Harmonix Archives

Guitar Hero For PlayStation 2 Up For Auction At Heritage Auctions
Heritage Auctions, an auction house based in Dallas, Texas, that deals mainly in auction lots and listings primarily pertaining to comics, video games, trading cards, and other items of a similarly collectible nature, has put a sealed, graded copy of Guitar Hero for the Sony PlayStation 2 console up for auction! Made by Harmonix in 2005, Guitar[...]
Epic Games Is In The Process Of Acquiring Harmonix
Epic Games is looking to add a new studio to its list as they are currently in the process of acquiring music-centric studio Harmonix EG posted a blog about it, which we have the statement for you down below, as well as Harmonix on the incoming deal Neither side when into the finer details of[...]
Fuser Announces New Block Party Event On The Way
NCSOFT and Harmonix revealed they have a new event coming to Fuser as players will be enjoying a summer Block Party The game will be getting free DLC music throughout the month of August, along with a couple of additions to the game that will make things fun We got the details below from the[...]
Fuser Receives Major Update Along With Live Twitch Channel
NCSOFT and Harmonix have rolled out the largest update to Fuser to date with a number of additions and improvements The free Headliner Spotlight update now gives you the chance to DJ as the headline act on the Diamond Stage, in which you can perform in front of 250+ people along with your friends in[...]
Fuser Releases A Free Demo & New Roadmap For Updates
Harmonix and NCSOFT released a couple of new items for Fuser in the form of a new roadmap as well as a free demo to people to try The 1.3 Updater will add in a ton of features, which we have from the team below But it also includes a bunch of new music from[...]
Harmonix & X Put Their Lates Game FUSER Up For Pre-Order
NCSOFT and Harmonix have put their latest game FUSER up for pre-order as you can now become one of the greatest festival DJs of all time We got to check out the game a short time ago as it blends elements of Rock Band and Dropmix together into a DJ experience where you control the[...]
Twitch and Harmonix Reveal Twitch Sings at TwitchCon
During TwitchCon today, both Harmonix and Twitch revealed a brand new interactive karaoke service called Twitch Sings The concept itself is pretty simplistic as the streamer will be able to basically do live karaoke on their feed with the lyrics and generic muzak versions of songs playing underneath, while the chat room will be challenging[...]
Harmonix Turns to NCSoft as Publisher of Its Next Multiplatform Title
Over the weekend, Harmonix announced that they would be entering a new strategic partnership for a multiplatform publishing deal with NCSoft The companies made the announcement official as Harmonix posted about it on their website, as it looks like NCSoft will publish their next game across multiple consoles What exactly that next game will be is[...]
Adding A Few More Beats As Dropmix Makes Two More Expansions
There are some different songs here and there, but essentially both packs are using the same library, just different samples of the same tunes. While by definition these are two totally new and different packs of music, there's no escaping the fact that it feels cheapened by the idea that Harmonix and Hasbro haven't made[...]
Game gift guide
Sure, you can also get it for the Wii U, but why would you do that? Target happens to have the best price for the game at the moment at $56.99 USD.   Credit// Hasbro If your gamer is into music and also a little bit quirky, they just might be the right person for Dropmix which is a Hasbro/Harmonix[...]
Adding Your Favorites To 'Dropmix' As We Review The Expansions
Behold as Harmonix have produced four expansion packs for the game that you can add to the game. Now there are two kinds of expansion packs for Dropmix The first is the Discover Pack which has five different cards of different genres that below to different suits They're very random and you need to buy all[...]
Several Layoffs At Harmonix Following The Release Of 'Dropmix'
A rather disappointing bit of news this weekend as it appears Harmonix has decided to clean house this week According to Gamasutra, 14 people have been laid off from the company following the release of Dropmix in an effort to "reduce our overhead and align our business with our current development slate." Here's a snippet[...]
Battling Like A Pair Of Rad DJ's! We Review 'Dropmix'
This is a joint project between Harmonix (who you may know best as the minds behind the Rock Band series) and Hasbro as the publisher The game is set to be released on September 24th, but before then, Harmonix was kind enough to send me a review copy to check out and review I headed[...]
Endurance Mode Engaged: In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida Added To Rock Band 4
But you rarely hear it these days, because radio favors songs that only last 3-4 minutes long — while this track can fill a third of an hour in radio minutes. Harmonix has done an impressive job of keeping Rock Band 4 fans engaged by offering weekly DLC tracks that vary in style and artist while[...]
