Guitar Hero Series News


Rumor: Guitar Hero returning on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

By Daniel Perez, Oct 31, 2014 8:00am PDT

Activision's Guitar Hero franchise may be making a comeback on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, if an ongoing rumor is to be believed.


"Bullshit. They had three main games: RB1 in 2007, RB2 in 2008, and RB3 in 2010. Now, yes, ..."

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Guitar, DJ, and Band Hero DLC purchases to end on March 31

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 18, 2014 5:30pm PDT

While Activision stopped development of Hero games quite some time ago, gamers were still able to buy DLC for their games. However, new DLC purchases won't be available come March 31st.


"Same here. Game was a lot of fun, especially if you have 2 turntables to battle others at home ..."

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Report: Guitar Hero 7 would have featured six-string guitars

By Steve Watts, Dec 06, 2012 1:45pm PST

Guitar Hero 7 was reportedly in development at Vicarious Visions, and would have featured a six-string guitar and more ambitious camera and location choices. It was canceled in 2011.


"Guitar hero 8 would have featured a rick neilsen 5 neck guitar"

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No Doubt, Activision settle Band Hero lawsuit

By Steve Watts, Oct 04, 2012 12:00pm PDT

No Doubt and Activision have settled their lawsuits over Band Hero likeness rights, putting an end to a three-year legal feud.


Axl Rose case against Activision moving forward

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2012 4:30pm PDT

Axl Rose's case against Activision looks to be moving forward, after a California judge indicated he doesn't accept the fraud allegations but could let the breach-of-contract suit be settled at trial.


"It's my basic understanding that the dissolution of the band was well underway by then, so not ..."

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Guitar Hero to be 'reinvented,' says Activision CEO

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 21, 2011 10:00am PDT

Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, has spoken about innovation at the monolithic developer and publisher, including plans to resurrect Guitar Hero after a rest.


"Please to be releasing DJ Hero 3 w/ another awesome soundtrack and new innovations."

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