Activision Pulls Plug on 'Guitar Hero'
3:33 PM PST 2/9/2011 by Paul Bond
UPDATED: The company announces 500 workers will be laid off as it discontinues development on the popular video game.
Guitar Hero, the video game that managed to put a cool new spin on the concept of playing air guitar while sparking digital sales of classic rock tunes, is getting the ax.
Subscribe now to read the full article
- Read The Hollywood Reporter on any mobile device
- Email complete articles to clients or colleagues
- Interactive Radio: listen to the topics or headlines that interest you
- RSS Feed: read in a timely manner with easy to find content
- Read Offline: locate issues and articles easily at any time, no internet connection needed
Already a Subscriber? Log In
- MOST SHARED
- MOST POPULAR
Social & Mobile