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...


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

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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...


"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...


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

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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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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...


"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...


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

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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...


"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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


"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...


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

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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...


"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...


"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...


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

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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,...


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

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