Rock Band 3 songs will be exportable to Rock Band 4 around 8th December, Harmonix has said - that's the feature-patch plan.
A new Rock Band game is in development for PS4 and Xbox One, according to a report from Bloomberg.
Harmonix has announced a pair of Rock Band 3 DLC tracks with teasing titles that hint at a full return for the series.
Rock Band developer Harmonix has released an "important" survey for fans of the franchise to fill out.
Peripheral-based music game Rock Band 3 gets brand new downloadable content today, Harmonix has announced.
The Rock Band Network is no more.
An upcoming cull of Rock Band DLC tracks will render one of Rock Band 3's Achievements/Trophies inaccessible, and remove seven songs from the service.
The licenses for some old Rock Band DLC songs are starting to expire. Some will be renewed but some won't, Harmonix explained, and the latter kind will disappear.
It all started in 2005 when Harmonix and RedOctane released Guitar Hero, and the world went nuts for the game with the plastic guitar. Harmonix rode that music game tidal wave into EA's arms and the pair dreamt up Rock Band.
A court ruling has demanded Viacom pay shareholders in former subsidiary Harmonix $383 million in withheld bonus payments.
There are "multiple new music games" in development at Harmonix that "won't resemble" either Rock Band or Dance Central.
Harmonix is working on a radical reinvention of its Rock Band franchise, according to co-founders Alex Rigopoulos and Eran Egozy.
Despite Guitar Hero's bubble bursting earlier this year, the music genre is in great shape and looks set for major growth over the next few years, according to a new book on the genre out this week.
Shareholders in Rock Band developer Harmonix are being sued by the studio's former owner Viacom for a hefty $131 million.
Cheap Trick and EMF are the latest acts lined up for Rock Band DLC, developer Harmonix has announced.
Harmonix's split from Viacom earlier this year has rejuvenated the studio and inspired a flurry of creativity, the developer has told Eurogamer.
Veteran hip hoppers Beastie Boys and soul legend James Brown are among the artists heading to the Rock Band store next week.
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Black Sabbath survivor Ozzy Osbourne is the latest artist to get the Rock Band 3 DLC treatment, with an eight-song track pack due out on 31st May.
Foo Fighters head up the next batch of Rock Band 3 DLC, with four tracks from the US alt-rockers up for download next week.
There will be no Rock Band 4 this year, developer Harmonix has confirmed.
'80s pop icons Culture Club and gonzo metallers Faith No More are among the acts heading to Rock Band in new DLC due next week.
Joy Division's bleak indie anthem Love Will Tear Us Apart headlines next week's Rock Band DLC update.
DragonForce's infamous Guitar Hero III work-out, Through the Fire and Flames, migrates to Rock Band 3 next week.
Harmonix invented Guitar Hero and Rock Band, but it's the Kinect-exclusive Dance Central that now rules the roost at the musical developer.
Rock Band developer and original Guitar Hero creator Harmonix has paid tribute to Activision's recently axed franchise - and encouraged users to hop on over to its brand.
Three tracks from hit indie platformer Super Meat Boy's soundtrack are heading to Rock Band Network, composer Danny Baranowsky has confirmed.
Troubled Rock Band developer Harmonix has made between 12 and 15 per cent of its workforce redundant this week, the studio has confirmed.
Rock Band 3 gets a hefty new title update today, developer Harmonix has announced.
Among the fixes for the barnstormingly brilliant rhythm action epic, is a patch for a game-breaking bug that causes a crash if you choose "a particular eyebrow asset" in the character customisation screen.
That's clearly the headliner, but there are a number of other gameplay tweaks included too. Here's the full list, as published on the game's official forum:
David Bowie headlines the next batch of DLC for Rock Band 3, developer Harmonix has announced.
Rock Band 3 developer Harmonix has hit a bum note with Wii users, announcing it's to stop offering new Rock Band Network tracks for the console as of next week.
Media giant Viacom reportedly sold Rock Band creator Harmonix to investment group Columbus Nova for the princely sum of fifty dollars.
A four pack of songs from Paul McCartney, and singles from Inhabited and Siouxsie and The Banshees, will be available to download from the Rock Band 3 Music Store from 28th December.
The sale of Rock Band developer Harmonix by parent company Viacom has turned sour after the developer filed a lawsuit that alleges Viacom "diverted opportunities" from Harmonix for its own benefit so it wouldn't have to fork out millions in performance-related bonuses.
Following last week's Queen pack and Bon Jovi before that, famed ivory-tinkler Billy Joel is the latest contemporary recording artist to scissor-kick his way onto the Rock Band Store.
Guitar Hero publisher Activision feels "nothing but love" for troubled Rock Band 3 developer Harmonix.
Queen is the latest act to power-slide into the Rock Band 3 spotlight, with 13 tracks by the glam rock legends to be made available for download next week.
The Rock Band 3 MIDI Pro-Adapter will be released in the UK "late next week" for around £34.99 / 39.99, Mad Catz has told Eurogamer.
Up for sale developer Harmonix has made good on its promise to continue to support Rock Band 3 with a title update that fixes a number of problems gamers have complained about.
A new Rock Band title has just launched for the iPhone and iPad.
Rock Band 3 distributor EA doesn't believe the music genre is dead in the water, despite key franchises seeing dismal sales this year.
