Summary: Warriors of Rock is, at most, an incremental improvement over 5 , but by most standards, more of a lateral release. If the review seemed wishy-washy at times, that’s merely because so much of the experience is based on the music: if you enjoy the tracks, and especially if you’re new to the series,...
Review: Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock (Microsoft Xbox 360)
1 December 2010
Summary: After really developing a taking to Guitar Hero 5 , I am disappointed to see Neversoft fail to further drive the series forward with Warriors of Rock . This sixth main entry is still a ton of fun to play if you love Guitar Hero , but if you’re looking for innovation, you’re going to find little of...
Summary: " Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock " doesn’t try to take on Rock Band any more, and nor should it. The game does a lot of things right, like the quest mode, on balance, the free imports from previous games, and a more thoughtful soundtrack.
Excerpt: Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock is the sixth console instalment of the series, however this one tries to take you back to its operatic rock roots; featuring a classic over-the-top storyline, stylistic clichéd characters and of course some stereo-blasting, window-smashing rock hits.
Excerpt: The Guitar Hero franchise has become a household name and a mega-hit for Activision. Guitar Hero games have been around since November 2005 and the franchise is not showing any signs of slowing down.
Conclusion: All told, shred-heads will enjoy this game's robust collection of head-banging bands, if not the particular song selections… but even they might groan at the cheesy presentation of "2112" and the presence of some alt-rockers and faux-punk acts.
Excerpt: Guitar Hero and I have a love/hate relationship. I love the fact they it brought me into the rhythm game genre, though I resisted heavily. I spent hours on Guitar Hero 2 and 3 – only to start to be annoyed by changed made in titles beyond that.