More Reviews
REVIEWS Anomaly 2 Review
Does the tower offense genre exist yet?

Fenix Rage Review
Anger will become your best friend.
More Previews
PREVIEWS Sunset Overdrive Preview
Microsoft and Insomniac Games have created a new open-world shooter with clear influences from Jet Grind Radio. We went hands-on with the first hour of the game.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
Release date: 09/30/14

Alien: Isolation
Release date: 10/07/14

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
Release date: 10/14/14

The Evil Within
Release date: 10/14/14


LATEST FEATURES Interview: Sunset Overdrive's Drew Murray and Ted Price Talk Traversal and Game Design
Insomniac's open-world shooter will land exclusively on Xbox One later this year and we got to go hands-on and speak with the devs on the this stylish Xbox One exclusive.

Sunset Overdrive Co-op Is a Thrill Ride and a Half: TGS Multiplayer Hands-On
I play a co-op round of Sunset Overdrive with seven other people at the Tokyo Game Show.
MOST POPULAR FEATURES The Updating List of PAX Indies
We're heading to PAX Prime! Are you looking to check out a few unique indie games while you're there? UPDATED: Dragon Fin Soup, Dungeon of the Endless,

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP shandog137 Background: I own and have completed every entry in the Ninja Storm series, so there is inherent bias but luckily this isn’t a review. These are just my thoughts on a fun series I chose to pick up after my Dragon Ball Z Budokai days. I am also only about 3 episodes behind in the...

MEMBER BLOG

Ted_Wolff Ted_Wolff's Blog
PROFILE
Average Blog Rating:
[ Back to All Posts ]
Guitar Hero: First Impressions
Posted on Wednesday, November 9 2005 @ 12:27:13 Eastern

Initial impressions on Guitar Hero, a recently released rhythm game for the PlayStation 2:

It ROCKS, simply. I'm excited that such a music game has finally been developed for the shores outside of Japan. I remember my brief time playing an imported copy of Guitar Freaks and having a blast. Now it's time for something I can understand in English.

     I was in the kitchen making spaghetti (don't ask, my wife was either kidnapped or getting groceries, it's the only reason why I'd be making my own food) when my roommate walked in and flashed his Guitar Hero box at me.

     Unfortunately, I've yet to play the game. My roommate's been rocking out with his mullet out and I've been eating pasta (who wants to take bets on Nintendo making a comparable game with Mario? "It's-a me, Mario! I'm-a play you-sa solo!"?) watching.

     There's a decent song selection to get started with: Iron Man, I Wanna Be Sedated, More Than A Feeling, etc. The graphics are nothing flashy like a game of Metal Gear Solid 3 or Halo 2, but they work and you don't want to be bothered by flashiness while you're concentrating on pulling off a wicked solo.

I cannot say much else from a gamer's viewpoint, so expect a future update in the next half of day on what the game really feels like. Until then, I'll go back to my air guitar. That's still cool, right?
comments powered by Disqus

 
More On GameRevolution