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Harmonix hiring for next-gen title

A handful of job listings for Rock Band dev Harmonix reveal the company is working on a motion-controlled title for next-gen consoles. According to the listings, the brand new IP aims to be a motion-based music game with combat and ‘emotionally compelling storylines.’ Currently the developer is seeking a Software …

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Harmonix reveals new Rock Band game, abandons instruments

The Rock Band brand is returning – though it has ditched its famous instrument peripherals. Developer Harmonix has unveiled a new downloadable title called Rock Band Blitz, according to G4. However, much like the studios’ earlier titles such as PS2 pair Frequency (2001) and Amplitude (2003) it will use only …

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Now Viacom sues former Harmonix shareholders

Viacom is taking ex-shareholders of Rock Band developer Harmonix to court, following a lawsuit filed against the firm itself last year. The former parent company of Harmonix and owner of MTV claims that previous Harmonix shareholders owe it over $131m, reports Gamasutra. Viacom claims this is a refund” of the …

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Harmonix releases VidRhythm for iOS

The makers of Rock Band and Dance Central have released a new music game on Apple’s App Store. Entitled VidRhythm, the Harmonix title allows players to put together music videos based on short clips they take with their iPhone or iPad camera. These can then be remixed so that sounds …

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Rock Band has ‘a lot of life left’

Guitar Hero may be on hiatus, but its rival Rock Band is healthier than ever. That’s according to Harmonix’s VP of product development Greg LoPiccolo, who told Industry Gamers that the studio is still very much committed” to the franchsie and that we can expect to see more from Rock …

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