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Ostensibly, we're writing this to inform you that Stan Bush's "Transformers" ballad "You Got the Touch" is now available in Guitar Hero World Tour for free. So ... now you know.Truthfully though, we're writing this post because we horde every chance to embed "The Touch" into Joystiq like a mother s...

May 29th 2009 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Wannabe rockers, Guitar Hero: World Tour is unleashing some fresh DLC for your earholes. Dubbed the 'Pop Rock Track Pack,' the contents of this DLC offering are pretty much what you would expect: pop rock songs. See what Activision did there?The Pop Rock Track Pack includes (460 for the bundle on X...

May 14th 2009 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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A recent Activision presser revealed Guitar Hero World Tour's downloadable offerings for next month, and boy, is it one eclectic hodge-podge of on-rails music. One of the packs is free, too! We love free hodge-podges.May 7: Ferret/Metal Blade Track Pack (Free!) "Dez Moines" - The Devil Wears P...

April 30th 2009 at 1:30am 0 Comments
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When our fake plastic instruments kick the bucket, we toss them out the window onto a steadily increasing pile on the West Lawn. After that, we call the company responsible for said peripherals and start negotiating just how high the review score of its next game needs to be for it to ship us a bra...

April 27th 2009 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Now, we know that Guitar Hero World Tour isn't nearly as a good as that other rhythm title, but if you're a starving faux-artist on a budget, you might be interested to know that Wal-Mart is offering the Xbox 360 version of the full band World Tour bundle for a mere $99. We'd rather see a price cut...

April 15th 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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We all miss Freddy Mercury, but he lives on in each and every drunken karaoke performance the world over. Now fans can trade in their public embarrassment and enjoy this activity in the comfort of their own homes, with the release of the new Queen track pack in Guitar Hero: World Tour, available fo...

March 27th 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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As you may have guessed from our headline (and the poorly 'chopped image above), Guitar Hero: World Tour is finally coming to the PC. GameSpot has revealed that developer Aspyr, the team behind the Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock PC port, will bring the best selling band-based game to PC this Jun...

March 25th 2009 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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April is just around the corner and Guitar Hero: World Tour isn't slowing down, announcing new DLC tracks from five very different rock bands. Returning to the game are Nirvana, Steely Dan, Motörhead and Silversun Pickups -- with two tracks off their new album, prior to its April 14 release --...

March 25th 2009 at 8:15am 0 Comments
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Thanks to the touch and power of the internet, Stan Bush's classic Transformers: The Movie ballad, "The Touch," is heading to Guitar Hero -- for free. The drive started when Kotaku blogger, Michael Fahey, refused to give up on helping Bush see his wish to have the song featured in Guitar Hero and/...

March 19th 2009 at 4:40pm 0 Comments
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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 pic...

March 16th 2009 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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Using figures provided by Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter, Gamasutra has put together a brief sales analysis of Activision's Guitar Hero World Tour. With three different bundles available at different prices, you might be surprised to learn the full band kit -- priced at $190 -- outsold both...

March 9th 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments