The Rise and Fall of Guitar Hero and Rock Band

Following Harmonix’s big reveal that Rock Band 4 is in development, our own Adam McDermott decided to take a look at both Guitar Hero and Rock Band’s inception, development and ultimately — after a ton of plastic crap — downfall.

If ever you were a fan of the genre, here’s a quick crash course on how it all started, how much money the games raked in and lots more.

Are you looking forward to Rock Band 4? Or have you had your fill of plastic instruments? Sound off in the comments below.

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