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In 2006, the company was acquired by [[Creator/ViacomCBS Viacom]] through Creator/{{MTV}}'s short-lived gaming division. After declining sales due to over-saturation of both the Rock Band and Guitar Hero franchises and the impact of the Great Recession, Viacom sold Harmonix to it's stock holders by the end of 2010 after they marked the unit as a discontinued operation to write off a $299 million loss for its 2010 third-quarter earnings statement. As a result, Harmonix now operates as an independent game developer.

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In 2006, the company was acquired by [[Creator/ViacomCBS Viacom]] through Creator/{{MTV}}'s short-lived gaming division. After declining sales due to over-saturation of both the Rock Band ''Rock Band'' and Guitar Hero ''Guitar Hero'' franchises and the impact of the Great Recession, Viacom sold Harmonix to it's its stock holders by the end of 2010 after they marked the unit as a discontinued operation to write off a $299 million loss for its 2010 third-quarter earnings statement. As a result, Harmonix now operates operated as an independent game developer.
developer until November 2021, when Creator/EpicGames bought the company.


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* ''[=VidRhythm=]]] (2011)

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* ''[=VidRhythm=]]] ''Vid Rhythm'' (2011)


* ''FUSER'' (2020)

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* ''FUSER'' ''VideoGame/{{Fuser}}'' (2020)


* ''Videogame/{{Frequency|Harmonix}}''
** ''Amplitude'' and its remake
* ''VideoGame/KaraokeRevolution''
* ''[=EyeToy=]: [=AntiGrav=]'': [[note]]The company's BlackSheep with no strong rhythm elements, and, as pointed out by their [=CEO=], their best-selling game at the time in spite of this.[[/note]]
* ''VideoGame/GuitarHero''
** ''Guitar Hero II''
** ''Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s''
* ''VideoGame/RockBand''
** ''Rock Band 2''
** ''The Beatles: Rock Band''
** ''LEGO Rock Band''
** ''Green Day: Rock Band''
** ''Rock Band 3''
** ''Rock Band Blitz''
** ''Rock Band 4''
* ''VideoGame/DanceCentral''
** ''Dance Central 2''
** ''Dance Central 3''
** ''Dance Central Spotlight''
* ''Fantasia: Music Evolved''
* ''Chroma''
* ''A City Sleeps''
* ''VideoGame/SuperBeatSports''
* ''TabletopGame/{{Dropmix}}''
* Fuser

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* ''Videogame/{{Frequency|Harmonix}}''
''Videogame/{{Frequency|Harmonix}}'' (2001)
** ''Amplitude'' and its remake
(2003, remade in 2016)
* ''VideoGame/KaraokeRevolution''
''VideoGame/KaraokeRevolution'' (2003)
** ''Karaoke Revolution Vol. 2'' (2004)
** ''Karaoke Revolution Vol. 3'' (2004)
** ''Karaoke Revolution Party'' (2005)
** ''CMT Presents: Karaoke Revolution Country'' (2006)
* ''[=EyeToy=]: [=AntiGrav=]'': [[note]]The [=AntiGrav=]'' (2004)[[note]]The company's BlackSheep with no strong rhythm elements, and, as pointed out by their [=CEO=], their best-selling game at the time in spite of this.[[/note]]
* ''VideoGame/GuitarHero''
''VideoGame/GuitarHero'' (2005)
** ''Guitar Hero II''
II'' (2006)
** ''Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s''
80s'' (2007)
* ''VideoGame/RockBand''
''Phase'' (2007)
* ''VideoGame/RockBand'' (2007)
** ''Rock Band 2''
2'' (2008)
** ''Rock Band Unplugged'' (2009)
** ''The Beatles: Rock Band''
Band'' (2009)
** ''LEGO Rock Band''
Band'' (2009)
** ''Rock Band Mobile'' (2009)
** ''Green Day: Rock Band''
Band'' (2010)
** ''Rock Band 3''
3'' (2010)
** ''Rock Band Blitz''
Blitz'' (2012)
** ''Rock Band 4''
4'' (2015)
** ''Rock Band Rivals'' (2016)
* ''VideoGame/DanceCentral''
''VideoGame/DanceCentral'' (2010)
** ''Dance Central 2''
2'' (2011)
** ''Dance Central 3''
3'' (2012)
** ''Dance Central Spotlight''
Spotlight'' (2014)
** ''Dance Central (2019)'' ([[CaptainObvious 2019]])
* ''[=VidRhythm=]]] (2011)
* ''Record Run'' (2014)
* ''A City Sleeps'' (2014)
* ''Fantasia: Music Evolved''
Evolved'' (2014)
* ''Chroma''
''Chroma'' (cancelled, originally planned for 2014)
* ''A City Sleeps''
''Beat Sports'' (2015)
** ''VideoGame/SuperBeatSports'' (2017)
* ''VideoGame/SuperBeatSports''
''[=BeatNiks=]]]
* ''TabletopGame/{{Dropmix}}''
''Harmonix Music VR'' (2016)
* Fuser''[=SingSpace=]'' (2017)
* ''TabletopGame/{{Dropmix}}'' (2017)
* ''Audica'' (2019)
* ''Twitch Sings'' (2019)
* ''FUSER'' (2020)

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In 2006, the company was acquired by [[Creator/ViacomCBS Viacom]] through Creator/{{MTV}}'s short-lived gaming division. After declining sales due to over-saturation of both the Rock Band and Guitar Hero franchises and the impact of the Great Recession, Viacom sold Harmonix to it's stock holders by the end of 2010 after they marked the unit as a discontinued operation to write off a $299 million loss for its 2010 third-quarter earnings statement. As a result, Harmonix now operates as an independent game developer.


The company was founded in 1995, but it wasn't until 2001 that their first game, ''VideoGame/{{Frequency}}'', was released. They are perhaps most well known for starting the ''VideoGame/GuitarHero,'' ''VideoGame/RockBand,'' and ''VideoGame/DanceCentral'' franchises.

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The company was founded in 1995, but it wasn't until 2001 that their first game, ''VideoGame/{{Frequency}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Frequency|Harmonix}}'', was released. They are perhaps most well known for starting the ''VideoGame/GuitarHero,'' ''VideoGame/RockBand,'' and ''VideoGame/DanceCentral'' franchises.


* ''Videogame/{{Frequency}}''

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* ''Videogame/{{Frequency}}'' ''Videogame/{{Frequency|Harmonix}}''


* ''TabletopGame/Dropmix''

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* ''TabletopGame/Dropmix''''TabletopGame/{{Dropmix}}''


* ''TabletopGame/{{Dropmix}}''

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Dropmix}}''''TabletopGame/Dropmix''


* ''Super Beat Sports''

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* ''Super Beat Sports''''VideoGame/SuperBeatSports''

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