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Report: Guitar Hero 5 users can import up to 35 World Tour tracks

According to this USA Today piece, Guitar Hero 5 owners will be allowed to import up to 35 Guitar Hero: World Tour tracks to their new game. For a charge. “Immediately, players can import 35 songs from Guitar Hero World Tour for 280 points on Xbox Live and $3.50 on the PlayStation Network,” said the […]

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Guitar Hero World Tour headlines

  • Guitar Hero 5 DLC will not be compatible with World Tour

    Activision has told D’toid that Guitar Hero 5 downloadable content is not compatible with World Tour. This does not mean,though, that it will not be compatible with other Hero titles. “Guitar Hero 5 downlodable content will be compatible with future Guitar Hero and Band Hero games,” a rep told the site. “However, the advancements and […]

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  • UK: Preorder Guitar Hero 5 Bundle, get World Tour for free

    Activision’s doling out the preorder offers for Guitar Hero 5. As you know, in the US you’ll get GH: Van Halen free when you preorder, but now comes word that UK gets World Tour for free. All you have to do is preorder the Guitar Hero 5 Guitar Bundle to get the game. Mind you, […]

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  • Activision details Guitar Hero 5 song importing

    If you hadn’t heard, Guitar Hero 5′s set to finally include a song importing feature. This means that your golden oldies from GH: World Tour and GH: Smash Hits can be transferred to GH5, which is obviously pretty cool. So, how’s it going to work? Joystiq recently got the full scoop. On Xbox 360 and […]

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  • Xbox Live update June 11 - CoD, Burnout, Sega Classics

    Xbox Live Marketplace’s update is pretty massive today. Some you may already know about, some you may not. Here it is anyway. Sega Genesis classics: Altered Beast, Comix Zone, Gunstar Heroes, Phantasy Star II, Shinobi, Sonic The Hedgehog 3 – 400 MS Points each ($5.00) Call of Duty: World at War: Map Pack 2 – […]

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  • Acti Blizz: 34 million Guitar Hero tracks downloaded

    Acti Blizz has reported that over 34 million songs have been downloaded for the Guitar Hero franchise, and over 14 million bits of user-created content have been made through Guitar Hero: World Tour. The company, speaking in its Q1 earnings call today, said that because of the popularity of music games, the genre is now […]

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  • P!nk and other join Guitar Hero: World Tour in May

    Three new downloadable track packs are coming to Guitar Hero: World Tour from Ferret Music, Metal Blade Records, P!nk, Angels & Airwaves and OneRepublic. On May 7, three free tracks are coming with the  Ferret/Metal Blade Track Pack which includes the Devil Wears Prada’s “Dez Moines”,  Chimaira’s  “On Broken Glass,” and Unearth’s “Grave of Opportunity”. […]

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  • Motörhead hits Guitar Hero: World Tour

    Three Motörhead tracks were just released for Guitar Hero: World Tour, according to this Major post. Iron Fist, Jail Bait and Love Me Like a Reptile are all up on Live now. They’re 160 points each.

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  • Cast your vote to reveal next song for Guitar Hero: Smash Hits

    Guitar Hero fans are being asked to cast their votes onlineto determine the order songs will be revealed for Guitar Hero: Smash Hits. It’s no longer titled Greatest Hits, in case you didn’t notice. Previously announced tracks can be found here. Read on for the press release.

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  • Guitar Hero World Tour April DLC reveals Pixies, Nirvana and Motörhead

    As per headline, Activision has revealed its DLC list for April that includes Pixies, Nirvana and Motörhead. The Pixies tracks include the seminal Debaser and Monkey Gone to Heaven, whilst the Nirvana tracks are Very Ape, Sappy & Stay Away. If you like strumming you bass guitar then you can sing along with Lemmy to […]

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  • Band kits are most popular of Guitar Hero: World Tour offerings

    Gamasutra has figured out the sales of all three versions of Guitar Hero: World Tour, namely the standalone game, the complete bundle and the guitar bundle. From October 2008 to January 2009, the full band kit was purchased by 41 percent of buyers, the guitar bundle by 35 percent, and the standalone game by 24 […]

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  • Queen, Hendrix coming to Guitar Hero: World Tour this month

    Get ready for loads of new music for Guitar Hero: World Tour this month, with track packs from Queen, Jimi Hendrix, and various European bands getting ready for lift off. March 5 – European Track Pack 3 Les Rita Mitsoukos – C’est Comme Ca (France) The Rasmus – IN the Shadows (Finland) Vanilla Sky – […]

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  • No GHWT patch for Lips mics, says Activision

    There are no plans for a patch to allow the use of wireless Lips microphones in Guitar Hero World Tour, Activision confirmed to VG247 today. It was announced last year that Rock Band would be patched to support the peripherals. Guitar Hero World Tour comes with a wired microphone that doesn’t even have jazzy flashing […]

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  • Guitar Hero: World Tour gets Wings DLC

    Guitar Hero: World Tour gets a dose of Wings today for both PS3 and 360. Tracks from the Paul and Linda McCartney band encompass various albums and include Jet, Hi Hi Hi, and Junior’s Farm. Each will run you 160 MS Points ($2.00) or 440 ($5.50) for the track pack.

