Robert Chesley

Harmonix Releases Statement Over Guitar Hero Squashing

Harmonix Releases Statement Over Guitar Hero Squashing

Harmonix offers their support for the team members that lost their jobs and game.

 Robert Chesley

No New DLC Beyond February For Guitar Hero or DJ Hero

No New DLC Beyond February For Guitar Hero or DJ Hero

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s announcement that they disbanded the Guitar Hero division, now the latest casualty is that outside of the previously announced DLC for Guitar Hero and DJ Hero, there will be no more new songs for the platforms.

 Ryan Thomason

Activision Disbands Guitar Hero

Activision Disbands Guitar Hero

The Guitar Hero series is finished, left to sit in an alleyway with a severe heroin addiction and a bad case of herpes. Like in your teenage years, your dreams of being a star via Guitar Hero are done.

 

Rock Band 3 Trailer, Keyboards Confirmed

As WPR’s resident Rock Band geek, imagine my happiness this morning when I woke up to find a RB3 trailer/feature before E3 has even kicked off. The game will be coming to 360, PS3 and Wii and DS this holiday season and as you might have guessed, will feature a new keyboard peripheral, which you […]

 

Recommendations For Dead Musicians in Guitar Hero 6

Recommendations For Dead Musicians in Guitar Hero 6

Activision showed us with Guitar Hero World Tour that it’s perfectly fine to put a dead musician into a videogame for seemingly no reason. Then with The Beatles: Rock Band, we got a reanimated George Harrison and John Lennon, although with that game being about the band they both once belonged to, it made sense. However, Guitar […]

 Alan Smithee

So, I’m not the only one who’s sick of Rhythm Games?

So, I’m not the only one who’s sick of Rhythm Games?

Everyone’s favorite wizard of numbers Michael Pachter is back this week with some startling figures that surprised even me…that the music game industry sales are down 49% compared to last year. What even more startling is that the biggest drop in sales compared to last year isn’t with the Guitar Hero franchise, but with Rock […]

 

Guitar Hero: Media Whore Network Announced

Guitar Hero: Media Whore Network Announced

Our sources tell us Activision is proud to announce another addition to their popular Guitar Hero franchise in the form of Guitar Hero: Media Whore Network. Joining fellow announcements Band Hero, DJ Hero, Guitar Hero: Van Halen and Guitar Hero 5, Guitar Hero: Media Whore Network will be released later this year, around the Christmas […]

 

Why Has Rock Band Flopped In Europe?

Why Has Rock Band Flopped In Europe?

It’s a common argument in gaming culture of whether the Guitar Hero franchise is better of whether the Rock Band franchise is. Personally, I think Rock Band is the better franchise by far and many people would agree with me but may also disagree. Whatever your favourite is, everyone can agree that both franchises have […]

 Alan Smithee

I’m Officially Done With Rhythm Games

I’m Officially Done With Rhythm Games

As much as I enjoy playing rhythm games, I been thinking about how assinine my behavior has been in purchasing these games. I’ve got 3 different versions of Guitar Hero sitting in my mancave along with 2 versions of Rockband +100 downloaded songs. Along with the games, I have about 5 different guitars and 3 […]

 

Putting The Plastic vs. Real Instrument Argument to Rest

Putting The Plastic vs. Real Instrument Argument to Rest

Ever since Guitar Hero first came out it seems anyone who plays a real guitar has something to say about the game. Their opinions can vary wildly from saying that they like that it is inspiring more people to pick up a guitar to Chad Kroeger telling us to put down the game and learn […]