Guitar Hero was a niche series that found incredible success in the face of considerable odds, so why did it fail, and where is it now?
How could this ever be described as a niche series
The reboot had some great ideas guitar hero tv was awesome but the new controller sucked
Yeah and the songs were garbage. It used to have classic rock and then they put Rihanna songs in that one.
Yeah they made some poor choices there
Related story: Me and my friend had a month-long $150 bet to see who could get the highest score on a song that my friend picked, and he picked Waking Up in Vegas by Katy Perry. It was the most awful month of my life man, just playing Waking Up In Vegas over and over and over. I'd get #1 on the leaderboards and then he'd overtake it and then i'd overtake it etc etc etc. 100% every time, just using star power at different moments for minuscule increases in points lmao. I won. Im imagining im still #1 on those leaderboards
GH will go down as a timeless GEM. Even GH live was alright, GHTV was where it really shined, but still. Yeh the controller did not need to be redesigned, but once you get used to it, it is actually pretty damn fun. Sometimes feeling better than the original.
I think they just came out with way too many, way too fast and gamers got tired of it.
Guitar Hero Metallica was the last GOOD one if you ask me. I still play 3, world tour, and Metallica at least weekly. I love them to death. Some of the most fun ever especially after getting tipsy or drunk with friends.
You should check out rocksmith , it's very satisfying. It will seriously take a beginner and teach them how to play a real guitar.
@jackbnimble I have rocksmith and love it. I wish it had a slightly better selection of dlc songs, but otherwise it's fantastic!
Can we get a Sleeping Dogs sequel? 🤔🤣
I remember GH used to be so great. I played it many times and still not get bored.
I want a new dj hero
I thought Rock Band and Guitar hero were boring I remember when a song came on it wasn't even the band singing their own song. Bought Guitar Hero for my PS3 the crappy guitar broke the next day. Played Rock Band with the ex tapping on some stupid drums thought it was boring. On top of that they pumped out the games worse then Activision pumping out COD every new month was a new Guitar Hero game. Give it a while and I wouldn't be surprised if they slip out a new Guitar Hero when the PS5 comes out.
It failed to be Guitar Hero when pop overtook real rock music. Horrible track selections killed GH.
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