We have just received a copy of Guitar Hero V, just in time for the European release of the game published by Activision. Instead of showing you the first 10 minutes of the game, I have decided to show you something a bit different, and, who knows, even a lot funnier than the usual stuff. If you're curious, follow me inside. Update: Guitar video added, song choice being so BlimBlim.
I have to confess, I am not a very experienced Guitar Hero player. I can handle the medium mode pretty well but that's about all I can do. Hence my decision to start with a video showing some kind of Driftwood Idol parody. So I took my headset and gave my singing a try while my avatar was pretending he was a star - which is something he achieved shockingly well. Don't worry though, I will add another video showing some guitar gameplay later, simply don't expect it to be a demo of my impressive skills.
One thing is sure, Guitar Hero V has come a long way with its presentation and visuals. There have really been some improvements here and to top it all, the playlist is really good, as far as I can tell. I'm sure everyone will find something they like in the 92 songs available. There are songs where it feels a bit odd to be playing the guitar when what you hear is a piano - like in the Stones song - but overall, it is well designed.
I haven't had much time to play the game so I can't really give you my final opinion about it but suffice to say I've had some fun playing so far. I have noticed a few drops in the framerate from time to time but it hopefully never makes the game unplayable. So, you guys ready? Sing along: "In my place, in my place..."
I'm just happy I got two of my favorites Sagat and Cody. Sakura is looking cool to. (4 Hours ago)
Kinda sucks that Sagat won't come 'til October. Lots of people want him yesterday. (11 Hours ago)
The EX roster appeared in Capcom's own character poll recently and Ingrid did not. That's a hoot. (11 Hours ago)
@Melmoth: EX nostalgia is pretty trendy right now, but we're getting a new Arika fighter and most of the people talking about Skullomania won't play it anyway. (11 Hours ago)
Every time i've been to Tokyo since 2001 they've had SF:The Movie (game) running on a screen at the entrance to Taito Station in Akihabara. Guess it's a joke that never gets old. (12 Hours ago)
I never got into the EX games. only Arika fighter i sorta liked was Fighting Layer (12 Hours ago)
@nostradamus: EX.. puh.. where's Street Fighter; The Movie arcade game?! (12 Hours ago)