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Guitar Hero II Latest News - Xbox 360

Game Description:NOTE: This game is playable with standard controllers. The guitar controller is not included with rental or purchase.Get your backstage demands ready. You're about to become a Guitar Hero in this sequel to the hit music smash. Guitar Hero II turns the volume up even further, allowing you to play three different guitar tracks: bass, rhythm, and lead. Choose from multiple rock-ready characters and bring the crowd to its knees in venues that grow along with your popularity. Learn your licks in the all-new practice mode, then shred with friends in new multiplayer modes. The original's award-winning soundtrack is followed up with an equally impressive collection of 64 tracks (24 unlockable) from Foo Fighters, the Allmans, Wolfmother, Living End, Jane's Addiction, Primus, Kansas, Warrant, and many more.
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  • Ottoman Stores Your 'Rock Band' Instruments

    We all know the downside of having a sweet Rock Band set up is finding an easily-accessable place to store all the instruments. I have a corner in my living room where I keep the drum kit and two guitars, but every time I want to rock out i have to move the coffee table, carry the drums over, and put them together. Well if you've got a spare 200...

    Posted January 12, 2009| 10 Comments

    Ottoman Stores Your 'Rock Band' Instruments
  • Neversoft Won't Make The Next 'Tony Hawk'

    Video game developer Neversoft has confirmed that it is not developing the next game in the long-running Tony Hawk franchise. Neversoft created the first nine Tony Hawk games, but president Joel Jewett confirmed that Tony Hawk Proving Ground was his company's last TH game. In an interview with the Great Falls Tribune, Jewett said, "It's...

    Posted January 12, 2009| 34 Comments

    Neversoft Won't Make The Next 'Tony Hawk'
  • ESRB Leaks 'Guitar Hero: Modern Hits' For DS

    As much as I hate the ESRB for rating and classifying who should be playing what games, I gotta love them for having no concern for sensitive information. Thanks to some Entertainment Software Rating Board documentation, there is now solid information about the next Guitar Hero game for the Nintendo DS. Read More?

    Posted December 29, 2008| 6 Comments

    ESRB Leaks 'Guitar Hero: Modern Hits' For DS
  • Aerosmith, Chili Peppers, And Nirvana Get Huge Boost From Music Games

    The Associated Press has posted an interesting article discussing how the boom in music video games is helping the original artists. According to The AP: "Aerosmith made more money off the June release of 'Guitar Hero: Aerosmith' than either of its last two albums, according to RedOctane co-founder and president Kai Huang. Artists from...

    Posted December 22, 2008| 19 Comments

    Aerosmith, Chili Peppers, And Nirvana  Get Huge Boost From Music Games
  • Guitar Center Claims 'Rock Band' And 'Guitar Hero' Lead To Instrument Purchases

    1Up has posted an interesting story that covers the correlation between music games and instrument purchases. It turns out that playing a lot of Guitar Hero makes people want to buy an actual guitar. The story states some interesting findings from a survey conducted by Guitar Center, a leading retailer of musical instruments: "67 percent...

    Posted November 25, 2008| 19 Comments

    Guitar Center Claims 'Rock Band' And 'Guitar Hero' Lead To Instrument Purchases
  • Oasis Singer Comments on 'Guitar Hero' Phenomenon

    Sometimes-frontman for the English rock powerhouse Oasis is doing a little promotion for their newest album's release. The always fiery and most-times inebriated Noel Gallagher said about the Guitar Hero phenomenon that, " If it puts little plastic guitars into kids' hands and fires their imaginations, I think that's a good thing. It's...

    Posted September 3, 2008| 9 Comments

    Oasis Singer Comments on 'Guitar Hero' Phenomenon
  • Teen Drops Out Of School To Play Guitar Hero

    A North Carolina teen by the name of Blake Peebles is dropping out of high school “in order to focus on Guitar Hero full time,” says Yahoo.com. Whaaaaat?!?!? Citing his many prizes from Guitar Hero tournaments, which include "gift certificates, gaming equipment, and chicken sandwiches," the 16-year-old is hoping to make...

    Posted August 19, 2008| 47 Comments

    Teen Drops Out Of School To Play Guitar Hero
  • Suspected Killer Caught Playing 'Guitar Hero'

    Song failed, along with life. Raymundo Castaneda, a 30-year-old suspected killer, was caught by officials while playing Activision's Guitar Hero at a Wal-Mart in Jacksonville, Florida. Castaneda is a wanted man in Charlotte, N.C. after detectives said that he killed a friend over a soccer match. After receiving several tips from locals,...

    Posted August 4, 2008| 15 Comments

    Suspected Killer Caught Playing 'Guitar Hero'
  • 'Guitar Hero' Action Figures Revealed

    The first Guitar Hero action figures are out. Here, we see the face-pounding Red Bull-swilling madman, Axel Steel in his pose of choice. The full line will include Johnny Napalm, Lars Umlaut, and God of Rock and is produced by McFarlane Toys. In a related story, the divorce between Axel Steel and Judy Nails is almost final. No word yet on who...

    Posted June 26, 2008| 12 Comments

    'Guitar Hero' Action Figures Revealed
  • 'Rock Band' Creators Make Time Top 100

    Alex Rigopulos & Eran Egozy, the creators of Rock Band & Guitar Hero and head-honchos at Harmonix, have made the Time 100 List. That's big news. Good going, guys! They are responsible, along with the rest of their company, for creating Guitar Hero. They worked on GH1, GH2, and GH: Rocks the 80's before making Rock Band. Kotaku: Harmonix...

    Posted May 2, 2008| 2 Comments

    'Rock Band' Creators Make Time Top 100
  • Jodie Foster: Guitar Hero Sniper

    Jodie Foster -- she of Panic Room, Taxi Driver and original Freaky Friday fame – recently admitted that while she is a sucky musician, she can outplay kids in Guitar Hero. "Guitar Hero is big... We fight each other over it. I'm bad at it, but I'm still better than them. I have no musical ability. I tried in my life. I tried to learn...

    Posted April 2, 2008| 7 Comments

    Jodie Foster: Guitar Hero Sniper
  • 'Rock Band' vs. 'GHIII' DLC

    DLC and microtransactions are here to stay, but what do they do for companies? How much DLC are people buying and how much money is it making the publisher? Next-Gen.biz has a great article with graphs and everything. They look at Rock Band and Guitar Hero III and mostly examine how much DLC gamers are buying over time. They briefly mention,...

    Posted March 25, 2008| 9 Comments

    'Rock Band' vs. 'GHIII' DLC
  • Awesome Guitar Hero Turntable Mod

    Via friend-of-TheFeed Hustlerofculture.com comes this AWESOME Guitar Hero controller mod... Aaron Skillman took a portable turntable scratch pad and made it into a GH controller... check it. via hustlerofculture.com Aaron Skillman's Portfolio

    Posted January 7, 2008| 13 Comments

    Awesome Guitar Hero Turntable Mod
  • 'Guitar Hero 2' Contest Winners

    Last week we let you in on a Target-sponsored, E for All, Guitar Hero 2 contest with a $3000 prize. In a sense, everyone who entered the contest was a winner, but in another, more realistic sense, Alex Lerner of River Dale, NJ was the winner. Congratulations, Alex: A winnar is you! Not only did you take home the lion's-share of the prize money,...

    Posted October 24, 2007| 8 Comments

    'Guitar Hero 2' Contest Winners
  • Gitaroo Man Lives PSP Review

    Posted: November 29, 2006

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