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Guitar Hero World Tour Latest News - PS2

  • Publisher: Activision
  • Genre:Music
  • Developer: Budcat Creations
  • Release Date:Oct 25, 2008
  • # of Players:1 player
  • ESRB:T - Teen (Titles rated "Teen (T)" may be suitable for ages 13 and older, and may contain violent content, mild, or strong language, and/or suggestive themes.)
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Game Description:NOTE: This game is not playable with standard controllers. The guitar controller is not included with rental or purchase.Now's your chance to get onboard the biggest tour yet! The classic GH style is back, updated with new features and the largest group of songs of any rhythm game in history. Jam out with three friends in Band Mode, where you get to rock on guitar, drums, or lead vocals. Eight different players can compete in Battle of the Bands. Eighty-six different tunes - including two exclusive tracks from Ted Nugent and Zack Wylde - await your shredding skills! Blast to the past with legends like Hendrix, Fleetwood Mac, and Creedence Clearwater Revival, or rock to the future with modern stars like At the Drive-In, Mars Volta, and Modest Mouse.
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Guitar Hero World Tour News

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  • 'Rock Band' And 'Guitar Hero' Keep Fighting Over Who's Releasing New Game First

    Last year, it was Rock Band, then Guitar Hero. Before that, it was Guitar Hero, then Rock Band. Activision Blizzard and MTV Games have been playing cat and mouse with one another when it comes to releasing their new music games, sometimes even making deals with console manufacturers to ensure complete secrecy. In 2009, the release pendulum has...

    Posted May 27, 2009| 14 Comments

    'Rock Band' And 'Guitar Hero' Keep Fighting Over Who's Releasing New Game First
  • 'Guitar Hero 5' Goes Crazy On Instrument Selection, Reveals New Songs

    It's not usually fun getting stuck playing bass in Rock Band or Guitar Hero, but what if you didn't have to? Guitar Hero 5 will not include this rigid band restriction, according to new details revealed on USA Today's Game Hunters blog, and will allow players to be any combination of instruments they desire. You could be a whole band of...

    Posted May 15, 2009| 24 Comments

    'Guitar Hero 5' Goes Crazy On Instrument Selection, Reveals New Songs
  • Prince Has A Problem With 'Guitar Hero'

    During a recent PBS interview with Tavis Smiley, purple-clad rock and roll enigma Prince said he turned down the opportunity to have his music appear in Guitar Hero. Say it ain't so, Prince. When asked about the game, Prince said: "Well, I ain't mad at them. I hear it made, like, $2 billion and they came to us and offered us a very small...

    Posted May 1, 2009| 29 Comments

    Prince Has A Problem With 'Guitar Hero'
  • "The Touch" Heads To 'Guitar Hero'

    While "The Times They are a Changin'" may have been the song that sums up the hippie generation, the song that sums up the 80s generation is certainly "The Touch" from Stan Bush. If you're in the right age window, you remember exactly where you were* when Optimus Prime fought his final battle with the Decepticons in...

    Posted March 17, 2009| 21 Comments

    "The Touch" Heads To 'Guitar Hero'
  • 'PaRappa' Creator Masaya Matsuura Concerned About Environmental Impact Of Music Games

    Masaya Matsuura, the creator of PaRappa the Rapper, wants music games to use traditional controllers. While he acknowledges that guitar and drum controllers -- like those found in the Guitar Hero and Rock Band games -- are unique, he believes that great software is enough to immerse players. One of the reasons he's concerned about the...

    Posted March 6, 2009| 18 Comments

    'PaRappa' Creator Masaya Matsuura Concerned About Environmental Impact Of Music Games
  • Hendrix and Queen Come To 'Guitar Hero World Tour'

    Activision is really ramping up the content releases for Guitar Hero World Tour. New track releases were pretty sporadic at first, but it seems like Activision is now releasing a good amount of new songs, and March's DLC raises the bar considerably: Rock legends Jimi Hendrix and Queen will be represented by three songs each. Also: some...

    Posted March 3, 2009| 27 Comments

    Hendrix and Queen Come To 'Guitar Hero World Tour'
  • Wings Comes To 'Guitar Hero World Tour'

    You're going to be fighting your grandma for the fake plastic guitar if you download the three Wings' tracks that are out now for Guitar Hero World Tour. Here are the songs from Paul McCartney's other band: "Jet" "Hi,Hi,Hi" "Junior's Farm" By the way, all three of these songs are remarkably awesome....

