Activision's public relations mogul Dan Amrich: Twitter is exploding with “I heard Guitar Hero is dead” and “RIP Guitar Hero” and stuff like that. Seems a little dramatic from my understanding.
to me it died at 3
Ditto. As soon as Guitar Hero: Aerosmith reared its ugly head, I knew it was all down hill from there.
Eh, I dont see why all the hate for Guitar Hero. I prefer it to Rock Band in most ways except presentation. What I really love about it is GHTunes, which is where people can make their own custom songs and upload them for people to download for free... and some people come up with some pretty epic things. Try playing the super marios theme, or pokemon battle music on guitar hero, and tell me its not epic. The only games I'd buy are the main installments though, like II, III, World Tour, etc.
GH is dead :D Now....next up is Call of Duty
for sure at this rate... No innovation, glitchier with each realease and FLOODING the market to milk as much money as possible. EDIT: Oh ya, and 15$ map packs. No love for the fans, just greed.
No but they only need one GH and then just add music for dlc. Keep the last one alive with new music but dont make more. Idc as ive never bought it or rock band but many people enjoy it.
GH Metallica was the last good GH game, i traded 3 and world tour for rockband 1 and 2 but i still kept metallica.
Craptivisoin shouldnt have shit canned Guitar Hero. They should have just simply changed the name to either Guitars of Duty, or Call of Guitars. Then they could milk this shit even further with Drums of Duty, Call of Bass guitars and so on and so forth. dlc packs to include Guitar ops: Too fn Loud. Guitars of Duty: it goes to 11. Call of Guitars: busting amps and eardrums.
My guess is that they'll wait till next gen to relaunch the franchise.
GH died at GH2 .. GHWT was a revival that quickly went down.. too many sequels , too many extra GH titles , not enough innovation
In this generation alone, activision has released... GH2 (360), GH3, GH WT, GH Metallica, GH Aerosmith, GH Van Halen, Band Hero, and GH 5. I am not 100% sure but I thought there was a pop hero too. Did no one think that activision MIGHT be saturating the GH brand and that the flood of "hero" games would bring the franchise down? I am amazed it took that long. GH3 was the last great GH imo, so I am not sad to see this series go down. Rock band was a better product made from a better developer (harmonix). Kudos to them for winning that genre match up.
Looks like you forgot Guitar Hero: Smash Hits, too... Damn, man. That's a lot of games with no difference between them aside from track lists... And they only got worse. Every edition put terrible songs on-disk, but expected $3 for every good song released as DLC.
GH died when Harmonix left, end of story. its corpse just got dressed up in fancy clothes and paraded around by activision for a dozen more games.
Rock Band is better anyway
RIP GH... or at least until Activision drags your zombie ass out of the gutter. Warriors of Rock was surprisingly decent, but I honestly didn't see the series going anywhere in the immediate future.
What I liked about guitar hero best was the fact it was more of a challenge. Also I like the circles better than squares IMO.
you cant be serious? the timing window for hitting notes in GH is HUGE compared to that of Rock Band, and you can even hit the wrong note and then quickly press the right one and it wont register a miss. Rock Band is the much more challenging game, GH is much more forgiving. take it from me - ive got all the RB/GH games apart from Van Halen and GH:WoR, can beat every song on expert guitar (even TTFAF) and RB is more of a challenge on both guitar and drums.
So do I it's just Theres songs on gh that takes a few tries to pass on rock band I finish all bit a couple with 5 stars. I was just talking about the looks of the game.
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