Guitar Hero World Tour

also for
Wii,
 
9.4
excellent
 

Game Overview

In the Band modes, up to four players can jam together, online or off, as they progress through the game, and in single-player Career Mode, players can jam on any of the instruments in branching venue progression enabling them to rock out in the order of their choice.

The Good

Great setlist with more than 80 songs, You can now sing and play bass, guitar, drums, Lets you create, share, and download original music.

The Bad

Some new additions don't enhance experience, Doesn't do much that other, similar games haven't done.

The Bottom Line

In addition to all of the online gameplay modes from Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, Guitar Hero World Tour introduces Battle of the Bands mode which allows eight players to join online and challenge each other band-to-band to determine who is the best of the best. In the Band modes, up to four players can jam together, online or off, as they progress through the game, and in single-player Career Mode, players can jam on any of the instruments in branching venue progression enabling them to rock out in the order of their choice.

Guitar Hero World Tour delivers more ways to play than ever before. Virtual musicians can live out their rock and roll fantasies by playing either a single instrument, or any combination of instruments, in addition to the full band experience.

Game Screenshots

Expert Reviews

GameSpot review logo
80/100
score

That's one giant leap for a franchise; one small step for a genre.

GameZone review logo
94/100
score

From the Roland-modeled drum heads to the Line 6 effects, GHWT shines and elevates the musical genre of video gaming.

IGN review logo
79/100
score

A fun title, to be sure, but it's also a disappointment in a lot of respects. A number of things it tries to accomplish were already done better in Rock Band, which you might figure would have provided a simple blueprint to be followed and expanded up, bu

Game Features

Rock of Ages: We talk with Neversoft's Alan Flores about Guitar Hero: World Tour We wanted to incorporate the drums into Guitar Hero, and try to put it all together and create our take on what a full band game is like."

Game Specs

Audio/Video
HDTV 720p, In-Game Dolby Digital

Console Link
Ethernet Broadband

Controllers
Headset

 

Memory
2.3 MB

Modes
Career, Exhibition, Multiplayer, Practice, Training, Versus

Online Features
Leaderboards, PS Network Compatible

 

Controller Functions

MENU CONTROLS

Directional Button
Navigate Menus

Left Analog Stick
Navigate Menus

X Button
Confirm. Activate Vocal Star Power.

Square Button
Activate Vocal Star Power

Triangle Button
Activate Vocal Star Power

 

Circle Button
Cancel. Activate Vocal Star Power.

L1 Button
Rotate Character View

R1 Button
Rotate Character View

Start Button
Pause Menu. Confirm.

Select Button
Cancel

 

ESRB Game Ratings

ESRB Rating of "T"
This game is Rated: Teen
Content is most suitable for children ages 13 and up. This game may contain violence, gambling, suggestive themes, crude humor, or some strong language.
Content Descriptors:
Lyrics, Mild Suggestive Themes
 
Game Info
Platform:Sony Playstation 3
Release Date:10/26/2008
Publisher:Activision
Developer:Neversoft Entertainment
Genre:Music
ESRB Rating:T
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Game Quality Ratings
Overall
9.4
Gameplay
9.4
Graphics
9
Sound
9.5
Concept
9.5
Difficulty: Easy/Hard
OVERALL
9.4/10

Recent Customer Reviews

Rock out with your friends!!

This is the definitive band experience. In line with Rock Band, World Tour shows promise to push the...
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Published 1626 days ago by xenoranger

Guitar Hero World Tour Bundle for PS3

Nice game. Hours of fun. Look and feel on the instruments is great. Instruments are compatible...
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Published 2023 days ago by gummyroach

I'm hooked!

Buy it. It's a great challenge and great to play with others.
Published 2222 days ago by kellysideas

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