From the original announcement:
When Guitar Hero was put on indefinite hiatus, we here at The Hero Feed had a decision to make. Do we put the site on indefinite hiatus as well, or do we continue strong with the community. While we knew the lack of news would make it difficult to manage a Guitar Hero-based site, we’ve been a part of this community for several years now, and we know the strength and devotion that exists in this tight-knit group.
With that very idea in mind, we decided to keep the site as active as we could for the Guitar Hero community. While the numbers have dwindled slightly due to the lack of news, we’ve continued to be impressed with the people that keep up with the series and still play on a consistent basis. With that in mind, I am proud to announce that we will be continuing that notion of “community” through a new monthly Community Night.
Happy 2012! I hope you had a relaxing holiday and are sick of listening to Christmas music, because we’re back and ready to go with some good old-fashioned hard rock and heavy metal!
This time, #GHComm isn’t just an online event. No… this time, we’re taking it LIVE! That’s right! #GHComm will be a part of the festivities happening at MAGFest. A DJ Hero 2 tournament will be taking place at noon on Friday of this week at MAGFest, with a Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock tournament happening at noon on Saturday. Brian (me) will be on-hand for the Warriors of Rock tournament, so come say hi!
While that doesn’t really benefit you folks not migrating to the DC area this weekend, we will still be doing our normal online rocking/mixing through Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, and the Wii’s online play. The game of choice this time around is Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock!
Remember: The point of these community nights is to get more people online at a certain time to play games that thrive on people playing together. If you want to play Guitar Hero instead, go for it! Try to get more people online on whatever game you want to play by leaving a comment below with your Online ID, what console you’re going to be playing, and what game you want to play! That way, people can join you at the specified time!
Prizes: This time around, we’re giving away miscellaneous swag! From t-shirts and hats to keychains and lighters, we have no shortage of Guitar Hero, Band Hero, and DJ Hero-related stuff to throw your way! All you have to do is take part in our community night and tweet about what you’re playing and hashtag it with the #GHComm tag. We’ll randomly choose a winner from each night to send the prize! Also, if you happen to be at MAGFest for the tournaments, we’ll be handing out some awesome prizes there, as well!
See you on stage!
January 2012 Hero Community Night
Xbox 360 – Friday, January 6th at 8pm EST
PlayStation 3 – Saturday, January 7th at 8pm EST
Nintendo Wii – Sunday, January 8th at 8pm EST
DJ Hero 2 – Friday, January 6th at 12pm EST at MAGFest in National Harbor, MD
Guitar Hero Warriors of Rock – Saturday, January 7th at 12pm EST at MAGFest in National Harbor, MD