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Activision Outlines Their New Plans (True Crime canned, new CoD service)

I think Activision has hit a new time low today while still maybe recognizing that they should improve things but at the same time looking like a completely soulless corporation.  Announced during their financial report, Activision has decided to cease development on the 2011 version of Guitar Hero along with revealing that they don’t plan to release a new iteration in the Tony Hawk Skateboarding franchise. In addition to Guitar Hero getting the axed, DJ Hero has also been given the pink slip and so have the developers behind it.

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock Gets New Guitar Design

Truth be told I haven’t played a Guitar Hero game in a while. They’ve been pretty steadily producing a series of one-offs and “World Tour” that I just had no interest in what-so-ever. Maybe it’s my loyalty to Harmonix ever since Amplitude was first shown to me, but Activision just doesn’t seem to understand what I need out of my music games these days… Having said that though, I do have to admit they come up with some pretty awesome plastic instruments.

Guitar Hero Rocks Out in Home

While the gaming community is still unsure what to think about PlayStation Home, Sony and 3rd party developers are continuing to add new spaces and features in the hopes of giving users a reason to visit Home aside from doing the robot whilst listening to 50 Cent.

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