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The low down: Best Video Game 2009

The low down: Best Video Game 2009

By 30 November 2009

Day 6 of the Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 nominees round-up and we're into one of the most universally appreciated categories of all - video games. What started off as a relatively quiet year for games has turned into a record breaker. But... >>

Guitar Hero 5 - Nintendo Wii  review
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Guitar Hero 5 - Nintendo Wii review

By 18 September 2009

It may come as some surprise to hear that the Guitar Hero series has averaged about four core-platform games per year since the birth of the franchise in 2005, far more if you include portable versions and spin-offs, and in this time the only major change... >>

Guitar Hero 5 launches with marathon record attempt

Guitar Hero 5 launches with marathon record attempt

By 11 September 2009

Activision is attempting a world record for the launch of Guitar Hero 5 across Europe today. A 24-hour continuous party play marathon is taking place as we speak in France, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Holland and at HMV Oxford Street in the UK with the challenge... >>

Courtney Love sues Guitar Hero publishers over Cobain likeness

Courtney Love sues Guitar Hero publishers over Cobain likeness

By 10 September 2009

Courtney Love has tweeted that she's planning to take legal action over her late husband's likeness in Guitar Hero 5, saying that she never signed away the rights to have Kurt lip-sync to Bon Jovi. It started when music journalist Everett True, posted... >>

Guitar Hero 5 - First Look review
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Guitar Hero 5 - First Look review

By 10 August 2009

Having skipped "4" in favour of "World Tour", Guitar Hero's back to its numerical counting system with the forthcoming release of Guitar Hero 5, due on 18 September. However, given that the franchise has five titles due out in 2009, is there such a thing... >>

Guitar Hero 5 allows track imports from older versions

Guitar Hero 5 allows track imports from older versions

By 10 August 2009

Guitar Hero developer Activision has announced that you'll be able to import older songs from previous games in the latest version; Guitar Hero 5. The news, which is likely to be welcomed by fans of the music game series, means that songs from both World... >>

Guitar Hero: Van Halen trailer released

Guitar Hero: Van Halen trailer released

By 7 August 2009

Next up in the series of Guitar Hero games is Guitar Hero 5, but shortly after that, Guitar Hero: Van Halen will be showing up. Aiming for release in early 2010, it'll have 25 Van Halen tracks, as well as a few others from bands like Queen, Weezer, blink-182,... >>

Xbox Avatars for Guitar Hero 5

Xbox Avatars for Guitar Hero 5

By 31 July 2009

Activision has confirmed that Xbox avatars will be playable in its forthcoming Guitar Hero 5 - the latest in the long series of music games. It means that you'll be able to rock out alongside Lars Ümlaüt and Judy Nails. You'll also be able to customise... >>

Full Guitar Hero 5 setlist finally unveiled

Full Guitar Hero 5 setlist finally unveiled

By 30 July 2009

After drip-feeding little bits of the final setlist over a series of months, Activision has finally got round to revealing the whole thing in all its glory. It runs the gamut of guitar-based music, from Jeff Beck to the Children of Bodom, and also spans... >>

Guitar Hero 5 - full list of bands announced

Guitar Hero 5 - full list of bands announced

By 1 June 2009

Activision has announced the full setlist of bands whose songs will be available in Guitar Hero 5. It's pretty diverse, with everything from Gorillaz to Children of Bodom present. Pity there are no song titles yet, though we've asked Activision for more... >>