Posts Tagged ‘Guitar Hero’

Shocking news from the gaming world this week as Activision kills Guitar Hero and shutters Red Octane.  Although Viacom recently dumped Harmonix for less than the price of a Rock Band game, Harmonix swears the franchise is not dead riding high on a Metacritic rating of 93 for Rock Band 3.  Much higher than the Metacritic rating […]


Probably one of the hippest music conferences earlier this year was the SanFranMusicTech conference that packed 600 into the swanky Kabuki at 1625 Post in San Francisco.  Well they’re back by popular demand this Monday with Third Eye Blind – how cool is that!  There will be live streaming on the site at http://www.sfmusictech.com and […]


Follow all the fun at the LA Games Conference on Twitter #LAGC.  Most controversial quote:  “32% music revenue last year was from video games.”  Lots of NE1 know…click here and here for Tommy Tallarico’s response.  Here’s the rest: TRENDS Nick Williams presentation at www.gameplaninsights.com/lagc.pdf Most anticipated titles:  Halo 3, ModernWarfare 2, Madden 2010 Wii and DS chasing […]


LAGC begins today at 1pm at the Hollywood Roosevelt in Los Angeles.  Details are at http://www.lagamesconference.com.  We’ll post video once links are available. Here’s the guide: Tu 4/28      1-2, Gaming Trends 2-2:45, Gaming & Music Speakers include:  Alex Hackford, Head of A&R, Sony Computer Entertainment, Tommy Tallarico, Video Games Live,Scott Scherer, Hands-On Mobile, Ted Cohen […]


Here are some of the great events that took place in the last week:   COMMONWEALTH CLUB:  ROCK STAR REVOLUTION (Th 2/5, SOLD OUT!) Last Thursday, got to schmooze with Tim Westergren, Founder, Pandora; Steve Jang, CMO, imeem; Nion McEvoy, CEO, Spin Magazine; and Dana LoPiccolo-Giles, Founder, CreateSpace at the Sheppard Mullin Digital Media Law […]


Today is the last day of Macworld and time to look toward the future.  Booked for 1/4-8 San Francisco Moscone, Macworld 2010 is asking its fans to dream big.   So here is my vision of what Macworld could be, a place where one’s creative potential is unleashed.  A  lively festival/expo for books, music, movies and games […]