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Activision claims that Harmonix's 'Rock Band' is a Guitar Hero rip-off

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Since Harmonix and Activision went their separate ways, each company is developing a new rock-based game. Activision is busy developing Guitar Hero 3, and Harmonix is making Rock Band. Over at Gamasutra, Activision explained why they think Guitar Hero 3 will be the better of the two...by claiming that Rock band is a Guitar Hero imitator. Activision implied that Rock Band will merely be a Guitar Hero retread rather than an original game. However, one could claim that Harmonix has every right to, considering that they originally made the game, and they helped make Konami's Guitar Freaks series.

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Well I'm sure EA will be a lot of help :laugh:.
 

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Im sure its a knock off of the popular game they helped create. I think Activision is just mad that they have some competition now.
 

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rock band will be cool, but i'm not going to spend $60 for the game, and $70x4 (60 + 280 = 340) for the game and it's accessories. GH3 FTW!!!
 

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rock band will be cool, but i'm not going to spend $60 for the game, and $70x4 (60 + 280 = 340) for the game and it's accessories. GH3 FTW!!!
Why would it cost so much?

My Fender pwns video game guitars.
 
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Les Paul, FTW!
 
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Only Ibanez is the true virtuoso tool. :nutkick:
ewww

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I like Ibanez cuz it's cheap :p.
 

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hahaha. Shit like that is so immature. FFS get over it, just means you have to actually put some ideas in that aint crap lol.
 

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Ibenez's doesn't even have a picguard!

Les Pauls are overpriced, and I don't really like that soun.

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