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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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Harmonix opens $1.5m crowdfunding effort to launch Rock Band 4 on PC

Rock Band 4 developer and co-publisher Harmonix is asking for whopping $1.5m to bring Rock Band 4 on PC. The company has turned to crowdfunding platform Fig to raise money for the title. This new SKU is set to release on Steam at the end of 2016. The crowdfunding effort …

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There’s a Rock Band VR game coming to Oculus Rift

After bringing its Rock Band franchise back this year, Harmonix is now set to launch the IP on Oculus Rift. The firm has announced that Rock Band will be launching on the Oculus Rift headset next year. Harmonix debuted a trailer (below) for the game at last night’s The Game …

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VIDEO: Rock Band 4 has a release date

Rock Band’s encore will return to rocking this October. Rock Band 4 has finally had a release date set, with the rhythm music title coming to PS4 and Xbox One on October 6th. Prices for the upcoming game have also been released by US retailers Amazon and Gamestop opening up …

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Who will go to Rock Band’s reunion tour?

There was a time when everyone was playing Rock Band and Guitar Hero. And then they stopped. All of them. At the same time. The billion-dollar plastic guitar industry vanished overnight. It was a painful time for everyone associated with that genre. But Harmonix, the studio that created both franchises, …

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