Wednesday, November 01, 2006

MTV Networks aquires Harmonix Music Systems - Cambridge, MA

MTV Networks, a unit of New York-based Viacom, has completed its $175 million acquisition of Harmonix Music Systems, a Cambridge-based developer of the PlayStation 2 Guitar Hero and other music gaming titles. Harmonix was founded in 1995 by Alex Rigopulos (CEO) and Eran Egozy (CTO), who met while working in the computer music group at the MIT Media Laboratory. The company specializes in music-based games.


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