Professional widow Courtney Love, PO'd at Activision for how Kurt Cobain of Nirvana is presented in Guitar Hero 5, says Cobain probably would have found his game appearance amusing. But since he's dead she gets to do all the suin'.
Remember the video of Kurt Cobain singing Bon Jovi's hits, and shrieking "yeah, boyeee!" in "Bring the Noize?" The compilation that hung the game with its own rope for its treatment of Cobain is gone from YouTube, on Activision's demand.
From the Marcus and Dom bromance in Gears of War to Midna riding around on Link in Twilight Princess, Crispy Gamer explores some of the creepiest couplings in video game history.
Video games are meant to be flights of fancy but, as with television, reality has become an increasingly popular concept to tap into.
Earlier this week the appearance of a digital Kurt Cobain in Guitar Hero 5 irrupted into controversy with Courtney Love and former Nirvana band members calling for Activision to patch the title. Now Love's attorney is involved.
In the wake of Courtney Love's bombastic vitriol over the appearance of her late husband in Guitar Hero 5, Activision tells Kotaku that she was the one who signed the agreement for the deal.
Creeped out by Kurt Cobain's appearance in Guitar Hero 5? Upset, even? You weren't the only one. Courtney Love, Cobain's widow, is furious, and is satisfying her fury by threatening Activision with legal action.
If you found the original video of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain reanimated for Guitar Hero 5 uncomfortable to watch, seeing his polygonal ghost prance about and sing the songs of Bush and Megadeth may simply be too much.
Two videos out in the wild show Guitar Hero 5 gameplay and two rockers as whom you may perform - well, in the Quicktime events anyway. Matt Bellamy of Muse, and Kurt Cobain of ... does he need further identification?