As speculation intensifies over the possible buyer of Rock Band developer Harmonix, Electronic Arts has cast doubt over its suitability as owner.
Lynyrd Skynyrd headlines next week's Rock Band 3 DLC bill, with able support provided by Bad Company and 38 Special.
John Lennon's seminal solo album Imagine is this week's big addition to the Rock Band store.
NBA 2K11 and Fallout: New Vegas were the biggest sellers in the US last month, according to data released by the NPD Group today.
Viacom's decision to sell Harmonix will have no knock-on effect on support for Rock Band 3 and Dance Central, the games' developer has insisted.
UPDATE: In a question and answer session Viacom said Harmonix made a loss of around "$65 million" for the financial quarter. "That loss reflects how we've been informed by the potential buyers we've been talking to," it said. The loss would have been half that number otherwise.
Extra costs have been introduced for Rock Band 3 downloadable tracks. If you want old songs to support the new keyboard instrument or the vocal harmonies you must buy an "RB3 Version" of it. Similarly, if you want the Pro Guitar and Pro Bass parts in the song you will need to pay more.
Harmonix will produce no new DLC for any Rock Band game other than Rock Band 3.
If you want keyboard and vocal harmony parts added to your old Rock Band songs then you're going to have to buy them again.
Less is always more, right? Well, when it comes to Bon Jovi, apparently not. A whopping 12 tracks from the New Jersey stadium rockers are heading to Rock Band 3.
Kinect Joy Ride heads up a fresh batch of demos available on Xbox Live today.
Problems you have had on PS3 exporting Rock Band 2 songs to Rock Band 3 have been "solved", Harmonix has told Eurogamer.
The Squier Rock Band 3 guitar both a working instrument and game controller will be available on 1st March 2011 in the USA, manufacturer Fender has announced.
Despite shaky performances of Rock Band 3, Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock and DJ Hero 2, Screen Digest analyst Piers Harding-Rolls doesn't think the music genre is at a "dead end".
Harmonix's hope that low sales of Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock were caused by anticipation surrounding Rock Band 3 have been dashed this morning by official UK sales figures.
Update: UKIE has released sales figures for the top 10 games. These show that leader Fable III sold 128,895 copies since launch on Friday - 6000 more than Fable II managed.
Developer Harmonix reckons rival music game Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock's dismal sales might have been down to gamers waiting to buy Rock Band 3.
It's fair to say that it's not the best of times to be putting out a music game. With Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock posting dismal first week sales and DJ Hero 2 failing to break into the UK top 20, there's a consensus that the music genre might be all played out.
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I'm just back from the cinema where I watched Somewhere, Sofia Coppola's latest it's-a-bit-like-Lost-In-Translation-again-isn't-it take on the spiritually and often literally empty existence of a Hollywood star.
In the middle of the movie, a pivotal scene of bonding between the protagonist, Johnny Marco, and his 11-year-old daughter, whom he has long-neglected through his louche, bed-hopping ways, plays out over a session of Guitar Hero (briefly glimpsed in the trailer).
The daughter and her father's best (only) friend are then seen carefully customising a guitar controller with paint while Marco clumsily fails in his attempt to play 20th Century Boy on Hard difficulty. Lightweight.
John Lennon's classic album "Imagine" will be available to download for Rock Band 3 shortly after the game's release, Joystiq reports.
For one week only three The Doors songs will be given to anyone who buys Rock Band 3 and plays online for free, MTV Games has announced.
Peripheral maker Mad Catz has priced its official Rock Band 3 instruments.
Here's a little insight into the world of games journalism for you. When previewing a game based on a presentation at a press event especially if that game is a sequel you can normally count the number of important pieces of information you need to convey on the fingers of one hand.
There are plenty of new places to take the Rock Band franchise in the next five years, developer Harmonix has insisted.
A selection of Bon Jovi's biggest hits are heading to Rock Band 3 as post-launch DLC, developer Harmonix has revealed.
Harmonix has announced that more than 2000 tracks will be available for Rock Band by the end of this month.
Bad news for those looking forward to the new Pro Mode guitar tracks in Rock Band 3 - they're going to cost you more than the regular songs.
Tinkling the ivory, or plastic rather.
Harmonix has confirmed you will be able to export tracks from Rock Band 2 to Rock Band 3.
Speaking to RockBandAide.com, spokesperson John Drake said that will apply to all three versions of the game, including the Wii one.
"We're doing it for all three consoles," he said.
Following Activision's recent reveal of the entire Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock playlist, Harmonix has followed suit by unveiling Rock Band III's complete set.
What could be the last remaining chunk of the Rock Band 3 setlist has leaked onto the internet.
Songs by German rockers Rammstein, reggae legend Bob Marley and Australian post punk band INXS will be in Rock Band 3, MTV Games has announced.
Look at that keyboard!
Update: EA has confirmed to Eurogamer that Rock Band 3 will be released on 29th October in the UK.
Senior designer Dan Teasdale has announced his departure from Harmonix and the end of his involvement with the Rock Band series.
The plastic orchestra expands once more.
Harmonix has announced details of Rock Band 3, including its keyboard controller and Pro mode.
Harmonix has confirmed that Rock Band 3 will support vocal harmonies.
Rock Band 3 has been confirmed for an autumn 2010 release worldwide.