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  • Guitar Hero World Tour February set-list includes Wings, Incubus and Ryan Adams

    Activision has just unveiled just what songs you can download for Guitar Hero World Tour in February. As the headline states, Wings will be there, along with Incubus and Ryan Adams. The magic doesn’t end there however, as we’re promised songs from The Shins and Bob Seger. There are three track packs to choose from: […]

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  • Guitar Hero: World Tour 360 gets Aussie Track Pack

    Major Nelson informs us that a Guitar Hero World Tour song bundle containing tunes from Australian artists, aptly titled ‘The Aussie Track Pack’, is now available for download. As per the norm, the track pack costs 440 MS Points and individual tracks from Aussie artists like Wolfmother and The Vines cost 160 Points each. Full […]

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  • Guitar Hero World Tour 360 gets Travis Barker Track Pack

    The Major has announced that Guitar Hero: World Tour owners can download the Travis Barker Track Pack today for 440 MS Points or 160 Points per song. Drummer Barker is best known for his work with US neu-Punk group, Blink 182. Hit the link for all the details. By Mike Bowden

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  • The Boss to make Guitar Hero debut - get tracks early for free

    Activision Blizzard has announced that Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen is heading to Guitar Hero World Tour with an a two track pack that includes new single My Lucky Day, and the all time classic of all time, Born to Run. The content will be released alongside his new album, Working on a Dream on January […]

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  • World at War celebrates month at top of UK charts

    Call of Duty: World at War is celebrating a month at the top of the UK charts, MCV writes. The Activision shooter’s looking good for Christmas number one, although FIFA refuses to drop off, taking third place this week. Last week’s chart here. Data below for the week ending December 6. Call of Duty: World […]

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  • EEDAR: Guitar Hero is "reaching its peak"

    Guitar Hero as a franchise is “reaching its peak”, EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich claimed today in a research note. “Currently, we expect unit sales to decline by more than 50 percent series-over-series for November. This is coming off the October month where series-over-series units declined by more than 60 percent,” said Divnich, speaking ahead of […]

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Guitar Hero World Tour Latest

  • Report: Guitar Hero 5 users can import up to 35 World Tour tracks

    According to this USA Today piece, Guitar Hero 5 owners will be allowed to import up to 35 Guitar Hero: World Tour tracks to their new game. For a charge. “Immediately, players can import 35 songs from Guitar Hero World Tour for 280 points on Xbox Live and $3.50 on the PlayStation Network,” said the […]

  • Guitar Hero 5 DLC will not be compatible with World Tour

    Activision has told D’toid that Guitar Hero 5 downloadable content is not compatible with World Tour. This does not mean,though, that it will not be compatible with other Hero titles. “Guitar Hero 5 downlodable content will be compatible with future Guitar Hero and Band Hero games,” a rep told the site. “However, the advancements and […]

  • UK: Preorder Guitar Hero 5 Bundle, get World Tour for free

    Activision’s doling out the preorder offers for Guitar Hero 5. As you know, in the US you’ll get GH: Van Halen free when you preorder, but now comes word that UK gets World Tour for free. All you have to do is preorder the Guitar Hero 5 Guitar Bundle to get the game. Mind you, […]

  • Activision details Guitar Hero 5 song importing

    If you hadn’t heard, Guitar Hero 5′s set to finally include a song importing feature. This means that your golden oldies from GH: World Tour and GH: Smash Hits can be transferred to GH5, which is obviously pretty cool. So, how’s it going to work? Joystiq recently got the full scoop. On Xbox 360 and […]

  • Xbox Live update June 11 – CoD, Burnout, Sega Classics

    Xbox Live Marketplace’s update is pretty massive today. Some you may already know about, some you may not. Here it is anyway. Sega Genesis classics: Altered Beast, Comix Zone, Gunstar Heroes, Phantasy Star II, Shinobi, Sonic The Hedgehog 3 – 400 MS Points each ($5.00) Call of Duty: World at War: Map Pack 2 – […]

