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Amplitude clears funding goal, races toward finish line

Harmonix has successfully matched its $775,000 goal on Kickstarter for Amplitude with 21 hours remaining in the campaign. The Dance Central developer recently admitted that its crowdfunding goal amounted to "less than half of the project budget for the game," the rest of which will come from the...

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Harmonix: Without Kickstarter, Amplitude 'goes back on the shelf'

Since Harmonix launched its Kickstarter project for a successor to the Amplitude series earlier this month, one of the pervading questions the developer fielded is just why it opted to go the crowdfunding route for the cherished, cult classic game. While Harmonix developed popular games like Dance...

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Harmonix bets Amplitude HD's future on Kickstarter

Rock Band and Dance Central developer Harmonix has posted a Kickstarter to fund a sequel to Amplitude, its rhythm action game from the PlayStation 2 era. The company is currently seeking $775,000 for the project, using the crowdfunding platform to gauge legitimate interest. "Legitimate" in this...

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Harmonix announces music shooter 'Chroma,' sign up for alpha testing now

Rock Band and Dance Central developer Harmonix is going full Chris Gaines with free-to-play, first-person shooter Chroma. The multiplayer class-based arena gunner for PC has that Harmonix music twist with bullets on a beat and finding the flow in the music activating jump pads for easier arena...

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Dance Central 3 routines 50% off until June 3

If you're searching for beauty and a beat, the entire Dance Central 3 downloadable content catalog is on sale through June 3. The routines are 50 percent off at 160 Microsoft Points ($2) apiece, with over 80 tracks featuring original choreography available - don't worry, Gangnam Style still...

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Rock Band World social app coming to Rock Band 3, Rock Band Blitz this month

Just in case there weren't enough ways to bug your friends online, Harmonix revealed "Rock Band World" this morning, a new social app for Facebook. The app integrates with both Rock Band 3 and Rock Band Blitz, allowing players to challenge their friends, compare scores, shop for music, and...

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More Dance Central 3 tracks than you can shake a leg at

Ready to stomp out rhythmic crimes across several decades with some stylish dance police? Yes, Dance Central 3's bizarro storyline is ... well, bizarro, but that just makes us all the more interested in it. Several Harmonix devs are happy to explain the game's kooky story in the latest trailer,...

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Dance Central 2's August tracks are down with O.P.P.

Yes, you know them – Jeremih, Kevin Rudolf, and hip-hop greats Naughty By Nature are all headlining this month's Dance Central 2 club bangers. Each artist is bringing a single track for each week of the month, with Jeremih featuring 50 Cent's "Down On Me" getting things started tomorrow. As...

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Harmonix has 'three and/or more' new games in the works, and none are Rock Band or Dance Central

There's kind of a lot of stuff going on at Harmonix Music Systems. At least according to Harmonix director of communications and brand management John Drake, who teased a variety of new "Triple A IPs" that the studio has in the works – beyond Dance Central 3 and Rock Band Blitz. "Dance...

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Rock Band Weekly: Paramore

Paramore's "Brand New Eyes" album may not be so brand new anymore, but Rock Band Weekly is tapping it this week for a three-pack from the operatic rock band....

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