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Neversoft burns the eye, gives out knives for studio's last day


He'll never skateboard again
Jul 10
As part of merging with Call of Duty's Infinity Ward to make a "super-studio," it is the last day of Neversoft as its own studio. The eye, perhaps made most famous by Tony Hawk's Pro Skater was burned in ceremony and everyone in the studio was given a knife Crocodile Dundee would be okay with. RIP in peaces, Neversoft. read
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Report: Neversoft no more, merging with Infinity Ward


A single 'super-studio'
May 03
Whether you played them or not, most gamers out there grew up with the Tony Hawk games around them. They were hugely popular during the PlayStation 1 and Nintendo 64 era, and I'll never forget developer Neversoft's freaky lit... read
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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater originally starred Bruce Willis with a gun


Did You Know Gaming
Apr 28
Before Neversoft kicked off its tremendously successful Tony Hawk series, the studio worked on a PlayStation game called Apocalypse which had Bruce Willis spouting off lines like "Strap one on, it's time to Jam!" (And, befor... read
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Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock disc-read-errors


Sep 30
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
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'Black Rain' in Warriors of Rock and vice versa


Sep 16
A new Soundgarden track, "Black Rain," will make its debut on Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock when the game ships on September 26. Eager to give back apparently, the band has also put the game in the song for the video, a teas... read
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A look at Guitar Hero's crazy Warriors of Rock


Sep 02
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
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Dave Mustaine brings 'ass kicking' to Guitar Hero


Aug 31
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
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Neversoft: We 'lost our souls' with Guitar Hero franchise


Aug 10
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
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Rush 2112 used in next Guitar Hero's quest mode


Jul 21
This is news that will probably be exciting to a lot of people. For me, it's a portent of doom. Activision has just announced that the entirety of the Rush concept piece "2112" (from the album of same name) will be maki... read
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Activision reveals Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock


Jun 04
Trademarks and retailers have already spoiled the surprise, but Activision has officially announced Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock today. The game will feature an all new "Quest Mode" where players will head on a rock journey ... read
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Tony Hawk reveals Tony Hawk Pro Skater coming to iPhone


Mar 15
I guess when you're Tony Hawk you can do whatever the hell you want when it comes to your games. That's why the skateboarding legend decided to reveal that one of the original Tony Hawk Pro Skater games is headed to the iPhon... read
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Rumor: Prototype, Guitar Hero developers hit with layoffs


Feb 11
It's possible that two Activision-tied studios, Radical Entertainment and Neversoft, have been serving pink slips to their employees.According to Kotaku sources, Radical, developer of last year's open-world action game Protot... read
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February Guitar Hero DLC brings Sabbath and more


Jan 28
Are you ready to rock February people!?! Okay, good. Because I guess we're going to be doing that or something, because 30 Seconds to Mars, Breaking Benjamin, Black Sabbath, and Third Eye Blind are coming to Guitar Hero next ... read
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Guitar Hero DLC: Nada Surf, Pavement, and more


Nov 30
Activision has revealed the Guitar Hero 5 DLC line-up for December and... wait, hold on. Let me rephrase that: Activision has revealed the Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero DLC line-up for December. Okay, that's better.  Dece... read
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First band to step up for Guitar Hero 6? Tesla!


Nov 25
Guitar Hero 6 development is already well underway, despite the fact that it hasn't officially been announced. How do we know this? Well, I woke up this morning, the sky is blue, and Jim Sterling upset a bunch of people last ... read
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Expect fewer 'Hero' titles from Activision next year


Nov 13
No doubt about it -- a lot of Hero games came out this year. The list, in full: Guitar Hero: Metallica; Guitar Hero 5; Band Hero; DJ Hero; Band Hero for the Nintendo DS; Guitar Hero: Modern Hits for the DS; and this Dece... read
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Unsurprisingly, Activision trademarks 'Drum Hero'


Nov 09
Despite slowing sales of music/rhythm games, Activision just keeps on keeping on. Recently, the publisher filed for trademark of "Drum Hero." You're shocked, I know.  This isn't the first time we've heard of Drum Hero, t... read
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Ten Minute Taste: Band Hero


Nov 04
Based on most of the reader comments to previous Band Hero stories, I already have a good idea of what you guys think of this game.  You don't know why it exists or how it's different than Guitar Hero 5, and all of this... read
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Here's the full list of tracks for Band Hero


Oct 16
Fact: I have literally not paid any attention to Band Hero except for the time Nick told me Taylor Swift was in it.So then, today's unveiling of the game's full track list by Spinner is even more of a shock to me; since I am ... read
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Guitar Hero 5 DLC won't be compatible with Guitar Hero World


Aug 22
Earlier this week, Activision announced the first bit of downloadable content post Guitar Hero 5's release, and it got me wondering: Can I use that content in Guitar Hero World Tour? The short answer is: nope. "Guit... read
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With Guitar Hero World Tour, Neversoft attempted to shut up all of the “go play a real guitar” folks by introducing “GHStudio,” a suite of tools that allowed Guitar Hero players to actually make music,... read feature

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Since its inception in 2005, the Guitar Hero franchise has become one of the biggest names in videogames, in addition to cementing itself as a pop culture phenomenon. Guitar Hero and its main competitor, Harmonix’s Rock... read feature

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Santana confirmed as unlockable character in Guitar Hero 5


Jul 20
Not surprisingly, the exclusive in-game artists will be making a return to the Guitar Hero franchise this fall. Activision has confirmed that Carlos Santana will emerge from smoke, lasers, and in-game advertisements exclusive... read
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Guitar Hero DLC ushers in Eagles of Death Metal, more


Jul 10
Activision has rolled out the details on its July downloadable content for Guitar Hero World Tour, and here it is: July 16Eagles of Death Metal Track Pack“Anything 'Cept The Truth”“Cherry Cola”“I... read
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More (and maybe all) of Guitar Hero 5's track list revealed


Jul 09
Looks like Activision has decided to pass along to IGN a handful of the set list for Guitar Hero 5. certainly as impressive in its variety as the game's developer, Neversoft, had promised. Here's are the 25 confirmed tracks, ... read
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"The Touch" available as free Guitar Hero download right now


May 28
Great news and okay news for you guys. A remaster of the classic Stan Bush track "The Touch" -- from the 1986 Transformers: The Movie soundtrack -- is now available as a free download for Guitar Hero: World Tour. Ye... read
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Hold Activisions hand as it reveals Guitar Hero's Smash Hits


Apr 09
When you go to see a band play live, don't bother screaming the names of songs at the performers. You see that little piece of paper taped to the stage? That's the setlist, and that's what they're going to play, so piss off.&... read
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Rejoice! Neversoft confirms they are no longer working on Tony Hawk franchise


Jan 12
I knew my prayers were being heard!In the morning edition of the Great Falls Tribune is an interview with Neversoft's president, Joel Jewett. In the midst of a fluff piece about how the Montana-born game studio founder has ma... read
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Rumortoid: Survey leaks celebs and artists info for Guitar Hero: World Tour


Jun 28
Are there no secrets? A recent survey on Guitar Hero: World Tour leaked to Kotaku has dropped a bomb of information on some celebrities and artists that may appear in the game when it hits shelves later this year. Accord... read
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Wii Guitar Hero: World Tour a 'full SKU on par with its next-gen kin'


Jun 20
Let's face it -- Wii owners sometimes get the shaft when it comes to multiplatform software. Whether it's missing in-game features, lack of downloadable content, or sound issues, they really haven't had the best of luck. But ... read






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