Activision Blizzard revives the iconic music game franchise in a bid to make living room rock stars the hot new thing -- again.
The music gaming genre has been hit hard recently, but game developer Ubisoft will unveil Rocksmith--which will allow gamers to plug in a real guitar--later this year.
Company says it will handle the re-release of the game, with three controllers, in time for the holiday-shopping season.
Activision's vice president of developer relations says the franchise is simply "on hiatus."
This week we invite 200,000 people to our party, get even with the bully, capture it on our AU$100 smartphones and then shred on our guitars.