Guitar Hero

PS2 / Puzzle / Release: Nov 1, 2005 / ESRB: T

7 Studios Staff Reports Closure, Layoffs at Vicarious Visions, FreeStyleGames Fate Still Uncertain

By Steve Watts, Feb 10, 2011 3:00pm PST

Activision's Q4 2010 earnings call yesterday revealed big changes to its music game stable -- namely the cancellation of any music games this year....

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"God, I cant wait to see this happen to CoD, 3 years from now."

- The_Turbinator see all 10 comments

Evening Reading

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 09, 2011 5:00pm PST

Well, ladies and gents, it would seem as though the heyday of plastic instruments (and their associated games) might finally be appearing in our...

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"Ahh, got my taxes done early this year. God that feels better then last year when I was late ..."

- InfoBiter see all 2502 comments

Activision Cancels True Crime: Hong Kong and Planned 2011 Guitar Hero Title

By Xav de Matos, Feb 09, 2011 2:30pm PST

Activision has just announced it has halted development on the open-world, action title True Crime: Hong Kong and a new game in the Guitar Hero...

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"Nooooooooooooo! That's literally what I said when I heard this. Usually canceled games aren't ..."

- Talondesigns see all 19 comments

Guitar Hero Released on iPhone, iPod touch

By Chris Faylor, Jun 07, 2010 2:30pm PDT

Extending its Rock Band rivalry to the iPhone and iPod touch, Activision today released Guitar Hero to the iTunes App Store. Developed by Guitar...

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"haha they hook you with just 6 songs and then gut you with 3 track DLC? NICE"

- dantastic see all 3 comments

Activision's Revenues Mostly Based Upon Three Properties

By Brian Leahy, Mar 02, 2010 3:30pm PST

Inside the same SEC filing that included information about an investigation into "breaches of contract and insubordination by two senior employees...

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"So do we now hate Activision more than we did EA at their peak of evilness? I'm thinking ..."

- abrasion see all 39 comments

Activision CEO Admits They 'Missed' by Letting Guitar Hero Creators Harmonix Get Away

By Garnett Lee, Feb 18, 2010 2:00pm PST

Delivering his keynote at DICE ("Activision CEO: We Should Have Partnered With Harmonix" on Game|Life and "DICE 2010: Kotick Talks Passion For...

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"Wow, a ball breathed executive treating employees like crap, doesn't bring them on, their idea ..."

- tellurye see all 61 comments

No More Guitar Hero Games on PlayStation 2

By Chris Faylor, Feb 10, 2010 2:10pm PST

Marking the end of an era, there will be no new Guitar Hero games released on PlayStation 2 in 2010, Activision Publishing CEO Mike Griffith has...

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"Only been 4 years? Man, it seems like forever since I first couldn't even fathom beating ..."

- at0micgarden see all 5 comments

Pink Floyd Not Ruling Out Rhythm Games

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 16, 2009 8:40am PDT

The BBC reports that Pink Floyd has "has not ruled out working on" a rhythm game though Floyd drummer Nick Mason is none too fond of the genre,...

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"I love Floyd but i'm not sure their kindof music would translate well to a rhythm game"

- gyokuro see all 83 comments

Activision CEO on Plans to 'Take All the Fun Out of Making Video Games,' Go Beyond Consoles

By Chris Faylor, Sep 15, 2009 9:50am PDT

Occassionally villified Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has made another revelation bound to spark some interesting conversation, admitting...

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"I wonder if this was part of why Id Software chose EA Partners as the publisher of Rage, and ..."

- the archvile see all 156 comments

Analyst: Guitar Hero 'Has Not Peaked'

By Chris Faylor, Dec 17, 2008 2:37pm PST

While relatively sluggish sales of Guitar Hero World Tour has some convinced that the music game series has peaked, Signal Hills analyst Todd...

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"Guitar Hero sales have peaked? Maybe what has peaked is people's demand for plastic ..."

- Aztiel see all 17 comments

Real Band Uses Guitar Hero Instruments

By Chris Faylor, Oct 23, 2008 12:37pm PDT

Sure, Rock Band and Guitar Hero have inspired many to take the leap into learning a real-life instrument, but that didn't appeal to electro-rockers...

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"Wtf was that... If they'd be 16 years old... okay i supose... but again wtf was that?"

- beraserkr see all 21 comments

Metallica Drummer Responds to Retail-vs-Guitar Hero Sound Quality Feud

By Blake Ellison, Sep 30, 2008 1:14pm PDT

"Listen, I can't keep up with this shit," complained Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich in response to the internet pointing out that the Guitar Hero...

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""...we wanted to roll with Rick's vision of how Metallica would sound." And that was their ..."

- Killrig see all 96 comments

Activision: Maybe Record Labels Should Pay Us

By Blake Ellison, Sep 26, 2008 10:52am PDT

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has once again come out swinging in his public shouting match with record labels including Warner Music,...

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"So, he doesnt want to pay Warner, but he still charges us (gamers) ? How do we interpret the ..."

- doomed see all 23 comments

Guitar Hero: Hendrix in the Works, Says Rolling Stone Interview

By Blake Ellison, Sep 17, 2008 2:20pm PDT

Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash has let slip that there will be a Guitar Hero title centered on 1969 Woodstock headliner and Greatest Guitarist of...

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"Metallica and credibility in the same paragraph. I can't remember the last time I saw that. "

- steauengeglase see all 20 comments

Guitar Hero Metallica DLC Tracks Better Quality Than Universal's Retail CDs

By Blake Ellison, Sep 17, 2008 11:30am PDT

Internet audiophiles have discovered that the Guitar Hero version of Metallica album Death Magnetic is of better quality than the retail CD...

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"Metallica? Pfffft. Irrelevant these days. Seriously, they are hacks of their former selves. ..."

- Inarion see all 84 comments