23rd Jul 2010 / Kurt Reiner 4

Check out the amazing photographs taken by the talented Tom Lin, Creative Director here at Demiurge, as a part of our research for Green Day: Rock Band! Tom and ten other Demiurgers went to see the band live and were even able to see the venue during sound check. The photos served to inform our creative team on the look and feel of a live Green Day concert, including props and equipment onstage, lighting, and overall style. Tom and Dave were allowed into the press pit for the first few songs...

14th Jun 2010 / Kurt Reiner 4

Green Day: Rock Band is finally out, and we had a night of debauchery to celebrate! Held at Ryle's Jazz Club in Cambridge - Demiurge, Harmonix, and friends came out to send off our game in style. Throughout the night, there were live music performances by bands comprised of Demiurge developers, as well as a Green Day tribute band.

QA tester John Bannon's band, Foggy Wednesday kicked off the night as party-goers filed in to claim their free drink tickets and delicious hors d'oeuvres (a...

9th Jun 2010 / Kurt Reiner 3

Harmonix and Demiurge take to the stage together – bringing Green Day: Rock Band to your living room! Play as Green Day band members Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, and Tré Cool as you progress through the band’s story and history. Featuring 47 songs spanning Green Day’s career, players can gain access to over 100 collectible images and more than 40 minutes of rare and unreleased video of the band!

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26th Apr 2010 / Kurt Reiner 6

This past weekend, April 24-25, some Demiurgers attended the DINO Jam, hosted by DINO and the Sprout space in Somerville, MA. We were given very open-ended instructions to create "something interactive" in 22 hours, and then demo it at the end of the Jam.

Coming into the Jam, we had hopes of creating a piece of software that would be socially-aware and encourage the improvement of our community. Brainstorming started with turning a neat iPhone App, Citizens Connect, into a game with a...

21st Oct 2009 / Kurt Reiner 22

Gearbox enlisted Demiurge’s talent once again for their genre-bending FPS, Borderlands. On the treacherous planet of Pandora, teams of brave Fortune Hunters search for the legendary Alien Vault. With millions of weapons types, team up with friends in the co-op campaign, as well as fight against them in our competitive Arena mode.

Borderlands has several unique features which blend the RPG and FPS genres. Here at Demiurge, we were responsible for preliminary development of the Arena mode. These...

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