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Guitar Hero III Review 0

This is the third installment of the Guitar Hero gaming series...It's a pretty good game, though just a bit behind II in the music range but there's enough to make up for it. If you ever played any of the other Guitar Hero games...then this is not too much of a difference other than online play but the soundtrack is still pretty good especially with exclusives like the Halo theme song that will give you both a laugh and also great feel for an addition. It isn't as great as Guitar Hero II's sou...

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The formula remains fun, albeit tried-and-tested. 0

Originally developed by Harmonix, after two years the beloved Guitar Heroes series has shifted over to Neversoft in ‘Guitar Heroes III: Legends of Rock’ available for the PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PC and Mac. Many fans will no doubt be wondering how this latest instalment weighs up. GH III follows the same formula as its predecessors. For anyone unfamiliar with the series, it’s a music/rhythm videogame. Think Dance Dance Revolution with guitars. Players use a controller shaped like a Gibson Les Paul ...

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Doesn't rock as hard as Rock Band. 0

ProsGood song selection..but not as good as Rock Band. Good online and matchtypes...but not as good as Rock Band. The more challenging music game (in the Guitar category obviously) ConsDLC fails Graphics and animation need serious help No customizable characters PresentationMenus look great. Presentation of the band could have been much better. Often the singing doesnt match the singers lips well, and the drummer is like a robot. 3/5GraphicsDecent for a music game, but not as good as Rock Band...

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Good setlist, great difficulty 0

Guitar hero 3 has a great out of the box setlist. And the bonus songs are just as great. The controls are as simple as hitting a button and strumming. Oh wait that is the controls. The difficulty is just right for hardcore gamers like me, or ones that just picked it up. And they seperated the songs by difficulty which felt just right. Once i got it i made it up to hard in about 2 months. The only complaint i have about is that the graphics should have been better. It looked like it was on the fi...

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Can Guitar Hero 3 live up to the Guitar Hero name? 0

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The great music makes plastic guitar shredding a blast 0

 When Harmonix left Guitar Hero to start Rock Band, Activision and Neversoft had some catching up to do. They didn't really have experience in making music games, and suddenly they had a franchise to work with that could potentially make them oodles of money. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (GHIII) is the first main series Guitar Hero game from the new companies, and it turned out to be a great game that is still the best Guitar Hero game to date, in my opinion.For those of you who don't know, ...

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Rock out!!!!!! 0

Guitar Hero 3 is a great game, with some issues. If you want a good solid game that will be fun to play look no further than this. However if you're not a casual gamer then look away, this game is really hard. Medium and Easy are actually pretty easy but once you hit the last few songs of hard you're fucked. The game is also really hard, it took me until last month to bear Through the fire and flames on expert with 5 stars; hardest thing ever. The guitar is an improvement from last games and eas...

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Guitar Hero 3 - Get ready to ROCK! 0

OK, so this game doesn't have very good sound quality and there seems to be no patch to fix it, the graphics aren't quite as crisp as the 360, and the down-loadable content we were promised is sadly lacking. But that doesn't mean this is a disastrous game. No indeed! Guitar Hero 3 sounds fine on my TV. I don't have a awesome gaming set up, just a 17" flat screen LCD, but the sound coming from it is pretty good, and it doesn't bother me too much while playing. Therefore, I can't say too much to...

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Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 0

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock is another addition to the Guitar Hero series.  It includes a very impressive list of songs to play as well as an improved guitar design.  Loading times and the visuals of Guitar Hero III have been improved quite a bit from the previous series but are nothing too special.  The best part of this game is sitting on the couch and playing the game with your friends.  If you enjoy playing with a plastic guitar instead of a real one, this is the game for you. Story: 3 ...

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Is This The Game PS3 Owners Have Been Waiting For? No. 0

With a guy like Slash on the cover, it must be good right? Heh, say what you will about the guy, half the people like him, the other half don't. I don't suppose you could guess which camp I fall into. But joking aside, does the next iteration of Guitar Hero live up to all the hype? Well that is the question. It is Guitar Hero, as you remember it, with a plethora of songs to be shredded on the new Wireless Les Paul. A few new additions attempt to bring the growing staleness of the title to new he...

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Rock out with your co...ntroller out. 0

Guitar Hero II was my first Guitar Hero, and it was loads of fun, so as you can guess I was looking forward to this new addition to the series. I was worried at first about the change in developer and publisher, but I'm glad to be able to say that the game was not harmed in the transition, and turned out pretty good.The graphics, while still not groundbreaking, are a giant leap ahead of Guitar Hero II. The physics engine, now powered by Havok, is great. Now the characters hair, or clothing addit...

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Despite its amazing track list, GH3 isn't as much fun as before. 0

Before November of 2005, few people had any exposure to the rhythm games outside of some stumbling on a DDR dance pad after a couple of margaritas on a Saturday night at Dave and Buster's.  Then unknown companies RedOctane and Harmonix completely upended the rhythm genre by introducing a fiendishly simple, yet insanely challenging rock simulator.  Guitar Hero quickly rose from an obscure title to premier game franchise to cultural phenomenon.  RedOctane and Harmonix quickly became must-have prop...

