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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  • Guitar Center Claims 'Rock Band' And 'Guitar Hero' Lead To Instrument Purchases

    1Up has posted an interesting story that covers the correlation between music games and instrument purchases. It turns out that playing a lot of Guitar Hero makes people want to buy an actual guitar. The story states some interesting findings from a survey conducted by Guitar Center, a leading retailer of musical instruments: "67 percent...

    Posted November 25, 2008| 19 Comments

    Guitar Center Claims 'Rock Band' And 'Guitar Hero' Lead To Instrument Purchases
  • Bike Hero Video Is Viral Ad Made For Activision

    Remember that incredibly awesome "Bike Hero" video from yesterday? No? Watch it here: Remember how we were like "this is probably viral marketing?" Well, turns out we're correct. The ad was created by Droga5, an ad agency, and Smuggler, a production company. Among Droga5's clients: Activision and Guitar Hero World...

    Posted November 20, 2008| 9 Comments

    Bike Hero Video Is Viral Ad Made For Activision
  • 'Guitar Hero: World Tour' to be Studied by Brits

    The Clem Burke Drumming Project has just announced an unprecedented collaborative research initiative with Guitar Hero: World Tour to determine the drum kit's benefit as an aid to live drummers as well as potential health boons for the average user. The much celebrated research group has for nearly 10 years been studying the physical demands of...

    Posted November 18, 2008| 5 Comments

    'Guitar Hero: World Tour' to be Studied by Brits
  • More Killers Songs Come to 'Rock Band' and 'Guitar Hero'

    The Killers are headed to both Rock Band 2 and Guitar Hero: World Tour via the magical world of DLC as both Harmonix and Activision have confirmed. The 3 new tracks will be available on the same day as Day and Age, their latest album's November 25 is released. For World Tour users, in addition to "Human" and "Losing," two...

    Posted November 17, 2008| 6 Comments

    More Killers Songs Come to 'Rock Band' and 'Guitar Hero'
  • Playboy's Miss November vs. Guitar Hero World Tour

    Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version Like many videogamers in America, we were thrilled when we picked up the new issue of esteemed men’s mag Playboy and discovered that Miss November, the lovely Grace Kim, was not only a gamer but actually worked in the PR department of Activision and repped Guitar Hero for a spell before parting...

    Posted November 13, 2008| 19 Comments

    Playboy's Miss November vs. Guitar Hero World Tour
  • X-Play's Gaming Update 11.10.08

    Adam Sessler starts the week off right with the latest in gaming news. In today's update: Grand Theft Auto IV DLC might be delayed till next year LittleBigPlanet levels and Guitar Hero World Tour user-generated content is being moderated Call of Duty developers Infinity Ward and Treyarch have beef and a new boss revealed in...

    Posted November 10, 2008| 3 Comments

    X-Play's Gaming Update 11.10.08
  • X-Play's 'Guitar Hero World Tour' Review

    Activision and Neversoft's goliath challenger to the musical band simulation genre has been out on the scene for a bit now. Join X-Play as they review the music game in depth. No more sound checks... see how Guitar Hero World Tour stacks up in the trusty ol' 5 star review scale. X-Play's Guitar Hero World Tour Review Watch Larger Version...

    Posted November 5, 2008| 10 Comments

    X-Play's 'Guitar Hero World Tour' Review
  • 'Guitar Hero World Tour' Launch Trailer

    Activison brings musical revolution to the multiplayer rhythm game genre with the extravaganza that is Guitar Hero World Tour. In this launch video, artists and developers chime in with what they feel GHWT has going for it to make it a success. Available now for the Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, and Nintendo Wii... what's your favorite feature of the...

