Articles tagged with: Guitar Hero
Staff credits shouldn’t just be a list of names; they should be a reward for completing the game. Unfortunately most titles choose to take the former route, forcing us to make a cup of tea until we can take control again. However, very occasionally, a game’s credits more than justify the time spent getting up to that point, and remind us why we started playing in the first place.
In its Q4 2010 earnings call to investors, Activision announced that the company will disband the Guitar Hero franchise due to the recent decline in the music genre.
The franchise will remain an Activision property but the Guitar Hero business unit has been disbanded and there are no plans for any future titles for 2011. Furthermore, there will be no more new releases of DLC packs aside from those that have already been announced for the remainder of February.
Believe it or not, the PlayStation 3 was released nearly four years ago, and since then the console has been graced with hundreds of great titles. Therefore, we at PS3 Attitude thought we’d take some time to pay tribute to the people who create the games that make our mundane lives just that little bit more entertaining: the developers.
Over the next few weeks we’ll be revealing our one hundred favourite developers, and believe us when we say that there are some incredibly talented teams included. We’ve now revealed fifty developers in our mammoth list, and today we’re revealing another ten.
A couple of weeks ago, Neversoft revealed the full setlist for the upcoming Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock. A new trailer has now been released that focuses on the Megadeth song, ‘Sudden Death’, which was written specifically for the game.
We reported earlier that Harmonix have revealed more tracks for Rock Band 3, but Neversoft have decided to go one stage further and finally revealed the entire 90+ track setlist for Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.
Apart from the ‘Slider Bar’ being introduced for Guitar Hero: World Tour (seriously, does anyone use that feature?), the GH guitars have been through very few iterations. However, that’s all about to change with the release of the sixth game in the main series, Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.
It’s been a while since we last heard from Guitar Hero. After all, Activision managed to pump out a whopping seven Hero games last year so perhaps that’s a good thing.
Today they have announced the next main title in the series; Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock and it features much of the same rock star modes we’ve seen in the past along with a few new additions to keep things interesting.
Screenshots have emerged for the Call of Duty game that never was. The cancelled WWII title would have been called the ‘Devil’s Brigade’ and was set to appear on the PS3 and Xbox 360.
Activision Blizzard have announced their net revenues for 2009 – and it’s a big number. $4.28 billion.
This is a massive jump over 2008’s figure of $3.02 billion. Can you guess what game was responsible for that?
Kurt Cobain would have enjoyed seeing his avatar singing the Spice Girls in Guitar Hero, according his widow Courtney Love – who is currently taking legal action again Activision for an unauthorised use of Cobain’s image in the game.
Despite being only available for two days of week-ending September 12th, Activision’s Guitar Hero 5 has usurped the U.K.’s top chart spot from long-standing champ Batman: Arkham Asylum.
We don’t usually post spoofs here at PS3 Attitude, but this particular video is so well put together that we couldn’t resist sharing it with you.
Proving that Activision are in fact the devil, it transpires that future DLC for upcoming Guitar Hero 5, though compatible with Band Hero, will not play nice with gamers’ current faux-band set up, Guitar Hero World Tour.
So, rockers hoping to stick with what they’ve got and simply add to their set-lists through new DLC, ‘fraid not – you’re gonna have to buy the new game.
One of the biggest issues with every new Guitar Hero game is that, now that you’ve purchased the updated edition, accessing your old rock library will require switching back and forth to the old titles.
Fancy some ‘Trapped Under Ice’ by Metallica? Guitar Hero Worth Tour. Want to follow up with Rage Against The Machine’s ‘Killing In the Name Of’? That would be on Guitar Hero Greatest/Smash Hits.
With Guitar Hero 5 this is all about to change with the introduction of a new track importing feature.
That’s right, come September, fans will be able to shred on their guitars, basses, drums, and mics to the legend that is Johnny Cash. Not only will you be able to play along to his famous “Ring of Fire” tune, but you be able to play as the man himself.
We hope you’ve got the van full of petrol/gas, your spandex washed and the groupies evenly distributed because, come September 1st, you’ll be taking to the road once more with Guitar Hero 5.
Or, you know, you could ask some friends around and rock out in the comfort of your own home with a reduced chance of contracting herpes.
Want to know what songs will be causing you blisters and destroying the last remnants of a cordial relationship with your neighbours? Read on Rock-God, read on.
Are you one of those people who must obtain the best equipment when playing Guitar Hero? If so, then you might want to listen up as Logitech, one of the leading manufacturers of peripherals, have announced their new drum kit for Guitar Hero on PS3.
This wireless drum controller, complete with drum heads with recessed rims, will cost you a pretty penny though as it doesn’t come cheap. Just exactly how much you ask?
A European-exclusive Guitar Hero Metallica Solo Guitar Game Bundle is coming your way. It includes the game, a wireless guitar controller and an exclusive guitar faceplate.
There is a good reason why the artwork will scream Metallica at you right away. It is the work of one of Metallica’s favorite illustrators, the iconic Heavy Metal artist Pushead.
Announcing today plans to expand their Hero empire beyond the mere guitar genre, Activision have revealed three (maybe four) new titles to ensnare anybody left on the planet who enjoys pretending to play music but …