I distinctly remember going to parties in college and finding myself sitting with my then-boyfriend and watching as his music major friends jammed out to "Sweet Child of Mine" on the ultra-popular video game Guitar Hero.
Now, I am sad to say, such fun may not be had by wannabe-musician-dating college co-eds in the future, as Activision Blizzard Inc, makers of Guitar Hero, announced it will stop publishing the game this year.
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Say it isn't so! It seems like everybody plays Guitar Hero or Rock Band these days. I am sad to see a video game disappear that could inspire people to take up an instrument. Or, if not inspired to learn how to play guitar, at least inspired to check out the classic rock that is often featured on these games.
Labels: guitar hero, rock band, video games