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Activsion closes the doors on RedOctane

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 fewer skus for G...

 
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Analyst: DJ Hero demand is well below expectations

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 to the plastic...

 
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CES 2008: Guitar Hero Air Guitar Rocker not just a fancy cash-in ... really

 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, allowing non-mus...

 
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Living the Dream: Meet GH3 band, Furry Revolution

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 of anywhere. Ju...

 
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Activision announces Guitar Hero III weekend, demo hits XBL tomorrow

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 exciting activi...

 
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Rock out with Guitar Hero III demo at Game Crazy

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 course, we mean appe...

 
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Activision launches official Guitar Hero community Web site, groupies included

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 site. Recent...

 
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Sex Pistols re-record 'Anarchy in the UK' for Guitar Hero III

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 of illogical pol...

 
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Never fear: Guitar Hero III Wii will have online play at launch

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 box. The confu...

 
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Activision confirms: Yup, Tom Morello is in Guitar Hero III, Rage song revealed

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 recorded what Ti...

 
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RedOctane's Charles Huang on Guitar Hero III DS: Is a tiny guitar coming?

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 claim to fame? We...

 
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New Guitar Hero III track unveiled, European songs announced at Leipzig

"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 of the 1989 self...

 
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E3 2007: Hands-on with Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

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 in the care of a...

 
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New images of Guitar Hero III guitars; game gets a fancy title

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 bit, because we ...

 
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Crisis averted, third Guitar Hero won't require a new peripheral

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 of a star-studd...

 

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