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Call of Duty: Black Ops Unable to Change Guitar Hero's Fate ~ The Sony Geniuses

Due to recent dismal performance, Activision Blizzard announced Wednesday that it would discontinue its “Guitar Hero” business unit, and cancel a new title in the series it had planned for release later this year. Even with Activision’s “Call of Duty: Black Ops” outselling every other game in 2010, the fact that yearly revenues from “Guitar hero” decreased from $1.8 billion in 2008 to $300 million last year has sealed the fate of the series. According to video game industry tracking group, NPD, this follows in a trend of decreasing popularity amongst “casual games.”

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DlocDaBudSmoka2436d ago

umm has this author played COD? its the same thing every year just a different setting.

Warwager2436d ago

Did the article imply COD being a non-casual game?

LOL.