Guitar Hero News


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...


"move on from franchises that sell a bajillion copies? that's not very good business"

- mikecyb 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...


"the Def Leppard drummer lost an arm in an accident and played using 1 arm from then on"

- Old_Fart 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 thought gibson *already licensed the shape to gh*. they're just greedy pigs"

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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,...


"Exactly, plus, you will not learn to play a real guitar decently in a short while. This usually ..."

- Derringer see all 83 comments

First Guitar Hero DS Media Unveiled

By Chris Faylor, Mar 20, 2008 8:24am PDT

Following up on yesterday's announcement, publisher Activision has issued two teeny-tiny screenshots of the first Guitar Hero entry on the Nintendo...


"The announcement trailer shows you how to hold it, those buttons come along with a wrist strap ..."

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Guitar Hero DS, Guitar Grip Peripheral Revealed

By Aaron Linde, Mar 19, 2008 12:55pm PDT

Activision has revealed the long-rumored DS rendition of its Guitar Hero franchise and its accompanying peripheral, IGN reports. Entitled Guitar...


"I predict terribly worn out screens from strumming... Also difficulty cannot be nearly as high =("

- TheNiXXeD see all 44 comments

PlayStation Store: Toy Home, Pain, Rock Band and Guitar Hero 3 DLC

By Aaron Linde, Mar 13, 2008 3:15pm PDT

A PlayStation Store update approaches! Living room rockers can now get their hands on the previously mentioned Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock...


Free GH3 Dropkick Murphys Pack Hits XBL, PSN

By Chris Faylor, Mar 13, 2008 1:44pm PDT

A free downloadable Dropkick Murphys song pack is now available for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, bringing celtic punk rock to owners of the...


"It looks like most of the XBox/PS3 packs are around 50 megs, so 512 megs doesn't seem all that bad."

- Gnowknayme see all 6 comments

Gibson Claims Guitar Hero Games Violate Patent; Viacom Drops Guitar Hero Royalty Suit

By Chris Faylor, Mar 12, 2008 3:20pm PDT

Following guitar manufacturer Gibson's claims that the wildly successful Guitar Hero franchise violates a 1999 patent, Guitar Hero owner Activision...


"why are people fapping over REAL name guitars becoming toys? if you wanna play guitar, go get a ..."

- tard21 see all 24 comments

PlayStation Store: flOw PSP, Rocketmen, Rock Band and Guitar Hero 3 DLC

By Aaron Linde, Mar 06, 2008 2:16pm PST

What's this feeling that I'm feeling? It's the weekly PlayStation Store update, of course. First up, A.C.R.O.N.Y.M. Games' Rocketmen: Axis of...


"I believe it is a port of a flash game that you can play on your PC iirc..."

- rasputinreborn see all 13 comments

New Guitar Hero 3 DLC Packs Deftones and Thrice; Free Dropkick Murphys Songs in Mid-March

By Chris Faylor, Mar 06, 2008 9:56am PST

Publisher Activision today announced the release of a downloadable Modern Metal Track Pack for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of...


"Dropkick Murphys music makes me want to stab out my eardrums with a knife. But hey, to each his ..."

- Kazomir see all 28 comments

Blizzard to Help with Guitar Hero Expansion; Act. CEO Hints at More Instruments, Custom Songs

By Chris Faylor, Mar 05, 2008 9:49am PST

Soon-to-be Activision partner Blizzard Entertainment will offer its "institutional expertise" to help bring Guitar Hero to "roughly 300,000 game...


"Completely honestly, I wonder if the inevitable cheap Chinese knockoffs will result in something ..."

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Guitar Hero 3 DLC Features No Doubt

By Nick Breckon, Feb 28, 2008 8:16am PST

Activision has released a new track pack for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock devoted entirely to the ska-rock band No Doubt. The No Doubt...


"I know its $5.50 for a pack on the PSN. I don't know what that is in points."

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Rock This Way With Guitar Hero: Aerosmith

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 15, 2008 6:31am PST

Activision today announced that it will continue the Guitar Hero craze with Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, due out in June for PlayStation 2, PlayStation...


"STD is paying some pretty decent dividends these days…"

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