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Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Review
8 April 2009
Summary: Guitar Hero III is rockers wet dream; from everything to the stellar soundtrack to the addictive gameplay, Legends of Rock is a thrilling amalgam of everything you’ve come to expect from the series up to this point, along with some welcoming new additions.
Pros: Great soundtrack, New online setup promises a lot of support, The same familiar, addictive gameplay you have come to expect
Cons: Guitar should have been Bluetooth, Framerate drops occasionally, Online mode currently was all but broken
Conclusion: You’ll notice that the game keeps tab of your
different milestones through visual counters and
streaking text messages. The overall
presentation is quite remarkable but it’s hard
to ignore the glitter of forced ads like from
Axe Body Spray.
Summary: It doesn’t matter if you are new to the franchise or a Guitar Hero pro. Guitar Hero 3: Legends of Rock has a little bit for everyone. New Guitar Heroes will find a fun and original experience while veterans will get a kick out of the amazing selection of songs and the insane Expert setting that...
Excerpt: You know, I keep wondering, what would I have done if I was in Neversoft's shoes? You've just been handed the reigns of one of the best selling multi-platform franchises of the last few years, and you know that in order to succeed, the game needs a spark of new life, a new hook.
Excerpt: You'd have to try really hard to mess up Guitar Hero III . The developers at Neversoft, taking over the series from creator Harmonix, do no such thing. Instead, they do a (mostly) good job of introducing subtle improvements, adding a few new features, and working with an exciting song list, often...
Excerpt: Do you like rock music... Do you like video games... Do you like rock music and video games... Chances are if you say yes to at least one of those questions, you're familiar with Guitar Hero, publisher Activision's genius marriage of axe-shaped controller and rock and roll music.
Excerpt: How many of you know how to play the guitar? I see a few hands raised across the room, so at least some of you know how to do it. Next question – how many of you have performed on stage with a guitar before? One? Two of you? Ok, what about playing in a band? No one?
Summary: Harmonix is no longer affiliated with the Guitar Hero franchise as they are off to do their own new musical game. The guys at Neversoft have taken over though so the series is in good hands. Does Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock live up to the previous two?