Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock – Rock Your Party Weekend on Xbox LIVE Announced

January 18, 2008

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock – Rock Your
Party Weekend on Xbox LIVE Announced

Fans Celebrate the Culmination of the Football
Season as They Play for Prizes and Play with Game Developer Neversoft

Gridiron fans get ready to rock out and win
prizes on Xbox LIVE with Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock! Activision announced
today that Xbox LIVE will host the Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock – Rock Your
Party Weekend, a special event happening the weekend of the big game, February
1-3, 2008 for U.S. and Canada residents. The 72-hour event gives players the
chance to prove their axe grinding skills and includes a Play & Win Sweepstakes
that offers gamers who register and play, the chance to win a multitude of
prizes. Before the big game, fans can test their talents against Neversoft,
developers of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, from 12 – 4 p.m. PST on Sunday,
February 3.

Some of the prizes up for grabs include Microsoft
points, Guitar Hero Gear and an Xbox 360 wireless guitar faceplate signed by
Slash. One lucky grand prize winner will take home the Ultimate Home Gaming
Center, which includes an LG 50" 1080p Flat-Panel Plasma HDTV, an Xbox 360 Elite
and a BoomChair – Wi-FX Wireless Gaming Chair.

Fans can register for Guitar Hero III: Legends of
Rock – Rock Your Party Weekend on Xbox LIVE by downloading the Guitar Hero III:
Legends of Rock GamerPics exclusively through Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox
360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Players can also
register by visiting

http://www.xbox.com/rockyourparty/
, where they can get additional details
regarding terms, conditions and official rules.

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock offers the
ultimate rock experience with new wireless guitars, freshly added 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 modes allow axe-shredders worldwide to
compete head-to-head for true rock status as they riff through a star-studded
soundtrack including master tracks by legendary artists such as Aerosmith, Guns
‘N’ Roses, The Rolling Stones, Beastie Boys, Rage Against the Machine and Pearl
Jam, as well as original songs by guitar icons Slash and Tom Morello. Guitar
Hero III: Legends of Rock is now available and is rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB.
For more information visit
http://www.guitarhero.com/
.