Gaming giant Activision Blizzard, under the gun from investors over sexual harassment controversies and ongoing executive turmoil, has pulled the escape cord: The company has agreed to be acquired by
Like any successful founder, Andrew Grauer had bright, long-term ambitions for Course Hero from the moment he launched it in 2006. He started the business to create a place where students could ask qu
What's your karaoke song? If you have an instant answer to that (or even if you don't), pay attention.
The guys that helped create Guitar Hero, John Devecka, Charles Huang, and Kai Huang, along wit
Guitar Hero creator Charles Huang founded Green Throttle, a Santa Clara-based startup with $6 million in funding, to build out multiplayer Android gaming for the living room. Now, the company says it&
Editor’s note: Derek Andersen is the founder of Startup Grind, a 35-city event series hosted in 15-countries that educates, inspires, and connects entrepreneurs. He also founded Commonred (acqu
As a barely 23-year-old, my deepest connection to most classic Rock songs is through a <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/playstation">PlayStation</a> game. My favorite PlayStation game. You may have
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/guitarheroact.jpg" />Activision now says that Guitar Hero hasn't been outright cancelled, but merely placed on hiatus. The publisher <a H
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/guitarherodead.jpg" />Kudos to <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/activision/">Activision</a> for doing exactly what so many people h
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/yoink.jpg" />Sad news today. Looks like the music genre doesn't have room for two (or is it three? four?) overpriced DLC machines. To be
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/rockband3x-large.jpg" />Rock Band 3 is going to teach you something actually useful: playing-for-real.
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<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/keytar-hero.jpg" />With sales of music games <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/12/19/music-video-games-they-are-dying/">dropping</a
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/Ukulele-Hero-or-a-Guitar-Hero-controller-for-Toddl.jpg" />Here's an interesting modification for a Guitar Hero controller. An anonymous m
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/ForPress_Product2_REV_610x487-1-150x150.jpg">The original complaint about music games like <a HREF="http://crunchgear.com/search/guitar h
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/rock-band-2-drums-suck-ass_3.jpg">The NPD Group is reporting that the sale of music games like DJ Hero, Band Hero, Oboe Hero, and Violin
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/nodoubt.jpg" />Famous rock band No Doubt has sued Activision over the use of its avatars in the game <i>Guitar Hero 5</i>. No Doubt says
In the interest of bringing Ron and Fez‘s fantastic radio show topics to a more tech-minded audience, I propose the following: games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band, while fun and, generally spea
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/GH5.jpg">After finally adding some drummy goodness with Guitar Hero World Tour and then issuing the video game equivalent of a greatest h
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/gh.jpg">If you really think about it, it makes sense that future installments of Guitar Hero and other games like that could basically co
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/3902810522_3e22ff039f.jpg" />Ahhh, just what the doctor ordered: <a href="http://logitech.com">Logitech</a> just released a wireless guit
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/rolling_stones.jpg" />Well, they don't have their own game, but at least the Rolling Stones have their own download pack. Guitar Hero jus