Guitar Hero returns with new Live and music video versions

  Danny Jones from McFly celebrates the launch of Guitar Hero Live by recreating the ultimate rock star moment, throwing a TV out of a first storey window at London's Truman Brewery. Photo credit: Matt Crossick/PA Wire Guitar Hero is back with the new launch of¬†Guitar Hero Live.¬†Featuring an improved guitar…

Oasis's Noel Gallagher blames videogames for UK riots

Ex-Oasis guitarist, singer and songwriter Noel Gallagher has waded into the argument surrounding what sparked the violent riots in London and across the UK last week. According to Gallagher, it's all down to TV and videogames. "We live in this…

Activision gives Guitar Hero games the axe

…and by axe we don't mean some mythical new "sent-from-on-high-by-Hendrix-himself" plastic peripheral to go along with a new installement in the long-running rhythm-music series, but rather that Activision has given Guitar Hero the chop. Fourteen different RSI-inducing Guitar Hero games…

Ex Modern Warfare devs sue Activision for $500 million

Nearly 40 former employees of Infinity Ward, the development team behind the mega-successful Modern Warfare franchise, have brought a $500 million lawsuit against publishing house Activision. The employees are claiming for half a billion dollars in unpaid royalties and bonuses,…

Likwid iPhone app lets you bop along to music-based puzzles

Likwid is the latest music based app game from FunMobility. However, whereas most music games stick almost religiously to the tap-a-long format laid down by the likes of Guitar Hero, Likwid prefers brain-bending puzzles. The objective is to fill targets,…