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Game Box for Guitar Hero Live (XONE)

Guitar Hero Live

The next major installment in a bestselling music game series launched in 2005 by Harmonix studio, who are currently developing a similar series, Rock Band.

Arcade | music | multiplayer | co-op | splitscreen

Guitar Hero Live cover

developer: FreeStyleGames

publisher: Activision Blizzard

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet / common screen

game release date:

20Oct2015

PS4 XONE WiiU PS3 X360 iOS

Guitar Hero Live on PS4, X360, etc. is the next installment of the famous Guitar Hero series of music games, started in 2005 by the Harmonix studio. It is also the franchise's return to the market after several years of absence. The title appeared with a new version of the guitar with six buttons in two rows. This controller allows you to better imitate the feeling of playing a real instrument, and in addition, it allows you to adjust the fun to the skills of different players - from beginners who use only three buttons to veterans who can perform complex combinations on all six buttons. The game was developed by FreeStyleGames studio, known from the DJ Hero series.

Mechanics

The gameplay itself doesn't differ diametrically from the earlier releases of Guitar Hero. We press the designated buttons a plastic guitar at the right moment when a note flying from above falls into one of the fields displayed on the screen. Unlike the previous parts, the action is presented from the perspective of a guitarist, and the virtual musicians and the audience have been replaced by real actors. Thanks to this, we have a greater impression of participating in the concert, which is further enhanced the behavior of fans affected by the way we play. If we do well, people jump, dance and cheer, but if we aren't doing good, their attitude changes for worse (whistles, buzzing, etc.).

The available songs include the Black Keys, Fall Out Boy, My Chemical Romance, Gary Clark, Jr., Green Day, Ed Sheeran, The War on Drugs, The Killers, Skrillex, The Rolling Stones, The Lumineers, Carrie Underwood, Pierce the Veil or Blitz Kids. The title, in contrast to the competitive game Rock Band 4, is not compatible with previously released songs. Instead, Activision has made available the GHTV online platform, which publishes official video clips of various performers, with the possibility of playing them.

Below is a full list of songs in Guitar Hero Live.

  • The 1975 - Girls
  • 30 Seconds To Mars - The Kill (Bury Me)
  • Arctic Monkeys - R U Mine?
  • Avril Lavigne - Here's To Never Growing Up
  • Biffy Clyro - Victory Over The Sun
  • The Black Keys - Gold On The Ceiling
  • Blink 182 - The Rock Show
  • Bring Me The Horizon - Shadow Moses
  • Deap Vally - Lies
  • Elbow - Grounds For Divorce
  • Eminem - Berzerk
  • Fall Out Boy - My Songs Know What You Did In the Dark (Light Em Up)
  • Gaslight Anthem, The - 45
  • Good Charlotte - The Anthem
  • Green Day - Nuclear Family
  • Halestorm - Love Bites (So Do I)
  • Imagine Dragons - Demons
  • Jack White - Lazaretto
  • Kasabian - Club Foot
  • Katy Perry - Waking Up In Vegas
  • The Killers - When You Were Young
  • Linkin Park - Wastelands
  • The Lumineers - Ho Hey
  • Mumford & Sons - I Will Wait
  • Neon Trees - Everybody Talks
  • Of Mice and Men - Bones Exposed
  • Of Monsters And Men - Mountain Sound
  • One Republic - Counting Stars
  • Paramore - Now
  • Pearl Jam - Mind Your Manners
  • Pierce The Veil - King for a Day ft. Kellin Quinn
  • Queen - Tie Your Mother Down
  • Rihanna - California King Bed
  • Rise Against - Tragedy + Time
  • Rival Sons - Keep on Swinging
  • The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black
  • Royal Blood - Little Monster
  • Skrillex - Bangarang
  • Soundgarden - Been Away Too Long
  • The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again
  • Wolfmother - Sundial
  • You Me At Six - Lived a Lie

PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.Game contains bad language.Online Game.

System requirements

Apple iOS

Apple iOS

Additional information (iOS): Internet connection is required  

The life and death of Guitar Hero and Rock Band series
The life and death of Guitar Hero and Rock Band series

article 04 February 2018 13:07

Have you ever heard the term 'peripheral-based rhythm games'? It sounds weird, but it regards none other than Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchises. Two giants which both lost in their fight for devoted fans. How come their reign ended so abruptly?

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