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Rock Band developer Harmonix tries Kickstarter for new Amplitude music video game

Rock Band developer Harmonix tries Kickstarter for new Amplitude music video game

By 5 May 2014

Developer Harmonix wants your help in making the next version of Amplitude for the new PlayStation 4 console. Amplitude is a Sony-published video game that released in 2003 for the PlayStation 2. The game's developer, Harmonix, is also well-known for... >>

Guitar Hero axed by Activision Blizzard

Guitar Hero axed by Activision Blizzard

By 10 February 2011

It's a cold day at Activision Blizzard, at least for Guitar Hero fans, as the US publisher has decided to close down all production and cease development of the franchise, citing "declines in the music genre" as a primary reason. In addition, the company... >>

Guitar Hero 6: Warriors of Rock
4 out of 5

Guitar Hero 6: Warriors of Rock

By 30 September 2010

Pity poor Guitar Hero. Ever since EA’s rival, Rock Band, first appeared critics have been prophesying its demise, and Activision’s obsession with exploring a wider range of musical genres and expanding the game’s appeal hasn’t exactly helped the... >>

Guitar Hero: Warrior's of Rock axe guitar controller for the rock god in you

Guitar Hero: Warrior's of Rock axe guitar controller for the rock god in you

By 8 June 2010

Furious finger-fretting frontmen and their friends have another reason to be excited this September with the debut of the all-new, redesigned and customisable guitar controller for Activison's Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock. According to Activision, the... >>

You Rock Guitar - jam like Jimi with this digital axe

You Rock Guitar - jam like Jimi with this digital axe

By 14 May 2010

If you're a fan of guitar gaming, but you want to turn it up to 11, then the You Rock Guitar could be just the thing. It's a digital guitar, complete with 22 fret full scale neck, optimised fret spacing and six steel strings. The You Rock Guitar has the... >>

Guitar Hero voted best game to play with mates

Guitar Hero voted best game to play with mates

By 29 April 2010

UK Takeaway food portal Just-Eat.co.uk has discovered that strum-em-up Guitar Hero was the most popular game to play with friends. Out of 1,737 Brits polled, 56 per cent of them said they enjoy a spot of placky-rock posing with their chums. SingStar came... >>

Guitar Hero: Van Halen arrives in Europe

Guitar Hero: Van Halen arrives in Europe

By 19 February 2010

Activision's latest Guitar Hero title - Guitar Hero: Van Halen - was released in the United States before Christmas, but - for reasons entirely unclear to us - its European release was delayed until 19 February. It's finally here now, though, so you can... >>

Logitech Wireless Drum Controller for Xbox 360
4 out of 5

Logitech Wireless Drum Controller for Xbox 360

By 15 February 2010

You're hardcore, aren't you? You cracked guitar and bass within months of picking up Guitar Hero. You saved up for the full band kit, and now you're blasting through "Won't Get Fooled Again" on drums on Expert. But something doesn't feel right. Your pedal... >>

Gambridge guitar game controllers hands-on

Gambridge guitar game controllers hands-on

By 9 January 2010

Gambridge is a US company trying to turn the legions of Guitar Hero and Rock Band fans around the world into real guitarists. The company has created a guitar controller that you can use to play Rock Band with, but which actually has real strings. Once... >>

Guitar Hero: Van Halen appears on US shelves

Guitar Hero: Van Halen appears on US shelves

By 23 December 2009

You hear that? That's the sound of a lot of very happy dads. They're happy because Guitar Hero: Van Halen, the third band-specific expansion for the Guitar Hero series, has gone on sale in the USA. The game has 25 Van Halen tracks, along with 19 other... >>