    Posted February 19, 2009| 5 Comments

    Wings Comes To 'Guitar Hero World Tour'
  • 'Guitar Hero World Tour', Featuring The Stoner, The Roider, And The Accused Rapist

    Remember that Guitar Hero: World Tour commercial featuring the LA Lakers' Kobe Bryant, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, the NY Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, and Olympic multi-medalist Michael Phelps? The ad is still running and its lineup is looking dirty these days. Bryant will carry the taint of being accused of sexual assault for the rest of his...

    Posted February 11, 2009| 47 Comments

    'Guitar Hero World Tour', Featuring The Stoner, The Roider, And The Accused Rapist
  • 'Guitar Hero World Tour' February DLC Announced

    Hey, rockers, get ready to rock. You have until February. That should be ample time to prepare for rocking out with three mega track-packs for Guitar Hero World Tour. The song bundles include music from Bob Seger, Incubus, Paul McCartney, The Shins and Ryan Adams. There's something for every taste -- even the Wii is getting some download...

    Posted January 27, 2009| 9 Comments

    'Guitar Hero World Tour' February DLC Announced
  • 'Guitar Hero World Tour' Outsells 'Rock Band 2'

    Rock and Roll is not a competitive sport, but in terms of sales, Rock and Roll video games are. And the winner so far, is Guitar Hero World Tour. According to the video game research compiled by the NPD Group, the full band version of Activision's Guitar Hero franchise outsold Harmonix's Rock Band 2 by two to one! Across all platforms and...

    Posted January 26, 2009| 75 Comments

    'Guitar Hero World Tour' Outsells 'Rock Band 2'
  • 'Guitar Hero III' Makes Over A Billion Bucks

    According to Activision Publishing CEO Mike Griffith, music game Guitar Hero III has generated a billion dollars for the company. That's with a "B." It's the first game to pass that monetary milestone. Not only has the game brought in more dough than any other title, according to Griffith, the game is affecting the world of actual...

    Posted January 12, 2009| 11 Comments

    'Guitar Hero III' Makes Over A Billion Bucks
  • Sessler's Soapbox: Adam Sessler's Crystal Ball

    A New Year brings us many things; resolutions you will never keep, sales that don't really save you any money, and predictions for the next year that hardly ever come true. Enter Adam Sessler! Joining in with the rest of the games journalism community, Adam has decided to dig deep into that giant brain of his and predict what he thinks will...

    Posted January 7, 2009| 61 Comments

    Sessler's Soapbox: Adam Sessler's Crystal Ball
  • 'Guitar Hero: World Tour' Gets Euro Track Pack2

    The second European Track Pack dropped for Activision's Guitar Hero: World Tour this week, bringing you three songs from bands you never heard of! How exciting! European Track Pack 02: "Degenerated" - Backyard Babies (Sweden) "Por La Boca Viva El Pez" - Fito Y Fitipaldis (Spain) "Johnny" - Di-Rect...

    Posted December 30, 2008| 3 Comments

    'Guitar Hero: World Tour' Gets Euro Track Pack2
  • Free Bruce Springsteen Songs on 'Guitar Hero World Tour'

    Possibly in the spirit of Super Bowl XLIII, which will air on February 1, Activision is releasing two Bruce Springsteen tracks as downloadable content to Guitar Hero World Tour fans from January 27 through February 4 for free! Not only is The Boss releasing a new album, Working On A Dream, from which a song is one of the gratis tracks for the...

    Posted December 24, 2008| 2 Comments

    Free Bruce Springsteen Songs on 'Guitar Hero World Tour'
  • X-Play's Best of 2008 Awards!

    X-Play is proud to present its Best of 2008 Awards on Tuesday, December 9th, at 8PM ET. This sixth annual awards program will highlight the best in gaming throughout the year. ' "It seems commonplace to expect and find every year to improve on the one before," says Adam Sessler, Host and Managing Editor, "X-Play." "But...

    Posted December 5, 2008| 219 Comments

    X-Play's Best of 2008 Awards!
  • Guitar Hero World Tour Review

    Posted: November 5, 2008

    30,724 Views | 03:10 | 52 Comments

  • X-Play Gaming Update 10.29.08

    Posted: October 29, 2008

    2,988 Views | 02:05 | 1 Comment

  • Guitar Hero World Tour Launch Trailer

    Posted: October 28, 2008

    2,405 Views | 02:25

  • X-Play Gaming Update 10.27.08

    Posted: October 27, 2008

    2,467 Views | 02:30

  • Guitar Hero World Tour What's New?

    Posted: October 21, 2008

    3,500 Views | 02:50 | 7 Comments

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