Posts Tagged ‘guitar hero’

What Is This A Chinese Democracy? Axl Sues Activision For Slash Likeness

Sha na na na knees – you in the jungle baby. This should be useless video game blog #2645 that started this story with a shitty and cheesy axl rose/GNR song reference. We’ve done our part. Axl Rose, out of apparent boredom, is suing Guitar Hero makers Activision for $20 million for using Slash in 2007′s […]

Is Guitar Hero Running Out Of Material?

Activision will soon make Stan Bush’s Transformers: The Movie anthem The Touch available as a Guitar Hero download. I understand there is some kitsch value here and a few of my friends will likely grab it right away (Googs and Pete, I’m looking at both of you), but this song is fucking stupid. I’d go […]

Guitar Hero: Metallica Track List and Some

I’m personally getting sick of Guitar Hero and Rock Band. Don’t get me wrong – they’re a blast to play with friends – I’m just getting sick of hearing about how amazing they are. So to completely contradict myself I’m doing a post about the new Guitar Hero Metallica edition and give you a heads […]

[8bit Review] Rock Band vs Guitar Hero

Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: MTV Games and Activision/Red Octane Developer: Harmonix and Neversoft Website: www.rockband.com Tim here, cursed with the arduous task of comparing and contrasting Harmonix’s stellar Rock Band to NeverSoft’s challenging but tired Guitar Hero III…wait just a minute here. I think I just finished. I mean I could have sworn I was […]

[8bit Review] Rock Band 2

Harmonix

Who knew? God loves to Rock.

Just when you think things can’t get any….I don’t even have a word. I’m actually at a loss on this one. Finding the right word aside – apparently there is a new type of ‘Guitar Hero’ coming out called Guitar Praise which is a Christian clone of the ever so popular guitar playing title. Guitar […]

DragonForce Single Coming to GH III

The English Speed Metal band DragonForce, and owners of your pitiful soul, will be releasing their new single, “Heroes of Our Time”, as apart of a three song track pack for GH III: Legends of Rock. This will give gamers the opportunity to download and play the track in advance of the album release. The […]

Warner Music Wants More Money; Activision Hits Back

Warner music recently said that they should receive more on royalties from tracks on games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band. Well Activision Blizzard’s CEO Robert Kotick thinks differently and had some comments for Warner Music. Stating that they failed to mention the benefits to music sales from Guitar Hero and that they aren’t realizing […]

Warner Music Wants More Money!!

Warner music is demanding more money for Rock Band and Guitar Hero tracks. They feel that video game publishers should pay more royalties for the tracks used in the games. Chief Exec. of Warner music, Edgar Bronfman, compared the popularity of Guitar Hero to the launch of MTV and the Apple iPod. And stated, “The […]

Guitar Zero

The entire set list of the upcoming Guitar Hero World Tour has been leaked. Either that or some self proclaimed music nerd with too much time on his hands has some pretty tepid to horrible taste in what “rocks.” There are a few highlights along the way (a great Queens of the Stone Age track, and […]

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