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Guitar Hero World Tour Latest News - Xbox 360

Game Description:NOTE: This game is not playable with standard controllers. The guitar controller is not included with rental or purchase.Now's your chance to get onboard the biggest tour yet! The classic GH style is back, updated with new features and the largest group of songs of any rhythm game in history. Jam out with three friends in Band Mode, where you get to rock on guitar, drums, or lead vocals. Eight different players can compete in Battle of the Bands. Eighty-six different tunes - including two exclusive tracks from Ted Nugent and Zack Wylde - await your shredding skills! Blast to the past with legends like Hendrix, Fleetwood Mac, and Creedence Clearwater Revival, or rock to the future with modern stars like At the Drive-In, Mars Volta, and Modest Mouse.
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  • Guitar Hero Lacked "Nurturing And Care" According To Activision

    Activision CFO Thomas Tippl noted the reason the Guitar Hero franchise went from a billion dollar game series to a discontinued one was because of a lack of "nurturing and care." "Guitar Hero probably didn't receive the amount of nurturing and care that it needed to maintain that position," he said. "And I think there...

    Posted September 9, 2011

    Guitar Hero Lacked "Nurturing And Care" According To Activision
  • Guitar Hero: Did Activision "Abuse" The Franchise?

    There are many opinions on the internet about the death of the Guitar Hero franchise, but one important person calls it a blatant case of abuse! Kelly Summer, former CEO of developer RedOctane, says,"They abused it. There’s no reason why Guitar Hero cannot continue. It’s a great product. My gut tells me there is still a...

    Posted February 18, 2011

    Guitar Hero: Did Activision "Abuse" The Franchise?
  • Activision Drops Next Guitar Hero Game

    (Updated 4:20 PM) Activision/Blizzard announced it is dropping the in-development Guitar Hero game planned for 2011. The company is also disbanding its Guitar Hero division, best described by the company itself in the following statement: “Due to continued declines in the music genre, the company will disband Activision Publishing’s...

    Posted February 9, 2011

    Activision Drops Next Guitar Hero Game
  • Music DLC Roundup -- Week Of Oct. 25

    Pack The Rocky Horror Picture Show Track Pack "Hot Patootie" "Sweet Transvestite" "Time Warp" Tracks Soundgarden - "Birth Ritual" Soundgarden - "Black Hole Sun" Soundgarden - "Blow Up The Outside World" Soundgarden - "Burden In My Hand" Soundgarden - "Fell On Black...

    Posted October 29, 2010

    Music DLC Roundup -- Week Of Oct. 25
  • Music DLC Roundup - Week Of October 18

    Linkin Park Track Pack “Blackout” “Burning In The Skies” “The Catalyst” “The Messenger” “Waiting For The End” “Wretches And Kings” Price: $11.99/960 Microsoft Points for pack, or $1.99/160 MSP/200 Wii Points per track Click through to see new tracks for Rock Band, Lips,...

    Posted October 22, 2010

    Music DLC Roundup - Week Of October 18
  • Guitar Hero's August Downloads: Weezer, Sum 41, Megadeth

    There may be a new Guitar Hero game coming out this fall (Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock), but that doesn't mean support for Activision's Guitar Hero 5 is no more; in fact, August's slate of DLC for the game (and Band Hero) is epic, including track packs from Megadeth, The Used and G4 favorite's Weezer! The entire list is under thc cut. Read More?

    Posted August 2, 2010

    Guitar Hero's August Downloads: Weezer, Sum 41, Megadeth
  • Amazon Names And Dates Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock

    Up to this point, it’s been assumed that Activision’s next Guitar Hero game would simply be titled Guitar Hero 6. Well, get ready to send back all of those customized coasters, pens and refrigerator magnets, because there’s a good chance the game will actually be called Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock. Read More?

    Posted May 25, 2010

    Amazon Names And Dates Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock
  • Guitar Hero 6, "Next DJ Hero" Both Planned For Fall 2010

    Activision is being much more conservative with its music game releases in 2010. On its first quarter 2010 conference call this afternoon, the company confirmed Guitar Hero 6 and "the next DJ Hero" (Activision didn't call it DJ Hero 2) are on track for a release sometime this fall. Read More?

