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Video Game Review: Activision Gets Poppy With Catchy ‘Band Hero’

Band Hero

CHICAGO – No one can accuse Activision and Neversoft of allowing their music game franchise to get stale. In fact, some might argue that they have flooded the market with too many similar products including “Guitar Hero: Metallica,” “Guitar Hero: Smash Hits,” “Guitar Hero 5,” “DJ Hero,” and, now, “Band Hero” in just this year alone (with “Guitar Hero: Van Halen” dropping before Christmas as well).

Video Game Review: ‘Guitar Hero 5’ Places Emphasis on Quantity Over Quality

Guitar Hero 5

CHICAGO – Perhaps you’ve seen the clever commercials for “Guitar Hero 5,” in which a dozen or so hot women dance around with plastic guitars and Hugh Hefner extols the virtues of “variety”? There has arguably never been more truth in advertising. Like a roomful of Playboy Playmates, “Guitar Hero 5” gives fans all the variety they could ask for, but truly falling in love with any individual part of the title is a little more difficult.

Video: Rock Out With Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield in Activision’s ‘Guitar Hero: Metallica’

GH: Metallica

CHICAGO – “Guitar Hero: Metallica” was unleashed on the world on Sunday, March 29th, 2009 and while we plan our review of this rocking title, we thought we’d share with you the launch trailer that Activision unveiled on that day. Check out Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, and the rest of the gang as they rock out to your favorite Metallica tunes and come back for all your breaking “Guitar Hero” news, video, and reviews.

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