The licensing agreement between EA and Harmonix is expiring, so the games will no longer be available for download.
MTV Games has ceased all its operations, with owner Viacom confirming that the game development company is no more.
Harmonix, the developer of Rock Band and the original developer of the Guitar Hero series of rhythm-action music games, has reportedly bought itself BACK from current owner MTV/Viacom for a mere $50.
One of the slightly-overlooked new Kinect titles for Xbox 360 announced by Microsoft at E3 this week was Harmonix's Dance Central – a game that promises to teach you to dance.
Harmonix and MTV is launching the beta trial for its Rock Band Network service this week, letting budding musicians and bands upload their own tunes to sell to other gamers.
If you have ever fancied turning all those CDs and MP3s you have so lovingly collected and compiled over the years into an awesome game, then now is the time to celebrate, because MTV and Harmonix Games are planning on launching the awesome Rock Band Network early next year.
Today sees the launch of not one, but two major music products celebrating the ongoing popularity of The Beatles – with both MTV/Harmonix/EA's Beatles Rock Band game and the fab four's entire remastered back catalogue on CD on the shelves.
As we prepare for the latest bout of Beatle-mania later this month – what with the imminent launch of MTV's Beatles Rock Band from EA and the rumours of a major deal brewing with Apple and EMI – the launch of a quality wooden Fender Strat Rock Band controller could not have arrived at a better time.
Activision has finally let out the full 'set-list' for the forthcoming Guitar Hero 5, including such timeless classics as Johnny Cash's "Ring of Fire", Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" and Nirvana's seminal "Smells Like Teen Spirit."