  • Acti Blizz: 34 million Guitar Hero tracks downloaded

    Acti Blizz has reported that over 34 million songs have been downloaded for the Guitar Hero franchise, and over 14 million bits of user-created content have been made through Guitar Hero: World Tour. The company, speaking in its Q1 earnings call today, said that because of the popularity of music games, the genre is now […]

  • P!nk and other join Guitar Hero: World Tour in May

    Three new downloadable track packs are coming to Guitar Hero: World Tour from Ferret Music, Metal Blade Records, P!nk, Angels & Airwaves and OneRepublic. On May 7, three free tracks are coming with the  Ferret/Metal Blade Track Pack which includes the Devil Wears Prada’s “Dez Moines”,  Chimaira’s  “On Broken Glass,” and Unearth’s “Grave of Opportunity”. […]

  • Motörhead hits Guitar Hero: World Tour

    Three Motörhead tracks were just released for Guitar Hero: World Tour, according to this Major post. Iron Fist, Jail Bait and Love Me Like a Reptile are all up on Live now. They’re 160 points each.

  • Cast your vote to reveal next song for Guitar Hero: Smash Hits

    Guitar Hero fans are being asked to cast their votes onlineto determine the order songs will be revealed for Guitar Hero: Smash Hits. It’s no longer titled Greatest Hits, in case you didn’t notice. Previously announced tracks can be found here. Read on for the press release.

  • Guitar Hero World Tour April DLC reveals Pixies, Nirvana and Motörhead

    As per headline, Activision has revealed its DLC list for April that includes Pixies, Nirvana and Motörhead. The Pixies tracks include the seminal Debaser and Monkey Gone to Heaven, whilst the Nirvana tracks are Very Ape, Sappy & Stay Away. If you like strumming you bass guitar then you can sing along with Lemmy to […]

  • Band kits are most popular of Guitar Hero: World Tour offerings

    Gamasutra has figured out the sales of all three versions of Guitar Hero: World Tour, namely the standalone game, the complete bundle and the guitar bundle. From October 2008 to January 2009, the full band kit was purchased by 41 percent of buyers, the guitar bundle by 35 percent, and the standalone game by 24 […]

  • Queen, Hendrix coming to Guitar Hero: World Tour this month

    Get ready for loads of new music for Guitar Hero: World Tour this month, with track packs from Queen, Jimi Hendrix, and various European bands getting ready for lift off. March 5 – European Track Pack 3 Les Rita Mitsoukos – C’est Comme Ca (France) The Rasmus – IN the Shadows (Finland) Vanilla Sky – […]

  • No GHWT patch for Lips mics, says Activision

    There are no plans for a patch to allow the use of wireless Lips microphones in Guitar Hero World Tour, Activision confirmed to VG247 today. It was announced last year that Rock Band would be patched to support the peripherals. Guitar Hero World Tour comes with a wired microphone that doesn’t even have jazzy flashing […]

  • Guitar Hero: World Tour gets Wings DLC

    Guitar Hero: World Tour gets a dose of Wings today for both PS3 and 360. Tracks from the Paul and Linda McCartney band encompass various albums and include Jet, Hi Hi Hi, and Junior’s Farm. Each will run you 160 MS Points ($2.00) or 440 ($5.50) for the track pack.

  • Guitar Hero World Tour February set-list includes Wings, Incubus and Ryan Adams

    Activision has just unveiled just what songs you can download for Guitar Hero World Tour in February. As the headline states, Wings will be there, along with Incubus and Ryan Adams. The magic doesn’t end there however, as we’re promised songs from The Shins and Bob Seger. There are three track packs to choose from: […]

  • Guitar Hero: World Tour 360 gets Aussie Track Pack

    Major Nelson informs us that a Guitar Hero World Tour song bundle containing tunes from Australian artists, aptly titled ‘The Aussie Track Pack’, is now available for download. As per the norm, the track pack costs 440 MS Points and individual tracks from Aussie artists like Wolfmother and The Vines cost 160 Points each. Full […]

  • Guitar Hero World Tour 360 gets Travis Barker Track Pack

    The Major has announced that Guitar Hero: World Tour owners can download the Travis Barker Track Pack today for 440 MS Points or 160 Points per song. Drummer Barker is best known for his work with US neu-Punk group, Blink 182. Hit the link for all the details. By Mike Bowden

