Controller maker paid $300,000 not to make Guitar Hero

The Guitar Hero series has sold over 25 million units since its 2005 debut, making it the third most lucrative franchise in gaming history -- but one company paid $300,000 to not be part of its success.

RedDragan5007d ago

That is awesome!

And kudos to the guy in charge, he has held his hands up and I love his quote:

"Everyone else made hundreds of millions and we paid money to not be a part of it," Richardson said. "It was brilliant. I come up with these strokes of genius from time to time. That was my best."

Noctis Aftermath5007d ago

Man someone give this guy a trophy, that last comment was pure gold, hilarious, i almost choked.

Smacktard5007d ago

Hahahahahahahaha, MadCatz never does anything right. Terrible 3rd party controllers. Damn that's stupid hahaha.

dan_chan895006d ago

LOL, nice to see he has a sense of humor about it.

silvacrest5005d ago

well, his choice was to laugh about it or cry about the millions lost

i wonder what i would do...

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FreeckyCake7d ago (Edited 7d ago )

They already made a couple of " The Mummy " games, and honestly, they all sucked big time. The Last one I've played was the game iteration of Tom of the Dragon Emperor, and that was disappointing.

Dredd has been made into ... I think 4 games? the last one I played was Judge Dredd vs Death. It was based on the comics, and it ended in a cliffhanger. If only a sequel were to be made...

Edit: Still a great topic, though!

I think the closest you can have to Kill Bill is No More Heroes 1. The vibes, the coolness, the gore and everything just screams Kill Bill! Kill Bill! Kill BIll!!!! haha


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