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Guitar Hero World Tour Day One DLC

October 9th, 2008 · No Comments

How can Guitar Hero compete with Rock Band given Rock Band’s got early drumming and vocal adopters? By promising awesome content and enforcing that fact that they too, have downloadable content (DLC). Not only do they have DLC, but they’ll have DLC on launch day. Of course, they could have tossed some fluffy songs out […]

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Tags: Accessories · Activision · DLC · Guitar Hero

Guitar Hero World Tour Bundle Mayhem

October 7th, 2008 · No Comments

You’re looking to pickup a copy of Guitar Hero World Tour, but you’re currently unsure which bundle does what and how much each will cost. That has now been made clear and gamers can go about their holiday shopping business later this month (Oct. 26th) to pickup the bundle of their choosing. USD $190 for […]

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Tags: Accessories · Activision · Guitar Hero · Industry News · playstation 3 · Wii · Xbox 360

Activision’s Dance Hero?

September 27th, 2008 · No Comments

Konami’s working on Rock Revolution in a battle of the band… games, against Rock Band and the Guitar Hero franchise. Activision, now, may be attacking Konami’s current dancing title Dance Dance Revolution with a new dancing franchise known as Dance Hero. The US Patent and Trademark Office now has on file, an application by Activision […]

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Tags: Activision · Rumors

Guitar Hero: Hendrix

September 18th, 2008 · 5 Comments

As if the week of rumors hasn’t ended, Slash all but confirmed Hendrix as one of Activision Blizzard’s next big hit Guitar Hero games in Rolling Stone Magazine says GameSpot. During the interview with Slash he explained that even “Hendrix will have one” speaking to a stand alone Guitar Hero title. While Slash isn’t exactly […]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · Guitar Hero · Rumors

World of Warcraft, Early November Release Rumor

September 5th, 2008 · 1 Comment

There is a new rumor running around showing off some 7-eleven computer systems which list World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King showing a “tentative” release date of November 4th, 2008. The suggested retail price is $39.99 and this source also claims a “midnight” release (again) which, at this point, should be common sense. […]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · Rumors · world of warcraft

Call of Duty: World at War – October Open Beta!

September 4th, 2008 · No Comments

If you’ve got Microsoft Windows or an Xbox 360 you’ll be eligible for the public beta of Call of Duty: World at War by Activision. Although the game is set to deploy on the 11th of November, many of us will be able to get a taste of the multi-player action early by entering into […]

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Tags: Activision · FPS · Industry News

Starcraft 2: A 2009 Release Schedule

September 3rd, 2008 · 2 Comments

If you thought you’d be getting a release of Starcraft 2 for the holiday of 2008 you’ll be upset at the news. The heavily awaited RTS title Starcraft 2 will be arriving sometime in 2009. The original title arrived in 1998 but we’re not going to see the first sequel until sometime next year, amazing […]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · Industry News · starcraft

Sierra’s Franchise Titles Fade Into History

August 22nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

One of the great downfalls of an acquisition or merger, in the game industry, is the loss of great franchise titles. Sierra, or Sierra Online, once stood on its own as a company with great gaming titles but later fell into the depths of Hades under many different company names. Sierra’s last stop on the […]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · Editorial · Industry News · Retro

Exclusive Artist Deals In Rhythm Games Not Good?

August 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Rhythm games are the new FPS for a lot of gamers, a broader audience of gamers, and the market is thriving and demanding new titles. Harmonix and Activision are at the front of the battle with Konami following a bit behind but still contending (we think) very soon. Each company plans to up each other […]

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Tags: Activision · Editorial · Guitar Hero · harmonix · Industry News · Konami · rock band

Diablo 3, Finite Health and Loving It

August 16th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Diablo 3 Lead Designer Jay Wilson sat down with Multiplayer Blog to explain how the health system works in Diablo 3 and how it differs from Diablo 2. In short, you can’t add a new feature without removing an old one, in this case we’re talking about health potions. The goal is to broaden the […]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · Diablo 3 · Editorial