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: 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.
Excerpt: The latest edition to the Guitar Hero family is the best one to date. Too many times friends at my house called "shotgun" on certain instruments, other then the microphone, which I was always handed. On a side note, I sang with a different mic this time.
Excerpt: Maybe you have or haven't realized this, but Activision's Hero games are assaulting the industry, as there seems to be one released every single month. In March it was Metallica, in June it was Smash Hits, for September it's Guitar Hero 5, for October it's DJ Hero, for November it's Band Hero, and...
Excerpt: Approaching the release of Guitar Hero 5 (which is more like Guitar Hero 11 by now, probably), it was difficult to feel any sort of excitement for the ageing series. Bobby Kotick had made good on his word to exploit the franchise to a point at which I, a once outspoken Guitar Hero fanatic, couldn’t...