Posted On 25 Feb 2011 By Brian. Under: DJ Hero 2, Downloadable Content, Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, New Releases, News, News.
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. It all went down on Twitter just a few moments ago. Guitar Hero and DJ ... Read More
Posted On 24 Feb 2011 By Elliott. Under: Activision, Editorials, Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, Opinion.
Before the Hero series was "axed" (February 9th to be exact) I was writing this article about how the next incarnation of Guitar Hero might be improved. You'll notice that I avoided the true solution to "save Guitar Hero" which is clearly to make a game with just Avenged Sevenfold, Bullet For My Valentine, and Slipknot songs. Whether there will ... Read More
Posted On 18 Feb 2011 By Brian. Under: Activision.
Much of the community came out against Activision before they potentially ended the Guitar Hero franchise, but the news, which hit last week, seemed to set the media and game worlds ablaze with criticism on the way Activision handles their titles. The latest to come out against the game publisher giant is the former CEO of the original Guitar Hero producers, ... Read More
Posted On 15 Feb 2011 By Elliott. Under: Activision, DJ Hero 2, Downloadable Content, New Releases, News.
Wait a second... DLC? For a "Hero" game? I welcome it with open arms, especially when it's from the highly requested Pendulum! Pendulum Mix Pack Watercolour Set Me On Fire Salt In The Wound 640 MSP - XBL Marketplace Thanks to @TheKingsy for spotting this! ... Read More
Posted On 14 Feb 2011 By Brian. Under: Activision, Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, Site News.
When Activision announced the "end" of the Guitar Hero franchise, we were skeptical to say the least. Why would a company completely destroy such a recognizable brand with no hope of return? Well, according to a rumor that is being let on by IGN's Jack DeVries from Game Scoop podcast, the Guitar Hero franchise is taking more of a hiatus ... Read More
Posted On 10 Feb 2011 By Brian. Under: Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, News, Other.
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. Drake then goes on to ensure fans ... Read More
Posted On 10 Feb 2011 By Brian. Under: Activision, DJ Hero, DJ Hero 2.
Activision has become somewhat notorious for their closing of studios, but it would seem that FreeStyle Games, developer behind DJ Hero, isn't going down without a little bit of a fight. According to a statement issued by David Osbourn, Jamie Jackson and Chris Lee of FreeStyle Games, the studio are currently exploring options for the future. We're actively working with Activision on ... Read More
Posted On 10 Feb 2011 By Brian. Under: Activision, DJ Hero 2, Downloadable Content, Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.
Well, we reported yesterday that Activision might have plans to continue to support Guitar Hero through DLC in the future, but now those rumors have been squashed and that silver lining has been darkened. So what else is there to say? The game franchise is, at this point, dead in the water. There is a possibility that it comes back after ... Read More