Guitar Hero

American Takes First Place At DDR World Championship

American Takes First Place At DDR World Championship

DDR’s main composer, Yuichi Asami, presenting Chike with his trophy at the DDR World Championship. Chris “iamchris4life” Chike was one of a handful of Americans invited to Japan to compete in the DDR World Championship. It was the first time players from the States had ever been asked to attend,…

The Band Game Crash Saved Us From A Guitar Hero MMO

The Band Game Crash Saved Us From A Guitar Hero MMO

After the release of some 20 games and spin-offs between 2005 and 2010 made everybody completely sick of games with “Hero” at the end, Activision killed the series in 2011. Game historian Liam Robertson gives us a look at the massively multiplayer online Hero World that died with it.