Guitar Hero 5

Guitar Hero 5 is the latest installment of the world’s most popular music game. Score:


Our Verdict: The core gameplay mechanics are as good as ever, the presentation has been toned down for the better, there are some brilliant new multiplayer options, and everything is more streamlined than before.

Latest Articles for Guitar Hero 5

Guitar Hero, DJ Hero and Band Hero DLC to be taken offline

Previously purchased songs unaffected.

1 Publish date Mar 19

Neversoft working on FPS game

The Guitar Hero studio is developing a shooter with single and multiplayer elements, according to job listings on the company's site.

6 Publish date Sep 23 2011

Activision abandoned innovation required of Guitar Hero

Talking about innovation in games, Bobby Kotick, CEO of mega-publisher Activision, has admitted that this was something that was lost as the Guitar Hero franchise grew.

4 Publish date Jul 21 2011

Activision: Guitar Hero franchise isn't gone forever

Has just been put 'on hiatus'.

Publish date Apr 12 2011

Activision disbands Guitar Hero business

True Crime: Hong Kong also canned.

11 Publish date Feb 9 2011

Guitar Hero 6 drops the number

Retailer outs Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.

Publish date May 26 2010

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draytone's Avatar

Just dug out my old plastic guitar, odd that I'm buying games off ebay which are about 3 years old.

Neversoft working on FPS game in Article Comments

guyderman's Avatar

Don't get me wrong there are still A LOT of bands that are missing from the content and I think a lot of time it is down to who will and won't give permission to have their songs used - I even...

Game Stats

Release Date: 11/09/2009
Developer: Neversoft
Publisher: Activision
Genre: Music
No. Players: 1-8
Rating: BBFC PG
Site Rank: 3,207 4
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