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Gibson fails in Guitar Hero lawsuit

Famed guitar maker Gibson has seen its lawsuit against Guitar Hero publisher Activision Blizzard thrown out of court after it ruled that Neversoft’s game does not infringe any existing patents. Edge reports that Gibson had claimed its US Patent 5,990,405 for a system and method for generating and controlling a …

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US: New Guitar Hero hardware SKU announced

Guitar Hero World Tour developer Neversoft has announced that it is to release an additional SKU to its Guitar Hero: World Tour offering in the form of a standalone drum pack. The peripheral will retail for $100 and is set for release on February 15th. The developer has also confirmed …

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Guitar Hero III sales pass $1bn

Activision Publishing CEO Mike Griffith has claimed that 2007’s Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock has now surpassed a sales value of $1bn – a milestone the exec claims has never before been achieved by a single title, Edge Online reports. Click here to read the full story.

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Konami bringing Guitar Hero to arcades

Seemingly not satisfied with conquering the world’s living rooms with its music series Guitar Hero, Activision-Blizzard is to bring its franchise to arcades around the world – and the surprise is that Japanese rival Konami is on board with the project, MTV Multiplayer reports. Guitar Hero Arcade is based on …

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Modern Warfare 2 heads Activisions 2009 lineup

US publisher Activision-Blizzard has revealed a number of its key titles for the upcoming year, including confirmation of exactly what form the next Call of Duty will assume. A presentation at a conference held by in-game ads firm Massive revealed that Infinity Ward’s next shooter will be a direct sequel …

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Copyright infringing content chopped from LittleBigPlanet and Guitar Hero

Whilst the rise to prominence of user-generated content is undoubtedly a good thing for gamers, it’s a litigation nightmare for publishers – so it’s no surprise to see both Sony and Activision-Blizzard moving swiftly to eradicate any potentially copyright infringing user content from its servers. Kotaku reports that some LittleBigPlanet …

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Guitar Hero targeting musical instrument retail

Activision has revealed a plan to target a whole new segment of the market with its release of the fourth instalment to its music franchise, Guitar Hero: World Tour on November 14th. The publisher intends to get its game installed in a number of musical instrument outlets in an attempt …

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US: Wireless Wii guitars recalled

It has emerged that the US Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall on a range of wireless Wii guitars made by manufacturer Rage, Edge Online reports. The move came after one of the accessories gave its owner a battery acid burn. The problem has been linked to defective …

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E3 08: Rock Revolution slips to 2009

With Guitar Hero IV and Rock Band 2 very much leading this year’s Christmas charge, Konami has announced that its own peripheral-based music game, Rock Revolution, will now be released in the first quarter of 2009. Rock Revolution, which is being developed bu UK studio Zoe Mode, is primarily a …

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