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Harmonix delays Amplitude for PS4 and PS3 to end of 2015

Harmonix's rebooted, Kickstarter-backed music game Amplitude is coming later than expected. Previously scheduled to launch on PlayStation platforms sometime this summer, the game is now expected to...

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Amplitude's team multiplayer mode could be the life of the party

I am very good at Rock Band. I am not very good at Amplitude, I discovered at PAX East 2015. There once was a time when I played most Rock Band songs on expert difficulty for vocals, guitar and...

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Amplitude for PS3 and PS4 delayed to summer

Harmonix's reboot of rhythm game Amplitude is going to miss its originally scheduled March release, the developer informed backers of the game's Kickstarter today. The PlayStation 3 and PlayStation...

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IGF announces the 2015 Main Competition finalists

After pouring over a massive list of nearly 650 entries, the Independent Games Festival juries have announced their choices for Main Competition finalists. The 17th annual awards continue the...

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Amplitude is a video game concept album

Amplitude is the video game version of a concept album, albeit one with frenetic beat-rhythm action and a lurid color scheme. Its makers, the musical specialists at Harmonix, want to frame the...

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Here's your first look at Harmonix's Amplitude in action

Amplitude developer Harmonix Music Systems released the first gameplay video of the rhythm title last week, and although the clip contains off-screen footage, it offers a good look at how...

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Fantasia: Music Evolved is definitely grooving to a different beat

Ambition is the driving force behind Fantasia: Music Evolved. Possibly also madness. After all, who in their right mind would want to spend four years working with a notoriously controlling...

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Harmonix lays off 37, CEO moves into new role (update)

Harmonix Music Systems laid off 37 full-time employees today, and Alex Rigopulos, CEO and co-founder of the studio, is moving into a new management role, a representative for the company confirmed...

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Amplitude reaches Kickstarter funding goal

Developer of the Rock Band and Dance Central series Harmonix successfully reached the crowdfunding goal for its game Amplitude today with 21 hours to go. The Kickstarter campaign was launched to...

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Harmonix explains why it can't make Amplitude without your help

Harmonix is attempting to crowdfund a follow-up to Amplitude, and in a lengthy blog post yesterday, the studio explained why it won't be able to make the game unless its Kickstarter campaign is...