'Dropmix' Is Basically Making You A Fighting DJ
Hasbro and Harmonix had a little something special to show off at E3 this year in Dropmix, which kind of made me excited to get back into deck building games while still being a music fan The game is a combination of a five-card board along with a deck of cards, each of them containing[...]
Rock Band VR Hits March 23rd
Courtesy of The Verge Harmonix revealed that Rock Band VR will be available on March 23rd for Oculus Rift Pre-orders are already available for the VR bundle on Amazon, probably ready to hit a Gamestop near you later today. The release date trailer features actual footage of the Rock Band VR gameplay, which is cool but somewhat[...]
The Games Industry Vs Trump
Credit: ABC News Even now, a full week after President Donald Trump's anti-Immigration Executive Order, games companies are still coming out of the woodwork to tell us all about how they disagree with the order, ranging from moral grounds to abject interference with their employees lives. One of the latest companies to join the trend is Harmonix, who[...]
Rock Band 4 Multiplayer Is Coming But You'll Have To Pay For It In An Expansion It Seems
Online multiplayer has long been missing from Rock Band 4, being a hugely requested feature from fans as you can imagine. And it's finally coming later this year as confirmed by Harmonix in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=31&v=JcnN5rRteBsVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Rock Band 4 – Synchronous Online Multiplayer Trailer | PS4 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=31&v=JcnN5rRteBs) However, there is a[...]
Rock Band 4 On PC Failed To Get Crowd Funded
The port of the game had followed the franchise around for a long time, and alas, Rock Band responded by trying to crowd fund the port on PC to the tune of 1.5 Million on crowd funding site Fig. Sadly, the campaign failed to materialize as Harmonix would have liked it seems The campaign has now[...]
Rock Band 4 To Add Psychonauts Costumes
In a Tweet, Harmonix revealed that Raz's flying helmet will be free in the Rock Shop There is also a t-shirt to go along with it. Coming in the #RockBand4 Jan update: this awesome Psychonauts helmet, free in the Rock Shop Thanks to @DoubleFine! pic.twitter.com/W2iXHprVeo — Rock Band (@RockBand) January 15, 2016 This is super cute[...]
Rock Band VR Is Coming To The Oculus Rift
Although, I don't think many people would have guessed that the technology developer would be teaming up with Harmonix to make Rock Band VR. It was all announced with this little skit which shows the dev team, including Palmer Luckey training to be rockstars with DragonForce It also showed a tiny bit of footage of what[...]
Ampiltude Trailer Announces January Launch Date
The game, despite coming from Rock Band developer Harmonix, went through crowdfunding just barely making it's goal, but in the end its succes saw the revitalisation of a long lost series. Well, the game's journey is nearly over as this new trailer has hit and it confirms a January 5th release date on PSN This game[...]
The SML Podcast – Talking With Four Members Of Rock Band's Harmonix!
By Joe Cammisa [audio: http://joecam.net/SML/SML-e139.mp3] Monday night is here and it's time for The SML Podcast – Episode 139: Sawrmonix here on Bleeding Cool! Last week may not have had an interview, but this week is jam packed as we have FOUR members of Harmonix joining the show! This week Kris is on a date and Pappy's got BootySplash, so[...]
Rock Band 4 Gets An Electrifying Launch Trailer
Everything here will look instantly familiar, and I think that is what Harmonix is hoping for. Take a look: https://youtu.be/uzLgoxJQXCEVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Rock Band 4 "Electric" Trailer (https://youtu.be/uzLgoxJQXCE) While I'm sure there will be groups of young 'uns who meet up and play in their garage, I think the more likely scenario will[...]
Rock Band 4 Adds The Cure, Judas Priest, Foo Fighters And More To Set List
Here is a video announcing just a few of the songs Harmonix have put out there today. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9IBvmwxSDUVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Rock Band 4: Setlist Reveal – 7/13 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9IBvmwxSDU) The complete list of new songs from today's annoucements reads like this: Aerosmith – "Toys in the Attic" The Cure – "Friday I'm In Love" Dream Theater[...]
Updated: Rock Band 4 Not Coming To PC Partially Because Of Piracy Concerns
What with it being able to use all your Rock Band 3 DLC and old instruments in this revival, Harmonix are really bending over backwards to please fans here. There is one community that won't be feeling the love though PC users Harmonix have decided to miss the platform and in an interview with Eurogamer, project[...]