Review by wordlife4564
"No Harmonix.....But Better Than Before!"
The fourth Guitar Hero game in the series, Harmonix didn't work on it, and new features. To be honest, this is the best game in the series and possibly the best rhythm game out there.
Gameplay 10/10- The play style is the same as ever but with a few new upgrades. Online play is finally reality, the tricky hammer-ons and pull-offs are easier to do, plus the songs have been increased somewhat in difficulty. To those that wished to be a duo band, than wishes have been granted cause Co-Op Career is a must for those with friends. The new multiplayer mode, Battle Mode, is just as fun and intense as Face-Off and Pro-Face off by replacing Star Power with "weapons" to screw up your opponent into failing. Good thing is, Online play uses all 4 multiplayer modes with any song you want.
Story 9/10- Guitar Hero has never been one for a storyline, but this is different. Remember those little driving scenes in GH2? Those have been replaced with cartoon cutscenes starring your band as you cut through the rocking world to make it to the top. Along the way, you will be challenged by many. Tom Morello and Slash have been put in to face you to prove yourself worthy to be named a Rocker. This ultimately leads to the final battle with the greatest metal man of all time, Lou the Devil.
Graphics/Sound 10/10- The songlist is always the best part of Guitar Hero and the graphics haven't always been the best. Although the 360 and PS3 conquer all with outstandingly polished graphics, the Wii is close behind. The songs are the best this time, ranging from classics like "Rock You Like A Hurricane" to new hits like "Knights of Cydonia." Wii owners don't get downloadable content from the get go, but it is a possibility in the future, which will expand the list even further. The cutscenes in career are perfect for the graphic style of Guitar Hero. The opening scene is another awesome addition making a point to become a legend of rock.
Replayability 10/10- Being the ultimate party game, Guitar Hero 3 is sure to please you long after you beat it. All the guitars, finishes, bonus songs, characters, outfits, etc. is sure to make everyone push themselves to get five stars to max their cash to gain every bit. The online play is another plus and will most likely keep people hooked trying to be the best on the leaderboards.
Reviewer's Score: 9/10 | Originally Posted: 10/31/07
Game Release: Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (w/Guitar) (US, 10/28/07)
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