Game over for "Guitar Hero"

(CNN) - The video game that turned average Joe's into living room rock stars is going off the shelf.

The maker of "Guitar Hero" says it's game over for the franchise. The game will stop being published later this year because music genre video games haven't been selling as well as they used to.

For gamers still wanting to rock, the "Rock Band" franchise says "the beat of Rock Band marches on."

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