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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/Guitar_Hero_Rock_Band_Instrument_Compatibility_Matrix_v3_0'; Now that Rock Band 2, Guitar Hero World Tour and Rock Revolution are all headed our way, Xbox 360 gamers will soon be flooded with new instrument peripherals. This raises the question: which...

August 19th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Not to be outdone by its more innovative brother Rock Band, Activision Publishing CEO Mike Griffith revealed the Guitar Hero franchise has recently surpassed 15 million individual song downloads. The announcement was made during a recent earnings call where Activision also revealed future plans of t...

May 12th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Odd as it may sound, there's new Guitar Hero II (yes, GHII) content on the Marketplace today and we guess we're going indie. The GHII "Indie Label Pack" features three songs for 500 Microsoft points including "State of Massachusetts" by Dropkick Murphys, "You Should Be Ashamed of Myself" by The Bled...

November 30th 2007 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Continuing their tradition of sitting in on droning investor earnings report calls (so you don't have to!) Gamasutra noticed EA president John Riccitiello predicting that Rock Band bundles may be tough to come by for a while. "We won't be able to put up enough inventory to meet the demand of this fi...

November 2nd 2007 at 10:59am 0 Comments
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Fellow Canadians who don't own an Xbox 360 (or are looking for a second) and would like to jam to some Guitar Hero II before the sequel releases next week, please give us your complete and undivided attention. This week at Canadian electronics retailer Future Shop they are offering Guitar Hero II FR...

October 22nd 2007 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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Even with Guitar Hero III just month's away, it looks like Activision is still keen to milk its very lucrative downloadable content business. As such, the company has announced a new song pack for Guitar Hero II. Like the previous packs, the new song pack includes three new tracks for you to shred t...

September 19th 2007 at 5:30pm 0 Comments