John Friscia

Epic Games has acquired game developer Harmonix, the creator of Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Dance Central, and Fuser. This is another step in Epic Games’ quest to build a (heavy sigh) “metaverse.” Harmonix and Epic Games will collaborate to “develop musical journeys and gameplay for Fortnite while continuing to support existing titles including Rock Band 4.” Incidentally, Fuser is Harmonix’s most recent release, yet Epic doesn’t even mention the game in its press release. Ice cold, dudes. However, Harmonix does reference the game in its own separate announcement, where it says Fuser events will continue. Rock Band DLC will likewise continue. […]

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