    Posted October 28, 2008| 9 Comments

    'Guitar Hero World Tour' Launch Trailer
  • 'Guitar Hero' Ad Features Top-Dollar Athletes

    Activision is spending mega dollars on pimping Guitar Hero World Tour with a new ad featuring what is sure to be very pricey professional athletes. The 30-second spot stars Kobe Bryant, Michael Phelps, Alex Rodriguez, and Tony Hawk in a Risky Business spoof. OK, wha? We're thinking maybe they've got their marketing wires crossed here. They got...

    Posted October 28, 2008| 9 Comments

    'Guitar Hero' Ad Features Top-Dollar Athletes
  • Smashing Pumpkins Rock 'Guitar Hero World Tour' Launch

    On October 25th, some lucky fans and VIP guests got a chance to play Guitar Hero World Tour and see The Smashing Pumpkins play at World Tour’s midnight launch at Best Buy in West Hollywood, CA. Hosting the event was Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray and spinning was DJ Jazzy Jeff, perhaps best known for his stint on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air....

    Posted October 27, 2008| 6 Comments

    Smashing Pumpkins Rock 'Guitar Hero World Tour' Launch
  • Retailers Out Of Space For Fake Instruments

    Although retailers appreciate the amount of business music games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band bring in, they present logistical problems when dealing with hundreds of thousands of units. According to reports, retailers have been lashing out against instrument peripherals for consoles due to the amount of space they take up on their shelves....

    Posted October 22, 2008| 9 Comments

    Retailers Out Of Space For Fake Instruments
  • X-Play's 'Guitar Hero World Tour' Special Tonight!

    Tonight, X-Play's World Premiere Tuesdays continues with Adam Sessler and Morgan Webb bringing you a full episode devoted to Guitar Hero World Tour. You'll get a look at the gameplay, how the game was made, the mapping and character creation of the game, the musicians and artists and how they got the music they got, as well as a preview and...

    Posted October 21, 2008| 4 Comments

    X-Play's 'Guitar Hero World Tour' Special Tonight!
  • Tool Gets Unique 'Guitar Hero World Tour' Gameplay Presentation

    Visionary rock band Tool wasn't content with just appearing in Guitar Hero World Tour. They wanted their contribution to be unique and artistic. Check out the below vid where the band explains how they merged visionary high art with rock for Guitar Hero World Tour. Guitar Hero World Tour takes the stage October 26th on the PS2, PS3, Wii, and...

    Posted October 20, 2008| 14 Comments

    Tool Gets Unique 'Guitar Hero World Tour' Gameplay Presentation
  • New Oasis Album For 'Guitar Hero'

    Nineties alternative pop band Oasis is coming to the PS3 and 360 versions of Activision's music game Guitar Hero World Tour. These three Oasis tracks will be available at launch on October 26th for download: Bag It Up Waiting for the Rapture The Shock of the Lightning But that's not all. The new Oasis album Dig Out Your Soul will...

    Posted October 17, 2008| 3 Comments

    New Oasis Album For 'Guitar Hero'
  • 'Guitar Hero: World Tour' DLC Announced

    The eternal battle between full-band music games continues! Activision announced their plans for launch day downloadable content for Guitar Hero: World Tour today. Here's what you'll be able to download when the game comes out on the PS3 and 360 on October 26th: Classic Rock Track Pack "Rock and Roll Band" by Boston "Hot...

    Posted October 9, 2008| 10 Comments

    'Guitar Hero: World Tour' DLC Announced
  • Guitar Hero World Tour - Vignette

    Posted: October 20, 2008

    4,578 Views | 01:30 | 1 Comment

  • Guitar Hero World Tour - Hayley Williams

    Posted: October 3, 2008

    5,793 Views | 01:29 | 2 Comments

  • Guitar Hero World Tour - Zakk Wylde

    Posted: October 3, 2008

    1,652 Views | 01:08

  • X-Play Gaming Update 9.18.08

    Posted: September 18, 2008

    12,968 Views | 02:11

  • All Access: Guitar Hero: World Tour Event

    Posted: September 17, 2008

    6,298 Views | 02:14 | 6 Comments


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