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The Dallas Mavericks Launch 'Guitar Hero Challenge'

by Rainier on March 17, 2008 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT

On Thursday, March 20th, the Dallas Mavericks will launch the Guitar Hero Challenge where aficionados will have the chance to show off their skills on the AT&T Plaza outside the South Entrance of American Airlines Center. The grand prize, the chance to play Guitar Hero during a quarter break at a First Round Playoff game, two-tickets to the game, an autographed Mavs Authentic jersey.

Starting two hours prior to each home game between March 20th and April 10th, fans can sign up to participate in the preliminaries, with the top five point-getters from each night having the opportunity to play on the main stage. The top five finalists will receive two tickets to that night’s game.

The top score from each of the six main stage competitions will advance to the Championship round on April 16th. All six finalists will receive two tickets to the April 16th game versus New Orleans and will receive a $100 GameStop giftcard.

The six finalists will compete for the chance to win the Dallas Mavericks “Guitar Hero Challenge” grand prize – the chance to play “Guitar Hero” during a quarter break at a First Round Playoff game, two-tickets to the game, a Guitar Hero Game pack and an autographed Mavs Authentic jersey.

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Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock contains explosive new content and features including a multiplayer action-inspired battle mode, grueling boss battles, a host of exclusive unlockable content and visually stunning rock venues. Expanded online multiplayer game modes allow axe-shredders worldwide to compete head-to-head for true rock status. The game features a star-studded soundtrack including master tracks by legendary artists such as Aerosmith, Guns ‘N’ Roses, The Rolling Stones, Beastie Boys, Rage Against the Machine and Pearl Jam, as well as original songs by guitar icons Slash and Tom Morello. While continuing to retain all the key features from their prior legendary performances, fresh downloadable content will be available on multiple platforms, and players can now shred to a killer set list from many of the most popular rock songs ever recorded.

For the first time ever, Guitar Hero fans are able to thrash and burn with new wireless guitar controllers available for each platform, including exclusive Gibson Guitar's Les Paul model for the Xbox 360, Wii, and PS3. PS2 gamers also get to shred on a new exclusive shape, Gibson’s Kramer guitar, popularized by hard rockers and known for its body design, pickups, electronics and construction for furious finger fretting.

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, rated “T” for Teen, is currently available at North American retailers for PS2, Wii, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.

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