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

A few weeks ago we got the latest expansion packs from Dropmix, the card-based DJ game that allows you to compete with and against your friends in a battle to make the best mixes possible using samples of popular songs. The two latest additions that came to our door were specific sets with Pop and Hip-Hop […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Which Games Should You Buy The Gamers In Your Life?

Since gamers are something like their own breed of human, we’ve got a list of all of the many games you can choose from to gift your gamers with. A lot of serious gamers will already have a number of the major titles already this year, so we’ve included some of our favorite lesser-known games […]

Adding Your Favorites To ‘Dropmix’ As We Review The Expansions

Recently we had a chance to review the awesome battling DJ game Dropmix, and while the game does have a couple of flaws, overall it was an awesome title that we think would be a blast at parties. Because the game’s music selection can get repetitive after say 50 hours of gameplay, sometimes you need to […]

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’

One of the highlights of my visit at E3 this past June was checking out the game 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 […]

Endurance Mode Engaged: In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida Added To Rock Band 4

For those of you still playing Rock Band 4, a new song just became available that will test your endurance, your skills, your patience, and your willingness to play one of the longest songs in the history of modern rock music. Iron Butterfly’s 17-minute rock opus In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida has now been added as DLC for the […]

‘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 4’s Latest Wacky Crossovers? Mass Effect: Andromeda And Archer

Mass Effect gear will now be available in Rock Band 4 so you can live out your dream of being an interstellar rockstar marine. What do you mean that’s oddly specific? Sure it is, but someone had to have had that dream or we wouldn’t be getting the in-game items, now would we? I’m assuming someone […]

Rock Band VR Hits March 23rd

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 misleading as […]

The Games Industry Vs Trump

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 released […]

Rock Band 4 On PC Failed To Get Crowd Funded

Rock Band 4 on the PC was something that fans had asked for for a long time. 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 […]

Rock Band 4 To Add Psychonauts Costumes

Psychonauts 2 has just gotten completely funded after a successful crowd funding campaign on Fig. The cult classic will be returning to a bunch of fanfare, I have no doubt. Getting in on the party, Rock Band 4 has just announced some free and exclusive Psychonauts content. In a Tweet, Harmonix revealed that Raz’s flying helmet […]

Rock Band VR Is Coming To The Oculus Rift

While the announcement at The Game Awards was not the release date we all wanted, as promised Oculus did turn up last night. 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 […]

Ampiltude Trailer Announces January Launch Date

Amplitude has had a weird development cycle since it was announced. 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 […]

Rock Band 4 Is Getting Free Fallout 4 Outfits

Fallout 4 is on everyone’s lips right now. Most players are still waist deep in radiation exploring the Commonwealth and all she holds. However, if you are feeling like venturing to rocking out, you can soon take a little bit of Fallout with you. On December 8th, Vault 111 suits are being added to Rock […]

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 […]