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2009-08-12 07:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The growing crew of turntable legends bringing mixes exclusively to DJ Hero(TM) continues to build with the addition of The Scratch Perverts, winners of the inaugural DMC World Team Championship in 1999, and hip hop turntablist DJ Yoda, one of today's hottest DJs tearing it up on the ones and twos. The Scratch Perverts, a UK-based crew comprised of scratch masters Tony Vegas, DJ Primecuts and Plus One, have spun five mixes...

2009-06-04 17:52:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JAY-Z and Eminem -- two of the music industry's most influential and successful artists -- performed together on Monday night at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles to celebrate their collaboration with DJ Hero(TM), the highly-anticipated new game will bring DJ culture and new music genres including hip-hop, electronic, R&B and soul music to the successful Guitar Hero(R) platform. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:...

2009-05-29 13:24:00

Innovative Partnership Includes Special Edition Featuring Music CDs from Both Artists SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jay-Z and Eminem - two of the music industry's most influential and successful artists - will join DJ Hero(TM), the highly-anticipated new game that is bringing DJ culture and new music genres including hip-hop, electronic, R&B and soul music to the successful Guitar Hero(R) platform, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today....

2009-05-27 15:29:00

Company's Powerful Slate Features Infinity Ward's Modern Warfare(R) 2, DJ Hero(TM) and Guitar Hero(R) 5 For the First Time Attendees Can Play Bizarre Creations' Blur(TM) and Tony Hawk(R): RIDE(TM); and See New Presentations of Marvel(TM): Ultimate Alliance 2, Transformers(TM): Revenge of the Fallen, Wolfenstein(TM), Singularity(TM) and PROTOTYPE(TM) SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) will debut a robust slate of new titles...

2009-05-26 15:00:00

Fans Participate in Unveiling Guitar Hero 5 Artists in Unique Contest Spanning Websites, TV, Blogs and Online Media SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Guitar Hero launches a unique online scavenger hunt today that invites fans to scour websites, TV shows, blogs and online media sites to uncover the full list of artists that will appear on Guitar Hero 5, the next version of the most popular music game in the world. Fans are invited to start their search at...

2009-05-18 07:30:00

The White Stripes, Kings of Leon, The Rolling Stones, Santana and Johnny Cash Among the Artists Featured in Guitar Hero 5 Innovative Social and Competitive Gameplay Features Designed for All Levels of Expertise, Puts More Fun and Control in the Hands of Music Lovers SANTA MONICA, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Guitar Hero continues to re-define the music and gaming experience this Fall with the release of Guitar Hero 5. Featuring the best variety and biggest rock stars of today combined...

2009-05-07 07:25:00

Innovative DJ Hero Game Expected To Transform How Consumers Engage with Music New Guitar Hero 5, DJ Hero and Band Hero Expand the Category with Fun-to-Play Experiences and Innovative New Technologies and Features Fall Slate Delivers Largest Variety of Music and Hottest Artists SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) is set to once again revolutionize how consumers interact with music by releasing three new titles this fall - DJ...

2009-04-29 07:30:00

Free Tracks from Ferret Music and Metal Blade Records Also Rock the Guitar Hero Downloadable Set List SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Metal mavens, pop stars and global invaders can rejoice this May with three new downloadable Track Packs coming to Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Guitar Hero(R) World Tour. The eclectic downloadable set list opens with free music from Ferret Music and Metal Blade Records, followed by pop anthems from P!nk, Angels &...

2009-04-14 07:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hailed as "Activision's best Guitar Hero(R) yet" by AOL/GameDaily and "a must-play for fans" by IGN.com, Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Guitar Hero(R) Metallica(R) is now available at retail outlets across North America for the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system. PlayStation 2 system rock stars can now experience the intensity of musical icons Metallica and over 20 additional bands. Shred on the guitar...

2009-04-09 14:00:00

Online voting at SmashHits.GuitarHero.com Begins Today SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Guitar Hero(R) fans can now cast their votes online at SmashHits.GuitarHero.com to determine the order in which songs will be revealed for Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Guitar Hero(R) Smash Hits. Guitar Hero Smash Hits takes the most exciting, recognizable and fun to play music from genre-defining titles Guitar Hero(R), Guitar Hero(R) II, Guitar Hero(R) Encore: Rocks...


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