Guitar Hero News


Report: New Guitar Hero will have redesigned guitar and first-person perspective

By Daniel Perez, Apr 14, 2015 4:30am PDT

Activision is expected to announce a new Guiar Hero today, but information on the game has apparently been leaked detailing a new controller, first-person perspective, and more.


"Yeah, it's nowhere close to being the perfect learning tool, and because it's still using some ..."

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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.


"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.


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

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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.


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

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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.


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

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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."

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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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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 ..."

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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"

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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...


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

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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 ..."

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