Band Hero

Band Hero News for PS2

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Activision has announced that upcoming music video game Band Hero will not only feature pop princess Taylor Swift as a playable character, but her chart-topping hits "You Belong With Me," "Picture To Burn" and "Love Story".

See Taylor's virtual character in the brand-new Band Hero gameplay trailer.

A host of new songs have also been confirmed for the set lists of both console and Nintendo DS Lite versions of the game.

Available for Band Hero console:

• The Airborne Toxic Event - "Gasoline"
• Big Country - "In a Big Country"
• The Bravery - "Believe"
• Cold War Kids - "Hang Me Up To Dry"
• Counting Crows - "Angels of the Silences"
• Dashboard Confessional - "Hands Down"
• David Bowie - "Let's Dance"
• Devo - "Whip It"
• Evanescence - "Bring Me To Life"
• Fall Out Boy - "Sugar, We're Goin' Down"
• The Go-Go's - "Our Lips Are Sealed"
• Hilary Duff - "So Yesterday"
• Jesse McCartney - "Beautiful Soul"
• The Kooks - "Naïve"
• Marvin Gaye - "I Heard It Through The Grapevine"
• Mighty Mighty Bosstones - "Impression That I Get"
• OK Go - "A Million Ways"
• Pat Benatar - "Love Is A Battlefield"
• Robbie Williams and Kylie Minogue - "Kids"
• Styx - "Mr. Roboto"
• Yellowcard - "Ocean Avenue"

Previously announced tracks for Band Hero Console:

• The All-American Rejects - "Dirty Little Secret"
• Alphabeat - "Fascination"
• Aly and AJ - "Like Whoa"
• Carl Douglas - "Kung Fu Fighting"
• Cheap Trick - "I Want You To Want Me" (Live)
• Don McLean - "American Pie"
• Duran Duran - "Rio"
• Jackson 5 - "ABC"
• Janet Jackson - "Black Cat"
• Katrina and The Waves - "Walking On Sunshine"
• Lily Allen - "Take What You Take"
• Maroon 5 - "She Will Be Loved"
• No Doubt - "Just A Girl"
• Roy Orbison - "Oh Pretty Woman"
• Snow Patrol - "Take Back the City"
• Taylor Swift - "Love Story"
• Taylor Swift - "Picture to Burn"
• Taylor Swift - "You Belong With Me"
• Tonic - "If You Could Only See"
• Village People - "YMCA"

Available for Band Hero for Nintendo DS Lite:

• Blur - “Song 2”
• Foo Fighters - "Monkey Wrench"
• Gorillaz - “Feel Good Inc”
• Maroon 5 - “She Will Be Loved”
• N.E.R.D - “Windows”
• Razorlight - “Golden Touch”

Previously announced tracks for Band Hero DS Lite:

• Alphabeat - “Fascination”
• Avril Lavigne - "Girlfriend"
• Blink-182 - "First Date"
• Coldplay - “Yellow”
• Editors - “Munich”
• Evanescence - "Call Me When You're Sober"
• Fall Out Boy - "Thnks Fr Th Mmrs"
• Kaiser Chiefs - "I Predict A Riot"
• Kasabian - “Club Foot”
• KT Tunstall - "Suddenly I See"
• Lily Allen - “Take What you Take”
• Mika - “Grace Kelly”
• No Doubt - "Excuse Me Mr."
• P!nk - "So What"
• Queens of the Stone Age - "No One Knows"
• Robbie Williams - “Tripping”
• The Killers - "Spaceman"

Band Hero is coming to Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2 and DS and is scheduled for release in North America on November 3. Retailer listings suggest a November 20 release date in the UK.

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Game Stats

Release Date: 06/11/2009
Publisher: Activision
Genre: Rhythm Action
Rating: PEGI 12+
Site Rank: 8,705 20
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