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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...

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

- TheNiXXeD see all 44 comments

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...

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

- anonimo see all 70 comments

Game Sales Swell to $2.63B in November, Call of Duty 4 Takes Top Software Spot

By Carlos Bergfeld, Dec 13, 2007 5:18pm PST

NPD just released its game industry data for November, and the month containing the infamous Black Friday brought with it an insane level of video...

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"yeh, i bought that, bioshock, orange box from steam, and ut3, supreme commander/forged alliance, ..."

- Shai-Tan see all 91 comments

Game Sales Bring in $1.1B for October, Wii Retakes Hardware Charts

By Carlos Bergfeld, Nov 15, 2007 6:19pm PST

NPD has kept its word and released gaming sales numbers for October, revealing game-related revenues of $1.1 billion for the month, a 73 percent...

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"well it was killer apps - plural. i think the price and the way the system is perceived now ..."

- Mansmells see all 65 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

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 3 Gains Aerosmith, Bloc Party, Sonic Youth, The Killers, White Zombie, Many More

By Chris Faylor, Oct 03, 2007 7:26am PDT

Sixteen more Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock of the tracks were revealed by publisher Activision today, adding songs from bands such as Aerosmith,...

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"This is the best track list yet, Stricken by disturbed is going to be awesome, cant wait!!!"

- The Manatee see all 19 comments

New James Bond Details Emerge

By Chris Faylor, Aug 22, 2007 9:12am PDT

Publisher Activision has doled out a few morsels of information on its plans for the James Bond property. Referred to as "the company's newest...

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"Yeah, seriously. Treyarch made CoD3, I believe. That was one of the most boring FPSes I've ..."

- rustified see all 5 comments

Vicarious Visions' CA Office Closed

By Nick Breckon, Jun 07, 2007 9:56am PDT

Activision yesterday ordered the closing of the Mountain View, CA office of developer Vicarious Visions.

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"rofl, i wonder how they did it all by themselves as well, its pretty amazing."

- sweetnutz see all 6 comments

Vicarious Vision Execs Protest NY Games Legislation

By Chris Faylor, Jun 05, 2007 10:14am PDT

Vicarious Visions CEO and CCO Karthik Bala and president Guha Bala (both pictured left) have written an open letter to New York legislators,...

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"No, he needs to be polite as possible. Politicians are arrogant and they don't want their egos ..."

- Sturm08 see all 10 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Apr 06, 2007 8:00pm PDT

Cullen and Welker return as Optimus Prime and Megatron in Transformers game [ps2] [ps3] [xbox360] [wii] Activision today announced that fan...

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"I'm glad Cullen and Welker are back to profit on my childhood memories, but who did the voice ..."

- axiomatic see all 49 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Mar 14, 2007 8:20pm PDT

Koei reveals oddly named RPG for Wii [wii] Koei, the prolific publisher best known for releasing Omega Force's Dynasty Warriors series and its...

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"haha seriously this is the game i've been waiting for to get a 360"

- Zibro see all 16 comments

Wii Launch Lineup Release List

By Chris Remo, Nov 18, 2006 12:55pm PST

Wii's official release date in North America is tomorrow, but for those of you planning on picking one up at midnight, here's what should be...

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"neon purple launch titles ... golly. Chris, you're puttin' on the glitz. "

- sHugamom see all 46 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Nov 08, 2006 8:00pm PST

Bushnell: "Sony shot themselves in the foot" [ps3] [xbox360] [nintendo] Business publication Red Herring spoke this week to Atari founder and...

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"jrk9, you had better tell your friends they are camping out, paying huge prices on ebay, and ..."

- theflux see all 65 comments

Monday Afternoon New Releases and ShackReviews

By Chris Remo, Oct 23, 2006 11:07am PDT

Here you go! This Week's New Releases PS2 .hack//G.U. vol. 1//Rebirth (CyberConnect2 | Tue. | PS2) Disney's Chicken Little: Ace in Action...

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"The blurb says a Tuesday release for Dark Messiah, but it won't be unlocked on Steam until the ..."

- sinclair4217 see all 30 comments