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  • 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 […]

  • Sharing created covers of pre-existing songs completely disallowed in Guitar Hero: World Tour

    Over 500 Rock Band songs? Pfft, that’ll be small change compared to Guitar Hero: World Tour’s player-driven create-a-song feature, which will surely see covers of every lighter-waving, spark-streaming rock odyssey ever conceived, right? Wrong. In an interview with 1UP, GH:WT director Brian Bright woke GH-devotees from their dream of heading up gaming’s own Napster. “We’ll […]

  • Activision gives away free guitars for Guitar Hero World Tour pre-order

    According to this MCV story, Activision UK has announced “the biggest pre-order incentive the industry has ever seen” for November’s release of Guitar Hero World Tour. Gamers who pre-order the ‘super bundle’ – containing the game, drum kit, guitar and microphone – will receive a free Guitar Hero bass guitar, which currently retails for approximately […]

  • Full Guitar Hero World Tour set list announced

    Activision’s put out the full list of tracks Guitar Hero World Tour will pack at the outset, showing 86 songs from Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Van Halen, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Michael Jackson and more. Should twiddling a piece of plastic to rock music be your thing, you couldn’t hope for more. Press release after the […]

  • Sting confirmed for Guitar Hero World Tour

    This has been knocking around all day, by Acti-Bliz just press released it. Sting’s going to be in Guitar Hero World Tour. From the announcement: In what will be the largest collection of artists ever to appear in a Guitar Hero game, singer-songwriter, actor, author, activist and lead singer/bassist of The Police, Sting will add […]

  • Guitar Hero World Tour priced and dated in Australia

    According to this Gamespot story, Acti-Blizz has confirmed that Guitar Hero World Tour will ship in Australia on November 12. The full banana’s going to cost the equivalent of £155. From the piece: The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 “super” bundle–which comes with a copy of the game, a drum kit, a mic, and a […]

  • Smashing Pumpkins to release new track through Guitar Hero

    The Smashing Pumpkins are debut new single G.L.O.W. as part of a song-pack on Guitar Hero World Tour. Apparently, “This marks the first time a band has recorded a new song exclusively for the franchise which will be released afterwards, giving Guitar Hero® fans exclusive access to Smashing Pumpkins music before anyone else.” Sensational. Press […]

  • Pork Pie Percussion and others signed for Guitar Hero World Tour

    Activision’s announced a ton of in-game music gear deals for Guitar Hero World Tour, allowing players to get sponsorship action with Ampeg, Audio-Technica, EMG Pickups, Ernie Ball, Evans Drumheads, Guitar Center, Krank Amplification, Mackie, Marshall, Orange County Drum & Percussion, Pork Pie Percussion, Regal Tip, Sabian cymbals, Vox and Zildjian drumsticks. We, of course, know […]

  • Guitar Hero: World Tour live demonstration video

    Taken from Activision Blizzard’s Games Convention press conference, watch below as people pretend to play instruments to the latest rhythm-action title, Guitar Hero: World Tour. Awesome. By Mike Bowden

  • Mii Freestyle announced for Guitar Hero World Tour Wii

    Red Octane has announced in the company’s Games Convention press conference at Leipzig that the Wii version of Gutar Hero World Tour will feature a Wii-specific game mode called Mii Freestyle. There isn’t much to say about it other that you will use the mote and nunchuck to either play ‘air drums’ or the guitar. […]

  • Guitar Hero World Tour to feature country specific tracks

    Red Octane has just announced during the Activision Blizzard Games Convention press conference that Guitar Hero World Tour will songs available for download relating to what European country you live in. The countries listed so far are: Holland Germany France Sweden Italy UK Spain Of course, there will be tracks that all of us can […]

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