It happens all the time. Just when a washed-up old rock god looks done for good he announces a comeback and returns to the stage in all his glory.
Activision has announced that it is to disband its Guitar Hero business unit, thus ending the Guitar Hero franchise.
Harmonix, the developer of Rock Band and the original developer of the Guitar Hero series of rhythm-action music games, has reportedly bought itself BACK from current owner MTV/Viacom for a mere $50.
Activision's revealed its latest Guitar Hero peripherals for the forthcoming metal-fest that is Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock which is set to feature an all-new, transformable guitar controller.
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Activision's forthcoming Guitar Hero 6 is set to drop one of the series' hallmarks – playable likenesses of your favourite rock stars.
Harmonix and MTV is launching the beta trial for its Rock Band Network service this week, letting budding musicians and bands upload their own tunes to sell to other gamers.
If you have ever fancied turning all those CDs and MP3s you have so lovingly collected and compiled over the years into an awesome game, then now is the time to celebrate, because MTV and Harmonix Games are planning on launching the awesome Rock Band Network early next year.
While we were fully aware that the next iteration of Guitar Hero – sure to land sometime later in 2010 – would have Project Natal integration, the founder of the massively popular gaming franchise has let slip a few more details on how this is going to work in the games.