Guitar Hero

Guitar Hero revival tipped for consoles later this year

Guitar Hero revival tipped for consoles later this year

It's time to brush up on your guitar skills and dust off that old controller. Or maybe not, since you might have to buy a new one just for this rumored comeback. Kotaku UK reports that Guitar Hero might be due a sequel and that it will be announced at E3 in June and that it will launch before 2015 ends. If true, then this year could very well be known as the revival of the music jamming games, with Rock Band also rumored to be back in town.

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Harmonix hiring for next-gen, real-time combat game

Harmonix hiring for next-gen, real-time combat game

Well here's something we definitely weren't expecting to see today: Harmonix, the genius studio behind Rock Band and Guitar Hero, is apparently developing a real-time combat game for next generation consoles. A job ad on Gamasutra reveals as much, with Harmonix looking for a "Combat Designer to create real-time, single-player combat experiences for a brand new IP on next generation hardware." In other words, it would appear that Harmonix is ready to branch out from the rhythm genre.

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SlashGear You Rock Guitar Giveaway Winner Announced!

SlashGear You Rock Guitar Giveaway Winner Announced!

If you'll recall, it was the end of September when we decided that we'd go ahead and do one of our giveaways. This time around, it was a You Rock Guitar, which is still billed as one of "the most versatile rock guitars on the planet." Pretty bold words, but considering the features that come packed in this guitar, they could be right. And, while we know the anticipation has been intense, we can finally say that we've chosen our winner: Ryan Neary.

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SlashGear You Rock Guitar Giveaway!

SlashGear You Rock Guitar Giveaway!

Even if you haven't got an iPad, we've still got a great giveaway for you. Inspired Instruments has given us one of their You Rock Guitars to give away, billed as "the most versatile rock guitar on the planet". Not only goes the You Rock Guitar work with Rockband and Guitar Hero, it also works as a full MIDI controller instrument for proper recording, and as a standard digital guitar for use with an amp!

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Student builds creepy Guitar Hero playing robot type thing

Student builds creepy Guitar Hero playing robot type thing

I once watched this scary movie where one of those ventriloquist dummies stalked some people in a house with a big knife. The movie really creeped me out. This Guitar Hero playing robot created by a student at Minnesota West Technical College is really creepy and reminds me of that movie. Except this dummy would be following you around and hitting you with a guitar controller from Guitar Hero.

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