The Guitar Hero series is finished, at least for now, with no game forthcoming for 2011 and its business unit to be disbanded, publisher Activision Blizzard announced today — citing declines in the music genre and a desire to focus on higher-margin opportunities in the online space.
The amount of Guitar Hero titles in the past few years have arguably saturated the market.
More departures a month after Zampella and West left the company.
I’d have thought Treyarch would make this year’s Call of Duty followed by Modern Warfare 3 by Infinity Ward next year. But if this news turns out to be true, I’m not complaining – I’d love to see something new from IW.
MMO developers trying to copy World of Warcraft is “definitely not the right move,” says Blizzard lead producer, Shane Dabiri.
While this should be blatantly clear to all developers, there are still some that are trying to replicate the WoW formula. Without luck.