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News: Activision Says It Won't Drive Guitar Hero into the Ground with Annualised Releases Again

Activision Says It Won't Drive Guitar Hero into the Ground with Annualised Releases Again

Same strings, different tune

If you were around for the great Guitar Hero boom that was all the rage a good few years ago - a boom that filled multiple homes with currently dust-ridden plastic instruments - then you'll know that Activision all but killed the franchise's demand by releasing more games than most people could keep up with. With the...

News: That Terrible Teaser Trailer? That Is Guitar Hero Live

That Terrible Teaser Trailer? That Is Guitar Hero Live

Launching on PS4, PS3 this year

Well, this is all unexpected, isn't it? Activision released an atrocious teaser trailer for Guitar Hero Live yesterday, the next entry in its dormant shredding series – but we thought that it was just a mood piece. Actually, it turns out that British developer FreeStyleGames is making a full motion video game –...

Rumour: Guitar Hero Live Goes First-Person

Guitar Hero Live Goes First-Person

No, really

There's something funny about Call of Duty publisher Activision turning Guitar Hero Live – the next entry in the storied rhythm series – into a first-person rock-'em-up. However, a leaked report from Yahoo! France suggests that that's exactly what British studio Freestyle Games is about to reveal later today, as it attempts to put...

Rumour: Guitar Hero PS4 to Rock the Boat from 1st April

Guitar Hero PS4 to Rock the Boat from 1st April

Activision's feeling plucky

Guitar Hero PlayStation 4 will plug in and practice a few power chords on 1st April, an invitation received by Gamereactor UK suggests. The site – which has since pulled its article – reported that Activision will be holding an event at "Hamburg Rock City" where it suggested that attendees should be ready to "rock...

News: Activision Scraps Guitar Hero Franchise & True Crime: Hong Kong

Activision Scraps Guitar Hero Franchise & True Crime: Hong Kong

Activision's just set the Internet on fire by announcing that it has canned development on the almost-finished True Crime: Hong Kong and, perhaps more importantly, completely "disbanded" the Guitar Hero brand

The publisher stated during its 2011 financial report  that “due to continued declines in the music genre, the company will disband Activision Publishing’s Guitar Hero business unit and..

News: GDC '09: Playstation Home Will Be Updated With Three New Spaces Every Month, "Backstage With Guitar Hero" Announced

GDC '09: Playstation Home Will Be Updated With Three New Spaces Every Month, "Backstage With Guitar Hero" Announced

With the arrival of Xi recently, many of you might have dipped back into Playstation Home for a while

But we suppose you've run out of stuff to do until the next set of Xi missions right? Seems like many of you are just running out of reasons to visit Home. Which is why Sony have just announced their plans to "refresh" the experience with...