Excerpt: Well it’s that time again folks, only a few months have past since Guitar Hero: Metallica rocked our socks off and here comes Guitar Hero 5 to get our bare toes tapping even more. First things first, don’t panic about having to buy yet more instruments because the GH5 instrument bundles contain the same gear launched with Guitar Hero World Tour.
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. In some ways that's true - you're not getting a radically different game here - but developer Neversoft hasn't simply got together 85 songs and thrown them into World Tour.
Excerpt: With the Guitar Hero series' return to numbered titles, you'd think that Guitar Hero 5 would be a big step up from its predecessor, Guitar Hero World Tour. In reality, Guitar Hero 5 is an evolutionary refinement of World Tour, leaving the core gameplay intact and adding a number of features that probably should have been a part of World Tour.
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. The Party Mode is a great addition as you can now satisfy everyone who wants to play a specific instrument. list seen in any game to date.
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.
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. In addition to custom-created characters, the old familar characters from earlier Guitar Hero games are all here to be chosen from.
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. If you’ve ever played a Guitar Hero game and liked it, basically just take scroll down the page, see the score, and buy the game. This is one of the best Guitar Hero titles ever.
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. Even the biggest fans of the series lost track, with some confused about the true identity of the series. Whatever Activision did introducing GH5 somehow worked.