Details leak out about new console music games
Activision has released more details on upcoming games Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock and DJ Hero 2. Both will be out later this year, with the former including a new customisable guitar. Meanwhile, DJ Hero 2 will have a microphone...
June 10, 2010
Rumour – Harmonix working on dance-based game
MTV subsidiary Harmonix is broadening out its musical repertoire beyond guitar, bass'n'drums. Having already hinted that Rock Band 3 will include keyboards...
June 4, 2010
Metaio gives augmented reality a music angle
For all the buzz around mobile augmented reality applications, they're still mainly playthings for geeks. However, AR firm Metaio has launched a new feature that's relevant to the music industry...
June 2, 2010
Google’s Pac-Man game wasted 4.8 million hours of worktime
Last Friday, the world seemingly downed tools in order to play Pac-Man, after Google turned its search engine logo into a playable version of the game to celebrate its 30th birthday.
May 25, 2010
Def Jam Rapstar licensing local hip-hop tracks for Europe
Def Jam has announced that it'll be signing local hip-hop tunes for inclusion in its upcoming Def Jam Rapstar music game. The UK version will get tracks from Tinie Tempah and Dizzee Rascal, France will get NTM and Sefyu,...
May 25, 2010
Rock Band Network doing well, says Harmonix
Music game developer Harmonix says its recently-launched Rock Band Network is doing well, with more than 9,000 users for its free version, with 700 who've upgraded to the paid 'premium creators membership'.
May 24, 2010
iPhone gets another music game – Likwid
And still the iPhone music games keep coming: the App Store is turning into something of a licensing bonanza for the music industry, although whether that's turning into big revenues is another question entirely. The latest...
March 26, 2010
Kings Of Leon get a Tap Tap Revenge game
Kings Of Leon are the latest band to team up with Tapulous for a branded iPhone music game. Kings Of Leon Revenge just launched, and features ten of the band's tracks, as well as a news feed, tourdates info and chat rooms....
March 12, 2010
Rock Band 3 will be out for Christmas
Viacom boss Philippe Dauman has officially announced Rock Band 3, which will be available this side of Christmas - again published by MTV Games and distributed by Electronic Arts. He claimed that the game will "innovate and...
March 10, 2010
Power Gig music game will come with a real guitar
Well, it was the logical next step on from Guitar Hero, we suppose. This Autumn, Xbox 360 and PS3 owners will get to play Power Gig: Rise of the Sixstring - a music game that comes with a proper working guitar, rather than...
March 9, 2010
Rock Band Network opens up for downloads
MTV has announced that its Rock Band Network store is up and running, allowing gamers to buy more than 100 songs for the Rock Band games that have been created by the artists themselves...
March 4, 2010