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Back in October 2007, Activision Blizzard, Inc., a leading international developer, publisher, and distributor of interactive games, released its third version of popular video game Guitar Hero(R), titled, Guitar Hero(R) III: Legends of Rock(TM) (“GH III“). The game (featuring hits from legendary artists such Aerosmith, Guns N’ Roses, and Pearl Jam) was immediately a Continue Reading

No Doubt Cries "Don't Speak" to Band Hero Avatars

On November 16, 2009 By Anne Goodwyn

In a digital world, where celebrities’ images and recordings are easily manipulated, distorted, and distributed, it is refreshing to see musical group No Doubt take control of its representations.

No Doubt filed a lawsuit against Activision, the publishers of the popular Band Hero video game, Wednesday, November 4. No Doubt seeks an injunction [...]

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Guitar Hero, Kurt Cobain & the Twitter Tirade

On September 23, 2009 By Donna Baldry

Courtney Love is threatening to sue the makers of Guitar Hero over their representation of her late husband in Guitar Hero 5. Making her position (very) public, Ms. Love launched a “tirade” against Activision over Twitter, threatening to sue on behalf of “the [...]

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