Today, Viacom has confirmed it is looking to sell original-Guitar Hero and Rock Band-developer Harmonix Music Systems, following a year during which the sale of rhythm-games and their peripherals took a sharp dive. Reports indicated that the recently released Rock Band 3 failed to move more than 7000 units in the United Kingdom during the first […]
The industry’s biggest publisher has a lot on its plate for next year. Surprising no one, Activision announced via third-quarter earnings call that the next game in the massive blockbuster Call of Duty franchise will release in 2011. No word whether it will be Modern Warfare 3 or even which studio between Infinity Ward or […]
93 tracks and a Gene Simmons narration didn’t do much for Activision’s Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock launch. The latest music-rhythm game to fizzle since the sharp decline of sales last year, financial analyst Cowen and Company software figures report the game having sold a paltry 86,000 units in its first five days on shelves. […]
A more guitar, and story, driven experience than we have seen in the past, is there enough in this update to continue the franchise, or should we finally give our blistered palms a rest?