Three years ago today, Harmonix released a videogame dedicated to the work of one of the greatest rock and roll groups of all time, The Beatles. The New York Times called it "the most important video game yet made". Fans around the world were able to immerse themselves in the music of The Beatles...Read more
Interview with Tim Converse (Xbox Gamertag/Rock Band forum name "Hitoshura") Hitoshura has become famous in the Rock Band community for being the first person to achieve every goal in Rock Band 3. This required literally hundreds of hours of gameplay across all the instruments (standard and Pro)...Read more
Photo credit: Riki FeldmannMatt Payne of The Glowing Stars uses a Rock Band 3 keyboard controller on stage in his band. Below, he tells us all about it and then talks to HMX Alum Sean Baptiste about the band and their history.
Matt Payne breaks down how he started using a Rock Band keytar in T...Read more
I've been waiting three years to write a My First PAX article. I've edited articles from Thrasher and thebeststeph and others, and always thought PAX sounded like the most fun event to go to. Watch people play Rock Band all day? That sounds awesome. Even though I knew people came home exhausted a...Read more
Austin Lindstrom played bass guitar for Motion City Soundtrack, 1999 - 2002. He is the founder and organizer of the Maximum Donordrive, a charity music games party. The Rock Band band above is Maximum Bonerdrive - Austin, Eric, Jordana, & Dr. H. Austin notes that Dr. H has over 2,500 Rock Band DL...Read more
Here's another video in honor of Rock Band's 4th anniversary. In this one, we give you an inside look into what was involved in the mammoth task of building all of the hardware for Rock Band. Lots of great info here, some of it never heard before.
Four years ago on November 20, 2007 Harm...Read more
PAX (Penny Arcade Expo) is, without a doubt, the most supportive, friendliest and hospitable convention we have the good fortune to attend every year. Top to bottom, from the folks running the show to the fans walking the floor, every person we run into is high five worthy. PAX this year was ab...Read more
Last week your globe trotting friends on the Community Team packed our bags and headed off to the land of bier and schnitzel. Our destination? Cologne for the 2010 Gamescom conference. For those of you not familiar with Gamescom, its one of the largest games fairs and promotional events in the wo...Read more
Trying to summarize our adventure to Comic-Con which was Harmonixs first time on the floor and my first Community trip is one of the most daunting things Ive done to date at this job. In some ways, a string of words would almost work better: long lines, thick crowds, loud noises, super short sk...Read more