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Fantasia Boston Post Mortem Recap

On March 12, four Harmonix developers took the stage at The Skellig in Waltham, MA to discuss valuable design lessons learned from early *Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved* prototypes with a group of local developers. The Boston Post Mortem talk was hosted by the Boston Chapter of the International Gam... Read more

Harmonix at PAX East 2014!

PAX East is rapidly approaching, one of our absolute favorite video game conventions every year. And what’s great about this one is that it’s right in our backyard! Though we won’t have a booth on the floor this year due to timing with our games, we’ll still be out in full force walking the floor, h... Read more

The Harmonix Podcast Episode 115 - Dramatic Narrative with Matthew Derby

This week on the show we sit down with *Chroma*’s narrative designer, and all around good guy, Matt Derby. Derby is a published author (*Super Flat Times*, *The Silent History*) and is a noted expert in the field of user experience design. Revel at the juicy narrative details he shares about *Chroma... Read more

Learn About Fantasia's Development At Boston Post Mortem

Join Harmonix at this month's Boston Post Mortem hosted by the International Game Developers Association's Boston Chapter! Every month, video game developers meet in the Boston area to mingle and listen to compelling talks about the business of making and playing games. This month, Harmonix has ... Read more

Employee Spotlight: Dawn Rivers

Dawn Rivers is a person of many talents and we’re lucky to have her here at Harmonix. She has a passion for lighting, changing the landscape of the games industry, and – believe it or not – meteorology. In fact, Dawn can explain best practices for lighting in games and read a Doppler radar without b... Read more

The Official Harmonix Podcast Episode 114 - Chroma Playtest with Matt K

Join the Three Amigos (Pope, Aaron, and Matt K) as they discuss the recent announce of *Chroma*, the new music-driven shooter from Harmonix! We run down the broad overview of what *Chroma* is, some details on the upcoming alpha, dish some dirt on the extensive playtest approach to our first Steam ti... Read more

Alex Rigopulos Announced as Storytime Speaker for PAX East 2014

It’s been hard to keep it a secret, but the cat is out of the bag – our very own CEO and co-founder, Alex Rigopulos will be the Storytime Speaker for PAX East 2014! We’re not ready to share details of the talk just yet, but it’s safe to say that if you’re attending PAX East this April, you absolutel... Read more

The Official Harmonix Podcast - Archived Episodes

If you're looking for archived episodes of The Official Harmonix Podcast, you can find all episodes prior to #113 on February 7, 2014 at iTunes. Read more

Game Sites Maintenance - 2/6/14

**UPDATE - 2/18/14: We are still working on Creators.RockBand.com and hope to have it live again soon. Thanks again for your patience!** UPDATE - 2/7/14: RockBand.com and DanceCentral.com are live again. Thanks for your patience as we iron out any issues and continue to work on TheBeatlesRockBand... Read more

Employee Spotlight: Abby and Matt

If you’ve been to our website in the past, you may have noticed HarmonixMusic.com has gotten a bit of a makeover. Welcome to your shiny new destination for all things Harmonix! There were several Harmonixers involved in the relaunch of our website, two of which we’re highlighting in our first Ha... Read more