Family and friends will come together to ascend the virtual stage and rock their way to superstardom with Band Hero. Brought to you by the makers of Guitar Hero, one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time, Band Hero features the hottest chart-topping hits from everyone's favorite acts including Taylor Swift, No Doubt, Lily Allen, The All-American Rejects and Jackson 5. Headlined by some of the biggest names in music as in-game artists and playable characters, Band Hero is the ultimate party game where players of all ages will be able to experience the signature, easy-to-learn but difficult-to-master Guitar Hero gameplay. Elevated social gameplay in Band Hero allows fans to create the band they always dreamed of using any combination of guitar or drum controllers and vocals, providing rockers and performers of all ages the chance to experience and interact with their favorite music.
Band Hero's premise is spelled out right on the box with the tagline, "65 songs by the biggest pop artists." That message couldn't be any clearer. This isn't Guitar Hero, the rock-heavy music series everybody knows. It isn't anything like DJ Hero, the newest kid in town. Rather, Band Hero is a song-specific spin-off of the last two Guitar Hero games: World Tour and Guitar Hero 5. The result of this venture is a game that plays exactly the same but sounds entirely different. Sugar, We’re Going Down If you’ve listened to mainstream radio or watched MTV in the last few years, you have no doubt heard the oddly titled Fall Out Boy hit, “Sugar, We’re Going Down.” Catchy, somewhat memorable and definitely acceptable to a wide variety of... Read Review