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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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  • '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
  • 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'
  • Coldplay on Guitar Hero?

    There will soon be some dlc for Guitar Hero from Coldplay. As a huge publicity rollout for their new album, Viva La Vida, they've placed "Violet Hill" on the slate of downloadables available soon. Now before you get all in a huff about how they're not a guitary type band, check this quote from Chris Martin, husband to Gwyneth...

    Posted June 4, 2008| 11 Comments

    Coldplay on Guitar Hero?
  • Aerosmith Exclusive To 'Guitar Hero'

    Aerosmith has chosen sides in the great videogame rock emulator war of 2008, and fans of Rock Band are likely not to be happy about it. Seems that the seminal Boston band have chosen to throw their weight behind the Guitar Hero franchise, hot on the heels of their GH: Aerosmith entry, the band say that they will be exclusive to that franchise...

    Posted April 29, 2008| 13 Comments

    Aerosmith Exclusive To 'Guitar Hero'
  • Def Leppard Rock Guitar Hero III

    Eighties pop metal titans Def Leppard will premier its brand new single in Guitar Hero III. "Nine Lives" will be heard in GHIII before any retail or online release via an online three song pack available for download April 24 in the US and May 8 in the UK. The other two songs in the pack are Def Lep classics "Rock of Ages"...

    Posted April 11, 2008| 6 Comments

    Def Leppard Rock Guitar Hero III
  • 'Guitar Hero 3' Mono Sound Case Closed

    The lawsuit filed over the mono sound in Guitar Hero 3 has been dismissed, and Activision has been cleared of wrongdoing. If you haven't heard, the game originally shipped in mono sound, but has since been cleared up and replacement discs have been offered to those who were offended by the mistake. This program will remain in place until late...

    Posted April 7, 2008| 5 Comments

    'Guitar Hero 3' Mono Sound Case Closed
  • Jodie Foster: Guitar Hero Sniper

    Jodie Foster -- she of Panic Room, Taxi Driver and original Freaky Friday fame – recently admitted that while she is a sucky musician, she can outplay kids in Guitar Hero. "Guitar Hero is big... We fight each other over it. I'm bad at it, but I'm still better than them. I have no musical ability. I tried in my life. I tried to learn...

    Posted April 2, 2008| 7 Comments

    Jodie Foster: Guitar Hero Sniper
  • Guitar Hero III Mobile Hits BlackBerry

    Activision has teamed with Hands-On Mobile to make Guitar Hero III Mobile available on BlackBerry smartphones. "As shown by its success, Hands-On Mobile has done a great job carrying Guitar Hero over to the mobile platform," said RedOctaneExecutive Vice President Charles Huang. "With the addition of BlackBerry customers, even more...

    Posted April 1, 2008

    Guitar Hero III Mobile Hits BlackBerry
  • Nyko Announces 'Front Man'

    Take a look at the slick, wireless Nyko Front Man controller for the Wii version of Guitar Hero 3. Stylish, yes... but does it rock? Can it roll? The answer: Sure. Why not? According to Nyko, the Front Man features: Accurate and responsive whammy bar Bi-directional strum bar Responsive and durable fret buttons Two...

    Posted March 20, 2008| 7 Comments

    Nyko Announces 'Front Man'
  • Dallas Mavericks Host Guitar Hero Challenge

    Okay, pretend-shredders, get ready to pretend-rock! Starting on Thursday, March 20, The Dallas Mavericks will launch the Guitar Hero Challenge contest presented by GameStop and Activision, where video game fans will have the chance to show off their skills and sign up to play under tournament conditions on the AT&T Plaza outside the South...

    Posted March 17, 2008| 3 Comments

    Dallas Mavericks Host Guitar Hero Challenge
  • 'Guitar Hero 3' Record Shattered

    Last night, the Guiness Book officiallized the World's Record for Guitar Hero 3. Chris Chike (aka imchris4life) scored 840,647 points on "Through The Fire and Flames" from DragonForce. That's 97% on "expert". “I think I can keep going up," Chike said. "I haven’t maxxed the song, so I can keep practicing...

    Posted March 12, 2008| 12 Comments

    'Guitar Hero 3' Record Shattered
  • Next Guitar Hero To Be Harder

    The next game in the Guitar Hero franchise is destined to be harder than previous iterations of the series. Last night, at a Guiness Book of World Records event where the Guitar Hero 3 world record was broken, Red Octane co-founder Charles Huang promised difficulty: “We keep making the game harder and harder," Huang said after...

    Posted March 12, 2008| 21 Comments

    Next Guitar Hero To Be Harder
  • 'Guitar Hero' Expansions? Asian Market Plans?

    We all know Guitar Hero is super successful, but where is the series going? Activision CEO Bobby Kotick talked about the future of the series. Kotick brought up getting Guitar Hero into Asian markets and using Blizzard's experience with their games to help them. Their strategy is not with a retail release, but with getting Guitar Hero into...

    Posted March 5, 2008| 4 Comments

    'Guitar Hero' Expansions? Asian Market Plans?
  • 'Guitar Hero III' Might Soon Come in a 2 Guitar Pack

    If you live in Australia and want to buy Guitar Hero III for your Wii, you'll very soon be able to buy a pack with the game and 2 guitars. That's right, Activision has decided to start doing a 2-guitar bundle for the first time. There is no word among the internets if this will spread to other consoles and other countries, but you gotta think...

    Posted March 5, 2008| 5 Comments

    'Guitar Hero III' Might Soon Come in a 2 Guitar Pack
  • 'Guitar Hero 3' Controllers In Early 2008

    You will be able to buy standalone, wireless Guitar Hero 3 controllers in early 2008. Sadly, this is too late for Christmas, meaning you'll have to take turns with your annoying little brother as opposed to making him play bass while you take lead. Activision didn't name a specific date has been mentioned, they just said, in a press release,...

    Posted November 26, 2007| 7 Comments

    'Guitar Hero 3' Controllers In Early 2008
  • Guitar Hero 3 Preview

    Posted: October 29, 2007

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