Harmonix Music Systems

Harmonix Music Systems, Inc., based in Cambridge, MA, and established in 1995, is the leading developer of groundbreaking music-oriented videogames. Harmonix was founded by Alex Rigopulos and Eran Egozy, who formed the company to invent new ways for non-musicians to experience the unique joy that comes from making music and have pioneered music and rhythm gaming in the US.

Type
Subsidiary
Parent Company
Viacom
HQ
Boston, US
Founded
1995
Harmonix Music Systems was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Boston, US

Harmonix Music Systems Office Locations

Harmonix Music Systems has an office in Boston
Boston, US (HQ)
40 Broad St

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Harmonix Music Systems Summary

Founding Date

1995

Total Funding

$15.1 m

Investors

In total, Harmonix Music Systems had raised $15.1 m. Harmonix Music Systems is a subsidiary of Viacom

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Harmonix Music Systems News and Updates

Harmonix and Hasbro show off Dropmix electronic music party game

PREVIEW: When Hasbro and Harmonix Music Systems  described their electronic music game Dropmix in a press release, I have to admit I didn’t get it. And when I watched someone play it for the first time, I was a little lost as well. But after a hands-on gameplay session at a preview event, I finally …

Rock Band VR review: It’s neat, but it’s not a breakthrough experience

REVIEW: In Rock Band, you pretend to be your favorite music group. In Rock Band VR, you pretend to be a cover band that doesn’t quite get the songs right. Rock Band VR may be more of a fundamentally different experience than what you’d expect from a Rock Band game. Good virtual reality games don’t j…

Hasbro and Harmonix are composing Dropmix, a music card game

Hasbro and Harmonix Music Systems want to inject some life into music gaming with a card game called Dropmix. It consists of an electronic Dropmix Board, Dropmix Cards, and the Dropmix app, which will be free to download on the iOS and Google Play app stores. The cards feature some of the biggest hi…

Harmonix vet Florian Hunziker grabs Adam Boyes’s old third-party relations gig at PlayStation

EXCLUSIVE: Among the three major console manufacturers, Sony has had arguably the strongest support from third-party indie developers and major blockbuster publishers this generation. Now, the company is looking to maintain the continuity of those partnerships under a new third-party relations chief…

Harmonix’s SingSpace could unlock the joy and horror of VR karaoke

Karaoke is an inherently social activity, full of both joy and trepidation. In virtual reality, that holds true, based on my experience with Harmonix Music Systems‘ SingSpace karaoke app for the Samsung Gear VR. I tried out the SingSpace app with a great deal of embarrassment at the recent Oculus Co…

Rock Band VR takes music games in a new direction

PREVIEW: I have no musical talent, and I’m even bad at playing faux guitars. So, I was a very bad guinea pig to try out Rock Band VR, the latest version of the guitar-strumming game coming from Harmonix Music Systems for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. I played the title at the Oculus Conne…
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