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GTA 4, Red Dead multiplayer gameplay unaffected by GameSpy closure

Rockstar's collection of games are some of the many to be affected by GameSpy's closure next month, although for the most part the studio's latest releases won't suffer. Rockstar plans to transition out of GameSpy's matchmaking service when it closes on May 31, and for some of the studio's older...

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Interview: Rockstar vets Lee Hutchinson and Matt Shepcar on their new studio, Double 11

Having put to bed a past with Rockstar Leeds -- and helping to turn out a laundry list of triple-A titles, including the portable Grand Theft Autos, while working there -- lead engineer turned studio director Lee Hutchinson and soon to be ex-lead programmer Matt Shepcar recently announced their new...

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Beaterator now keeping time on iPhone

Amateur songwriters and frequent impromptu freestyle rap battlers take note: the iPhone version of Rockstar's Timbaland-ized beat creation software, Beaterator, is now available from the iTunes App Store for $4.99. The iPhone release features a redesigned interface, of course, since the PSP version...

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Rockstar and Adult Swim offer free Beaterator tunes Dec. 7

Starting Monday through the end of the year, people who bust a funky move on over to Adult Swim's site will be able to download a free mix tape, courtesy of Rockstar's Beaterator. The tracks were hand-selected by both Rockstar and Adult Swim, and two of them -- Cee-Lo's "Hello Miss (Armani...

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Rockstar's Beaterator subbing for music teachers in some NYC public schools

Despite a relatively low-key launch on the PSP this past Fall, Rockstar Games' Beaterator is showing back up in the news this week for reasons that we couldn't have seen coming from a mile away. It turns out that kids in some NYC public schools are getting their music education by means of the beat...

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Beaterator is perfect for your awful friends

From: Dwight Slappe, marketing intern To: Jeff Bukovinski, head of Rockstar marketing NARRATION V.O. COPY FOR BEATERATOR PROMO, FIRST DRAFT: "Do you have an awful friend named Jason who's constantly tapping on stuff and making your life a waking hell? Well, now you can put Beaterator into...

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Girlz play Beaterator too

Here's something Sony should add to its Girlz Play Too page: Beaterator. Timbaland's collaboration with Rockstar hits PSP (and iPhone) soon. While a supposedly fully-featured music creator may sound intimidating, Rockstar proves that Beaterator is easy enough for children to use. One of the cooler...

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Rockstar's Beaterator kicks it on the iPhone this fall

Timbaland's beat-blasting PSP game Beaterator is exclusive to Sony's platform no more, as Rockstar just announced the music-making application is headed to the iPhone, alongside Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars. Set for release sometime this fall, the title "features thousands of loops and sounds...

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Timbaland shows off Beaterator, explains lengthy dev time

Beaterator isn't really a game. It is, however, an interesting new music app designed specifically for PSP. Here, we see music producer Timbaland checking out Beaterator on his PSP Go. In addition to showcasing gameplay, this new video from Rockstar explains what took so long to get the project...

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Beaterator is actually coming out -- and soon

You may not remember Beaterator, Rockstar Games and Timbaland's unique PSP collaboration. Why? It was announced over two years ago, in March 2007. Originally a Flash application on the Rockstar website, Beaterator allows players of all skill levels to create "professional-level music" through the...

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