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Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Latest News - Wii

Game Description:NOTE: This game is playable with standard controllers. The guitar controller is not included with rental or purchase.Turn that amp to 11 and grab your axe, because it's time to rock! Step on stage and into the spotlight as you join your band to blow the doors off the joint. A star-studded soundtrack - including rock 'n' roll hits from the Beastie Boys, Pearl Jam, KISS, Alice Cooper, and Heart - is your back-up band as you wail on lead guitar. Take on rock legends in massive battles to see who can shred the hardest, or grab a friend and prove who's got the best chops in expanded multiplayer modes. And just when you thought there was no more rock, download all-new songs and themes, or upload your best moments and show the world you're the best!
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Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock News

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  • '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
  • 311 Is No Good At Guitar Hero

    311, the band, are good at many things, but, apparently, Guitar Hero isn't one of them. In this video preview for their new album, "Uplifter,' directed by horror impresario Joe Lynch (Wrong Turn 2), the guys struggle with producer Bob Rock, as he tries to get them on the same page to be able to play their own song. It's pretty funny. You...

    Posted February 25, 2009| 15 Comments

    311 Is No Good At Guitar Hero
  • Gaming Update 1.12.09

    Alright, alright, alright... it's Monday and you're taking your time getting up to speed. However, the Gaming World is constant and waits for no man, woman, child, etc. Fortunately, allow the time-honored Gaming Update to act as your watchdog of sorts for all things video game. Here is the rundown: Guitar Hero III makes financial gaming...

    Posted January 12, 2009

    Gaming Update 1.12.09
  • Ottoman Stores Your 'Rock Band' Instruments

    We all know the downside of having a sweet Rock Band set up is finding an easily-accessable place to store all the instruments. I have a corner in my living room where I keep the drum kit and two guitars, but every time I want to rock out i have to move the coffee table, carry the drums over, and put them together. Well if you've got a spare 200...

    Posted January 12, 2009| 10 Comments

    Ottoman Stores Your 'Rock Band' Instruments
  • Neversoft Won't Make The Next 'Tony Hawk'

    Video game developer Neversoft has confirmed that it is not developing the next game in the long-running Tony Hawk franchise. Neversoft created the first nine Tony Hawk games, but president Joel Jewett confirmed that Tony Hawk Proving Ground was his company's last TH game. In an interview with the Great Falls Tribune, Jewett said, "It's...

    Posted January 12, 2009| 34 Comments

    Neversoft Won't Make The Next 'Tony Hawk'
  • ESRB Leaks 'Guitar Hero: Modern Hits' For DS

    As much as I hate the ESRB for rating and classifying who should be playing what games, I gotta love them for having no concern for sensitive information. Thanks to some Entertainment Software Rating Board documentation, there is now solid information about the next Guitar Hero game for the Nintendo DS. Read More?

    Posted December 29, 2008| 6 Comments

    ESRB Leaks 'Guitar Hero: Modern Hits' For DS
  • Aerosmith, Chili Peppers, And Nirvana Get Huge Boost From Music Games

    The Associated Press has posted an interesting article discussing how the boom in music video games is helping the original artists. According to The AP: "Aerosmith made more money off the June release of 'Guitar Hero: Aerosmith' than either of its last two albums, according to RedOctane co-founder and president Kai Huang. Artists from...

    Posted December 22, 2008| 19 Comments

    Aerosmith, Chili Peppers, And Nirvana  Get Huge Boost From Music Games
  • 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
  • Slash's 'Guitar Hero' Wish List

    Rocker Slash was a boss in Guitar Hero III and he played guitar in a little group called Guns 'N Roses, so when the man talks rock, we listen. And we post. Rolling Stone recently caught up with Slash and asked who he'd like to see in a future Guitar Hero game. Here's the quote: "I played with Cheap Trick a bunch of times. Cheap Trick...

    Posted September 17, 2008| 16 Comments

    Slash's 'Guitar Hero' Wish List
  • Rock Band DLC: Megadeth's 'Peace Sells...'

    Not to be outdone by Metallica's full album release on Guitar Hero III today, Megadeth and Harmonix have announced that a complete Megadeth downloadable version of 1986's Peace Sells--But Who's Buying? is up next for Rock Band download. All of the songs are master tracks and the title track of the album is automatically included with Rock Band...

    Posted September 12, 2008| 8 Comments

    Rock Band DLC: Megadeth's 'Peace Sells...'
  • 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
  • G-Phoria Winners Are Announced!

    G-Phoria is over and we've got the winners! The past twelve months have been unprecedented in terms of quality games coming out for home consoles. Halo 3 narrowly topped the competition and won Game of the Year in the closest vote in G-Phoria history. Check under the cut for the full list of winners from G-Phoria 2008. Read More?

    Posted August 7, 2008| 625 Comments

    G-Phoria Winners Are Announced!
  • Sessler's Soapbox: Gaming's New Evil Empire

    Like the U.S. and Russia for 44 years, Activision and EA seem like two superpowers engaged in a cold war, and the gaming world hangs in the balance. In this week's Sessler's Soapbox, Adam critiques the actions of these two ultra-corporations of gaming, where they're succeeding and where they're failing. By dropping many of their more...

    Posted August 6, 2008| 28 Comments

    Sessler's Soapbox: Gaming's New Evil Empire
  • Battle of the Brands At '08 Magic!

    For those of you attending the 2008 Magic Show fashion industry convention in Las Vegas, you might wanna think about stopping by The Icehouse nightclub (650 S. Main Street, las Vegas, NV 89101) on August 26 at 8pm for The Battle of the Brands! The goal of 1st Annual Peoples’ Choice of Brands: The Battle of the Brands is to put the right to...

    Posted August 5, 2008| 2 Comments

    Battle of the Brands At '08 Magic!
  • Led Zep Says 'No' To Music Games

    We've been wanting to impersonate Led Zeppelin in a videogame since the release of Guitar Hero. But it looks like it's never going to happen. According to The Wall Street Journal, Jimmy Page, and his bandmates have repeatedly turned down offers from both Activision and MTV to use their tunes in either Rock Band or Guitar Hero music games. The...

    Posted July 5, 2008| 52 Comments

    Led Zep Says 'No' To Music Games
  • Best Party Game Nominees

    Posted: July 23, 2008

    867 Views | 00:41 | 10 Comments

  • Mod This: Guitar Controllers

    Posted: July 1, 2008

    7,165 Views | 03:03 | 12 Comments

  • The MMO Report: Thursday, June 26th

    Posted: June 26, 2008

    13,307 Views | 07:05 | 1 Comment

  • Games for Cheap Bastards: No More Heroes...

    Posted: June 9, 2008

    5,871 Views | 02:13 | 4 Comments

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