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Recap: Harmonix at PAX East 2016

If you’ve been paying attention to our blog posts over the last couple weeks, you’d know that we’ve got a lot in store at PAX East this year! With the show around the corner, we’re here to round up everything we’ve got going on so you have a one-stop shop for everything Harmonix is doing in Boston this weekend. If you’re a fan of Rock Band, Amplitude, Virtual Reality, free swag, exclusive Pinny Arcade pins, and LOTS of fun – read on! Read more

Harmonix @ PAX East 2016: The Booth

Cian with the community team here! I wanted to take a quick break from sipping on my cocoa to give you some details about the Harmonix booth at PAX East this year. So, without further ado let’s get to it! This year we’ll have our biggest PAX booth yet (booth number 6092). Once again we’re highlighting multiple games, each showcasing the past, present, and future of the studio in their own way. Aside from Rock Band 4, we’ll also be showing Harmonix Music VR, Amplitude, and Beat Sports. Read more

A Night Under the Stars with Harmonix

or, as we like to call it, "A Night with Starmonix"! Ever been to a Planetarium before? Maybe! Ever played a video game on a Planetarium dome? I didn’t think so. Now’s your chance – get ready for a one-of-a-kind experience right on the tail end of one of the greatest conventions around. Read more

Rock Band: Past, Present, & Future (@PAX East)

If you're joining us in Boston for PAX East at the end of the month, there are two things you should know. Read more

Harmonix PAX East 2016 Party

You’ve loaded up your cosplay props, squeezed into that rental van together, and are ON YOUR WAY to one of the best gaming community events of the year – PAX East! Here in Boston, we want to offer a warm welcome to strangers and locals alike. This year, Harmonix is hosting a party filled with games, music, and developers. It’s all happening at the Hard Rock Cafe Boston, and we want YOU to join in on the fun! Read more

Harmonix Does PAX East 2016

Going to PAX East next month? What a coincidence, so are we! We have some pretty rad plans that we'll be sharing in detail over the coming weeks, and you'll soon see that this is by far the ​biggest PAX we've ever done. Read more

On the Road to GDC

With the Game Developer’s Conference happening less than a week from now, we’ve rounded up the Harmonix participants for this year’s event. Make sure to get your tickets to this conference if you want to attend sessions from Harmonix developers and industry professionals – we’re happy to share our experiences and knowledge with you! If you’re already gearing up to head over to San Francisco next week, here are some speakers and sessions you don’t want to miss. Read more

Some Thoughts on PC Rhythm Gaming

Cian from the community team here! I want to try something a bit different. In the past, our blog has primarily focused on highlighting content from our own company and games. However, in the spirit of being different I want to take an editorial approach and share some thoughts on the current landscape of rhythm games on PC. I like to think I’m pretty knowledgeable about rhythm games. Since I first laid eyes on a dance pad in the late nineties, I’ve been playing (and occasionally, writing about and even making) games in the genre on all platforms – mobile, handheld, console, and sometimes the occasional PC title. The long and short of it is that I live, sleep, and breathe rhythm games. Read more

AMPLITUDE LIVE: Harmonix Invites You to a Concert Featuring Freezepop & Other Artists from the Amplitude Soundtrack!

Amplitude is a successfully funded Kickstarter effort with our fans to refresh and recreate the cult classic rhythm game from 2003. We’re psyched that Amplitude is finally out in the world, and can’t wait to get (beat) blasting with everyone. To celebrate, we're inviting you to Amplitude Live: A Harmonix concert featuring synth-pop sensation, Freezepop, plus more artists whose tracks are features in the game! Read more

Talk to Us - Our Email Address for Feedback Is Back!

We’d like to start by saying how thrilled we’ve been to see people responding with such positivity to us giving our fans a peek behind the curtain into our development process. With this in mind, we want to keep open lines of communication moving in both directions – us giving you an open look into the development process as well as letting you voice your thoughts on what you like, don’t like, and want to see in Rock Band 4. It’s all part of our commitment to make Rock Band 4 the best Rock Band ever. Read more