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EA settles Gibsons Rock Band lawsuit

Electronic Arts is no longer being sued by music firm Gibson Guitar Corporation over its Rock Band controllers. The companies have told Magistrate Judge Juliet that they had reached a full settlement” and will be seeking dismissal of the case by June 14, according to a federal court filing. Terms …

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Mad Catz signs Rock Band deal

Mad Catz has signed a five-year deal to provide peripherals for the Rock Band franchise. The agreement grants Mad Catz international rights to create and sell Rock Band controllers for future iterations of MTV and Harmonix’ music game. The deal includes Rock Band 3, due for release at the end …

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Green Day: Rock Band dated

Green Day: Rock Band will launch worldwide on June 8th, MTV has announced. The game will feature 47 tracks, including classic songs such as Hitchin’ a Ride and Brain Stew – and will launch on Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii. Other goodies locked in the game includes interviews, unreleased videos …

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Rock Band 3 announced

Rock Band 3 has been officially revealed by developer Harmonix, with a worldwide release scheduled for Q4. An update on the game’s Facebook page said: Rock Band 3 will be published by MTV Games and distributed by Electronic Arts, and will innovate and revolutionize the music genre once again, just …

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Viacom seeking Rock Band refund

With falling sales of Rock Band blamed for a three per cent year-on-year decline in sales for Harmonix owner Viacom, the company has said that it wants a partial refund of bonuses paid to the developer in 2008. Viacom enjoyed strong profits of $694m for the quarter ending December 31st, …

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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. Consumers who purchase The Beatles: Rock Band software or bundle from HMV will receive a 25 voucher for their next ticket purchase at Seatwave. The voucher can be used to purchase tickets for …

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