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Over the past year it's been pretty noticable that plastic instrument game sales have started to drop. Since that happens to be Activision's biggest wheelhouse that isn't good news for them, and so, in an effort "to release f...

It's got the "Hero" name and is being backed by the Activision marketing machine, but analyst Doug Creutz of Cowan and Company believes DJ Hero is not setting the world afire as one might expect. The latest addition...

 This one's for all of you sour-pusses who say things like "Why don't you just play a real instrument?" every time the subject of Guitar Hero comes up. A new toy by Jada Toys, Inc. takes it to the next level, a...

Look I drink... and from time to time, I spout off an idea that only God could make happen. Meet Furry Nation, Furvolution, Furry Revolution. They are the first Dtoid Guitar Hero band and the first one I have ever heard ...



Special weekends are special. Activision has announced the Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock weekend, which begins Friday, November 2. Over the course of 72 hours, gamers 13 years or older can "participate in a number of ...

Are you ready to rock? Destructoid reader and community member, Chris "The" Martino, tipped us off earlier that his local Game Crazy had a playable demo of Guitar Hero III in their Xbox 360 kiosk. By kiosk, of cours...

That's the name of our game here at Destructoid -- collecting groupies like comic books. So it's almost as if Activision and Agora Games were in our heads when they partnered to create an official Guitar Hero community Web si...

Aaah, the Sex Pistols. One of the biggest exponents of being able to make money from babbling incoherently into a microphone, they were the crowning pinnacle of the 70's Punk Rock movement. Now you can relive the glory days o...

Despite previous reports indicating otherwise, RedOctane has set the record straight with 1UP. The Wii version of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock -- like all other versions of the title -- will support online play out of the...

The reports are true! Activision has confirmed today that guitarist Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, the Nightwatchman) will indeed be a boss character in Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. Morello has even r...

Mosts gadgets are inherently better when made smaller, lighter, and sleeker. Cell phones, laptops, Nintendo DS Lites, Porsche Boxsters -- all cool because they're small. Does the same hold true for RedOctane's cash cow and cl...

"She Bangs the Drums," as made famous by The Stone Roses, was unveiled as a new playable Guitar Hero III song yesterday during an exclusive hour-long screening at Edinburgh Interactive Festival. The song comes off o...

I've been torn on Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. On one hand, it's the third installment of one of my favorite rhythm-based games of all time (which is, by the way, a very small list). On the other hand, it's i...

First of all, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock is the full, silly title for the third installment of the popular franchise. We won't be mad if you just refer to the game as Guitar Hero III and forget the Legends of Rock b...

Earlier in the week, Activision and Red Octane unveiled the next full title in the Guitar Hero series, set to hit the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii later this year. Hidden in the PR, beneath the distraction ...






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