The mighty Guitar Hero electronic game franchise started in 2005, back in the Middle Ages of video games. It earned hundreds of millions of dollars, but as of today it is no more. Sic transit gloria mundi.
“Plug pulled on Guitar Hero,” Liana B. Baker, Reuters, via the Toronto Sun.
“The music dies for once popular ‘Guitar Hero’ video game,” Michael Martinez, CNN
“RIP Guitar Hero: 2005-2011?” Gieson Cacho, A+E Interactive
“Guitar Hero Gone: What Went Wrong?” Chris Taylor, Mashable
“‘Guitar Hero’ Dead,” Scott Steinberg, Rolling Stone blog
Image (“Paul Bril, Self-Portrait with Video Game”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com
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