Guitar Hero News


Rock Band PS3 Patch Adds Guitar Hero III Controller Support

By Carlos Bergfeld, Dec 05, 2007 12:39pm PST

An update to the PlayStation 3 version of Harmonix's Rock Band (PS2, PS3, X360) will arrive later today, granting compatibility with the wireless...


"They also expressly prohibit the using anything other than the Activision accepted guitar ..."

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Guitar Hero, Call of Duty, Tony Hawk Sequels Inbound

By Chris Faylor, Dec 03, 2007 8:21am PST

Three of Activision's most popular brands will be receiving the expected additional installments, the publisher reiterated in documents...


"are you sure you were playing cod4 multiplayer? i think ive played about 20 minutes total of ..."

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New Guitar Hero 2 Song Pack Hits Xbox Live

By Chris Faylor, Nov 30, 2007 8:00am PST

Though some other instrument-based music games may be making the headlines with their steady supply of new tracks, the Xbox 360 version of...


"Guitar Hero has major brand name recognition, I have already talked to people who think Rock ..."

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Standalone Guitar Hero 3 Controllers Coming in 2008

By Carlos Bergfeld, Nov 26, 2007 10:35am PST

Contrary to retailer listings for standalone Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (PC, PS2, PS3, Wii, X360) wireless guitars, the game's plastic axes...


"oh and yes they are the new wireless version, not the older wired X-plorer"

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Band Sues Over Too-accurate Guitar Hero Cover

By Chris Remo, Nov 22, 2007 8:54am PST

Detroit-based rock band The Romantics, the 80s group most famous for its song "What I Like About You," has sued Guitar Hero publisher Activision,...


"Not if they've already *licensed* it. In the license, for which they were already *paid* money, ..."

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Free Halo Track Rocks Guitar Hero 3 Thursday

By Chris Faylor, Nov 21, 2007 9:46am PST

In celebration of Thanksgiving, Microsoft and Activision will be providing Xbox 360 owners with a free downloadable Guitar Hero III song pack...


"Got to play this last night, and it was fucking challenging. Great tune tho, and you can very ..."

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Guitar Hero III Boss Battle Song Pack Hits XBLM

By Carlos Bergfeld, Nov 15, 2007 12:00pm PST

Joining the newly available Foo Fighters and Velvet Revolver song packs for Neversoft's Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (PC, PS2, PS3, X360), the...


"Last I heard RedOctane and Vicarious were looking into it, but unless Nintendo releases some ..."

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Report: Guitar Hero 3 Wii Only Outputs in Mono

By Chris Faylor, Nov 12, 2007 8:58am PST

Expanding on the sound quality issues some reported with the Wii edition of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, members of the official Guitar Hero...


"Maybe a difference between dev consoles and retail ones? It's also possible a last-minute bug ..."

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PlayStation Store Adds Uncharted and College Hoops Demos, MotorStorm and Guitar Hero 3 Content

By Chris Faylor, Nov 08, 2007 1:09pm PST

Coinciding with the release of the PlayStation 3's 2.00 firmware, various demos and content arrived on the platform's online PlayStation Store....


"Yeah, each week Sony remove a feature from the versions of the PS3 they sell in stores which ..."

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Guitar Hero 3 DLC Released on PS3 and Xbox 360

By Nick Breckon, Nov 08, 2007 10:42am PST

The first DLC track packs for Neversoft's Guitar Hero III have today been released, featuring bands Velvet Revolver and the Foo Fighters. Both...


"I should clarify, the Wii doesn't allow code to executed from SD Cards or an external storage ..."

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Wireless 360 Guitar Hero III Controller Compatible with PC Version

By Carlos Bergfeld, Nov 07, 2007 5:29pm PST

Though not officially supported by Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (PC, PS2, PS3, Wii, X360) PC developer Aspyr Media, the wireless Gibson Les...


"why can't they just build a small operating system then to play games on for the PC, not ..."

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Record-breaking Q2 Revenues, Guitar Hero III Launch Lead Activision to Increase Sales Estimates

By Carlos Bergfeld, Nov 05, 2007 2:14pm PST

Santa Monica-headquartered game publisher Activision reported its second quarter fiscal year 2008 results today, posting all-time high Q2 revenues...


"Wait ...what? A Guitar Hero MMO? At that point it's time to rename the damn thing."

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Guitar Hero III Controllers Give Gamers Grief, Standalone Guitars Possibly Coming Soon

By Carlos Bergfeld, Oct 31, 2007 11:44am PDT

Following the release of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (PC, PS2, PS3, Wii, X360) Sunday, many would-be rockers have cited problems with the new...


"I've had a problem activating star power on my wii-guitar. I've tilted the guitar completely ..."

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Shacknews Buyer's Guide: Guitar Hero III

By Carlos Bergfeld, Oct 26, 2007 2:18pm PDT

Confused about which version of Guitar Hero 3 to pick up on Sunday? Let us help.


"No downloadable content for the Wii version is kind of big reason to not get that version in my ..."

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Guitar Hero Tunes on iTunes

By Carlos Bergfeld, Oct 23, 2007 10:45am PDT

Prepping for the console launch of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (PC, PS2, PS3, Wii, X360) this Sunday, Activision has made "nearly all" of the...


"Man, I just looked at this. They have 54 songs from GH2, for example. It costs $53.46 ..."

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