    Posted May 6, 2010

    Guitar Hero 6, "Next DJ Hero" Both Planned For Fall 2010
  • Activision Releasing Far Fewer Guitar Hero Games In 2010

    The music genre isn't the star child it used to be. It continues to be a solid performer for both Guitar Hero and Rock Band, but interest has waned. A common critique has been Activision's deluge of Guitar Hero releases, potentially diluting consumer interest. Whether Activision will ever admit that or not, the company is radically scaling back...

    Posted February 10, 2010

    Activision Releasing Far Fewer Guitar Hero Games In 2010
  • Pictures Of Old People Playing Guitar Hero As Funny As It Sounds

    Hey, I don't have anything against old people. Decades from now, when every game is motion controlled, youngsters will be laughing at me, too. But for the time being, it's the other way around. The Faster Times recently ran a series of photos collected from Flickr chronicling a series of older men and women trying their hand at ye ol' Guitar...

    Posted November 5, 2009

    Pictures Of Old People Playing Guitar Hero As Funny As It Sounds
  • Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of September 7

    The Beatles: Rock Band and Guitar Hero 5 are now both in the wild, and while there's plenty of rocking to be done with their respective playlists, there are still a number of new tracks heading your way this week just in case you feel like expanding your virtual setlist a bit further. Guitar Hero 5 fans can now get their hands on three tracks...

    Posted September 10, 2009

    Music DLC Round-Up -- Week Of September 7
  • Music Game News And Cataloging Site Plastic Axe Launches

    If you eat, breathe, and inappropriately dream about music games, then let your web browser’s bookmarking function know you’ll be stopping by in a few seconds. See, veteran video games writer, musician and G4tv.com contributor Joe Rybicki recently launched Plastic Axe, a passion project of his, designed specifically for the millions...

    Posted August 25, 2009

    Music Game News And Cataloging Site Plastic Axe Launches
  • Guitar Hero 5 Downloadable Content Won't Work In Guitar Hero: World Tour

    With Guitar Hero 5, Neversoft and Activision are delivering a hotly requested feature introduced in Rock Band 2: the ability to transfer downloadable content from one game to another. Your Guitar Hero: World Tour downloadable content will work just fine in Guitar Hero 5, but there's a catch: it won't work the other way around, according to an...

    Posted August 24, 2009

    Guitar Hero 5 Downloadable Content Won't Work In Guitar Hero: World Tour
  • Music DLC Round-Up - Week Of August 17

    It's time once again for your weekly music DLC round-up. For the devoted fighters of foo out there, you'll want to check out the band's second Rock Band track pack. Rock Band Wii players continue to get some more back-catalogue love with classic tracks from The Who, Janis Joplin, and The Band, as well as over a dozen tracks from the Red Hot...

    Posted August 21, 2009

    Music DLC Round-Up - Week Of August 17
  • Activision Looking At Project Natal, Sony Motion For Guitar Hero

    Where do music games go from here? DJ Hero and Scratch: The Ultimate DJ are exploring otherwise ignored areas of music, but Guitar Hero and Rock Band may begin stretching themselves thin. In an interview with CVG, Guitar Hero 5 project lead Brian Right said he's looking at Project Natal and Sony's motion technology for ideas, though he hasn't...

    Posted August 20, 2009

    Activision Looking At Project Natal, Sony Motion For Guitar Hero
  • RIP Guitar Hero - Activision Talkabout

    Posted: February 9, 2011

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  • DICE 2010: "Design Outside the Box" Presentation

    Posted: February 18, 2010

    769,008 Views | 28:19

  • Guitar Hero World Tour

    Posted: February 17, 2009

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  • Sessler's Soapbox: Adam Sessler's Crystal Ball

    Posted: January 7, 2009

    24,292 Views | 05:11 | 7 Comments

  • X-Play's Top Ten of '08: #4 Music Movers

    Posted: December 16, 2008

    2,338 Views | 02:54

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