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Call of Duty: Black Ops might be the best-selling game by unit sales, but it isn't the US bestseller in terms of gross revenue. According to NPD data going back to 1995, and compiled by CNBC, the honor of the highest-grossing game of "this generation" goes to another Activision game, the Axl Rose...

March 25th 2011 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Planning on honoring the grand American tradition of taking off Fourth of July week and playing rhythm/music games every day? You'll be glad to hear, then, that Microsoft is honoring the grand American tradition of offering up sales you just can't pass up -- more specifically, sales on gobs of DLC...

July 4th 2010 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Tossing the usual drip-fed weekly schedule aside for the moment, Microsoft has released the full details for its "Deal of the Week," Games on Demand and Avatar DLC releases (in the US) for the entire month of September. Let's start with Games on Demand: Games on Demand (no prices noted) Sept...

September 8th 2009 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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While original Rock Band owners were given the luxury to continue to buy new tracks for the music title even after the release of its sequel, Guitar Hero fans won't be given the same option when Guitar Hero 5 lands on store shelves. An Activision representative told Destructoid that DLC for the upc...

August 23rd 2009 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Activision's making it awfully hard for folks across this big blue world of ours to not purchase their upcoming rhythm title, Guitar Hero 5 -- here in the States, folks who purchase the game are eligible to receive Guitar Hero: Van Halen for free. However, in the United Kingdom, the offer is incred...

August 22nd 2009 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Guitar Hero: World Tour gets a fresh injection of DLC with the Activision Track Pack today, which features music from actual Activision employees' bands. Perhaps the most noteworthy quality of this newest track pack, however, is its low, low price of free. Here's what you'll get: Awaken's "The...

August 13th 2009 at 7:20pm 0 Comments
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The official Guitar Hero store has a great deal for PS2 gamers, bundling the single guitar pack of Guitar Hero: World Tour with a bonus Kramer Guitar controller for $50. The $39.99 value is only available for a limited time.If you're still rocking a PlayStation 2, the bundle could come in handy dur...

August 12th 2009 at 9:15pm 0 Comments
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We frequently like to joke that people who show remarkable adeptness at Guitar Hero are actually robots, but as you might imagine, we don't really mean it. However, after viewing a recent video (posted after the jump) showing a young man who not only plays through Ozzy Osborne's "Mr. Crowley" on Ex...

August 8th 2009 at 10:00pm 0 Comments