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9.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 7844 ratings
  1. 10 (3925)
  2. 9 (3192)
  3. 8 (459)
  4. 7 (96)
  5. 6 (30)
  6. 5 (17)
  7. 4 (12)
  8. 3 (8)
  9. 2 (22)
  10. 1 (84)

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  • User Rating 9.8

    If you want to learn play guitar and become a rock star here is your game.

    Rated on December 25, 2005 by gamerdude123

    This is a great game it is the first game to let you become a ROCK star. when you get the game the controler is a Sg guitar. The guitar has five frets a struming bar and a whammy bar. The game play is...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    super cool game!

    Rated on May 27, 2006 by potterpipi

    The game is very addictive, over 30 songs, and it is like real life. When you play good the fans will chear, but if you miss to many notes then the fans will throw you stuff and say boo.But one feels ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    Even if you've never touched a guitar before, Guitar Hero is easy to just pick up and play and its amazing on all levels

    Rated on December 26, 2005 by latin_boi

    I'm not a great fan of rock and roll music. I will listen to it once in a while, but I've never been into the older stuff, which the game is based. I've also touched a guitar maybe once or twice in my...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    what are you waiting for......BUY THIS GAME ALREADY!!!!!!!

    Rated on July 13, 2006 by asd1237

    this is not your average game......this is GUITAR HERO! u have never seen a game like this! if u have not bought this game, WHAT ARE U WAITING FOR! Graphics: 8/10 the graphics are the game's wea...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    This is a very good music game, but it features no AC-DC. No good music list is good w/o For Those About About to Rock.

    Rated on July 14, 2006 by the_1ne

    I give this game a 9.2 because it is fun to play if you got an hour to play your favorite rock songs, but it has no AC-DC and its also lacking Crazy Train by Ozzy Osbourne. That would be a challenging...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    Don't dismiss it with too much PR. This game is the real deal. Go to a friend's house that has it and hog the the PS2.

    Rated on July 14, 2006 by Gamebills

    I'm sure you've heard all the jazz about Guitar Hero. Everyone who plays it thinks it is an amazing game. But to people like me, it's a rhythm game that you don't look too retarted while playing. And ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    Great!!!

    Rated on December 26, 2005 by mdcoate

    This game is great. Lets put this in simpler terms my wife who only listens to mainly 1980's christian music plays this game as much as I do. We wish there were a few more songs that were Funk or Ja...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    A $70 price point makes this game too costly for perhaps most, but hard-core rockers will find a bargain in Guitar Hero.

    Rated on December 26, 2005 by KensterFox

    Gamers familiar with Konami's Bemani series of games knows that there's so much more beyond Dance Dance Revolution. The company has produced a number of addictive rhythm games, some having players dan...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Purely Awesome

    Rated on December 27, 2005 by peterandbeer

    This game is awesome for a try at a Guitar playing simulator. This game has great songs, a great contoller, great characters, and a cool career mode. This games career mode is sort of like the a real ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    Guitar Hero Rocks!

    Rated on December 27, 2005 by tina661

    Let me start by saying I bought a PS2 just to play this game. I currently own a Xbox and Xbox 360 and saw this game at my local Best Buy. I had to have it. Couldn't find a used PS2 so I just bought a ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.