Nerds rejoice! Stan Bush’s ballad “The Touch” from the 1986 animated film Transformers: The Movie will soon be available as a free download for Guitar Hero World Tour, according to a letter from the artist.
It wasn’t mentioned when the track would hit, though.
Activision sends word that legendary lead vocalist and bassist for Motorhead, Lemmy, will be featured as a playable character in Guitar Hero: Metallica this spring.
His in-game likeness will rock and shred his way to the stage alongside Metallica or by himself. The band’s song “Ace of Spades” is featured in the game as a playable track.
The game is due out next month on PS3, Xbox 360, Wii and PS2.
With the release of Guitar Hero Metallica on the horizon, retailers are offering pre-order incentives to those who order the PS3, Xbox 360 or Wii versions of the game.
Those who preorder from GameStop will receive an exclusive second kick pedal for free; GameCrazy customers will get a pair of official drumsticks for free; and Best Buy customers will receive free tattoo sleeves at launch.
Seeing as how popular the zombie-themed bonus level for Call of Duty: World at War is, Treyarch has announced that the next downloadable map pack for the game will include more zombie content.
“Yes, there will be a new wave of undead coming soon and–while we appreciate everyone’s concern (and we don’t condone vandalism)–we assure you that these zombies will only be found in the Call of Duty: World at War Map Pack," wrote a Treyarch community manager on the game’s official forums.
As expected, no release date or pricing details were offered.
While the first Transformers Movie game was horrid, the developers behind the upcoming tie-in seems to be putting in the effort, though the quality of the final product is yet to be seen.
Anyways, enjoy these four new screenshots from Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, which is due out alongside the film this summer.
Expanding your purchase options, Call of Duty: World at War is now available on Steam.
Developed by Treyarch, the game is now selling like hotcakes across all regions. It can be bought for $49.95, the same price as retail.
Since Activision is in party mode, the publisher has announced that it will host a Xbox Live weekend this month, letting players 14 years of age or older participate in a number of activities to celebrate Guitar Hero: World Tour.
The activities include an Xbox All NIghter on November 27; Play & Win sweepstakes from November 28 through 30; and Game with Developers on November 30 from 10pm to 1am GMT.
Those who play during the weekend can win special prizes, including Samsung home theater packages, 1GB memory sticks and more. However, most interesting will be the Game with Developers session where lucky gamers can have their ass whooped by the makers of the game themselves. Here are the people who are participating:
- GHDevTina – Producer
- GHDevLee – Associate Producer
- GHDevCorey – Production Coordinator
- GHDevAnthony – Midi Designer
- GHDevChris – Midi Designer
- GHDevJason – Lead Animator
- GHDevZack – Junior Programmer
- GHDevJosh – Jr. Sound Designer
- GHDevKristina – Mocap Supervisor
- GHDevJustin – Mocap Tech
- GHDevAdry – QA Tester
- GHDevBrandon – QA Tester
- GHDevTravisR – QA Tester
You can check out the event’s official website for more information.