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'Guitar Hero' Unplugged; Activision Ends Video Game Franchise

9 February 2011 3:55 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The music is over for Guitar Hero. Activision Blizzard announced on a conference call Wednesday that it plans to shutter its music game business. The move means that roughly 500 employees or 7 percent of the company's workforce will lose their jobs. The company will also end its lucrative Guitar Hero franchise. Read also: A Hard Day's Night for Music Videogames “Due to continued declines in the music genre, the company will disband Activision Publishing's Guitar Hero business unit and discontinue development on its Guitar Hero game for 2011,” the company said in a financial »

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