Guitar Hero

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

Guitar Hero DLC Subscription Being Evaluated by Activision, Plans to Make Lots of Money

By Blake Ellison, Sep 16, 2008 4:29pm PDT

Activision is considering a subscription service to deliver new songs monthly for its music-rhythm series Guitar Hero, according to Activision...

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"Why would anyone want to subscribe and get a bunch of music they might not even like? That's a ..."

- shredomatic see all 11 comments

Activision: Guitar Hero Boosts Music Sales 200-300%

By Blake Ellison, Sep 15, 2008 3:20pm PDT

Inclusion in the Guitar Hero series boosts real-world sales of a song by an average of 200 to 300%, according to Zach Horowitz, President and COO...

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"The GH3 version of Death Magnetic is better than the CD version. Funny that."

- Razerious see all 11 comments

Activision Tripling Guitar Hero Releases by 2010

By Chris Faylor, Sep 15, 2008 3:07pm PDT

Activision Blizzard will triple the amount of Guitar Hero titles and content it offers by 2010, Activision Publishing CEO Mike Griffith revealed...

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"I already tune out whenever I see the name Guitar Hero (and to some extent Rock Band). ..."

- pandastrong see all 24 comments

Analyst: Activision Doesn't Need Warner Music for Guitar Hero

By Blake Ellison, Aug 28, 2008 5:30pm PDT

In recent history, Activision--publisher of the Guitar Hero series--and Warner Music--a massive record label with songs included in the...

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"I WANT MOAR PIKSHURS IN THE ARTIKALS. TOO MANY WURDS. NOT ENUF PRETTY FOTOES."

- mrwolf710 see all 14 comments

Rush Hour Director Dreams of Guitar Hero Movie

By Chris Faylor, Aug 28, 2008 2:47pm PDT

Rush Hour and X-Men: The Last Stand director Brett Ratner hopes that, one day, he can make a film based on Guitar Hero. "I would love to do a...

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"this will be the gayest movie ever.. we'll rock and roll high school is gayer but this is pretty ..."

- techx4 see all 43 comments

More Call of Duty and Guitar Hero Sequels in 2009

By Chris Faylor, Jul 31, 2008 2:50pm PDT

Activision today revealed that it is planning to release future iterations in the Guitar Hero and Call of Duty franchises during 2009. According...

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""Series creator Infinity Ward has helmed Call of Duty 1, 2 and 3, while Treyarch has produced ..."

- finger see all 17 comments

Activision Blizzard Planning iTunes-like Music Store Built on Guitar Hero Brand

By Aaron Linde, Jul 10, 2008 8:00pm PDT

The freshly conglomerated publisher Activision Blizzard is considering development of an online music platform similar to Apple's iTunes software...

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"When they get done with this, they'll all be wearing gold diapers. "

- hillemania see all 17 comments

Rock Band, Guitar Hero Publishers Vying for Beatles Licensing Agreement

By Aaron Linde, Jun 22, 2008 7:47pm PDT

Publishers Activision and MTV Games are courting representatives of the Beatles to license the wildly popular band's catalog for use in their...

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"Excellent. Now Paul can replace the money he lost in the divorce. "

- Fyunch Click see all 26 comments

Guitar Hero: Metallica Confirmed

By Aaron Linde, Jun 02, 2008 1:48pm PDT

Details in an Activision SEC filing uncovered by GameSpot has confirmed the existence of a new Guitar Hero title focused on the long-running heavy...

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"The thought of playing all the songs from ...And Justice For All makes my hands hurt."

- DiscW see all 59 comments

At the Drive-In Shreds into Guitar Hero

By Aaron Linde, May 09, 2008 11:47am PDT

Fearless Records has announced that progressive rock band At the Drive-In will be contributing a song to an upcoming Guitar Hero title, most likely...

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"i would kill to be able to play arcarsenal. that was my favorite song on that album."

- mckimmons see all 20 comments

Guitar Hero 4 to Feature More Instruments, Vocals

By Aaron Linde, Apr 21, 2008 12:53pm PDT

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick said that the fourth installment of Neversoft's Guitar Hero franchise will incorporate additional instruments similar...

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"Rock Band made my Guitar Hero III purchase feel like a hairy eastern European man accosted me ..."

- Rice-Rocketeer see all 84 comments

Def Leppard Talks Guitar Hero 4 Songs

By Chris Faylor, Apr 04, 2008 8:58am PDT

It appears that British metal group Def Leppard may have up to three songs in the upcoming music-rhythm title Guitar Hero IV. "We're going to...

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"holy crap i'm 30 something. i feel old and stupid when i play GH or rockband but i still do. ..."

- panbient see all 28 comments

Partial Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Tracklist Unveiled; Includes Cheap Trick, Joan Jett, The Kinks, More

By Chris Faylor, Mar 28, 2008 9:11am PDT

A partial listing of the 40-plus tracks contained within Neversoft's upcoming music title Guitar Hero: Aerosmith (PS2, PS3, X360, Wii) has been...

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"this will not be a full priced game yeah? surely a $50 starting point.....?"

- VuduChild see all 21 comments

Gibson Sues EA, MTV, Harmonix over Rock Band; Update: Harmonix Responds, Denies Allegations

By Chris Faylor, Mar 21, 2008 3:20pm PDT

Update: Rock Band developer Harmonix has issued a response to the lawsuit, labeling guitar maker Gibson's claims of patent infringement "completely...

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"I hope all the youngin's who get interested in playing guitar or drums or whatever because of GH ..."

- astonish see all 61 comments

Gibson Sues Six Retailers for Selling Guitar Hero; GameStop, Amazon, Wal-Mart and Others Named

By Chris Faylor, Mar 21, 2008 11:05am PDT

Update: In its legal filings, Gibson named the six retailers it is targeting for their sales of Guitar Hero: GameStop, Amazon.com, Wal-Mart,...

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"Hell. Rock Band made me really consider learning how to play a real guitar. I was thinking of ..."

- Ghillie see all 83 comments