Rock Band

A friendly letter from Rock Band developer Harmonix

Hey Infendo readers and Nintendo lovers, it’s Harmonix here, guest writing for the Infendo editorial gang. Guess what? We really do hate you. We didn’t think your little system was any good when it came out in November 2006, and we thought it was rubbish when we released Rock Band for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 last year, so we ignored you. Then we sat on our hands for six months and r...

Harmonix: Rock Band Wii DLC was dependent on Wii HDD

For Harmonix, SD cards are not enough — they wanted a Wii HDD. So, as a result of the no Wii hard drive thing, Rock Band for the Wii was gimped. In an interview with CVG today, Rob Kay, design director at Harmonix, blamed the lack of storage space as the primary reason why Wii Rock Band owners will not be able to download extra songs via DLC. In this day and age everyone is pretty familiar w...

Rock Band Wii will not support Online play/DLC

Soon after today’s press release, Kotaku shot Harmonix an email concerning the fate of left out details, including possible online play. Soon after, Harmonix/EA responded with a very saddening statement to Wii owners… Regarding downloadable content: During Rock Band for the Wii development Harmonix focused on making the core gameplay experience as solid and enjoyable as possible while tail...

Rock Band coming to Wii on June 22

PRESS RELEASE — Harmonix, the leading developer of music-based games, and MTV Games, a division of MTV Networks, which is a division of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), along with distribution partner Electronic Arts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announced plans to release the award-winning music video game Rock Band on the Wiiâ„¢ home video game system from Nintendo in the U.S. and Canada on June 2...

Rock Band coming to Wii

While I was sleeping last night, apparently news broke that Rock Band is coming to Wii. It was mentioned by an EA executive during a conference call and later confirmed by IGN. Thanks to everyone who sent in this tip. Has anyone been holding out for this title? Think they’ll have special all-white drums? (Honey, we need to get a bigger apartment.)