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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...

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

- Begawkiness see all 11 comments

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...

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

- clax82 see all 15 comments

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,...

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

- wraith808 see all 121 comments

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...

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

- Solstice see all 11 comments

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...

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

- Chris Faylor see all 21 comments

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...

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

- Enkidu see all 49 comments

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....

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

- nudel see all 22 comments

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...

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

- Chris Faylor see all 22 comments

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...

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

- sherwinpg see all 19 comments

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...

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

- Begawkiness see all 2 comments

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...

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

- jlavrenz see all 21 comments

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.

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

- cetra00 see all 116 comments

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...

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

- Masem see all 5 comments

Guitar Hero III Dated for Europe, Official U.S. Demo Drops Tomorrow, Contest Starts November 2

By Carlos Bergfeld, Oct 22, 2007 10:09am PDT

Neversoft's Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock retails in the U.S. October 28, but Europeans will need to wait another month to start shredding, as...

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"I feel sorry for anyone who gets matched up with GH MidiDes2 lol"

- 00kewk00 see all 11 comments

Target Reveals Guitar Hero III Dueling Axe Pack

By Carlos Bergfeld, Oct 19, 2007 3:31pm PDT

Ranging from $89.99 to $99.99, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock's retail packages will be an expensive proposition when the game debuts October 28....

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"Ugh, is this an exclusive thing, and that's why they haven't had a two-guitar pack up on Red ..."

- Deathlove see all 4 comments