A look at why the Pro guitar, for all of its awesome bells and whistles, will not be widely adopted this October.
LOL, all of those kids who quit school to win Guitar Hero/Rock Band tournaments/competitions may as well just learn how to play real instruments.
the pro mode will not be widely used but that was a necessary step/evolution for the music genre in video games IMO
However, do gamers want to make that leap? Do they want to make that step from virtual musicianship to real musicianship?
well i'm glad i have that choice ..
As someone who plays real guitar casually but doesn't have enough motivation to become more than a bellow average guitarist. I feel that since I enjoy gaming more so than just dedicating time to Jamming out on guitar, this will provide enough motivation to finnally allow me to focus on learning how to play songs and become a decent guitarist. Because of the fun factor involved in gaming. http://ps3.gamespy.com/play... And with the Fender hybrid electric guitar/rockband guitar it will make it much easier for me to focus on learning guitar both wile gaming and while jamming out reading tabs.
well some morons have been complaining at least 3 years in a row that it doesnt really teach you music and instruments . Wich is true , as its only a game and was never implied by anyone . And now that suddenly an option , i repeat , an option , add some learning tools to the experience , they still wanna complain ...
As music games become more and more similar to reality most people will quit playing as playing a real guitar is not an easy thing. Most gamers will probably find it too hard and be unmotivated to play.
i feel the opposite that it will benifit people with a more motivating way of learning the guitar
I'll stick to my Custom 50s Strat and JCM 2000, Mesa Dual Recto and Fender Hot Rod Deluxe. Booyah!
Author dosnt know what a fret is if he thinks the pro guitar has over 100. Each individual note is not a fret dummy.
I'll stick with Pro Drums.
Guy who wrote this is an idiot. There's not "over 100 frets" on the damn thing. There's a little over a 100 BUTTONS, which are like strings. It's supposed to be around 18 or so actual frets, like any normal guitar. Then there's the other pro guitar which is a Fender Squier Stratocaster, which can be plugged into an amp and played like a normal guitar (because it IS an actual guitar.) Anyway, yeah there's Easy~Expert in all pro modes anyway, and of course it's gonna be daunting and hard. No one picks up a real instrument with no prior knowledge of how to play it and then just becomes a maestro.
one of the reasons people will embrace pro mode is because there score will mean more. Here is how the conversations will go. x:I got 100% on the hardest song y:Was it in pro mode with the real guitar? x:no it was with the 5 button one y:hahahaha what are you in kindergarten? don't talk to me again until you do it with a real guitar.
Stupid article. The thing adds a much bigger challenge for gamers looking to spending gaming time becoming leet and it caters to ppl who were maybe thinking about getting a real guitar and ppl who already have a guitar but cant be stuffed doing lil jam sessions by themselves. Plus the word "fail" is used purely in a financial way. If you're going that way then technically Rock Band has failed because its sales have been no where near those of Guitar Heros (despite RB games recieving much higher rating all across the board) HMX, Mad Catz and Fender know theyre audience is small. That's why shelves wont be loaded with guitars.
The article clearly praises the pro guitar for its technical achievements and how fun the end product will be. It is solely concerned with how wide scale the adoption of the pro guitar will be, a fact which you agree with it on.
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