Antonio Bolfo was an animator at Harmonix, working on video games such as Guitar Hero. Then, with the legacy of September 11 on his mind, he joined the New York Police Department. He started bringing a camera along and snapped photos of the police at work. And then he left the force and made photography his main gig.
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.
Greg LoPiccolo didn't have to leave his office in a brick building near Boston this year to see how two of the biggest trends in the last half-decade of video games were playing out. There were doubters outside. Inside?
The people who make Rock Band and the breakout Kinect dancing game Dance Central have been sold by MTV's parent company Viacom. But they can keep making sequels to those series, if they want to.
Rock Band and Guitar Hero aren't the sensations they used to be. That doesn't mean they're bad. Not Rock Band 3. But they're not the cultural phenomenons they once were. That's temporary, according to a man who should know.
John Lennon's most popular solo album, Imagine, will be "among the first albums" available for download following this week's launch of Rock Band 3, according to the game's developers.
Ever since we previewed Rock Band 3's Pro Guitar mode, readers have been asking if lefties can play this mode. They can.
At last, your shame will end. At last, you will be able to tell your guitar-playing friends that you too can play guitar, well sorta, thanks to Rock Band 3's pro guitar mode. Plus, you will have learned guitar better.
Dance Central, the body-controlled dancing game from the makers of Rock Band, has multiplayer. It's no Kinect Adventures multiplayer where you'd be standing side-by-side, in a gesture vs. gesture frenzy. No. It does dance battles. You take turns.
Dance Central, the upcoming dancing game from Rock Band developer Harmonix, is supporting more than rump shaking. Ten more tunes from the game have been confirmed today.
Somewhere else, that's where. Rock Band 3 lead designer Dan Teasdale is leaving Rock Band developer Harmonix. In his blog, he states why.