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Activision Strikes Gold with “Guitar Has Been”

Decimate Your Self-esteem Like a Rock Star

Decimate your self-esteem like a rock star.

Activision’s latest rock experience, “Guitar Has Been,” launched this week to tepid reviews, but record sales.  The game, which pits you in the tanned boots and acid washed jean shorts of a former rock star eager to regain fame through rehab stints and reality TV shows, sold over 6 million copies in January alone.

Activision’s CEO, Bobby Kotick, has been outspoken about the game’s ability to channel the human desire to be a C-list celebrity. “The cheap booze, the empty flings, the economy class flights—these are the things gamers want to experience. Guitar Has Been provides them without the STDs, years of parental failure or crippling shame of bankruptcy,” said Kotick at last year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo.

Like previous Activision rhythm games, Guitar Has Been comes packaged with an innovative controller. The device, a rubber sex doll tastefully dubbed the “Control-Whore,” intends to immerse gamers in the full “Has Been” lifestyle.  With the “Control-Whore”, players compete in mini-games like “Sedate the Abusive Girlfriend Before She Fights Your Mother,”  “Annoy Your Roommates With Nasty Loud Hate Sex,” and “Beg for Forgiveness from a Merciless God.”

Players can also play local co-op with “Celebrity Talent Show Mode.”

Guitar Has Been is sold at most major consumer electronic retailers and costs your dignity.



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2 Responses

  1. xellex says:

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  2. Tim Seppala says:

    Players can also play local co-op with “Celebrity Talent Show Mode.”


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