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Heavy metal icons Metallica have let the black cat out of the bag. Guitar Hero: Metallica is coming to North America March 29th for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and the rest of the world sometime in May. The PS2 and Wii versions are coming this Spring, "also most likely in early May," according to t...

January 15th 2009 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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Once again, GameStop has fuelled release rumors by posting a North American launch date for Guitar Hero: Metallica: March 29 is the date you'll want to circle (lightly, in pencil) on your Lars 2009 calendars.Though that's obviously not a confirmed date, it is a plausible one. "March 29" is a little...

January 14th 2009 at 3:37pm 0 Comments
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Update: According to Eurogamer, Activision has informed them that GH: Metallica will be releasing in May. Well, in Europe at least.If online retail listings or internal retail documentation can be trusted, those awaiting Guitar Hero: Metallica's release should circle (with a pencil) March 29th as a...

January 14th 2009 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Activision's CES keynote should have been titled "Remedial Gaming 101: A History of Gaming." Activision Publishing CEO Mike Griffith took us through a not-so-brief history of gaming, from Pong to Pac-Man to "even games that used to feature trackballs, and yes, even joysticks." Although, that's not...

January 9th 2009 at 5:57pm 0 Comments

Last week, Metallica posted the first trailer for Buy Another Guitar Hero: This Time With Metallica Songs Guitar Hero: Metallica on its official site. The quality was dubious but the message was suitably loud and clear: you will "ride the lightning" in 2009. And, by "ride the lightning," we of cou...

December 22nd 2008 at 4:21pm 0 Comments
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Making an appearance over on Metallica's official web space is a fresh trailer for next year's upcoming Guitar Hero: Metallica. A game that is still yet to be officially announced, mentioned or even uttered by the PR folks at Activision. No matter, because Metallica isn't afraid to promote the game...

December 21st 2008 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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A (mostly) single-band Guitar Hero game focusing on Aerosmith came out this summer. It's being followed up with Guitar Hero: Metallica, which features Metallica and a bunch of other bands that Activision's marketing department thinks people who like Metallica also like.Given the fairly customizable...

December 20th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Well, we've certainly been talking about it for awhile now and finally it's made official. Guitar Hero: Metallica has dished out its first trailer and, well, it's definitely something. The trailer promises the band's "fiercest songs," which we hope means "tunes from the first 5 albums." You know, w...

December 19th 2008 at 4:16pm 0 Comments
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So what if the Metallica edition of Guitar Hero still hasn't been officially announced? The band itself has been talking about it all willy-nilly; it's been in Game Informer; there was even a teaser in Guitar Hero World Tour. And now ... well, the trailer is out. Not from its publisher, Activision,...

December 19th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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We all knew it was coming, but now Guitar Hero: Metallica is 100% official. Speaking to USA today, Neversoft's Alan Flores and Metallica's Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett discussed the game and some of its features. The story of the game is that players are members of a band that tours with Metallica,...

December 16th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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It's a Christmas miracle! Someone's actually admitting out loud that Guitar Hero: Metallica exists! The band spilled a ton of details to USA Today, including word on the game's difficulty (considerable) and the story, which casts you as a band, inspired by Metallica, following them around the world...

December 16th 2008 at 11:10am 0 Comments