Guitar Hero: Gone for good or just for now?
Analysts disagree on whether Activision could have done things differently to keep rhythm series viable, but expect Tony Hawk to make an eventual return.
Guitar Hero, DJ Hero DLC done after February
Activision confirms that downloadable content pipeline will dry up after this month.
Guitar Hero business unit disbanded, True Crime: Hong Kong canceled, Tony Hawk on hold
Once-mighty rhythm franchise's latest installment canned; DJ Hero discontinued; United Front's open-world game also given the chop; no new skateboarding game in 2011; Activision's global workforce being culled by 7%.
RedOctane closed by Activision?
Original Guitar Hero shop named as the latest casualty in publisher's sweeping cuts; Van Halen developer also shuttered.
Activision Blizzard loses $286 million on weakening rhythm genre
Modern Warfare 2's record sales can't prevent Oct.-Dec. shortfall caused by asset write-down; earnings still beat analysts' expectations, stock up in after-hours trading; full-year profit of $113 million.
Guitar Hero head leaving Activision
Ex-Yahoo exec Dan Rosensweig departs "to pursue other career opportunities" after less than a year on the job.
Shippin' Out December 20-26: Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
Square Enix's Crystal Bearers for the Wii leads a light release slate including the retail launch of Guitar Hero: Van Halen.
Sports, music games exempt from ratings in latest UK bill
Draft of Digital Economy measure proposes exceptions for games situated in athletics, rhythm, religion genres.
Activision CEO reaps $20.2 million in three-day stock sale
Modern Warfare 2 launch window sees Bobby Kotick exercise nearly 2 million stock options for $1.99 million--which he immediately sells for $22.2 million.
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