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The Hero DLC Continues!

We’re not sure if this is just to see what money can be made from already licensed and created tracks or simply due to the community support and demand, but DJ Hero and Guitar Hero have announced that they will be bringing more downloadable content soon.… Read More

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John Drake of Harmonix Issues Statement on Guitar Hero

John Drake, one of the most well-known personalities behind Harmonix, has issued an official statement regarding the news of Activision slamming the door shut on the Guitar Hero series.

The statement starts out appropriately sympathetic, giving best wishes to those that have lost their jobs, but it quickly changes pace after the first paragraph.… Read More

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Activision Potentially Ends Guitar Hero and DJ Hero

According to their earnings call, Activision has announced significant layoffs at various studios, including FreeStyle Games (DJ Hero developer) and Vicarious Visions (the new Guitar Hero developer).

They also announced the cancellations of numerous projects, including any Hero IP’s that were previously scheduled in 2011.… Read More

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Guitar Hero DLC: February Mega Pack

The Guitar Hero franchise may have taken severe cutbacks in terms of amount of DLC they release, but they seem to be trying to make up for it with some crowd pleasing tunes that are sure to excite the base community of the title.… Read More

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Deal: Select Guitar Hero and DJ Hero DLC 50% Off on Xbox Live!

If you missed out on the following DLC Packs for Guitar Hero Warriors of Rock and DJ Hero 2 now is the time to catch up with this awesome sale going on from January 11th-17th only on Xbox Live!

Guitar Hero:

Avenged Sevenfold Track Pack – 220 MSP
Disturbed Track Pack – 220 MSP
Fall Out Boy Track Pack – 220 MSP
GH:WoR Pack 01 – 800 MSP
Linkin Park Pack – 480 MSP
Megadeth Track Pack – 220 MSP
My Chemical Romance Pack – 300 MSP
Rocky Horror Picture Show Pack – 220 MSP
Rock Pack 01 – 440 MSP
Soundgarden Telephantasm Album – 720 MSP

Songs in italic will work in earlier games such as Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero

DJ Hero:

Hit Makers Mix Pack – 320 MSP

Electro Hits Mix Pack – 320 MSP

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Guitar Hero DLC: January Mega Pack

For anyone that knows me (@toymachinesh) you should be no stranger to the fact that Nine Inch Nails is my favourite band. I still remember how excited I was when Rock Band had announced NIN’s debut rhythm gaming track would be The Hand That Feeds and later on the two NIN packs that followed.… Read More

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Guitar Hero DLC: KISS-Mas Track Pack

Activision has, once again, ended the Guitar Hero DLC drought with one of the biggest acts in the world.

KISS-mas Track Pack

  • Detroit Rock City
  • Calling Dr. Love
  • Rock and Roll All Nite (Previously available in Guitar Hero: Greatest/Smash Hits)

Xbox Marketplace Link – 440 MSP

The KISS-mas Track Pack for the Guitar Hero Music Library will be available on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 440 Microsoft Points, on the PlayStation®Store for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system for $5.49 and for Wii™ for 550 Wii Points™. 

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The Damned Things are coming to Guitar Hero!

More Guitar Hero Warriors of Rock DLC news rolling in courtesy of @JTHomeslice

It looks like we are getting a song from super group The Damned Things on January 11th, 2011 featuring their debut single “We’ve Got a Situation Here”.

Update: (January 3rd, 2011):

Toute l’équipe d’Activision et de Guitar Hero vous souhaitent une très belle année 2011, pleine de joie, de santé, de musique et de… surprises !

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