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Music game sales continue plunge down the charts

If this sounds like a familiar tune, it is: Music game sales have plummeted for a second-straight year. But this year, the tune is way more off key. According to analysis by Gamasutra, which looked at the period from January through October in each of the past three years, music game revenues in...

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Power Gig dev Seven45 confirms layoffs, part of 'natural cycle'

Power Gig: Rise of the SixString developer Seven45 confirmed to Joystiq that it had recently incurred staff layoffs. "With Power Gig already on store shelves, last week Seven45 Studios restructured the company both as a part of the natural cycle of game development and to focus on the development...

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Power Gig: Rise of the SixString review: God took rock 'n' roll from you

There's something you need to know up front about Power Gig: Rise of the SixString -- something I wish I had known before I first got my hands on it: It will not, cannot teach you to play guitar. At its heart, it is a Guitar Hero or Rock Band clone; or, to be more precise, a Guitar Hero or Rock...

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80 percent of Power Gig setlist is new to music games

Here she is: the full Power Gig: Rise of the Six String setlist -- all 70 tracks of it. As promised, Eric Clapton, Dave Matthews Band and Kid Rock are all on board (for the first time ever in a music game, no less), along with John Mayer, Paramore and harder rocking from the likes of Mastodon and...

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Power Gig throws fake guitars into volcano, dooms mankind

Hey, Seven45 Studios? We need to have some words about your recent viral advertisement for Power Gig: Rise of the SixString, which is posted just after the jump. Provided the footage therein is real -- and in this day and age of fancy-schmancy video editing software, who really knows -- then we're...

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Meet the members of Clan Rise in new Power Gig trailer

Power Gig: Rise of the Six String director Jack Davis is back to tell us more about the story of the real-life guitar driven music game. It's still not the most original thing we've ever seen -- building a revolution against an oppressive regime isn't new ground for video games by any means. But...

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Power Gig: the story behind the music

This fall's two big music-performance games each offer an experience new to the genre. Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock adds a more involved storyline, while Rock Band 3 offers real instruments. Power Gig: Rise of the SixString actually combines these two aspects. We've seen its (real, functional)...

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Hands-on: Power Gig's AirStrike Drum

Power Gig's AirStrike Drum is either a terrific idea with terrible execution ... or just a bad idea. Seven45's drum kit takes a very different approach from the game's defining pas-faux guitar. In fact, the team has done a complete 180, going as far away from a "realistic" approach as possible. ...

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Power Gig out this fall with music from Clapton, Dave Matthews Band, and Kid Rock

Seven45's Power Gig: Rise of the Sixstring, the guitar game controlled by an actual electric guitar, has been slated for an October launch, where it will compete against other fall 2010 music games like Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock and DJ Hero 2 (so far). The novelty of the guitar controller --...

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Get into a silly pose for this Power Gig: Rise of the Sixstring trailer

Sure, you saw our impressions from GDC of Power Gig: Rise of the Sixstring -- the first music/rhythm game to feature an actual, working electric guitar -- but have you seen the unbelievably silly first trailer for the game, apparently filmed during last week's developer convention? Now you can, as...

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