Excerpt: It's hard to believe that we've seen so many Guitar Hero games released over the past few years, and it would be easy to assume that the latest, the stunningly named Guitar Hero 5, is just another slight variation on the previous entries.
Excerpt: Guitar Hero is back again, with Guitar Hero 5 . The graphics are better than ever and the Character Creator seems to allow more customization than ever before. When you start tweaking things such as eyes and nose, you'll find a wide variety of adjustments that can be made.
Conclusion: ever played Rock Band or GH before, then you’ll know that most people are not raising their hand to play the bass. You can now have 4 guitarists or 4 drummers or vocalists on each song in the game.
Excerpt: When the Guitar Hero series launched in 2005, it was the undisputable king of music games. It certainly wasn’t the first or only rhythm game in town, but it changed the genre in ways no one really saw coming.
Conclusion: I never really thought the series could bounce back to the height of its greatness, but Guitar Hero 5 is as good as the current formula is going to get. Rife with variety and bursting with multiplayer options, this is the GH game to get.
Summary: Let’s face it. Everybody has played Guitar Hero . What started off as one of the early games of the post-DDR wave has become a worldwide phenomenon. Not only do gamers play the series, but grade school kids and even older parents have answered the call of the plastic guitar.
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is We honestly cannot remember the last time we asked our local gaming shop ”what’s new” without getting an answer that has something to do with Guitar Hero. A new sequel, new instrument, portable instruments, a band based Guitar Hero. The list just goes on and on.
Conclusion: Guitar Hero has started to become somewhat stale in recent installments, but this fifth version prsents a refreshing take on the music genre, with its abundance of party play options and all round accessibility.