Join me Bloody-Disgusting reader as we travel back to the year 1969. I am willing to guarantee that this was before the majority of you were born (it was WELL before I was even a thought), so let’s take a look at some of the major events of that year: Ohio State won the Rose Bowl. Nixon succeeded as President of the United States of America. The Beatles performed their last public concert. The Boeing 747 makes its first flight. Monty Python’s Flying Circus airs its first episode on BBC. And King Crimson releases their first album, ‘In The Court Of The Crimson King’, beginning a musical career that is still going on today.
In case you live under a rock and haven’t yet heard the extra large news surrounding Activision, they decided to trim the hell out of their hedges. Cheesy analogy I know, but I can only assume there have been many more flying around the internet in relation to this news. Activision is getting smart, and decided to completely stop production on many of their once incredibly profitable games.
Guitar Hero, DJ Hero, True Crime, and Tony Hawk will not be seeing the light of day again. While it does suck to see a game like Guitar Hero, which made way for the infinitely better Rock Band go under, it’s good they are ending it now. Rather than waste millions making games that aren’t performing Activision decided to pull the plug. Past the break for more. READ MORE
Megadeth front man Dave Mustaine is in the midst of negotiating something with Neversoft/Activision. Maybe a possible Guitar Hero: Megadeth? Only Time will tell, until then this is what Mr. Mustaine had to say:
“I have recently had two very important high-level meetings with the people from Activision and Neversoft, and we are talking about a lot of things, but a Guitar Hero box set is not as attractive to me and the people from Guitar Hero as the new idea that they offered me, as the creative stuff that we are talking about is over-the-moon!” READ MORE