Nominated For Best Game-Related Site

By François Chang

April 19, 2010

Harmonix Music Systems, Inc. has announced that it has been nominated for Best Game-Related Site in the 14th Annual Webby Awards. (if not crushed by could win what is considered the “Internet’s highest honor” by the New York Times. is praised for its web design techniques and amount of content it features.  Set in the game’s own distinctive style, is a great avenue for newcomers and fans of the game to enjoy some history on the people, places and instruments showcased in The Beatles: Rock Band.

“Nominees like are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said David-Michel Davies, executive director of the Webby Awards. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the nearly 10,000 entries we received this year.”

Winners will be announced May 4, 2010, and honored at a star-studded ceremony in New York City June 14, where they will have an opportunity to deliver one of the Webby’s famous five-word speeches with the world. Past Webby Award winners – and their speeches – include Al Gore, Stephen Colbert and Michel Gondry.

“ was a true labor of love for the Harmonix Web Team,” said Jeff Chausse, Harmonix Web Director. “Everyone at Harmonix put a ton of passion into the once-in-a-lifetime experience of making The Beatles: Rock Band.  We really wanted the game’s website to convey the love, talent, and extreme attention to detail put into the game, and I think we accomplished that with a website that is at once cutting-edge, yet timeless.”

Take it home, the whole gaming community will be pulling for you!

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François Chang

Working on the DualShockers staff as both an editor and community manager since late 2009, François is absolutely no stranger to the videogame industry. He is a graduate from the City College of New York, and has his Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Advertising. His next step is to obtain his Master's degree at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Before starting his career, François has been gaming since the age of 2 with Super Mario World, and he has never looked back since. Gaming may be his profession, but it has always been his passion.

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