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....


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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,...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


""...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,...


"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...


"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...


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

- Inarion see all 84 comments