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Guitar Hero III

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360
Genre: Rhythm
Publisher: Red Octane / Activision
Developer: Neversoft
Release Date: Oct. 28, 2007 (US), Nov. 23, 2007 (EU)

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'Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock' (ALL) Charity Challenge Event

by Rainier on April 30, 2008 @ 1:16 p.m. PDT

Guitar Hero fans will channel their inner rock god using Gibson Guitar's Les Paul and Kramer models, experience new features and explosive content including a new multiplayer action-inspired battle mode, grueling boss battles, a bevy of exclusive unlockable content and authentic rock venues.

Now open for registration at the offical Guitar Hero website, fans will compete to get the highest score possible playing Monster’s “Matchbook Romance” during the Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock challenge. Activision will donate up to $55,000 to the Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation by donating up to $1 for each participant who registers to play in the event, and $100 for every 1,000 points scored by the challenge’s highest individual score. The funds will go directly to Starlight’s programs, helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.

During the same time period, Activision is also sponsoring a second, private Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock challenge, specifically for the seriously ill teenagers and their siblings that are a part of Starlight’s Starbright World online community. The highest-scoring rocker from the Guitar Hero community and the highest-scoring rocker from the Starbright World community, at the close of the competition will receive an all-expense paid trip for two to Southern California and a tour of Neversoft Entertainment – the developers of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock.

All Guitar Hero fans interested in participating should visit before 7:59 PM (EDT) on May 2nd, 2008 to sign-up. Both competitions kick-off at 8:00 PM (EDT) on May 2nd, 2008 and will conclude at 7:59 PM (EDT) on May 5th, 2008.

For additional details on the event, prizing or rules, please visit the offical Guitar Hero website, and for more information about Starlight’s online social network for seriously ill teens and siblings, visit the official Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation website.

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