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Guitar Hero: Queen Semi-Confirmed

We've already seen several legendary rock bands grace the covers of their own Guitar Hero titles. Isn't it Queen's turn?

The music/rhythm genre took a huge hit in 2009, which is why publishers have greatly scaled back in 2010. Still, we'll get Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock and Rock Band 3 later this year and there's little doubt that the legion of interactive music followers still exists. According to GameSpot citing Swedish news site DN.se, Queen guitarist Brian May appears to have prematurely announced Activision's new band-specific title. When asked, May confirmed Guitar Hero: Queen but wouldn't provide any further details; he only said the game is scheduled to release some time in 2011 and players will be able to participate in the band's concerts. This reminds us of the time May mentioned the possibility of a Rock Band title dedicated to the band but perhaps they opted for Guitar Hero instead. If you wish to bone up on Queen's extensive library of songs, you can always pick up SingStar: Queen, which will likely push your vocal abilities to the limit.

In the meantime, we'll just wait for the official announcement from Activision. It probably isn't too far off now.

Tags: guitar hero, queen, rumor, ps3

6/24/2010 2:32:58 PM Ben Dutka

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Comments (16 posts)

556pineapple
Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 2:47:39 PM
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I like Queen, but with the Pro Mode boasted in Rock Band 3, I think I'm done with the Guitar Hero Series. That and I haven't felt like supporting Activision too much this past year.

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sawao_yamanaka
Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 2:50:38 PM

I very much agree with you on that. Its the only way I can get my wife to "play" videogames. That and littlebigplanet. She's waiting for part 2

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Highlander
Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 4:04:37 PM
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Shouldn't this more accurately be called Guitar Hero : Brian May and not GH : Queen? He and his guitar were the heart and soul of the guitar sound in Queen's music.

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tes37
Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 4:35:37 PM

Brian May is an awesome guitarist.

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sawao_yamanaka
Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 4:53:28 PM

You still can't forget Freddys voice either.

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Highlander
Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 8:24:59 PM

@Sawao,

No, of course not. I have SingStar Queen for a reason. But this is *Guitar* Hero, not Vocal Hero, Queen's guitar sound was almost all about Brian May and his unique ability and sound.

I'm confused by the way in which Guitar Hero is incorporating vocals. but then again SingStar is incorporating music, so I guess it's all good.

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sawao_yamanaka
Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 8:58:20 PM

@Highlander

No worries at all. I'm a big queen fan. Who thumbed you guys down. I agree about Brian May as well he's a great guitarist. I wish he would have gone to harmonix they seem to put more love and work into their game. I really liked what they did with The Beatles. Guitar Hero Metallica was just kinda umm drab.

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frylock25
Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 6:49:17 PM
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ok so im not big on these guitar hero games but i guess milk it some more who cares. i really am posting about something off topic i think everyone will want to see.

Hermen Hulst from Guerrilla games will be demoing Killzone 3 on late night with jimmy fallon. im not here to promote that idiot, just wanted everyone to know if you wanted to see it. i guess he played need for speed last night and sucked at it. i doubt he will be very good at this game but whatever. why do stupid people get to be so lucky?

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DeathOfChaos
Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 7:10:20 PM

They're not, Killzone sucks.

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sawao_yamanaka
Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 7:45:06 PM

Really?

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frylock25
Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 8:24:11 PM

yea for sure. it was posted on psblog. it says 12:35 on NBC. im in chicago area. i dont know if that is the same for everywhere.

also psblog posted details about ps+. nothing about free lbp. it says we get 3 months free(in NA). but there was no mention of free lbp.

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sawao_yamanaka
Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 8:51:02 PM

I think free lbp is only for eu. We get 3 free months. Hope that's not true because I wanna get lbp and give my older one to my younger brother. I don't know I wouldn't really call Fallon a gamer at all. I wanna see how he plays it! :P
Oh sorry guys I'm having an off day! Yea right!

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SmokeyPSD
Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 7:51:17 PM
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I'm done with Guitar Hero. They've disrespected artists and musicians enough for me to hand anymore money over. I'll get queen just for singstar sometime. Singstar and rock band for me. Pro mode incoming to boot.

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BikerSaint
Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 9:40:23 PM
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I love Queen, they were one of the most influential bands of their time!
(the song "Liar, Liar" was my favorite, which rarely got any AM OR FM airtime).

R.I.P. Freddy Mercury!



And it's a crying shame that Queen & Anti-vision are even mentioned in the same sentence!!!!

R.I.HELL antivision!!!

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dlte
Friday, June 25, 2010 @ 3:34:07 AM
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AWESOME
Unfortunately it's Guitar Hero, so i won't waste my money on that....and a lot of Queen songs are already in RB. Now if someone could make a Led Zeppelin version....I'd only buy that in a heartbeat.

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___________
Friday, June 25, 2010 @ 3:58:52 AM
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as much as i love queen id love to see a GnR title.
i mean how can you even think about creating a music game without including one of the best bands of all time?
they have had quite a few tracks in GH games, even RB 2 had the premier of shacklers revenge which i might ad was a MASSIVE disappointment.
Chinese democracy was slightly better than ACDCs black ice but both were monumental disappointments considering the hype, and time carrying both titles.

or even if im going to let my imagination run wild a pink floyd game.
but that would never ever happen in the history of the universe!
they would never get the license from it which is a shame because they made so many fantastic songs!
apparently at live aid they were offed 10s of millions of dollars to get back together and they refused :(

or at least a slayer guitar hero.

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