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Guitar Hero 5

Platform(s): PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360
Genre: Rhythm
Publisher: Activision
Developer: Neversoft Ent.
Release Date: Sept. 1, 2009 (US), Sept. 11, 2009 (EU)

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'Guitar Hero 5' (ALL) Lets You Puts Your Avatar On Stage - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 31, 2009 @ 6:03 a.m. PDT

For the first time ever, you can customize the makeup of your band with any combination of instruments in-game: two guitars and two drums, or three guitars and a microphone, etc. GH 5 will also feature new gameplay modes like Party Play and RockFest putting fun, competition and control at center stage as fans tailor the experience to match their personal style and interests.

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Featuring the best variety and biggest rock stars of today combined with classic rock anthems, Guitar Hero 5 is the latest installment of the world’s most popular music game. For the first time ever, players can customize the make-up of their band by rocking with any combination of instruments in-game: whether it be two guitars and two drums, or three guitars and a microphone, any combination is possible, allowing players to experience music their own way. Brand new, innovative, easy-to-use gameplay modes like Party Play and RockFest put fun, competition and control at center stage as fans tailor the Guitar Hero experience to match their personal style and interests. For extended hours of entertainment, downloadable content from Guitar Hero® World Tour will be compatible with the game and will automatically be updated to include all of the upgrades and enhancements of Guitar Hero 5.

Guitar Hero 5 features the strongest, most varied set list to-date comprised of master tracks from 85 of the hottest bands of today and the biggest classic acts including; Kings of Leon, The Rolling Stones, The White Stripes, Santana, Vampire Weekend, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, plus more than 30 artists from a variety of music genres that will be making their music-rhythm video game debut.

Among the first-time-ever features of Guitar Hero 5 are: Party Play, where players can jump in or drop out of gameplay seamlessly; RockFest, a comprehensive competitive experience available featuring five new head-to-head modes playable online or in your living room; and the ability to play the entire set-list from the first time the game is turned on.

Guitar Hero 5 refines the player experience, enhances the art style and redesigns core features such as GHMusic Studio, making it the most accessible, fun-to-play and authentic experience for seasoned music gamers as well as first-time players. New innovations such as Band Moments, where bands are rewarded for hitting special note streams together and song challenges where gamers are tasked to play through a song a specific way, add a new competitive layer of excitement and accomplishment to the music rhythm genre.

When fans take home Guitar Hero 5, they’ll be able to import their Avatars, choose their instrument and play along with their personalized characters rocking out to any track on the epic 85-song set list. Taking full advantage of the latest technology available from Xbox Live, gamers can choose their band mates and mix and match their Xbox Avatars with Guitar Hero favorites like Judy Nails, Axel Steel and Lars Ümlaüt, or even rip it up alongside in-game talent. Xbox Avatars will also get a Guitar Hero makeover in the game’s Create-A-Rocker mode, where players can further customize their creations with exclusive Guitar Hero clothing and accessories to ensure they look performance-ready.

Newly revealed songs:

  • 3 Doors Down - Kryptonite
  • Arctic Monkeys - Brianstorm
  • Blink-182 - The Rock Show
  • Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing
  • Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American
  • Johnny Cash - Ring Of Fire
  • Megadeth - Sweating Bullets
  • Mötley Crüe - Looks That Kill
  • Muse - Plug In Baby
  • Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit
  • Queen & David Bowie - Under Pressure
  • Stevie Wonder - Superstition
  • The Killers - All The Pretty Faces
  • The Raconteurs - Steady As She Goes
  • TV On The Radio - Wolf Like Me

Previously revealed songs:

  • A Perfect Circle - Judith
  • AFI - Medicate
  • Attack! Attack! UK - "You And Me"
  • Band Of Horses - “Cigarettes, Wedding Bands”
  • Beastie Boys - “Gratitude”
  • Beck - “Gamma Ray”
  • Billy Idol - Dancing with Myself
  • Billy Squier - “Lonely Is The Night”
  • Blink 182 - The Rock Show
  • Blur - “Song 2”
  • Bob Dylan – All Along The Watchtower
  • Bon Jovi - "You Give Love A Bad Name"
  • Brand New - Sowing Season (Yeah)
  • Bush - Comedown
  • Children Of Bodom - “Done With Everything, Die For Nothing”
  • Coldplay - “In My Place”
  • Darker My Love - "Blue Day"
  • Darkest Hour - “Demon(s)”
  • David Bowie - “Fame”
  • David Bowie / Queen - Under Pressure
  • Deep Purple - “Woman From Tokyo ('99 Remix)”
  • Duran Duran - Hungry like the Wolf
  • Eagles of Death Metal - Wannabe in L.A.
  • Elliott Smith - “L.A.”
  • Elton John - "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)"
  • Face To Face - "Disconnected"
  • Garbage - "Only Happy When It Rains"
  • Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc.
  • Gov't Mule - Streamline Woman
  • Grand Funk Railroad - We're an American Band
  • Iggy Pop - “Lust For Life (Live)”
  • Iron Maiden - 2 Minutes to Midnight
  • Jeff Beck - “Scatterbrain (Live)”
  • John Mellencamp - “Hurts So Good”
  • Johnny Cash – Ring of Fire
  • Kaiser Chiefs - "Never Miss A Beat"
  • King Crimson - 21st Century Schizoid Man
  • Kings of Leon – Sex on Fire
  • Kiss - "Shout It Out Loud"
  • Love and Rockets - "Mirror People"
  • My Morning Jacket - "One Big Holiday"
  • Nirvana - "Lithium (Live)"
  • No Doubt - Ex-Girlfriend
  • Peter Frampton - Do You Feel like We Do? (Live) B
  • Public Enemy featuring Zakk Wylde - Bring the Noise 20XX
  • Queens Of The Stone Age - “Make It Wit Chu”
  • Rammstein – "Du Hast"
  • Rush - The Spirit of Radio (Live)
  • Rose Hill Drive - “Sneak Out”
  • Santana -No One to Depend on (Live)
  • Scars on Broadway - They Say
  • Screaming Trees - "Nearly Lost You"
  • Smashing Pumpkins - Bullet with Butterfly Wings
  • Sonic Youth - "Incinerate"
  • Spacehog - In the Meantime
  • Sublime - "What I Got"
  • Sunny Day Real Estate - Seven
  • Stevie Wonder - Superstition
  • T. Rex - 20th Century Boy
  • The Bronx - Six Days a Week
  • The Derek Trucks Band - Younk Funk
  • The Duke Spirit - Send a Little Love Token
  • The Police - So Lonely
  • The Rolling Stones - Sympathy for the Devil
  • The Sword - Maiden, Mother & Crone
  • The White Stripes - Blue Orchid
  • Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak
  • Thrice - Deadbolt
  • Tom Petty - Runnin' Down a Dream
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - American Girl
  • Vampire Weekend – A-Punk
  • Weezer - Why Bother?
  • Wild Cherry - Play that Funky Music
  • Wolfmother - “Back Round”

Guitar Hero 5 is scheduled for release on Sept. 1, 2009.

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