Excerpt: Do you think RedOctane and Harmonix knew they had a mega hit on their hands when they released Guitar Hero almost a year ago to the day? With its innovative SG guitar controller and wildly addictive gameplay, it quickly garnered accolades and support from millions of gamers.
Conclusion: And the Guitar Hero series has lost some of its appeal, not only ripping off Rock Band's implementation of vocals and drums in a music game but heavily catering to real-life rock stars such as Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Hendrix, Aerosmith, and more (I thought the point of the game was to BE a rock...
Excerpt: Suffering the inherent disadvantage of being a classic top-down real-time strategy game on a platform with 100% less keyboard-and-mouse control, Supreme Commander on the Xbox 360 immediately has an uphill battle to fight.
Conclusion: The problem comes when there are a fair number of units on the screen—and some times even when there’s not. The frame rate varies wildly in some scenes, which is understandable considering all that’s taking place, but far from forgivable when it’s more than a cosmetic issue.
Conclusion: Have flying fingers? Love rocking out? Need a game that will never get old? With over 70 songs, four difficulty settings, system multiplayer, and a nifty guitar controller, getting bored with this game would require some serious effort.
Excerpt: Rhythm based games have been around for a long time, and peripherals aren't a new thing, but there's something about Guitar Hero that simply works, no matter what your age (within limits) or musical tastes.
Excerpt: Everyone wants to be a guitar hero, don't they... Standing up there on stage, basking in the adulation of thousands of adoring fans, many of them foxy ladeez! But if, like us, you can't manage the chords and notes and things, Guitar Hero is the answer.