Posts Tagged Harmonix

New Rhythm Game From Rock Band Creators Ditches Plastic Instruments

This week Harmonx lifted the lid on a new entry to the Rock Band franchise that does away with peripherals. Called Rock Band Blitz, this new single player, downloadable title for PSN and XBLA closely resembles Amplitude which was also created by Harmonix and released back in 2003 for the PS2.

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Review: Rock Band 3

Here’s a little food for thought. Did you know that Rock Band 3 went into development right after the release of Rock Band 2? During that two year period how many installments of the Guitar Hero franchise did Activision release? That number would be eight ( not including the handheld versions ).  Now, how many of those games raised the bar as high as Harmonix’s Rock Band 3? If you answered zero, then you’re correct.

It’s been two years since Harmonix released a direct installment to the Rock Band franchise. Even though we’ve had the Beatles: Rock Band, Green Day: Rock Band, and Lego: Rock Band to fill the gap, those games were just appetizers. Rock Band 3 is the main course. Prepare to dig in.
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