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Guitar Hero 3 Review 0

The Good: Huge replay value- you'll be coming back to this years from now, improved visuals, excellent soundtrack (my favorite of all Guitar Heroes), an extraordinary party game, pretty fun multiplayer addition online.The Bad: Boss battles are annoying, some songs can get incredibly difficult and just plain annoying (Through the Fire and the Flames on Expert Level). --Guitar Hero is a really popular series...if you haven't heard of it, you probably live in a box that you never come out of. Even ...

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A series going a little stale 0

I have been an obsessive guitar hero fan since the first release. This iteration of the series has the best track list of every guitar hero to day. Online play is fun and does not lag, but for some odd reason the game seems to slowdown at times during play. The wireless controller is great. Except for the fact that it seems to have a connection problem. Maybe this is due to the new detachable neck feature, but i have found 2 guitars where buttons would randomly stop working. This is unacceptable...

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If you like Rock music you WILL love this. 0

Guitar hero. Whenever someone says the name you think of one, a button smashing rythm game or two, Jimi Hendrix.Anyway Guitar hero 3 is basically the same as the previous 2 besides of the Smashing new soundtrack, a few extra character/Venues and the inclusion of Online play. Firstly the soundtrack, It has music from the 1960's - 2007. There's Iron maiden, Metallica, Killers, Sex pistols, Guns 'n' roses, Muse and Red hot chili's to name a very few. With over 70+ songs and some free songs off xbox...

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Guitar Hero 3 is Fun and Addictive! 0

The Guitar Hero series is a series of rhythm based video games that are both extremely fun and insanely difficult. It uses a plastic controller designed to look like a genuine guitar with colored fret buttons and a strum bar to simulate the real deal. Though the general idea may be simple, it is much more challenging than it seems. Guitar Hero 3 is quite possibly the hardest game in the series to complete so far.The core gameplay found in the first two main games stays true in the fact that you ...

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Er... what happened between 2 and 3? 0

So when I first played 3, I thought, "Boy, I hoped Neversoft really improved this! I can't wait to see what they did! Better setlist? Good online play? Better DLC?". Thank you for crushing my dreams. 2 did a lot of things right: awesome setlist, good DLC, good engine, and HO/PO's that work. If you are a hardcore GH2 player, STAY AWAY. The setlist is pretty bad. The Killers... AFI... St. Sebastian... Dragonforce (for most people, this is an iffy.), and a bad Sonic Youth song. Some of the chart...

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A welcome increase in challenge. 0

Just a brief review. Guitar Hero 3 is a fairly by the books sequel in most respects. It's Guitar Hero 2. But more! And more Guitar Hero is never a bad thing.You should know by now whether you like Guitar Hero and whether you want more if it. To talk about the new stuff a bit, I guess most obvious new mode would be the Battlemode, which throws in Mario Kartesque power ups into the standard Guitar Hero game. It's not as great as it sounds. Winning generally comes down to whoever pulls off th...

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Guitar Hero 3 Review 0

Two years ago, Harmonix popularized the music genre with a masterpiece called Guitar Hero. Two years later, they have left the series to work on bigger (and possibly better) things, with the Guitar Hero franchise going to Neversoft. A company most famous for the Tony Hawk Games.Neversoft kept the gameplay mostly the same. It is still meant to be played with a mini-guitar. It has five colored buttons on it. One green, one red, one yellow, one blue, and one orange. On Easy, you only use the green,...

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Guitar Hero III is everything a Guitar Hero fan could want. 0

It wouldn't be wrong for you to go into Guitar Hero III with some sense of awareness; Neversoft has a reputation for churning out bad games by the truckload, but fear not, because Guitar Hero III is everything you could possibly ask for: it has better music, better graphics and it has online play. The increased difficulty is also something that veterans of the series will greatly appreciate. From the overall craziness of "Through the Fire and Flames" to the finger-crampingly awesome solo of "One...

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Nintendo Owners Are Finally Ready To Rock! 0

 Activision's Guitar Hero has managed to twice over win the world of gaming and pop culture during the past few years, granting such popularity that even hit TV show South Park produced an entire episode based on the ridicule of Guitar Hero's success. Its crazy to see how Guitar Hero has developed so far, especially as all it is a fake guitar with five buttons replacing the strings. It has even enabled previously quiet players such as the older generations take to the centre stage to te...

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Disappointing first try from Neversoft 0

Neversoft is not Harmonix. That is obvious. However, this does not mean Neversoft can not make a great music game. I mean, even veterans like Harmonix had to start somewhere. That being said, Guitar Hero III is not a encouraging first effort from the rhythm virgins at Neversoft. While all the key components seem there: decent songs, notes, and a good guitar controller. The problem is that the game just falls apart after that. The timing window of the game is botched: while some complain about t...

