Publisher Activision is getting out of the Hero business. That means no new DJ Hero and Guitar Hero games (at least for 2011), but it also means no new downloadable songs for the games it has already released.
Rock Band and Guitar Hero aren't the sensations they used to be. That doesn't mean they're bad. Not Rock Band 3. But they're not the cultural phenomenons they once were. That's temporary, according to a man who should know.
Last year, we profiled Kristen, the stay-at-home mom whose 165,000 Gamerscore made her the No. 5 female worldwide. She set 200,000 as a retirement mark. Monday, she reached it. Does she still plan to put the controller down?
The once-prolific Guitar Hero series sees just one major release this year. Once upon a time, we could expect publisher Activision to pump out five or more guitar-based games a year. In 2010, there is only Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.
Kiss super-fan Kevin Curtis welcomes the first gaming guitar into the Hard Rock Hall of Fame, celebrating the imminent launch of Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.
Soundgarden's album Telephantasm will be inside the first million copies of Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock on September 28, so someone felt obligated to include the game in this animated video for the previously unreleased song "Black Rain."
Activision pimps its two upcoming rhythm games today with four-song demos for DJ Hero 2 and Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, featuring music from Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Black Sabbath, and Dethklok. Not all at once, of course.
This is the complete setlist of Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock. Ninety-three songs total will come on disc this Fall.
You might have seen them in other rhythm games, but Queensrÿche, Tesla, Neil Young, and eight other artists are making their Guitar Hero debut in Warriors of Rock this fall.
Soundgarden is releasing their first album in 13 years on October 5, but you can get Telephantasm: A Retrospective a week earlier, packed inside launch copies of Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.
Technically all you need to know about the Quest Mode in Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock is that Gene Simmons from Kiss is in it, but some additional information on the Warriors and their powers doesn't hurt.
In addition to more than 20 minutes worth of Rush, the next Guitar Hero will feature these 22 newly revealed songs, ranging from the darn good Blue Oyster Cult's "Burnin' For You" to the ear-searing "Unskinny Bop" by Poison.
Activision's compiled a nifty clip showing off some previous revealed music from the upcoming Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, so let's let the bodies hit the floor, get our money for nothing, and pour some sugar on this rock montage.
Every bundle of Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock that ships this fall will come with Activision's new removable wing guitar controller, but only by preordering at GameStop will you score the axe of power.
You might not be ready to rock, but the E3 gaming expo is ready to rock you.
Activision reveals the next entry in the Guitar Hero franchise, Warriors of Rock, featuring more than 90 tracks, a Gene Simmons-powered quest mode, and new challenges for every track in the Guitar Hero catalog. Check out the first 35 tracks!
Guitar Hero is changing course with Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, a music game with some unexpected additions, including a story-driven quest mode that involves a group of heavy metal warriors seeking a legendary guitar and a battle with The Beast.
Unlike the previous title, Activision's next Guitar Hero game won't be numbered, so it won't be called "Guitar Hero 6". It'll be called "Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock".