic and contemporary pop, hip-hop and R&B hits, from artists such as Lady Gaga, No Doubt, Beastie Boys. Additional songs will later …

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