The Perils Of One-Band Music Games

Music games built around a single artist can be a tricky thing to plan for, because while you'll attract fans of that single artist, many others just won't give a toss. Especially, it seems, when that artist is Van Halen. » 5/13/10 12:30am 5/13/10 12:30am

Play Panama Over And Over With The Guitar Hero: Van Halen Demo

Xbox Live Gold subscribers can now download a demo for Guitar Hero: Van Halen featuring three four songs, one two of which are actually by Van Halen! » 12/08/09 5:20pm 12/08/09 5:20pm

Ten Fingers on Five Frets in Guitar Hero: Van Halen

Eddie Van Halen's performance of "Eruption" is more impressive. That's not the question being asked. But this comparison shows the similarity of the finger work in the tapping sections, which speaks well of the design of Guitar Hero: Van Halen. » 10/11/09 8:00pm 10/11/09 8:00pm

A First Look at Guitar Hero: Van Halen

Those who ordered Guitar Hero 5 in September and took advantage of the free Guitar Hero: Van Halen offer are starting to get their game in the mail, offering a peek at something that's flown under the radar until now. » 10/04/09 4:00pm 10/04/09 4:00pm

Activision Practically Giving Away Guitar Hero Van Halen

Wait, scratch that. Activision is giving away Guitar Hero Van Halen. For free. Sorry, "free," as you'll need to buy a copy of Guitar Hero 5 to get the Van Halen-themed edition of the guitar game at no additional cost. » 8/11/09 2:30pm 8/11/09 2:30pm

Europe Won't Get Guitar Hero: Van Halen This Year

Sounds like Activision are having trouble getting their hands on enough plastic to supply the world with games this Christmas, as both Tony Hawk: Ride and now Guitar Hero: Van Halen will see restricted launches in 2009. » 8/07/09 4:30am 8/07/09 4:30am

See Guitar Hero: Van Halen In Action For The First Time

The song list for Guitar Hero: Van Halen certainly seems strong enough, but what about the spandex rendering power of the Guitar Hero expansion? Can current generation console technology keep up with David Lee Roth's bulging air splits? » 8/06/09 6:40pm 8/06/09 6:40pm

The Final, Hagar-Free Guitar Hero: Van Halen Song List

Activision has released the finalized list of songs for Guitar Hero: Van Halen, featuring 28 tunes from the David Lee Roth era of the band, not a Sammy Hagar (or Gary Cherone) vocal track in sight. » 8/05/09 6:40pm 8/05/09 6:40pm

Guitar Hero (Is Only Half Of) Van Halen

The Guitar Hero: Van Halen trailer running during E3 only showed off four members of the band. Thing is, over the course of the group's history, there have been more than four members of the band. » 6/11/09 12:30am 6/11/09 12:30am

Let's All Take A Look At Guitar Hero: Van Halen (And Learn Some Things)

Oh good. I'm not crazy. I could have sworn I saw this trailer at Activision's E3 booth, but since it never showed up online for download/embed, figured my jetlag was playing tricks on me. » 6/09/09 12:30am 6/09/09 12:30am

Guitar Hero: Van Halen Now Available For Pre-Order At GameStop

Executives have spoken of it. Ratings Boards have classified it. And now the world's largest games retailer is accepting preorders for it. Activision, it's about time you announced Guitar Hero: Van Halen. » 4/24/09 3:30am 4/24/09 3:30am