Guitar Hero Is Coming Back After All

Like an aging rock star who just knows he’s got another hit in him despite being written off by the world, Guitar Hero will be making a comeback tour. The plastic video game instrument phase seems to have run its course, but Activision Blizzard is betting otherwise.

After sort-of announcing the death of the franchise amid a mass layoff, then hinting it could one day return, the publisher confirmed it will resurrect the brand.

In an interview with Forbes, Acitivision Blizzard CEO says the company is re-launching the franchise, saying “we’re going to use new studios and reinvent Guitar Hero.”

If you bought Guitar Hero or Rock Band games and their accompanying bulky peripherals, do you still keep them around?

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick: How To Be An Innovator [Forbes via Engadget]