'Guitar Hero,' 'Rock Band' strum up big sales
A battle of the bands is at center stage this holiday season. The opening act, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, has been a tough ticket at retailers in all versions (Xbox, Wii, PS2 and PS3, about $50, or about $100 with controller) since its release in late October. It's the latest in a 2-year-old
Guitar Hero World Tour Peripherals Riddled with Problems
Gamers who dropped $200 on this highly-anticipated product are having some problems with the packaged instruments.
15 Sizzling Summer Games
From the much-anticipated Spore to the newest Guitar Hero to shoot-'em-ups galore, here are our recommendations for the games you've got to play this summer, with video of each of our picks.
The 15 Hottest Games of Summer
From the much-anticipated Spore to the newest Guitar Hero to shoot-'em-ups galore, here are our recommendations for the games you've got to play this summer.
Aerosmith plugs into 'Guitar Hero' popularity
Two years ago, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry came home and found his youngest son, Roman, now 16, playing Guitar Hero with friends. "I played it a little bit and said, 'This is fantastic. Does it have any Aerosmith songs on it?' " Perry says. "The first game didn't, and I was hugely (upset Perry
Gifts for gamers: Hot hardware to enhance the experience
You haven't played Halo 3 unless your tush has rumbled while firing at aliens. Whether it's over-the-top vibrating chairs or more practical gaming accessories, such as the Wii remote charging station, hundreds of optional peripherals can enhance your interactive entertainment experience —
'Guitar Hero III' rocks with more of the same
The good — and bad — news for Guitar Hero fans is that in the latest game in the franchise, RedOctane didn't mess much with the formula that placed its predecessors among the hottest game sensations of our time. So if you were looking for a fresh new experience in this sequel, you might be
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18 Grateful Dead songs included in 'Rock Band'
Deadheads have a reason to jam when the musical video game Rock Band hits stores this holiday season. The Grateful Dead will have 18 songs in the game, including Truckin', Uncle John's Band, Touch of Grey, Sugar Magnolia and Casey Jones. All of the songs will be original master recordings. Cover