Activision Publishing’s Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock hit U.S. store shelves Tuesday, Sept. 28.
Featuring the largest on-disc set-list ever in a Guitar Hero game, Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock ‘s furious finger-fretting rock music collection is headlined by some of the largest bands in rock and includes original tracks, re-records and bands making their Guitar Hero debut, says Activision.
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With the all-new, rock inspired guitar controller, gamers will embark on an epic journey from the halls of punk music to the lava fields of rock treachery in the first ever Guitar Hero story-driven Quest Mode narrated by KISS front man Gene Simmons.
Additionally, challenge hungry achievement junkies will find the game’s all-new Quickplay+ up to par as they strive to master the 13 star challenges packed into every one of the 90+ on-disc songs as well as every song in their Guitar Hero music library.
Heightening the rock experience, the first album from Soundgarden in over 10 years, Telephantasm, will be bundled with one million Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock launch units, the company says.
“Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock delivers the ultimate rock fantasy – from the all-new guitar controller, the epic Quest Mode and the incredible soundtrack, this game gives fans what they love and expect from Guitar Hero,” said David Haddad, chief operating officer, Guitar Hero.
The company informs that with over 550 downloadable and importable songs available at launch, the Guitar Hero music library provides gamers with hundreds of hours of additional, upgraded content that utilize all of the new features from Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.
Additionally, Soundgarden and Guitar Hero fans alike can purchase the full Telephantasm album as downloadable content playable in Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.
Available now, Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock was developed by Neversoft Entertainment for the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3, and by Vicarious Visions for the Wii.
The game is rated “T” (Teen – Lyrics, Mild Fantasy Violence and Mild Suggestive Themes) by the ESRB.