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Guitar Hero

Guitar Hero (XSX) game cover art
Platform: PlayStation 2
Tags: Music
Developer: Harmonix


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Staff Reviews

Guitar Hero review

Reviewed March 05, 2006

Michael Scott says: "Gene Simmons once sang "God gave rock 'n roll to you", and yay, unto his children the Almighty did deliver. From Jimi Hendrix, to Black Sabbath, and Mega Deth, we've gorged ourselves on the power chord, and snacked on sex and drugs like they were going out of fashion. Unfortunately however, some were more blessed than others, and those that couldn't tell the difference between a fret and a spider were left to admire the party from afar."
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Guitar Hero review

Reviewed December 19, 2005

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Reader Reviews

Guitar Hero review

Reviewed July 08, 2006

amlabella says: "The life of a rock star: full of money, alcohol, and all out partying. Guitar Hero may not be able to provide the fun of passing out drunk on the floor, but it certainly captures the feel of rock in a video game. With all kinds of musical tracks and one of the coolest gaming peripherals, Guitar Hero makes you feel like you’re on that stage, with thousands of screaming fans going crazy. Well, as long as you don’t look at yourself in the mirror. Anyone who is willing to fork over the extra $20 wil..."
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Guitar Hero review

Reviewed January 10, 2006

draqq_zyxx says: "Simulations - even Guitar Hero - are seen as fake. While most genres are judged on creativity as works of "fiction", most sport and rhythm-based games are "non-fiction" and are judged on how close they come to the real thing. Dance Dance Revolution and DrumMania use interactive peripherals - a dancing platform and a drum set. But watch people play DDR by stomping their feet on directional arrows and it looks like they're doing step aerobics; or, watch DrumMania experts fever..."
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Guitar Hero Reviews Around the Internet

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