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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.

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

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Activision talks Bizarre closure, cancellations

By Steve Watts, Jun 23, 2011 9:00am PDT

Activision's Eric Hirshberg talks frankly about the closure of Bizarre creations, the cancellation of True Crime: Hong Kong, and what the company wants from a Guitar Hero revival.

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""What we couldn't afford to continue doing was putting out iterative improvements of the same ..."

- radioactivez0r see all 16 comments

Guitar Hero done with DLC after April

By Steve Watts, Apr 15, 2011 2:00pm PDT

The Guitar Hero series has already lived a bit past its expiration date, but the downloadable content train has finally come to an official end now that the April track pack is out.

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"Next year, I expect they'll announce how they're relaunching the Guitar Hero franchise and make ..."

- HisDivineOrder see all 8 comments

Guitar Hero only 'on hiatus,' True Crime: Hong Kong cancellation explained

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 12, 2011 2:15pm PDT

Activision's Dan Winters has revealed that Guitar Hero is only "on hiatus," as well as the reason for cancelling True Crime: Hong Kong.

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"I'd rather play a new True Crime then either Tony Hawk or Guitar Hero at this point.... And did ..."

- agentboolen see all 12 comments

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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"COOOCAAAAAINE"

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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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"At an initial cost of $3, the only ones who should feel hooked and gutted are iPhone wielding ..."

- angry jellyfish 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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"EA in my eyes has come a long way (DLC aside). Blizzard's name is tarnished in my eyes. It's ..."

- YummiGummi 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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"Isn't he (unfortunately) running Activision-Blizzard? No amount of sucking he does can stop ..."

- HisDivineOrder 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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"I think the big reason it shocks me as being 4 years is that we have had 5 full GH games and ..."

- TheDaFox 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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"Because id had NOTHING to secure revenue until they finish their latest-greates PoS techdemo."

- levente@speakeasy.net 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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