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New DS bundle for Europe announced

Activision has teamed up with Nintendo for a new limited edition Guitar Hero DS Lite bundle. Co-inciding with the release of Guitar Hero: On Tour on the format, the pack will be available in Europe from July 18th. PRicing details are yet to emerge. Guitar Hero created a unique and …

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Coldplay on Guitar Hero

Tracks from Coldplay’s new album Viva La Vida and previous LPs are to become available on Guitar Hero. The new three-track downloadable song pack will Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock with the release of a three-track downloadable song pack. It will be released on Xbox Live and PlayStation Store …

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Guitar Hero staff hunt begins

Activision is massively expanding its Guitar Hero team as the franchise continues to grow rapidly throughout the UK and Europe. The firm has a wide portfolio of new Guitar Hero SKUs on the way and is pushing the brand across as many different territories as possible. As result, it is …

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Take Two looking at music games

Take Two executive chairman Strauss Zelnick has refused to rule out the creation of a Guitar Hero-style title from the US publisher. Speaking in an earnings call following Take Two’s successful Q2 fiscal results, executive chairman Strauss Zelnick was asked if Take Two would add a rhythm action title to …

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Guitar Hero III Mobile nears 1 million sales

Hands-On Mobile, the developer of the mobile version of Guitar Hero III, has confirmed that its title has nearly reached the one million download mark, GameDaily reports. The milestone makes it one of the fastest selling games in mobile history. "Fans of the Guitar Hero console games have been very …

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Play.com slashes £40 off Rock Band

Play.com have given UK Rock Band fans something to smile about – by cutting the total cost for Rock Band and all the game’s instruments by 40. According to MTV and EA, the suggested UK retail price of the ‘Band In a Box’ SKU of Rock Band – which includes …

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Guitar Hero goes on World Tour

Activision is looking to outstrip EA’s Rock Band with its new Guitar Hero World Tour title. Featuring a newly redesigned guitar, an electronic drum kit and a microphone, the new iteration of the mega-selling franchise also introduces a music creator that lets players compose, record, edit and share their own …

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Wii Guitar Hero to get more physical

Activision boss Bobby Kotick has hinted that the Guitar Hero series is set to take a different direction on Wii than on other consoles – and that the firm is working on better utilising the physical experience” of the console. Speaking to Conde Nast, Kotick said the same principle applied …

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Metallica: Video games are f*cking way cool

Rock band Metallica have called video games – particularly Guitar Hero – f*cking way cool” – and said that the medium offers many positive things” to young people. In an interview with US music bible Rolling Stone, drummer Lars Ulrich added that Guitar Hero has allowed him to connect with …

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Guitar Hero to follow Rock Bands lead

Whilst Activision’s Guitar Hero has ruled the musical roost in the games industry for years, EA’s Rock Band has emerged as a serious contender to its crown – and now it seems that the ongoing series may be taking a leaf out of its competitor’s book. Speaking of the upcoming …

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