Possible Explanations for This Dumbass Sears Ad

Look closely (full size on the jump). Reader Ian S. found this back-to-college ad for Sears in his local paper. Looking at this guy's set up, I'm betting the propmaster for this ad shoot is someone so out of it he refers to consoles generically not as "Nintendo" but as "the Sega." Because that's Solid Snake on the screen,… » 8/23/08 7:00pm 8/23/08 7:00pm

Aerosmith The "First Band Of Many" To Get Guitar Hero Treatment

Guitar Hero: Aerosmith sold 567,000 copies in its first week on sale, according to a report from Rolling Stone. That, according to the music mag, is well over $25 million in revenue if you set the baseline at $50 a pop, a dollar figure that doesn't include pricey guitar bundles. Rolling Stone compares that to the aging … » 7/30/08 3:40pm 7/30/08 3:40pm

Led Zeppelin Uncomfortable With Licensing Songs To Rock Band, Guitar…

There's little doubt that the artist line-up for Rock Band 2 is shaping up nicely. Guitar Hero is getting some nice exclusives as well. With Journey, Boston, Metallica, The Who and other top tier acts lending their tunes to the dominant rhythm games, there aren't many superstars left to cross off the list. » 7/03/08 8:00pm 7/03/08 8:00pm

Complete Set List for Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Revealed

The list of songs in Guitar Hero: Aerosmith has been trickling out for about a month. Now VideoGamesBlogger has just posted a list of all 41 tracks. It looks like a typical four-hour rotation for WKRR-FM "Rock 92" of Asheboro, N.C. back in my sophomore year of high school. The non-Aerosmith tracks are bands the gang… » 6/22/08 6:00pm 6/22/08 6:00pm