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Guitar Hero II

Platform(s): PlayStation 2, Xbox 360
Genre: Puzzle
Publisher: Red Octane
Developer: Harmonix

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'Guitar Hero II' (PS2) Gets Product Placement Ads

by Rainier on Nov. 2, 2006 @ 10:12 a.m. PST

Guitar Hero II arrives with a new track list, new venues and additional play modes – including the ability to transform the original Guitar Hero SG Controller into a rhythm, lead or bass guitar.

"The product placement within Guitar Hero II is designed to add an extra element of realism for gamers," said Dusty Welch, head of publishing, RedOctane. "Players are deeply immersed into the rock star culture, utilizing the authentic tools of musicians worldwide including an extensive array of amps, strings, pedals, cymbals, music stores and venues."

Guitar Hero II in-game partners include :

  • BOSS Effectors
  • DW Drums
  • Eden Bass Amplication
  • EMG
  • Epiphone
  • Ernie Ball Strings
  • Gibson Guitar
  • Guitar Center
  • Hofner
  • Kramer
  • Krank
  • Line 6
  • Mesa Boogie
  • MusicMan Basses
  • Orange
  • Randall Amplifiers
  • Roland
  • Vans and the Vans Warped Tour
  • VHT
  • and Zildjian

"We are very excited to be part of Guitar Hero II this fall," said Henry Juszkiewicz, Chairman and CEO of Gibson Guitar. "As the leader in innovation in the musical instrument industry we take great pride in partnering with such an enormously talented and aggressive group as those at RedOctane and Activision. We look forward to many more years of success and entertainment for our many fans."

Guitar Hero II will be available for the PS2 on November 7, 2006.

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