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It is more of the same, but it is enough 0

The success that Guitar Hero has enjoyed over the last year has brought the rhythm gaming to the forefront of the industry. So when news spread that when original Guitar Hero developer Harmonix had parted ways with Activision in favour of developing Rock Band, no doubt there were many who may have been sweating at the possible demise of the much beloved franchise. But never fear for Neversoft is here and has provided us with a follow up that stays true to the original formula. There are also som...

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A good game, but not necessarily great. 0

Guitar Hero 3 is not a bad game.  Neversoft takes the formula Harmonix developed and had their first go at making a plastic instrument game.  The game does not push the genre forward, it is essentially more of the same.  It seems some on screen information has been changed just for the sake of it, but some tweaks  streamline navigation, which is welcome.  If you enjoy difficulty for its own sake, you will enjoy this game very much, but it may be off putting for those who are not already deep int...

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Very good, but very different to GH2 0

Guitar Hero 3 is a great game, but definitely has a few minor flaws.GameplayThe gameplay is in some ways simple but it gets more complicated. In this game, you will play songs using the Guitar Controller, holding down the corresponding fret button and then strumming up or down on the strum bar. When hitting certain notes, you can obtain Star Power which will give you a double points bonus for a short amount of time. There are also more advanaced techniques which can be used, like hammer ons and ...

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Guitar Hero 3:Legends of rock - really does rock! 0

Guitar Hero 3: Legends of Rock is the fourth in a series of rhythm games in which the goal is to hit the notes as they scroll down the screen, strumming on the strum bar when they reach the right moment. As the game retails around £69.99 ($89.99) with the Red Octane Les Paul controller it's a well worth investment.The game is pretty much the same as the others in the Guitar Hero franchise with some interesting changes to the layout. The newly designed fret board and frets, with a stylish new roc...

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GH3 pc??? 0

so i unboxed my GH3 for Pc after playing through it, i went round to one of my friends who had the wii version after having just as much fun on that i went back home soon finding out that the guitar i had was the one form GH2 i then decided to try the online mode as i was thinking to myself the wii one doesn't compare graphically and not having downloads i clicked the online button it says downloads coming soon i thought great can't wait for these and till this day it still says the exact same t...

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Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 0

As the developer and publisher of the first two games (and the 80's expansion) were split and gobbled up by different companies, a new team gained control of creating the enjoyable rhythm series, and the results aren't quite what you'd hope for. There's nothing about the third installment changed so much as to hurt the core gameplay, it just seems every single new decision Neversoft made was a bad one. The graphics received an overhaul, with new, shinier character models and notes on the fretboa...

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Guitar Hero III Review 0

I'm going to start this review, by taking you back to pre-release. Guitar Hero fans were going nuts, thought it looked awesome.Well, the day of the release it basically said BOOM and every single copy was sold. Even the ones without a guitar, gone. But, I got a hold of one since one store was smart enough to atleast buy in several without a guitar. So, I was happy with that. But, I couldn't play the game. It wouldn't get past the intro, after the intro it would instantly freeze. Well, I went bac...

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Get Hooked Now 0

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Ahh... what is left to say about guitar hero? Well lets start at the beginning, I'll make it quick. I went out and bought guitar hero 3 on PS3. I had never played any other one. the only reason i was interested was because i play guitar myself. and from my first completed song, (lay down - Priestess in medium) i was hooked. the more songs i tried and the harder i played them at, i got more and more hooked to the game. At one stage i had to stop playing for a day...

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A disgrace to Guitar Hero. 0

A heavy guitar, bad music, and crappy graphics lead to the worst version of Guitar Hero 3. The Wii version. The Wii version of Guitar Hero 3 has the worst songs of all the versions, and the worst graphics. The graphics look like old Nintendo 64 graphics, and the Wi-Fi for the game sucks. Even though it has tons of flaws, it still produces the fun of Guitar Hero. Overall, this game is a rent first for all GH fans....

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Let the Good Times Roll.... 0

 Thrashers, rejoice! Guitar Hero 3 is finally here! The red hot rhythm game, released first in 2005, has spawned one of the greatest C ults of Personality in video games today. The game was a smash hit on the now ancient PlayStation two, and has spawned an empire where The Metal and the hammer on's rule. Now in the hands of Neversoft, Guitar Hero 3 has graduated from Red Octane's simplistic charms and has upgraded the series without changing much. This is both a good and bad thing for t...

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The best Guitar Hero 3 version! 0

This version of GH3 has a lighter guitar, better songs, and better online play than the Wii version. It also has better graphics, and includes the flaming fingers feature. While the Wii version was an  utter disaster, the 360 version is a complete success. The guitar also looks cooler, and doesn't break as easily. Overall, GH3 on the 360 is a must buy for all GH lovers....

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