A Guitar Hero III Pitch: Rockapocalypse

By Jorge Ba-oh 28.08.2012 1

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Guitar Hero, a series currently on hiatus, may have had a different direction in a pitch for what could have been Guitar Hero III.

Whilst designers Steven Kimura and Joe Kowalski were working at Harmonix, the pair put together a video pitch for a concept dubbed "Rockapocalypse" - a dystopian future where rock music has been banned, guitars set on fire - for all the wrong reasons. The only songs that remain are those that people remember, setting a rather different tone to the standard "become a rock legend" proceedings.

According to Kotaku, it did gain some ground - but then the series went onto Activision subsidiary Neversoft and Vicarious Visions, with Harmonix going onto create Rock Band. The rest is rhythm history.


 
Box art for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock
Developer

Vicarious Visions

Publisher

Activision

Genre

Rhythm

Players

2

C3 Score

Rated $score out of 10  n/a

Reader Score

Rated $score out of 10  9/10 (13 Votes)

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As long as Harmonix regains the rights to make this then I'd give it a go...but if Activision touches it A-B-S-O-LUTELY NOT!!!

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