  • The Boss to make Guitar Hero debut – get tracks early for free

    Activision Blizzard has announced that Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen is heading to Guitar Hero World Tour with an a two track pack that includes new single My Lucky Day, and the all time classic of all time, Born to Run. The content will be released alongside his new album, Working on a Dream on January […]

  • World at War celebrates month at top of UK charts

    Call of Duty: World at War is celebrating a month at the top of the UK charts, MCV writes. The Activision shooter’s looking good for Christmas number one, although FIFA refuses to drop off, taking third place this week. Last week’s chart here. Data below for the week ending December 6. Call of Duty: World […]

  • EEDAR: Guitar Hero is “reaching its peak”

    Guitar Hero as a franchise is “reaching its peak”, EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich claimed today in a research note. “Currently, we expect unit sales to decline by more than 50 percent series-over-series for November. This is coming off the October month where series-over-series units declined by more than 60 percent,” said Divnich, speaking ahead of […]

  • Guitar Hero World Tour to get Killers on release day

    Activision’s plastic-peripheral romp, Guitar hero: World Tour, will get a three song pack containing some tracks from the Killers latest album, Day & Age, on the day of its retail release on November 25. Human and Losing Touch will be included from the new album, as well as the “smash hit single” Mr. Brightside from […]

  • Acti-Blizz Q3 financials – We can’t cope with GHWT demand, says Kotick

    Speaking in an earnings call following the release of third quarter financials yesterday, Activision said Guitar Hero World Tour had practically sold out and it didn’t anticipate being able to make enough kits to satisfy Christmas demand. CEO Bobby Kotick said that Activision has “been surprised” by the response to the full band kit for […]

  • Acti-Blizz Q3 financials – We may charge for GHWT user-content, says Kotick

    Speaking in an earnings call after the release of third quarter financials yesterday, Activision boss Bobby Kotick said that the firm may start charging to access and uplod user-content in Guitar Hero World Tour. “In just 10 days, our GH Tunes has attracted over 25,000 user-generated songs which means we’ll likely have up to 100,000 […]

  • Guitar Hero World Tour dated for Europe

    According to this Eurogamer report, Guitar Hero World Tour “super bundles” will arrive on 360, PS3 and Wii on November 14 in Europe, consisting of all the instrments and the game. The PS2 pack will be available on November 21. “We’re delighted to confirm the release dates for all formats and bundles. Guitar Hero World […]

  • Guitar Hero World Tour launch trailer is amazing

    Look. We hate rhythm action games. But Activision’s Guitar Hero World Tour launch trailer made us want to play it. It’s got the Chilli’s drummer saying it’s “revitalising the music industry” and Sting wanking on about how great it is. It’s got Ted Nugent saying the word “spiritual”. It’s got it all. Goosebumps, honestly. After […]

  • Jimi Hendrix and The Raconteurs to feature in Guitar Hero: World Tour

    Activision confirmed today that Jimi Hendrix and The Raconteurs’ tracks are on the way to Guitar Hero: World Tour. Hendrix songs “If 6 was 9,” “Little Wing,” and a live version of “Fire” will be available for DLC for the game on November 13. A Raconteurs DLC pack will contain “Salute Your Solution,” “Hold Up” […]

  • Guitar Hero: World Tour drums not recognized by PS3 Rock Band 2

    Oh dear. According to this Joystiq story, the PS3 version of Rock Band 2 doesn’t recognise Guitar Hero: World Tour’s drum set. This may sound trifling. In fact, it is. Unfortunately, SCEA specifically promised instruments from the bigger rhythm action games would work with each other this year, citing the two titles as an actual […]

  • How to unlock every track in Guitar Hero World Tour

    Why work for something you can have for nothing? There is no reason. Kotaku, thankfully, has posted the colour code you need to unlock all the tracks in Guitar Hero World Tour. Wasting your time playing the frigging thing in the first place is bad enough, so you may as well cheat. Your heart only […]

  • Full Oasis album coming to Guitar Hero World Tour

    Activision’s announced that the seventh Oasis album, Dig Out Your Soul, will be made available through Guitar Hero World Tour in 2009. Three singles from the record, ‘Bag it Up,’ ‘Waiting for the Rapture’ and ‘The Shock of the Lightning’ will release for the game this November. Press release after the link.

  • FreeStyle is working on new IP, will play “big part” in Acti-Bliz Euro Guitar Hero strategy

    In the wake of selling to Activision, FreeStyleGames boss Chris Lee has told VG247 that the English developer is currently working on a brand new IP for the publisher, and that the studio is to play a major role in the expansion of Guitar Hero throughout Europe. “A big part of Activision’s growth strategy for […]