October 24, 2007
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Features
Exclusive In-Game Partnerships
Delivering the most authentic rock experience to
date, Activision, Inc.’s Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock will feature some of
the world’s most influential musical instrument and equipment manufacturers
including Gibson, Guitar Center Audio-Technica, Crate, Ernie Ball, Krank, Line
6, Mackie and Zildjian. Alternative Press, Decibel, Guitar Player, Kerrang and
Paste magazines also make appearances giving Guitar Hero legends the chance to
see their names in the headlines.
In addition to partnering with some of the most
prominent names in music, Activision has forged key strategic alliances with
companies such as Pontiac and Axe whose product appears in the game.
"By forging exclusive relationships with key
companies in the music and consumer packaged goods industries we are able to
bring an even greater depth of realism to Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock,"
said Dave Anderson, sr. director of business development for Activision. "From
venues like Pontiac Garage, to customized guitars from Axe, the game delivers
the ultimate rock and roll experience."
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock will include
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. For the first time ever, Guitar Hero fans will also be able to thrash
and burn with new wireless guitar controllers available for each platform. The
game will feature a star-studded soundtrack including master tracks by such
legendary artists as Aerosmith, Guns N’ Roses, The Rolling Stones, Beastie Boys,
Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pearl Jam as well as original songs by guitar icons
Slash and Tom Morello. 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 will
also be 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, Wii, and PLAYSTATION 3. PlayStation 2 gamers will also get to shred on
a new exclusive wireless guitar controller 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, published by
RedOctane and developed by Neversoft, is rated Teen by the ESRB and will be
available October 28th, 2007 on the Xbox 360, Wii, and PlayStation 2 and
PLAYSTATION 3. For more information about the Guitar Hero franchise, please
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