Guitar Hero 5 DLC Incompatible with World Tour

So, we know that Guitar Hero 5 has - for a price - backward compatibility with existing song catalogs. But does it enable frontward compatibility in previous titles? » 8/22/09 9:00pm 8/22/09 9:00pm

Guitar Hero Devs Interested in Natal, MotionPlus

Neversoft's Brian Bright announced at a Guitar Hero 5 event that the game is franchise compatible, confirming speculation that Activision's plan for world domination continues unhindered by lawsuit settlements. » 8/10/09 9:20pm 8/10/09 9:20pm

Playing Guitar Hero On Expert While Solving Two Rubik's Cubes

That's what happens in this video. Guitar Hero fan and "speedcuber" Julian plays Ozzy Osbourne's "Mr. Crowley" in Guitar Hero World Tour on expert difficulty while also solving two Rubik's Cubes with his free hand. » 8/07/09 3:40pm 8/07/09 3:40pm

GameStop Slashes Prices On Guitar Hero World Tour & More

Kotaku readers with money currently burning a hole in their pockets might want to hoof it down to the local GameStop tomorrow, as several tipsters forced to work retail warn of impending deal, including $100 off Guitar Hero World Tour. » 7/07/09 8:40pm 7/07/09 8:40pm

Win Stan Bush Swag If You've Got The Touch

Activision passed us some Stan Bush swag in celebration of "The Touch" being available as free downloadable content for Guitar Hero World Tour. If you know your Transformers the Movie trivia, it could be yours. » 5/28/09 5:20pm 5/28/09 5:20pm

Today, Guitar Hero, You Have The Touch (And The Power)


With Fahey's life-long crusade nearing its rapturous conclusion, Activision have announced that Stan Bush's "The Touch" will be available as a free download for Guitar Hero: World Tour on May 28. » 5/28/09 3:30am 5/28/09 3:30am

Nickelodeon Kids Choose Guitar Hero Over Rock Band

Nickelodeon once again justifies our nation's voting age restrictions, as Guitar Hero World Tour comes out at the top of a rather sad nominee pool at the 2009 Kids' Choice Awards. » 3/30/09 1:00pm 3/30/09 1:00pm

Guitar Hero's World Tour Plays Final Show for PC, Mac Fans

It's company policy at Activision to exploit franchises. And you can't very well exploit Guitar Hero: World Tour if it's not on PC, can you? So Activision are bringing the game to PC (and Mac!). » 3/25/09 9:00pm 3/25/09 9:00pm

Guitar Hero DLC: Pixies, Motörhead, Nirvana

There's so much Rock Band DLC on offer every week that it's easy to forget that, occasionally, Guitar Hero World Tour gets some as well. Here's what it's getting for the month of April. » 3/25/09 12:30am 3/25/09 12:30am

GDC Panel: Behind The Scenes of Guitar Hero Mobile

JJ Lechleiter, Senior Product Manager on all three Guitar Hero Mobile titles explains why his games are like the only two cell phone ports that don't suck. » 3/24/09 5:00pm 3/24/09 5:00pm

Stan Bush Thanks Kotaku Readers For Their Support

Stan Bush's "The Touch" from the 1986 Transformers animated movie will soon be available as a free download for Guitar Hero World Tour, and the man himself thanks Kotaku readers for their support. » 3/18/09 1:20pm 3/18/09 1:20pm

Get Guitar Hero World Tour On The Cheap

If you've been toying with the idea of purchasing Guitar Hero World Tour, yet worried about spending nearly $200 on another band game, Amazon's video game Deal of the Day is here to help. » 3/16/09 12:20pm 3/16/09 12:20pm

Guitar Hero Bundles vs Software In Sales Showdown

Activision sell a lot of copies of Guitar Hero. Ever stop to wonder, though, what the breakdown is between sales of the game's band kit, guitar bundles and plain ol' game discs? Course you have. » 3/10/09 6:30am 3/10/09 6:30am

Rise Against Debuts New Tune In World Tour

Punk band Rise Against is the latest group to debut music in Guitar Hero World Tour, with the previously unreleased song "Death Blossoms" available next week as part of the Rise Against Track Pack. » 3/06/09 10:40am 3/06/09 10:40am

Guitar Hero Marches On With Queen, Hendrix, and James Bond

Activision details their downloadable content lineup for Guitar Hero World Tour this month, bringing players more Hendrix, a little Queen, a smattering of European tracks, and the James Bond theme song. » 3/03/09 12:20pm 3/03/09 12:20pm

Guitar Hero Standalone Controllers Hit This Week

Finally. Starting Sunday Guitar Hero World Tour players will be able to purchase individual guitar controllers and drum kit controllers in stores in North America. » 2/12/09 10:00am 2/12/09 10:00am

Activision Compiles Guitar Hero: Greatest Hits For 2009

Activision will squeeze more cash from the stone that is Guitar Hero with Guitar Hero:Greatest Hits. No, not Modern Hits. This is the ultimate cash-in, a "best of" compilation for Guitar Hero World Tour. » 2/11/09 6:40pm 2/11/09 6:40pm

Activision: No Plans To Drop Phelps, A-Rod From Guitar Hero Ads

Now that Alex Rodriguez has admitted to being a juicer and Michael Phelps has been caught sucking on a bong, will Activision yank its Guitar Hero World Tour ad spots featuring the two? Nope! » 2/11/09 3:40pm 2/11/09 3:40pm

Have Your Rock Band Cake, and GH:WT Bundle for $60, Too

Ed B. has had a helluva two weeks. First he got married, and his bride gave him that Rock Band drum cake. Then Best Buy gave him Guitar Hero: World Tour, with instruments, for $60. » 2/08/09 10:00am 2/08/09 10:00am