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[Euro-Gamer] Acti explains Guitar Hero, True Crime cull

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source: http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/20...rue-crime-cull

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The Guitar Hero franchise has been officially killed off following consistent decline in the music sector, Activision has announced.

"Due to continued declines in the music genre, the company will disband Activision Publishing's Guitar Hero business unit and discontinue development on its Guitar Hero game for 2011," explained a statement from the publisher.

Oh well, it had gotten stale and Rockband was far superior.
post #2 of 95
Har-dee-har... saw what you did there with the title

It is about time really... how many more could there really be?
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Ergh. How many times do I have to say this? DO NOT use your own title!
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Hahaha. Axed!
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post #5 of 95
this is how everything owned by Activision Dev studio, or IP will end up.


As soon as they run it into the ground, its fire them and drop the IP.
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Didn't they release a new one every year for the last 6-7 years? Also, aren't they just 90% the same with a new feature or two tacked on with a new song roster/list?

If they did that, then they're bound to hit a wall eventually... they shouldn't just drop Guitar Hero on the spot, should of at least released the final game for 2011 as thanks to their fans or find a way to reinvent the music genre (seems impossible).

They pretty much killed it with fire.
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The video game "Guitar Hero," once believed to be helping revive rock a few years ago in the hip-hop era, will jam no longer.

Activision Blizzard Inc. announced Wednesday it will cease publishing the game this year.
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Hmmm...well how about that?
    
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***. another sign of 2012.
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took it long enough...
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post #10 of 95
w/e it was mind blowing anyway. rock band beats it in every way and they know it.
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