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GFY 38 Studios, MA May Offer More Tax Breaks

Mr. Schilling you may have the Boston sports fan’s heart, including mine, but the less sports interested video gaming fans you do not. Go ahead, move your studio to RI under some hostage state takeover deal see if we care. Seems MA didn’t take kindly to loosing to a state…

Viacom, Hello Goodbye to Harmonix

Viacom: ‘hey this will be great! We own some brand called MTV, apparently it involves music – we also have a ton of money to throw at this. No, really we have a ton of money. We are literally everywhere. It’s awesome. This makes sooo much sense since you make…

Alice Cooper Coming To Rock Band 2

Actually, it’s pronounced Mili-wah-kay. I don’t really want to get into giving updates about new tracks coming to Rock Band but it’s Alice Cooper. Next week a 6 pack of tracks will be available in the Rock Band Music Store from the shock rocker including an [8bit Favorite] “School’s Out”….

Rock Band Going Lego

I’m not sure what the point of this is other than to milk two super franchises, but I guess that is the point. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The Lego Group, Harmonix and MTV Games have announced Lego Rock Band. The title will be available for the usual suspects…

[8bit Review] Rock Band vs Guitar Hero

Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: MTV Games and Activision/Red Octane Developer: Harmonix and Neversoft Website: www.rockband.com Tim here, cursed with the arduous task of comparing and contrasting Harmonix’s stellar Rock Band to NeverSoft’s challenging but tired Guitar Hero III…wait just a minute here. I think I just finished. I mean I…

[8bit Review] Rock Band 2

Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: MTV Games Developer: Harmonix Website: www.rockband.com -The Intro Harmonix’s Rock Band is back on the scene after less than a year after it initial debut. Rock Band 2 expands the track listing and fine tunes what was frustrating while keep that actual core game play almost…

Harmonix Missed A Beat; Getting Sued By Konami

Like Vanilla Ice said, “See my version goes ding ding ding da-ding ding tat, its completely different.” Harmonix, the creators of Rock Band, might be singing the same tune to Konami with Konami’s recent claim of patent infringement in the Rock Band videogame. Konami is suing Harmonix, Viacom, and MTV…

Guitar Hero Drums?

In a move that shocked autistic children everywhere, Activision has released pictures of their new drum kit for Guitar Hero. That’s right kiddies, Activision is once again riding on the coat tales of Harmonix. The drum kit has (gasp) symbols! In related news, I poached this information from Kotaku, and…

Rock Band vs. Guitar Hero III

Hey folks, Tim here, cursed with the arduous task of comparing and contrasting Harmonix’s stellar Rock Band to NeverSoft’s challenging but tired Guitar Hero III…wait just a minute here. I think I just finished. I mean I could have sworn I was just ramping up for an epic tale the…