A new study by Electronic Entertainment Design and Research claims that plastic guitar videogames have reached their peaks, and will begin a steady decline like the Dance Dance Revolution craze of a few years ago.
Currently, we expect unit sales to decline by more than 50 percent series-over-series for November," said EEDAR’s Jesse Divnich, "This is coming off the October month where series-over-series units declined by more than 60 percent.
Sales are dropping heading into Christmas, which could be economy-related, but EEDAR posits it’s because gamers are losing interest. She goes on to say that Rock Band and Guitar Hero could retain loyal fans in the future, but widespread fandom is on the decline. [Gizmodo]