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Everyone's favorite plastic peripheral purveyor, Red Octane, is having a bit of a deal today. The normally $60 wireless guitar and $20 wired microphone for Guitar Hero World Tour (across all platforms) are being offered together in a $50 package -- today only! If you're less than impressed by the...

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Yeah, yeah, it's a little late in the day to be mentioning Amazon's Deal of the Day, but the online retailer is currently vending the full Guitar Hero World Tour bundle on current-gen consoles for $120 -- that's $70 off. The pack includes the game, mic, guitar and drums. If you were considering p...

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Releasing right on schedule, standalone versions of Guitar Hero World Tour's drums and guitar are now available at retail. The percussion set and the axe have a suggested retail price of $100 and $70, respectively. The Guitar Hero community site notes the items are available at Best Buy and Gamest...

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Unlike the gradual weekly announcements of Rock Band, Activision Blizzard is just dropping the bomb of all the tracks it plans to release for Guitar Hero World Tour over the next month. Track pack pricing is listed below, and all songs can be purchased individually for 160, 200 Wii Points or $2. T...

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Guitar Hero: World Tour players listen up. You've got some brand new DLC to download today, and it comes in the form of an Eagles track pack. Yes, you can finally play something other than "Hotel California." That's right. Just sit back and let the relief wash over you. Feels good, doesn't it? You c...

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Rock Band 2 for the Wii looks to be doing so many things right, especially when compared to the original's more lackluster release. The best news we got from IGN's preview is that the game is compatible with all the instrument peripherals on the system to date -- Guitar Hero 3, GH World Tour and th...

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Actilizzard announced today that three songs from The Killers will be available on Guitar Hero World Tour starting Tuesday, Nov. 25. Two of the tracks are from the group's upcoming album, Day & Age: "Human" and "Losing Touch." The third song is "Mr. Brightside" from their breakout album, Hot F...

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Activision announced today that a new Guitar Hero: World Tour track pack from The Killers will release simultaneously with their new album Day & Age. The two new tracks included in the pack are "Human" and "Losing Touch." The third song in the pack is the band's original hit "Mr. Brightside." Th...

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The Guitar Hero World Tour Hendrix pack is now on Xbox Live -- so sayeth Major Nelson. As it turns out, the Hendrix pack has nothing to do with an Ultor security technician from Red Faction nor a town in Bryan County, Oklahoma. Bummer. But hey, if you're into this guitar playing guy from the 60s, ...

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We hope you already managed to download your favorite Nintendo songs from the Guitar Hero: World Tour music sharing service, as MTV reports that they are being removed. Multiplayer guesses (as do we) that recreations of popular Nintendo themes from games like Zelda and Super Mario Bros are being rem...

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In addition to announcing new track packs, Neversoft has issued a trio of updates concerning the Guitar Hero World Tour drumset. First off, those who have been experiencing sensitivity issues with the set will be happy to know that the developer will be releasing a drum controller tuning kit for Wi...

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This week marked the debut of a second contender in the full-band-simulator genre. It's hard to find a review for Guitar Hero: World Tour that utters Rock Band less than a half dozen times. Comparatively, the 87 mean score for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions are 5 points lower than Rock Ban...

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If you're interested to see how Rock Band 2 and Guitar Hero: World Tour's 16 shared songs match up to one another, look no further than YouTube. While there are certainly others (and undoubtedly more to follow suit), user Gurra100 has a playlist of comparison videos (embedded after the break). Eve...

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Despite promises to the contrary, the PlayStation 3 Guitar Hero: World Tour drum set doesn't seem to be working with Rock Band 1 or 2. Many users on the RB forums have noticed that the game is recognizing the wireless set as a microphone, and unfortunately, the mic isn't being recognized as a beat ...

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... or, more aptly titled, the Guitar Hero World Tour Launch Party sponsored by Best Buy, Jack Daniels and Coca-Cola. If that's not the longest-titled event we've attended, then we're not sure what is. (Although you're in trouble, Guitar Hero, if the Japanese game Tohoku Daigaku Mirai-Kagaku-Gijut...

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Amoeba Music, for those who haven't been there, is a cool place. The gigantic stores are filled wall to wall with CDs of every genre, vinyl, posters, pretty much everything a music fan could want. The stores also host live music performed by local groups and nationally known musicians. Imagine our...

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After debunking the rumor that a keyboard peripheral was headed to Guitar Hero: World Tour, Neversoft has revealed to Shacknews that the secret is actually a feature -- not a peripheral -- that will allow users to transfer MIDI data to the game using a MIDI sequencer. So, in a manner of speaking, ...

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