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Activision and Everyone Tied to Kurt Cobain At Odds Over Guitar Hero 5 Representation

Activision and Everyone Tied to Kurt Cobain At Odds Over Guitar Hero 5 Representation

With the announcement of Guitar Hero 5, nothing was bigger than the fact that Kurt Cobain, the former lead singer of Nirvana, had been licensed as a likeness within the game. We haven't really gone into depth on this at all, even as the story broke repeatedly over the last week or so. It seemed to be just a flare up from Courtney Love, Cobain's widow, as she defended herself against the myriad of complaints she had received from fans of Cobain and the band, most of which had been focused on her Twitter feed.

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Band Hero DS “Drum Grip” for Nintendo DS revealed

Band Hero DS “Drum Grip” for Nintendo DS revealed

Activision have been showing off their latest peripheral, and this time they've set their sights on your pocket.  Set to be included with every purchase of Band Hero DS, the upcoming musical game for Nintendo's clamshell console, the Band Hero DS Drum Grip is a rubberized silicon sleeve that fits over the DS Lite.

Activision CEO threatens to drop Sony PS3 and PSP

Activision CEO threatens to drop Sony PS3 and PSP

Game developer Activision have set their sights on bringing Sony down a peg or two, threatening to cease development for the PS3 and PSP consoles if the company does not reduce royalty fees.  CEO Bobby Kotick has accused Sony of "losing a bit of momentum" and complained that the company does not "make it easy for me to support the [PlayStation 3] platform".  Kotick is now asking for a PS3 hardware price-cut.

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