gibson

Gibson Goes Sue Happy On MTV And EA

Gibson Goes Sue Happy On MTV And EA

After slapping retailers selling Guitar Hero with a lawsuit, Gibson today said it has also filed suit against EA and MTV, publisher of Rock Band and parent company of Harmonix, respectively. While the Reuters report doesn’t mention Rock Band by name, which happens to use Fender brand guitars and controllers,…

Did Konami Inspire Gibson’s Patent Suit?

Did Konami Inspire Gibson’s Patent Suit?

Last week, Guitar Hero III came out in Japan. The game sold something like 3,000 copies fore both the PS3 and the PS2. Ouch. Not surprising as guitar-based music games were popular in Japan nine years ago. Nine years ago? As game site Next Generation points out, that’s the same…