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Guitar Hero: On Tour Latest News - DS

Guitar Hero: On Tour
Game Description:Your jock will be rocked with the first DS entry in Red Octane's music series for guitar gods. This portable version features the same rhythm-based "play to the music" gameplay of console game, and will even have its own peripheral to get the job done: Red Octane has developed what it's calling the Guitar Grip to give players the ability to finger chords in similar fashion as the console version's guitar peripheral. Guitar Hero: On Tour will contain a wealth of licensed songs from bands as Nirvana, OK Go, and No Doubt, allowing gamers to rock out to tunes by some of their own guitar heroes. Players will be able to pick from six different guitarists to represent them in-game, with secret venues and outfits to unlock. And in addition to a full Career Mode, the game also has co-op or competitive two-player play, including special "On Tour" challenges exclusive to the DS game (with power-ups that will send opponents into a frenzied touchscreen autograph session or set their pyrotechnics display to go haywire and require players to blow out the fire.)
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Guitar Hero: On Tour News

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  • Oasis Singer Comments on 'Guitar Hero' Phenomenon

    Sometimes-frontman for the English rock powerhouse Oasis is doing a little promotion for their newest album's release. The always fiery and most-times inebriated Noel Gallagher said about the Guitar Hero phenomenon that, " If it puts little plastic guitars into kids' hands and fires their imaginations, I think that's a good thing. It's...

    Posted September 3, 2008| 9 Comments

    Oasis Singer Comments on 'Guitar Hero' Phenomenon
  • DS Motion Control On New 'Tony Hawk'

    The man that built Birdhouse will be sporting a new feel on the Nintendo DS with his freshly leaked title, Tony Hawk's Motion. According to the report by IGN, Australia's Office of Film and Literature Classification revealed Activision's latest title on their database when it earned a "G" rating through the classification process....

    Posted August 27, 2008

    DS Motion Control On New 'Tony Hawk'
  • DS, NCAA Football 360 Dominates July Sales

    After the Nintendo Wii and Old Snake's dominating run last month, college football fever took over Metal Gear Solid 4's top sales spot with NCAA Football 09 for the Xbox 360. But Nintendo's not worried as their own Nintendo DS took over the Wii's spot last month as the top selling hardware in July. Here are the top five selling software and...

    Posted August 14, 2008| 40 Comments

    DS, NCAA Football 360 Dominates July Sales
  • Suspected Killer Caught Playing 'Guitar Hero'

    Song failed, along with life. Raymundo Castaneda, a 30-year-old suspected killer, was caught by officials while playing Activision's Guitar Hero at a Wal-Mart in Jacksonville, Florida. Castaneda is a wanted man in Charlotte, N.C. after detectives said that he killed a friend over a soccer match. After receiving several tips from locals,...

    Posted August 4, 2008| 15 Comments

    Suspected Killer Caught Playing 'Guitar Hero'
  • Guitar Hero: On Tour's Record Sales!

    Activision announced today that Guitar Hero: On Tour is a big hit, booking gigs all over the country and selling 300,000 units in its first week. Damn, that’s better than most actual guitar heroes these days! Guitar Hero: On Tour is the company's best launch on the DS by a factor of eight, they say, and is also one of the top five...

    Posted July 3, 2008| 4 Comments

    Guitar Hero: On Tour's Record Sales!
  • 'Guitar Hero' Action Figures Revealed

    The first Guitar Hero action figures are out. Here, we see the face-pounding Red Bull-swilling madman, Axel Steel in his pose of choice. The full line will include Johnny Napalm, Lars Umlaut, and God of Rock and is produced by McFarlane Toys. In a related story, the divorce between Axel Steel and Judy Nails is almost final. No word yet on who...

    Posted June 26, 2008| 12 Comments

    'Guitar Hero' Action Figures Revealed
  • 'Guitar Hero On Tour' Pic Released

    Above is Guitar Hero: On Tour bundle that will go on sale on June 22nd to correspond with the launch of the portable music game... are you gonna pick up this title? The silver and black DS Lite with the GH logo is kind of hot, eh?

    Posted June 12, 2008| 14 Comments

    'Guitar Hero On Tour' Pic Released
  • Hendrix Plays 'Guitar Hero'

    The above picture is from a Jimi Hendrix statue at The Isle of Wight. To celebrate the inclusion of Guitar Hero at the festival, Activision pasted some buttons and a logo on the statue. Which begs the question: Would Hendrix have been into Guitar Hero, or is he spinning in his grave right at this moment? Music Radar: Even Hendrix plays Guitar Hero

    Posted June 9, 2008| 19 Comments

    Hendrix Plays 'Guitar Hero'
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