Lisa Shea "medieval swordfighting enthusiast", Amazon
16 July 2009
Summary: Guitar Hero Encore Rocks the 80s brings all the fantastic songs of the 1980s to the Guitar Hero world. If you're a fan of this era of music, you will be in music heaven! First, let me admit that I adore all of the Guitar Hero and Rock Band games. I think it's amazing that you can play along with songs you love, learn real life singing skills, and play with friends and family who don't normally play video games. These series are amazing.
Summary: This is the worst GH game i have played. I thought it would be good because it was the 80s and i like some 80s music so i got it. It had about what, not even twenty songs and i only heard of ten of them and i only liked about four. The graphics r the same as GH2s and the store is not worth being on there. The game only took me an hour and a half to beat on hard and then there was nothing to do with it. I paid fifty dollars for this?
Summary: Being a big fan of the game, and being born in the 80s, I was looking to this game. But then I picked it up, new for $50, and I wished I never got this game. Do not, NEVER, buy this game, rent it first. No extra songs, that was te biggest let down. Then the controls are broken beyond help. Do not buy this game, I can not say this enought. Get one of the newer games, they are alot better.
Summary: After Guitar Hero revolutionized the video game industry and Guitar Hero II made it even better, an 80s edition should have been a blast. The first clue is that the game wasn't labeled Guitar Hero III - it was "Encore." Okay, so it's like an expansion pack. But it's still full price. Still, I gave it a whirl. As is the case with the previous two installments, the songs are all covers.
Summary: Before owning this game I felt like 80's music was 'techno, pop, and cheesy' then my mom bought me this game (since i am a HUGE fan of the Guitar Hero series). After the first twenty minutes of playing, I was proven wrong. The soundtrack is great, out of all the games I have the 2nd highest number songs downloaded on my iPod from it's soundtrack (the highest one is the songs from GH3).
Summary: All in all we like the game. I purchased GH3 for my wife and then got her this game as she was a teen in the 80's. She says that its a little bit short for game play but she likes the music. Also she has fun playing it.
Summary: This game is a great idea and one that I've been looking forward to, however the actual execution of the game is really poor. I find that in most cases the music doesn't match the note-target thingys. No, I'm not talking about the abundant music-sync issues, I'm talking about the music not matching the targets you have to hit - so much so that for me, the game is totally not enjoyable. I know the songs in the game, intimately, and it's really off.
Summary: I LOVE playing this game with my kids! I wasn't a big fan of Guitar Hero at first because it seemed a bit too challenging until my son walked me through the "training mode." I am now addicted and I LOVE all the 80s music!