In the Guitar Hero That Never Got Made, People Can’t Even Remember…

Quick question: does anyone remember the plot of Guitar Hero III? Does anyone remember if it had one? You might remember that Slash, Axl Rose and Bret Michaels showed up in the threequel, which was the first game in the franchise after it moved to Activision. But that's about all that was memorable about Guitar Hero… » 8/27/12 2:30pm 8/27/12 2:30pm

Axl Rose Sues Guitar Hero Maker For Putting Slash In Its Game

Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose has finally gotten around to being pissed off about 2007's Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. He's suing publisher Activision for $20 million for including ex-GNR guitarist Slash in the game. » 11/23/10 7:30pm 11/23/10 7:30pm

Activision Donating Guitar Hero III To US Troops

What's the best way to counteract constant accusations that you're the most greedy, soulless and creatively bankrupt publisher in gaming today? That's right, you announce a massive charity deal! Activision have today pledged to donate "$100,000 worth" (so, around 1000 copies) of Guitar Hero III to the United Service… » 11/07/08 3:30am 11/07/08 3:30am

New 360 Bundle Is The Biggest Bundle Of Them All

Don't think Microsoft are letting up on the 360 bundles this Christmas. They're just getting started. The latest official pack-in deal - exclusive to Sam's Club - is not only the biggest bundle deal we've ever seen, but potentially also the best value. For $349 you get a 60GB Pro console, Lego Indiana Jones, Kung Fu… » 10/23/08 10:20pm 10/23/08 10:20pm

Guitar Hero III Gets Eyeliner Pack Thursday

Guitar Hero III » 8/05/08 9:30pm 8/05/08 9:30pm owners — PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 only, natch — will get three new downloadables this Thursday with the "Interscope Track Pack." The bundle features tunes from Flyleaf, AFI and Marilyn Manson, with the last of three three coming to as a remix by Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner. Truly a potpourri…

Dragonforce Song Pack Due Next Month For Guitar Hero III

As above. There's a notice on Roadrunner Records' site announcing that a Dragonforce song pack will be released for Guitar Hero III on August 21. It'll contain three songs: "Heroes Of Our Time", "Operation Ground And Pound" and "Revolution Deathsquad". And...yeah. Dragonforce. What, did your dog eat your Slayer song pack,… » 7/24/08 12:40am 7/24/08 12:40am

GHIII Coldplay Pack Detailed

Get ready Guitar Hero II fans, for your doom (at least according to Luke) comes on June 19th, the official release date for the Coldplay track pack on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live. The three-pack of songs includes the single "Violet Hill" from their upcoming album Viva la Vida, due out June 17th, along with two … » 6/13/08 11:20am 6/13/08 11:20am

Sony Tell Us Which God Of War Song Will Be Guitar Hero DLC


It was swell of Sony to bring a little parity to Guitar Hero's DLC, let PlayStation owners get their own console-specific, mascot-endorsed anthem to play with. While they made the initial announcement a few weeks ago, they neglected to tell us just which GoW song it would be. They have now: it'll be called "The End… » 6/04/08 10:20pm 6/04/08 10:20pm

Coldplay To Contribute To Guitar Hero's Demise

Coldplay are going to be in Guitar Hero. Coldplay. I'll give you a moment to emit a deep, remorseful sigh. As part of the promotional circus surrounding their latest album, the song "Violet Hill" will be made available as DLC for Guitar Hero III, though a date for its release has yet to be specified. Coldplay frontman… » 6/04/08 12:30am 6/04/08 12:30am

Guitar Hero Expert Beats Dragonforce Record Score

What's your high score on Guitar Hero III's sore-finger finale "Through The Fire And The Flames?" At a 24-hour Guitar Hero marathon held by Blockbuster to benefit the nonprofit "Education is Freedom" children's charity, Grapevine, TX native Daniel Johnson blew away the Guiness World Record for a single-song high score. » 5/23/08 3:30pm 5/23/08 3:30pm