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10:20 AM on 01.11.2011

Nine Inch Nails, The Used, more coming to Guitar Hero

Activision's mapped out its Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock downloadable content for January, bringing tracks from Nine Inch Nails, The Used, and more.

Nick Chester

5:20 PM on 01.10.2011

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, DJ Hero 2 get price drops

Good things to come to those who wait, and by "good things" I mean saving a few bucks on Activision's Hero titles. Only a few months after their launch, both Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock and DJ Hero 2 are getting price drops...

Nick Chester

10:30 AM on 12.22.2010

Kiss invade Guitar Hero, Linkin Park hit DJ Hero 2

Elvis Presley's "Blue Christmas" is so depressing. Wouldn't you rather be listening to KISS and Linkin Park? Great! Activision is releasing KISS and Linkin Park track packs for Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock and DJ Hero 2 resp...

Nick Chester

7:00 PM on 12.10.2010

Megadeth's Guitar Hero tracks nominated for Grammy

Baba what now? Civilization IV isn't the only game with a link to Grammy nominations -- Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock has now made it into the mix. Megadeth's track "Sudden Death" has been nominated for "Best Metal Performanc...

Nick Chester

8:40 AM on 12.09.2010

Activision: Guitar Hero has lost some mass appeal

Evil publisher Activision has admitted that its Guitar Hero franchise may have lost some of the mainstream appeal that has raked in millions over the years. I don't suppose that could have had anything to do with the ten diff...

Jim Sterling

8:00 AM on 11.24.2010

Axl Rose sues Activision over Guitar Hero III

Guns N Roses frontman and professional shit Axl Rose has filed a lawsuit against Guitar Hero III publisher Activision, claiming $20 million in damages because the game contains a likeness of former guitarist Slash. Seriously....

Jim Sterling



Free DJ Hero, Guitar Hero DLC this week photo
Free DJ Hero, Guitar Hero DLC this week
by Nick Chester

Nothing screams "Thanksgiving" more than Macy's parade and some free downloadable content for Activision's latest music games. The free packs are courtesy of Coca-Cola, and include:

Tiest Mix Pack Presented by Coca-Cola for DJ Hero 2

  • "Traffic" Mixed With Louder Than Boom"
  • "Feel It In M Bones" ft. Tegan & Sara
  • "Knock You Out" ft. Emily Haines With "Young Lions"

My Chemical Romance Track Pack for Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock

  • "Bulletproof Heart"
  • "Helena"
  • "Teenagers"
  • "Welcome To The Black Parade"

You can get both packs free by snagging codes from either of these websites. This stuff is free from November 23 through November 29, so get on it.

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1:00 PM on 10.07.2010

Jim Sterling playing 2112 for Destructoid charity

This past weekend, the very kind people of Destructoid LA hosted Ronathon, a fundraising event to help Dtoid community member lv99ron raise money to pay a ludicrous medical bill. Event organizer Alex Barbatsis honored me by ...

Jim Sterling

10:20 AM on 10.01.2010

Activision replacing Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock discs

Yesterday we told you about the faulty Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock discs we'd discovered, which randomly become unreadable and make it harder to reach all the awesome Rush songs. We contacted Activision for a comment and co...

Jim Sterling





9:20 AM on 09.30.2010

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock disc-read-errors

I recently received a copy of Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, and instantly canceled my afternoon's plans so that I could play 2112 twice in a row, then never pick up the plastic guitar again. Unfortunately, my progress toward...

Jim Sterling



Review: Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock photo
Review: Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock
by Nick Chester

Regular Nick: "Hey, The Dillinger Escape Plan made it into Guitar Hero! That's awesome. And, nice... you can play through Rush's 2112, and it's narrated by bassist and vocalist Geddy Lee himself. Man, this is going to rock."

Warrior Nick: "Sweet holy hell, why did I just turn into a f**ing rock n' roll chupacabra?"

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11:00 AM on 09.14.2010

Warriors of Rock expands Wii/DS connectivity

With Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock for Wii and Nintendo DS, more people will be crowded around your television trying to play the music game than ever before. The previous Guitar Hero game had introduced Wii and DS connectiv...

Nick Chester

9:00 AM on 09.14.2010

Rock Guitar Hero: Metallica tracks in Warriors of Rock

The list of music you can play in Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock just got a lot larger. That is, of course, if you already own Guitar Hero: Metallica. Activision has announced today that wannabe rockers will be able to export ...

Nick Chester

4:40 PM on 09.07.2010

Maker of real guitars pokes fun at Guitar Hero

Usually I hate people who pull the ridiculous "play a real guitar" argument, but this advertisement for Sparrow's range of guitars is pretty classy. The general message is that no videogame can replace a real guitar, and I do...

Jim Sterling

8:20 AM on 09.07.2010

DJ Hero 2 and Guitar Hero 6 demos available on Xbox Live

The Hero games are invading Xbox Live Marketplace, with demos available now for both the upcoming DJ Hero 2 and Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock. The DJ Hero 2 demo will feature four mixes: Pussycat Dolls Featuring Busta Rhymes ...

Nick Chester

10:00 PM on 09.02.2010

A look at Guitar Hero's crazy Warriors of Rock

Totally new and totally metal is the new Guitar Hero Warriors of Rock character artwork and this nifty new trailer! Despite what some people say about the series, I think it looks interesting. Of course, I love heavy metal a...

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