Guitar Hero Is Coming Back... To Wii U, And Everything Else!

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    With the earlier release announcement of Rock Band, many of us were left mildly excited and a little disappointed in the lack of mention of Nintendo's Wii U console.

    It was only a matter of time before Activision would make its move and bring Guitar Hero back, and as of today, in a complete twist, it is coming back... and to the Wii U no less!

    Also making its introduction is GHTV, the world's FIRST EVER, playable music network.

    :arrow: SOURCE

    The game will also feature a brand new guitar controller, so it looks like you'll be replacing that ol' wii one you may have had before.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    The new guitar is designed to garner to multiple levels of playstyle, from close and easy buttons to click for beginners, all the way to the higher, real rockstar layout at the top of the guitar.


    And don't worry anyone else that would like to play, the game will also be coming to all last and current gen consoles, as well as mobile devices. (inb4 taptaprevenge comes back.) The release was specifically garnered to mention the Wii U, hence the title.
     
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    Yay! More games for my Wii U!
     
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    Can't wait to see how this pans out. Glad to see more 3rd party support for the Wii U :). I just hope they don't botch things up with the FMV sequences :/
     
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    This is really interesting, especially that new controller layout. It reminds me of Guitar Hero on the DS, which I was quite good at, so I think this 6-button format will prove interesting to master. And the fact that it's coming to so many consoles at once (Wii U, Xbox1, PS4, PS3, 360) is great - that way even if you don't have the newest console you can still play it. Now I need to decide what console I want it for - Wii U, PS3, or 360.
     
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    Wow! this new guitar is beautiful!

    This definitely get a buy from me.
     
  7. Nathan Drake

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    Perhaps they should have picked a name that isn't associated with what became the shitty version of Rock Band if they were going to make Guitar Hero that isn't at all actually Guitar Hero.
     
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  9. Wellington2k

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    This is a day 1 pick up for me on Wii U.
     
  10. WiiCube_2013

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    They should have opted out and not release it on the Wii U because Wii U owners are known to not support 3rd party publishers. I'm surprised Activision is going forward with this.
     
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    I can barely master using 5 buttons.

    I support 3rd party publishers on the WiiU.
     
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    No... No they shouldn't have. :yayu:
    40% of the Wii U games I own are from third-party publishers.
     
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    First of all six buttons? Yay for older peripherals incompatibility and no old DLC support. Someone will have to convince me on this one before i even try it, five buttons was great.

    Although the FMV concept would be neat to see on an eventual DJ Hero 3 as long as i can use the turntable i already have. If they even make a new DJ Hero game.
     
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    Not everyone do not support 3rd party games on WiiU though. Some of my WiiU games are 3rd party.
     
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    Most third party games on the Wii U are shit, only some are actually good. Mostly from UbiSoft, EA, Bandai Namco and Warner Bros.

    Platinum Games is under Nintendo so they don't count.
     
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    Kind of miss the DS one just for the novelty. Would be neat to see a portable one again.
     
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    I'm not sold on the FMV concept, which in my opinion makes me feel like in idiot.
    (More than only playing a plastic guitar in front of your TV)
    The new layout on the other hand is fucking awesome.
    Only problem is that I have to buy a new controller, which
    will solely work with Guitar Hero Live.
     
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    I never had the console versions because I didn't have many newer TV consoles when I had the GH DS version, but when I tried playing 5-button, I failed miserably. This would probably make it easier as reaching up a distance is much easier than reaching to the side.
     
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    Not looking forward to this

    Used clearance bins are always full of guitar hero games without the guitar
     
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    Eh. I like music games and all, but I dunno about this one. From what I can see in the trailer, it plays like 3 buttons, but having to move up/down occasionally. If they start really mixing the black and white notes in three lanes at once, charts will become near unreadable. Also, I really don't like the FMV thing, although that's just personal preference.