Virtual Jimi Hendrix in Guitar Hero: World Tour


Well Rock Band 2 may have AC/DC, Dylan and Motorhead but Activision has just announced an exclusive deal on Guitar Hero 4 for none other than the guitar genius that is Jimi Hendrix.

Yes, Guitar Hero: World Tour will feature not only feature both The Wind Cries Mary and a live version of Puple Haze but there’ll even be a virtual Jimi…

Rock Band 2 deluxe drum kit from ION


Do you know what? I’m pretty much past caring which rock game I buy to jump around with at home. Both Guitar Hero 4 and Rock Band 2 look bloody awesome and I’m going to grab a copy of each, but if it’s a one-or-the-other case for you, then pictures of the Rock Band 2 deluxe electronic drum kit may be just the kind of thing to sway your opinion…

Guitar Hero 4 World Tour – and drum kit! – shown off

The lines are getting more than a little bit blurred out there in the music game world. Developer Harmonix, remember, created Guitar Hero for Activision, before being headhunted to invent Rock Band for MTV and Electronic Arts.

Now, in Guitar Hero 4, the Activision game is adding drums and microphone support, blatantly copying Rock Band and making pretty much everyone in the world more than a little confused about why the two series seem to be converging and eating each other in public. Here’s the official GH4 trailer:

Slightly insane. Playing guitar riffs on the drums? Singing? Lenny bloody Kravitz? With Rock Band taking off…