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  • Not buying Harmonix is a regret, says Kotick

    Speaking during his DICE keynote last night, Activision boss Bobby Kotick said that not buying Harmonix was a big mistake.

    10 years ago
  • Report: Luxoflux and Underground Development closed, RedOctane layoffs

    Looks like more than just Neversoft and Radical felt the sting of layoffs following a meeting with Activision yesterday. According to reports, Luxoflux and Underground Development, the studio responsible for Guitar Hero: Van Halen and BMX XXX, were both closed completely.

    10 years ago
  • [UPDATE] Activision to lay-off staff at Neversoft, Radical, and close Luxoflux

    Update: Activision has confirmed some of the lay-offs. The response we were given is below.

    10 years ago
  • Guitar Hero 5 tracks revealed for November - KISS, Kravitz, Metallica

    Activision has sent over a list of downloadable tracks for Guitar Hero 5, that will be landing on consoles in November. Fans of Lenny Kravitz and KISS will be privy to track packs from both, and there will also be a six-pack of free songs from Neversoft bands. Wii users will be getting a heaping […]

    10 years ago
  • Neversoft thinks turntable integration for Guitar Hero would be swell

    Neversoft has told Eurogamer that it would like to see turntable integration with Guitar Hero in the future. Apparently, the DJ Hero turntable becoming compatible with the game is not too far-fetched, nor is bringing drums to DJ Hero now that you can use little plastic guitars with DJ Hero. “When we started putting guitar […]

    11 years ago
  • DJ Hero and Guitar Hero 5 being demoed live on stage - video

    Activision showed off its music games at a star-studded demo in LA last night – which included performances from Kay-Z and Eminem – and played DJ Hero and Guitar Hero 5 live on stage. As you can see in the movies after the break. There’s some music going on, there. Some DJing, too. They’re both […]

    11 years ago
  • Lars talks Guitar Hero: Metallica, drops loads of f-bombs

    Blender has posted a partial interview with Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich on the subject of his band’s upcoming Guitar Hero edition. Most of it he has said before in other interviews. What caught our eye was him talking about how hard it was to play his own songs. “I look like a complete fuckin’ klutz […]

    11 years ago
  • Neversoft says band's prefectionism helped "drive" Guitar Hero Metallica

    Neversoft’s told GamerTagRadio that working on Guitar Hero: Metallica was great working with the band thanks to Lars being such a perfectionist. Apparently this helped “drive the game”. Bet it did. Full interview is through the link, and a partial vid is after the break.

    11 years ago
  • Guitar Hero Metallica Wii Euro date still TBC, says Activision

    Activision has told videogaming247 that a release date for Guitar Hero Metallica Wii is still TBC, whilst the PlayStation 3 and 360 versions will have a simultaneous release in Europe in May. “The release is simultaneous in May with Wii to follow (date tbc),” a company rep told VG247. French Wii site LiveWii first broke […]

    11 years ago
  • Guitar Hero Metallica confirmed for May in Europe

    Following this morning’s rumour that Guitar Hero Metallica being released in the US in March, Activision has confirmed to Eurogamer the Guitar Hero Metallica will be released in Europe in May. The protracted date was on the same press release with the (now removed) Indiana Jones and the Sceptre and Kings game we told you […]

    11 years ago
  • Guitar Hero: Metallica set for March 29 in the US?

    Following on from yesterday’s Tomb Raider DLC rumour, another piece of info has been leaked by Gamestop, and that that Guitar Hero: Metallica will hit the streets on March 29 in the US. It should retail as the usual US price of $60 and will be available for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, Wii, and Xbox […]

    11 years ago
  • Neversoft palms off Tony Hawk to focus on Guitar Hero

    Neversoft co-founder Joel Jewett has confirmed to American newspaper, Great Falls Tribune, that the company has handed the Tony Hawk series to a new developer so it can concentrate solely on the Guitar Hero franchise. “It’s probably best for the franchise…it’s time for someone else to add fresh ideas to it,” Jewett said. As to […]

    11 years ago
  • Sony makes plastic instruments work across Rock Band, Guitar Hero, etc

    Blimey. SCEA’s done some power-brokering and, according to this post on the US PS Blog, has got Konami, EA and Activision to agree to let guitars, drums and the like work across each other’s rhythm action games. Says SCEA’s Michael Shorrock: For the past several months, we have been working closely with Neversoft and Activision, […]

    11 years ago
  • Neversoft rumoured to be off Hawk, Robomodo steps up

    In its latest podcast, Giant Bomb’s rumoured that Neversoft isn’t working on the next Tony Hawk game, which is instead being developed by new Chicago outfit Robomodo. The Illinois team is apparently made up from ex-EA Chicago staffers and is currently looking for staff for an Acitvision project, as you can see here. If true, […]

    12 years ago

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