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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 World Tour' Outsells 'Rock Band 2'

    Rock and Roll is not a competitive sport, but in terms of sales, Rock and Roll video games are. And the winner so far, is Guitar Hero World Tour. According to the video game research compiled by the NPD Group, the full band version of Activision's Guitar Hero franchise outsold Harmonix's Rock Band 2 by two to one! Across all platforms and...

    Posted January 26, 2009| 75 Comments

    'Guitar Hero World Tour' Outsells 'Rock Band 2'
  • Xbox Live Activity For The Week Of January 12

    Microsoft's Captain Marketing Major Nelson has posted stats on last week's Xbox Live activity. Included in the mix are the top Xbox Live titles based on unique users and the top Xbox Live Arcade games based on full purchases. Nelson has started listing the top Community Games, also based on full purchases, which adds some interesting...

    Posted January 20, 2009| 181 Comments

    Xbox Live Activity For The Week Of January 12
  • 'Guitar Hero III' Makes Over A Billion Bucks

    According to Activision Publishing CEO Mike Griffith, music game Guitar Hero III has generated a billion dollars for the company. That's with a "B." It's the first game to pass that monetary milestone. Not only has the game brought in more dough than any other title, according to Griffith, the game is affecting the world of actual...

    Posted January 12, 2009| 11 Comments

    'Guitar Hero III' Makes Over A Billion Bucks
  • Free Springsteen Tracks Come to 'Guitar Hero'

    Guitar Hero: World Tour has snagged a big name and is offering up a couple free tracks to commemorate the release of Bruce Springsteen's new Working on a Dream album. Starting January 27, the same release date for the album, you'll be able to download and play the classic Boss tune, Born to Run as well as a cut off the new album called My Lucky...

    Posted January 7, 2009| 7 Comments

    Free Springsteen Tracks Come to 'Guitar Hero'
  • Sessler's Soapbox: Adam Sessler's Crystal Ball

    A New Year brings us many things; resolutions you will never keep, sales that don't really save you any money, and predictions for the next year that hardly ever come true. Enter Adam Sessler! Joining in with the rest of the games journalism community, Adam has decided to dig deep into that giant brain of his and predict what he thinks will...

    Posted January 7, 2009| 61 Comments

    Sessler's Soapbox: Adam Sessler's Crystal Ball
  • 'Guitar Hero: World Tour' Gets Euro Track Pack2

    The second European Track Pack dropped for Activision's Guitar Hero: World Tour this week, bringing you three songs from bands you never heard of! How exciting! European Track Pack 02: "Degenerated" - Backyard Babies (Sweden) "Por La Boca Viva El Pez" - Fito Y Fitipaldis (Spain) "Johnny" - Di-Rect...

    Posted December 30, 2008| 3 Comments

    'Guitar Hero: World Tour' Gets Euro Track Pack2
  • Free Bruce Springsteen Songs on 'Guitar Hero World Tour'

    Possibly in the spirit of Super Bowl XLIII, which will air on February 1, Activision is releasing two Bruce Springsteen tracks as downloadable content to Guitar Hero World Tour fans from January 27 through February 4 for free! Not only is The Boss releasing a new album, Working On A Dream, from which a song is one of the gratis tracks for the...

    Posted December 24, 2008| 2 Comments

    Free Bruce Springsteen Songs on 'Guitar Hero World Tour'
  • Tons Of New 'Guitar Hero: World Tour' Content: Oasis, Nickelback, Rev Theory

    Activision has announced a ton of Guitar Hero: World Tour content that will be released between now and the end of January. Featured artists include Travis Barker, Brad Paisley, Brooks & Dunn, Rascal Flatts, Nickelback, Hinder, Rev Theory, Silverhchair, Wolfmother, and The Vines. I fully admit that I only know half of those acts. The...

    Posted December 19, 2008| 13 Comments

    Tons Of New 'Guitar Hero: World Tour' Content: Oasis, Nickelback, Rev Theory
  • X-Play's Best of 2008 Awards!

    X-Play is proud to present its Best of 2008 Awards on Tuesday, December 9th, at 8PM ET. This sixth annual awards program will highlight the best in gaming throughout the year. ' "It seems commonplace to expect and find every year to improve on the one before," says Adam Sessler, Host and Managing Editor, "X-Play." "But...

    Posted December 5, 2008| 219 Comments

    X-Play's Best of 2008 Awards!
  • Smashing Pumpkins, Eagles, And Nirvana Coming To 'Guitar Hero: World Tour'

    Activision has announced its December lineup of songs for Guitar Hero: World Tour. First up is The Smashing Pumpkins on December 4, with "1979", "G.L.O.W.", and "Everlasting Gaze". They'll be followed by Nirvana on December 11, with "You Know You're Right", "Sliver", and "Negative...

    Posted December 3, 2008| 17 Comments

    Smashing Pumpkins, Eagles, And Nirvana Coming To 'Guitar Hero: World Tour'
  • 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
  • Bleep Bloop Tests Out Music Creation In 'Guitar Hero World Tour'

    Ever wondered what kind of music you could actually make in Guitar Hero World Tour's music studio? The guys over at Bleep Bloop are going to find out in this video. Click the image to launch the video and get ready for kickin' rad plastic music.

    Posted November 21, 2008| 1 Comment

    Bleep Bloop Tests Out Music Creation In 'Guitar Hero World Tour'
  • Bike Hero Video Is Viral Ad Made For Activision

    Remember that incredibly awesome "Bike Hero" video from yesterday? No? Watch it here: Remember how we were like "this is probably viral marketing?" Well, turns out we're correct. The ad was created by Droga5, an ad agency, and Smuggler, a production company. Among Droga5's clients: Activision and Guitar Hero World...

    Posted November 20, 2008| 9 Comments

    Bike Hero Video Is Viral Ad Made For Activision
  • 'Guitar Hero: World Tour' to be Studied by Brits

    The Clem Burke Drumming Project has just announced an unprecedented collaborative research initiative with Guitar Hero: World Tour to determine the drum kit's benefit as an aid to live drummers as well as potential health boons for the average user. The much celebrated research group has for nearly 10 years been studying the physical demands of...

    Posted November 18, 2008| 5 Comments

    'Guitar Hero: World Tour' to be Studied by Brits
  • More Killers Songs Come to 'Rock Band' and 'Guitar Hero'

    The Killers are headed to both Rock Band 2 and Guitar Hero: World Tour via the magical world of DLC as both Harmonix and Activision have confirmed. The 3 new tracks will be available on the same day as Day and Age, their latest album's November 25 is released. For World Tour users, in addition to "Human" and "Losing," two...

    Posted November 17, 2008| 6 Comments

    More Killers Songs Come to 'Rock Band' and 'Guitar Hero'
  • Guitar Hero World Tour - Vignette

    Posted: October 20, 2008

    4,578 Views | 01:30 | 1 Comment

  • Guitar Hero World Tour - Hayley Williams

    Posted: October 3, 2008

    5,788 Views | 01:29 | 2 Comments

  • Guitar Hero World Tour - Zakk Wylde

    Posted: October 3, 2008

    1,650 Views | 01:08

  • X-Play Gaming Update 9.18.08

    Posted: September 18, 2008

    12,968 Views | 02:11

  • All Access: Guitar Hero: World Tour Event

    Posted: September 17, 2008

    6,297 Views | 02:14 | 6 Comments

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