Band Hero DS - Drum Peripheral

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Jul 23, 2009

Band Hero DS - Drum Peripheral by Hadrian at 3:22 PM (2,608 Views / 0 Likes) 14 replies

  1. Hadrian
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    Looks stupid, cant we just use the touchscreen and a shoulder button?

    I still dont find GH to be suitable for the DS, they just feel so stupid but whatever the kids like it for some reason. Shit for DSi owners though, you'd think that Activision would do one for a DSi version.

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  2. Canonbeat234

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    Wow this looks awesome! The best thing that shovelware can offer [​IMG]
     
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    That looks tight! I didnt even know they were making a band hero for ds. Too bad I have a dsi. [​IMG] Find a way already activision!
     
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    This looks like it's gonna be bad.

    A) Vicarious Visions. They're the people who raped Crash Bandicoot. I don't think I'll ever forgive them.
    B) Bad name rip off. Rock Band + Guitar Hero = Band Hero. I personally though Rock Hero or Guitar Band was better.
    C) Couldn't they just make a virtual drumset that used 2 styli for input? They could've just bundle the game with 2 extra long styli and the Guitar Hero slot-2 pack.
    D) Vocals? The DS Mic is pretty crappy. Most games that use it just use it for blowing into or yelling, nothing as sophisticated as this.

    It's a nice concept, but done wrong.
     
  5. Hadrian
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    Whats worse is that two are mapped to the d-pad...so you can only ever drum with one at a time.
     
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    Well, just make the songs so that only one stylus touches the screen at a time. Or somehow make it support multitouch. The peripherial just looks incredibly dumb, clumsy, and doesn't support DS Phat users.
     
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    i think they are just changing the name because they have been going with guitar hero for world tour, metallica, smash hits, GH5 is in making as well as van halen, the name "Guitar" hero insists its guitar only, when really its guitar hero + drums and mic. so band hero seems appropriate
     
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    I read that the Guitar Hero games will keep the Guitar Hero name for the main series.

    Band Hero is just a spin off aimed at family & "casual" players, the songs will be more "poppy". If this one does well, it'll become its own series.

    Next year we'll probably get 4 serperate Band Hero games, 4 DJ Hero as well as at least 4 GH games.
     
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    too many music hyped games now... it looks nice but still nothing that i would want
     
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    Can't be as bad as DJ Hero which looks pathetic
     
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    Its also been confirmed that not only will this not work on DSi but because of the size of the Drum thing, it wont work on DS Phat either.
     
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    Activision seriously needs to get in the DSi market for these games or they'll start to lose money fast.
     
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    Whens It going to be release ?
     
  15. mercluke

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    lame >_> now what do phat and dsi users do?
     

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