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Slash looks back at working with Activision on Guitar Hero

Real-life guitar hero Slash was in Los Angeles last week promoting a new music game called BandFuse: Rock Legends. Speaking to Joystiq, he shared some insight on what it was like to work with Activision for the immensely popular Guitar Hero series. "A lot of kids tripped out," says the former Guns...

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Activision considering DLC subscription service for Guitar Hero

At Activision Blizzard's Analyst Day, CEO Mike Griffith spoke of plans to offer a subscription service option for the Guitar Hero games. "We're exploring new models, like an annual pass subscription where players can subscribe and get a certain number of songs downloadable each month." No prices...

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Rumor: Slash lets slip plans for for GH: Hendrix

As if Guitar Hero: Aerosmith and next year's Guitar Hero: Metallica wasn't enough frachise whoring exploration, Activision may have plans to release yet another GH spin-off ... Guitar Hero: Hendrix. In an interview with Rolling Stone, legendary guitarist Slash may have let slip that Activision...

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Rumor: Slash accidentally reveals Guitar Hero: Hendrix

Has frizzy-haired Guns N' Roses guitar legend Slash mistakenly leaked news of a Jimi Hendrix-themed Guitar Hero title? In an interview with Rolling Stone, the axe-shredder ended up discussing Activision's mega-franchise, and appeared to let news of a future release slip. "Well, having the...

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Ozzy-signed GHIII package up for auction

This is a pretty interesting auction, if we may say so. For one, we can understand if, say, Slash or Tom Morello, signed this Guitar Hero III package, but why would anyone get Ozzy to sign this? He's not in the game! Still, it's pretty impressive to have Ozzy sign your toy guitar. The auction ends...

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Video: Gates, Bach and Slash know how to rock

If there was one highlight from last night's CES keynote we'd have to say Bill Gates and Robbie Bach's Guitar Hero III-off was pretty entertaining. Actually, neither actually played the game as they each had their own "ringer" to play for them, but that's half the fun. We'll agree that it's...

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iTunes gets 'Guitar Hero Essentials'

While armchair rockers eagerly await this fall's showdown between Rock Band and Guitar Hero, Activision has released a series of song compilations now available from the iTunes Store featuring music from all four Guitar Hero games, including Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. The so -called "Guitar...

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Guitar Hero III demo coming tomorrow

If you were too afraid to burn a copy of the Guitar Hero III demo or were too uncoordinated to buy Tony Hawk Proving Ground, a third way of getting "your shred on" will emerge tomorrow with a five-song demo for the game hitting Xbox Live. If you're still cautious about the whole "Internet Craze"...

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Slash cleared to rock in Guitar Hero 3

Seen in a new trailer (and just confirmed via a press release Activision sent out), legendary guitarist of Guns N' Roses / Velvet Revolver and hat aficionado Slash will be featured in the upcoming Guitar Hero 3. According to the press release, the Guns N' Roses track "Welcome to the Jungle" will...

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TGS 06: Lost Regnum impresses

One game that we haven't heard a lot about is Goshow's Lost Regnum, but the game, which is a dungeon-crawling hack 'n slasher, found its way to the Tokyo Game Show. While currently it doesn't seem likely the game will make its way across the pond, IGN says the gameplay is straightforward enough...

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