Harmonix Lays Off 37 And Replaces CEO

Rock Band developer Harmonix is cutting staff and getting a new chief executive Venture Beat reports. The music-game company is dropping 37 employees as it looks to restructure for future development. The developer also confirmed that chief executive officer Alex Rigopulos will step aside into a new role as chief creative officer. The team’s head of publishing and business operations, Steve Janiak, will take over as CEO.

Read moreHarmonix Lays Off 37 And Replaces CEO

Amplitude Reboot Kickstarted for PlayStation 4, PS3

Harmonix has announced a new Kickstarter campaign for a new version of Amplitude for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. Harmonix the developers of Rock Band is asking for $775,000 to create the game which is a successor to the classic PlayStation 2 music game. The Kickstarter campaign will launch in June 2015. The team, which includes many original Amplitude developers at Harmonix, will use the studio’s proprietary engine.

Read moreAmplitude Reboot Kickstarted for PlayStation 4, PS3

Active comments on PC Invasion: