Details of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Tournament Powered By The Pontiac Garage Revealed

November 6, 2007

Activision, Pontiac And Hot Topic Partner On A National Promotion Giving Guitar
Hero Fans The Chance To Win A Pontiac G5

Details of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Tournament Powered By The Pontiac
Garage Revealed

To support the launch of Guitar Hero
III: Legends of Rock, Activision, Inc., Pontiac and Hot Topic are teaming up on
a national promotion giving Guitar Hero fans, ages 16 and older, the chance to
show off their fret burning skills and win a 2008 Pontiac G5. During the one
month tour, consumers around the country can play the game that everyone is
talking about at Hot Topic stores in the following cities:


Orland Park, IL (Chicago)                    
Orland Square

Paramus, NJ (New York/Newark)         
Garden State Plaza

Buford, GA (Atlanta)                            
Mall of Georgia

Austin, TX                                          
Barton Creek

Phoenix, AZ                                       
Metro Center Mall

11/29     Las
Vegas, NV                                   
Meadows Mall

Northridge, CA (Los Angeles)                 
Northridge Fashion Center

12/5     San
Francisco, CA                                
San Francisco Center

Qualifying will take place from 3:00
p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at each stop on the tour. The top eight scores from the
Qualifying Round will proceed to the Semi-Final Rounds which will immediately

Winners at each of the eight stops
will receive a $100 gift card from Hot Topic. Additionally, winners will submit
their high score on an undisclosed song to determine the two national finalists
to advance to the Grand-Finals Round. The two Grand-Finals Round participants
will win a trip for two to Los Angeles where they will compete in front of the
game creators at Activision for the right to drive away in a 2008 Pontiac G5.

Individuals interested in
participating can pre-register for the tournament by visiting the designated Hot
Topic store starting at 10:30 a.m. five days prior to the tournament date.
Pre-registration will close at 5:00 p.m. the evening before the tournament date.
Pre-registering is highly recommended as space is limited.

For complete rules visit
participating Hot Topic stores or

Aspiring guitar legends can hone
their skills by picking up a copy of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock which
contains explosive new content and features including a multiplayer
action-inspired battle mode, grueling boss battles, a host of exclusive
unlockable content and visually stunning rock venues. Expanded online
multiplayer game modes will also allow axe-shredders worldwide to compete
head-to-head for true legendary rock status. While continuing to retain all the
key features from their prior legendary performances, fresh downloadable content
will be offered on multiple platforms, and players can now shred to a killer set
list from many of the most popular rock songs ever recorded.

For the first time ever, Guitar Hero
fans are able to thrash and burn with new wireless guitar controllers available
for each platform, including exclusive Gibson Guitar’s Les Paul model for the
Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii™ home video
game system from Nintendo, and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.
PlayStation®2 gamers also get to shred on a new exclusive shape, Gibson’s Kramer
guitar, popularized by hard rockers and known for its body design, pickups,
electronics and construction for furious finger fretting.

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock,
developed by Neversoft, is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB, and is currently
available at North American retailers. For more information about the Guitar
Hero franchise, please visit the dedicated community site: