The biggest contributor to Stephen Colbert's political action committee, Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow, (who totally weren't coordinating with Colbert's joke Presidential run) was Alex Rigopulos, head of Rock Band/Dance Central studio Harmonix. $9600 given, notes the NY Times.
A few years back, Rock Band exploded in North America. In Europe. In Australia. It didn't in Japan. There must be a reason for that.
In this video Rock Band 3 senior designer Sylvain Dubrofsky walks us through just how the keyboard play is going to work in Harmonix upcoming rhythm game.
Harmonix's big hit before Guitar Hero/Rock Band, and a foreshadowing of their gameplay, was Amplitude, developed for SCEA on the PS2. Harmonix CEO Alex Rigopulos says he'd love to "do it right" for the PS3.
What does the future hold for the Rock Band series? Harmonix co-founder Alex Rigopulos gives us another hint in a new interview, one that teases closing the gap between real and fake rock and roll.