When Activision said that Guitar Hero was getting killed, it meant the whole damn deal. A few people wondered if we'd at least get new downloadable content, but the publisher has stated that after February, the well officiall... read
Yesterday we learned the rather stunning news that Activision was ending the Guitar Hero franchise, along with True Crime: Hong Kong. Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg explained the reasoning behind the cull, which CVG has transc... read
[Update: During the conference, Activision just confirmed the death of DJ Hero as part of the Guitar Hero franchise. True Crime: Hong Kong was canceled because it was "just not good enough" to compete in the open world genr... read feature
Activision has released a new trailer highlighting the songs currently available in the February Mega Pack DLC for Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock. The pack includes tracks from Marilyn Manson, Children of Bodom, Black Label S... read
Want to see how a Guinness World record holder plays Guitar Hero? Tune in!
Put your Guitar Hero thrashing skills to the test against one of the world champions, Annie "Ecstacy" Leung. She joins us today on Jus... read
Activision is having major 50% off sale on a lot of its digital Xbox 360 content this week, and because of that, I've learned a few things. One, I had no idea that Activision published Carcassonne or Golf: Tee It Up!; that's ... read
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... read
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... read
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... read
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... read
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.... read
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 D... read
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 ... read
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... read
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... read
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?" read feature
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... read
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 ... read
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... read
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 ... read
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... read
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine wants to kick your ass. Well, not literally, but with the original track he wrote for the upcoming Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock. The song "Sudden Death" (spoiler alert!) plays during the game... read
More than a month prior to its release, Activision has revealed the full setlist for its upcoming mult-instrument title, Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.The 90-plus song soundtrack falls squarely into the rock category, with a... read
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock wins by adding a Dillinger Escape Plan song to the on-disc setlist for the upcoming title. The band will join 10 others who will be making their debut to the franchise when the game ships on Sep... read
Absolute power corrupts absolutely, and Guitar Hero project director Brian Bright has admitted that the quest for music game dominance certainly had a corrupting effect. According to Bright, developer Neversoft sold its ... read
This fall, Soundgarden will release Telephantasm, a collection massive retrospective of the band's career.
Here's what this has to do with videogames -- folks who pick up Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock will get the entire 12-t... read
August is a pretty varied month for Guitar Hero downloadable content, the only thing really tying the bands together being that you can buy their t-shirts (and a chain wallets) at Hot Topic.
Kicking off August's Guitar Hero D... read
This might be the biggest savings Amazon has had in their daily videogame deals yet. Of course, when you start with a $300 accessory product, you really need to make a discount deep to turn heads.
Today only, you can pick up ... read
Speechless. That's what I was when Neversoft's Brian Bright present to a crowd of a journalist's Guitar Hero: Warrior of Rock's "Quest Mode" just prior to E3. But now, it's kind of growing on me. Yeah, it's ridiculous. Yeah,... read