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Activision Press Conference Highlights

Activision yesterday held a press conference were the showed off some of their upcoming games, and also talked about ideas for new ones.Here are the highlights.

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  • GameStop Seeks “Ultimate Guitar Hero” – National Contest to Give Star Power to the Players

    GRAPEVINE, Texas—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Can you rock out like Aerosmith or Pat Benatar? Are you a master of Star Power? Does your family jam with the best of them? If so, forget American Idol, Making the Band and America’s Got Talent, GameStop (NYSE:GME), the world’s largest video game and entertainment software retailer, today announced its Ultimate Guitar Hero Contest in search of the best video game rockers.

    From now until October 10, 2008, Guitar Hero fans are encouraged to visit www.GameStop.com/UltimateGuitarHero to submit a photo and a brief description (300 words or less) of why they should be crowned champion. Held in anticipation of the Guitar Hero®: World Tour release by Activision on October 26, 2008, GameStop is looking to identify the Ultimate Guitar Heroes in each of following three categories:

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    UK Software Sales

    UK

    1. Mercenaries 2: World in Flames (EA) 2. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 (EA) 3. Spore (EA) 4. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Sega) 5. Wii Fit …
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    DJ Hero Details

    Wow, I have totally forgot about this game! It was just another Activision music game that I was not going to buy. The idea behind it seems pretty go though.


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    Guitar Hero World Tour Gets A Little Less Cool

    Red Octain has a press release concerning Guitar Hero World Tour. Were they describe the different instruments and new features in the game. According to the Press release the Drums will need its own Wii-mote, along with the Guitars, that comes to three if  you add a bass. The biggest thing comes at the end of the press release. We may have to pay for battle of the bands! Press release after the jump.

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    Analyst: Wii ‘Inhospitable’ For Third-Party Publishers

    According to yesterdays NPD number, Madden 09 took the top three spots on the Software sales chart. You would think that it would be 360 PS3 and Wii version of …
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    ACTIVISION UNVEILS FULL GUITAR HERO WORLD TOUR SET LIST

    Featuring 86 Master Tracks, Game Delivers The Biggest Selection of On-Disc Music In The Music-Rhythm Videogame Genre To Date

    Friday 12th September/… Delivering unparalleled depth and diversity featuring some of the most prolific artists of all time including Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Van Halen, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Michael Jackson and more, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today revealed the highly-anticipated full set list for Guitar Hero® World Tour, the definitive rock ‘n’ roll music videogaming experience. Spanning over 40 years of rock history and featuring 86 tracks, comprised entirely of master recordings, the game will deliver Guitar Hero® fans the largest selection of on-disc music in the music-rhythm videogame genre to date.

    The complete Guitar Hero World Tour on-disc set list available this autumn will include:

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    More GH Peripherals On The Way

    IN STORES JANUARY 2009
    Guitar Hero 2009 Mix & Match Guitars, Wave 1
    Build your own guitar with interchangeable guitar heads, necks and bodies. 2-packs include stands and stickers for customization!

    2-packs
    – Feedback guitar (Effervescence pattern) & Voracious guitar (Cedar Ripple pattern)
    – Feedback guitar (Machine pattern) & Frydaze guitar (Tiger Stripes pattern)
    – Frydaze guitar (The Forge pattern) & Widowmaker guitar (Dragon pattern)
    – Widowmaker guitar (Paisley Dream pattern) & Voracious guitar (Camo pattern)
    – Voracious guitar (Cubert pattern) & Frydaze guitar (Boltz pattern)

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    NPD SAYS NINTENDO DS AND WII FINISH 1 AND 2 IN AUGUST U.S. SALES

    Sept. 11, 2008

    Nintendo DS™ and Wii™ again topped the hardware sales charts for August, according to the independent NPD Group, which tracks video game sales in the United States. …
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    August NPD Info

    DS – 518.3K units Wii – 453K PSP – 253K units 360 – 195.2K units PS3 – 185.4K units PS2 – 144.1K units

    1. Madden NFL 09 – 360 – …
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    Guitar Hero On Tour: Decades Factsheet

    Key Features

    * Share the Music
    * Stream over 50 songs between Guitar Hero On Tour: Decades and Guitar Hero: On Tour using local wireless play
    * A New Musical Offering: Rock out to 25 all new songs and 3 bonus tracks, with some of the greatest hits from each decade. Twenty one songs will be exclusive to Guitar Hero On Tour: Decades and 7 will be taken from Guitar Hero® World Tour.

    Announced song list:

    * Modern: Foo Fighters – The Pretender
    * 2000s: Red Hot Chili Peppers – Can’t Stop
    * 1990s: Blind Melon – No Rain
    * 1980s: Bon Jovi – You Give Love a Bad Name
    * 1970s: Lynyrd Skynyrd – Sweet Home Alabama (Live)

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    Weekly savings (9/7 – 9/13)

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    Best Buy $5 off all Wii Fit accessories Guitar Hero On Tour Bundle (DS) – $44.99 Mario Kart DS (DS) – $24.99 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games …
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    The Big Five!!!
    11 years ago

    The Big Five!!!

    Nintendo Wii

    North America:

    1. Wii Fit (Nintendo) 2. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo) 3. Rock Band (EA Games) 4. Wii Play (Nintendo) …
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    MULTI-GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ARTISTS STING AND TOOL TO ROCK IN GUITAR HERO WORLD TOUR
    11 years ago

    MULTI-GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ARTISTS STING AND TOOL TO ROCK IN GUITAR HERO WORLD TOUR

    Police Frontman/Bassist Sting to Lend Voice and Likeness; Rockers Tool Bring Three Popular Tracks and Band-Designed Venue to the Game

    Friday 5th September/… Rock and roll legend Sting and progressive metal pioneers Tool are making their video game debuts, contributing more than just music, in Activision Publishing, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Guitar Hero® World Tour.

    In what will be the largest collection of artists ever to appear in a Guitar Hero game, singer-songwriter, actor, author, activist and lead singer/bassist of The Police, Sting will add his voice and likeness as an in-game character. Aspiring frontmen can take the stage as Sting throughout their vocal career or play alongside him as he performs one of The Police classics, “Demolition Man.”

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    Analyst: Xbox 360 Price Cut Won’t Spur Reductions For Wii, PS3

    ….”At this point, we do not anticipate either Nintendo or Sony to match the Xbox 360 price cut,” says Sebastian, citing continuing Wii supply constraints and past remarks by Sony …
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