Unlike the PS3's Guitar Hero III controller, the Xbox 360 Gibson Les Paul controller bundled with Guitar Hero III has worked without issue with the 360 version of Rock Band from day one. With this specifically engineered update from Harmonix, it will be interesting to see if Activsion holds up the consumer-punishing claim written prominently in its instruction manual: \"Activision expressly prohibits the use of this Guitar Hero controller with any other game.\"Carlos BergfeldFiled UnderActivisionGuitar HeroGames: ConsoleloadAdUnit('300', 1902528771); Related Stories Bobby Kotick blasts UK regulators over stalled Microsoft & Activision Blizzard deal EU issues antitrust warning against Microsoft/Activision Blizzard merger Google & Nvidia express concerns to FTC over Microsoft acquisition of Activision Blizzard Activision Blizzard refuses to acknowledge Proletariat Games union without NLRB vote window.CHATTY_BASE_URL = \"https:\\/\\/www.shacknews.com\\/\"; From The ChattyRefreshGo To ThreadpyrogenreplyDecember 5, 2007 12:50 PMThat is nice. I guess I'll have to buy GH3 since EA doesn't seem to be interested in sending me my replacement guitar.
On the corporate side, in-game product placement has also spread around the wealth. The Gibson guitar brand had always been plastered throughout the game, but \"Guitar Hero III\" took the cross-marketing to new heights. Some performances take place in the Pontiac Garage venue where Red Bull cans litter some stages and billboards advertise Axe Body Spray behind the rocking avatars. Indeed, the sponsors for Legends of Rock include 18 companies listed in the credits section of the instruction manual. Fans can likely expect a boost in this not-so-subtle advertising since Activision inked a deal in early 2008 with Microsoft's video game advertising company, Massive.
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock; the last game of its kind. It is also the best in my opinion, because of not just its improved gameplay and inclusion of Gene Simmons of KISS as the narrator, but also because of the improved mechanics of the game. The new Warrior system, Quickplay+, social network compatibility, etc. It was all in this very game. The setlist, in my opinion, was the greatest out of all of them; Them Crooked Vultures, Slipknot, DragonForce, John 5, AFI, and other associated acts make the scene, as well as returning DLC and imports! Songs from the past games (up to World Tour) can be imported into GH: WoR with a code on the back of the manual, and a one-time fee. If you got the code on a past game relative to purchasing GH: WoR, you don't get to pay the fee or enter the code again; it's all loaded for you to rock to.GAMEPLAY:It's the same Guitar Hero 5 style gameplay. You pick a song, set your difficulty and then start playing along. Music notes move along a bar and you hit the corresponding buttons as they pass the indicated mark, which vary depending on the difficulty you picked for it. Play well and you gain bonuses, but miss notes and you'll suffer, with the end result being losing if you miss too many.However, what Warriors of Rock brings is new songs and mechanics. Bass guitars now have extended open sustains, vocals have full Star Power phrases, drums now have the ability to be played with electronic drum sets via the MIDI ports on the bottom of the new GH: WoR drum brain, which is removable, and guitar is now harder than ever! More songs are a lot harder on guitar than on bass, and brand new trophies will have you playing this forever. Vocals have definitely improved from Guitar Hero: World Tour, and DLC has dramatically improved.MUSIC:What Guitar Hero is all about, this setlist is definitely the best in my opinion. For a great stroke of relief, it's great to know DragonForce is back, and so are returning bands like Slipknot, Muse, An Endless Sporadic (DLC), Megadeth (disc and DLC), and new bands and acts, like Them Crooked Vultures, John 5, Steve Vai, Bad Brains, Twisted Sister, etc.STORY:The game includes a brand-new Quest Mode, in which the player follows the story of the Demigod of Rock.Battling \"The Beast\", the Demigod (voiced by KISS front-man Gene Simmons) is defeated, his \"...guitar trapped in a cavern deep, and forboding...\" and Guitar Hero characters \"transforming\". Ever heard that term in Guitar Hero before The characters, thanks to the powers of the Demigod, earn new powers, and have their appearance changed into a more brutal, malicious form.When the Warriors reach the Legendary Guitar, we get none other than Rush's \"2112\" in all its entirety, and even voiced by the members of Rush. It seems that when Rush came up with 2112, they got some inspiration from a certain Ayn Rand novel.Then, in an epic battle against the beast, the eight warriors separate into two different bands, and perform two different songs, each by Megadeth, and when that's done, the Demigod is freed. He receives his Legendary Guitar, and the song we get is a song written specifically for the game, by none other than Megadeth's front-man Dave Mustaine. \"Sudden Death\" awaits not only our ears and hands (and feet), but also for the Beast. 153554b96e