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Unsurprisingly, Activision trademarks 'Drum Hero'

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, though. In fact,...   read

 
 
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Ten Minute Taste: Band Hero

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 top-40 popular...   read

 
 
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Here's the full list of tracks for Band Hero

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 unaware of what...   read

 
 
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Guitar Hero 5 DLC won't be compatible with Guitar Hero World

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. "Guitar Hero 5 downl...   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

 
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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
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Santana confirmed as unlockable character in Guitar Hero 5

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 exclusively in Guitar He...   read

 
 


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Guitar Hero DLC ushers in Eagles of Death Metal, more

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 Only Want You&...   read

 
 
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More (and maybe all) of Guitar Hero 5's track list revealed

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, minus the previ...   read

 
 
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"The Touch" available as free Guitar Hero download right now

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. Yes, right now on...   read

 
 
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Hold Activisions hand as it reveals Guitar Hero's Smash Hits

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. That's kin...   read

 
 
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Rejoice! Neversoft confirms they are no longer working on Tony Hawk franchise

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 managed to become...   read

 
 
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Rumortoid: Survey leaks celebs and artists info for Guitar Hero: World Tour

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. According to the surv...   read

 
 
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Wii Guitar Hero: World Tour a 'full SKU on par with its next-gen kin'

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 when it comes t...   read

 
 
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Alright, so look -- it was around this time last year that I proclaimed Guitar Hero as we knew it to be dead. You see, I had played this other game. You know, the one with all of the instruments that just fit so nicely with a...   read
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First Guitar Hero: World Tour songs revealed, in-game music store after launch

Obviously, the soundtrack in a music game can make or a break a title, and Neversoft proved they could deliver the killer tunes with their solid Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock track list. Based on what we saw at a first-look press event a...   read

 
 
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Guitar Hero IV trailer confirms Lenny Kravitz song, pretty people

  While this trailer doesn't show any actual gameplay from Guitar Hero IV, it does reveal quite a bit about the upcoming digital jam session. For one, as we all knew, it will add drums and vocals to the mix. As Activision put...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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Tom Morello to appear in Guitar Hero III?

With Slash already already announced as a "boss" character (sweet!), and Rock of Love's Bret Michaels already slated to appear sans strippers (bummer!), Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock looks like it's attempting to deliver a star...   read

 
 
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Tony Hawk's Proving Ground soundtrack revealed, Beastie Boy's MCA playable

Say what you will about the aging Tony Hawk skating franchise, but it's hard to deny Neversoft's nack for culling an eclectic, solid soundtrack for the games. Today, Neversoft has revealed the soundtrack for the upcoming Tony Hawk's Proving...   read

 
 
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Guitar Hero 3 tracks announced

Hot on the spandex-wrapped heels of the Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks The 80s track details, Activision have released the first set of tracks for Guitar Hero 3. Things are looking pretty eclectic at this stage, and there definitely seems to be ...   read

 
 
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