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Guitar Hero is Dead, and We All Know Why

Thursday, February 10, 2011 1 Comment

The news was all over the Internet yesterday. Guitar Hero is dead. Activision apparently made the announcement yesterday as part of a conference call, blaming the decline of the music/rhythm genre coupled with the high cost to license the music and develop and publish the games. This effectively means the cancellation of development on a […]

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Zivix Strikes a Chord, Ups the Ante With Jam Party: Remixed

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 No Comments

A few months ago, we told you about the release of a music creation game for Windows-based PCs that can bring new life (see: usefulness) to your old USB Guitar Hero and Rock Band controllers called Jam Party: Be the Music. Today, the game’s developer, Zivix, announced that it’s released a new version of the […]

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Grammy Nominations Lead to Free MP3 for Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock Fans

Thursday, January 13, 2011 No Comments

Nominations for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards were announced recently, and Activision is celebrating because two of the headline songs from Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock have received award nominations. Megadeth’s Sudden Death has been nominated for Best Metal Performance, while Soundgarden’s Black Rain has been nominated for Best Hard Rock Performance. This probably wouldn’t […]

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Harmonix Releases Dance Central Intro Video as Launch Day Appetizer

Thursday, November 4, 2010 1 Comment

If you’re familiar with the Rock Band franchise, then it’s rather likely that you’re also familiar with Harmonix’s panache when it comes to creating interesting and engaging intro videos for their games. So with the launch of Kinect and their debut title for the new accessory, Dance Central, today, Harmonix decided to release the game’s […]

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Nathan is an Old Man

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 7 Comments

In this week’s video Nathan and L.E. take a look at DJ Hero 2, its turntable, the gameplay, and suddenly come to a rather intriguing revelation when discussing the in-game music. Is it possible that Nathan is an old man? Click the link to watch!

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Rock Band 3 – The Turning Point of Social Music Gaming

Friday, October 8, 2010 No Comments

Though I am not the world’s biggest fan of social music gaming a la Rock Band or Guitar Hero, I can’t help but get excited about the impending release of Rock Band 3 on October 26th. Trust me folks, the title isn’t an exaggeration – this game will change the face of the genre and […]

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New Music/Rhythm Title Lets Players Create Their Own Music

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 1 Comment

It looks like there’s yet another new player in the music/rhythm video game and software market. Development studio Zivix recently announced the release of their new music/rhythm game, Jam Party: Be The Music, which it actually calls a Music Creation title. It’s available for Windows-based PCs now, and is likely coming for Xbox 360, Playstation […]

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Complete 83 Track Mix List Announced for DJ Hero 2

Friday, September 24, 2010 No Comments

Earlier this week Activision unveiled the complete track mix list for DJ Hero 2. The list features 83 original, exclusive mixes that combine a total of 105 tracks together and feature over 100 big-name artists from hip hop, pop and dance, mixed by some of the biggest DJs out there, like DJ Jazzy Jeff, RZA, […]

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Drum Studio

Thursday, July 8, 2010 2 Comments

Drum Studio is a drumming-only music/rhythm title that allows players to connect up to four controllers simultaneously to play drums and record, play back and edit their own drum tracks. It also works with Custom Soundtracks, allowing players to play along to their favourite music. Works with Guitar Hero and Rock Band drums.

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Microsoft Running Xbox LIVEapalooza Music DLC Sale

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 No Comments

Microsoft launched its Xbox LIVEapalooza Sale yesterday (sorry we’re late, we forgot to post it) for downloadable music content from the Rock Band, Guitar Hero and Lips Music Stores on Xbox Live. So from now until next Monday, July 12th you can get your hands on songs and track packs, and even full albums for […]

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