Guitar Hero Van Halen
Guitar HeroÂ® Van HalenÂ® brings to life the flamboyance, virtuosity and unadulterated fun that has made Van Halen one of the most successful and popular rock and roll acts of the past 30 years.
Along with 19 larger than life musical artists, including Queens of the Stone Age, Weezer, The Offspring, Blink-182 and Queen, guitar legend Eddie Van Halen, famous frontman David Lee Roth, dynamic drummer Alex Van Halen and skilled songwriter and bassist, Wolfgang Van Halen, give fans the chance to own the stage and put on show-stopping performances in the coolest, all-new venues from around the world. With over 25 of Van Halenâ€™s greatest hits from â€œJumpâ€ to â€œPanama,â€ the set list crafted for Guitar Hero Van Halen is the perfect combination of high-energy rock that will appeal to a wide range of fans.
*Â In the Spotlight with Rock Legends â€“ Guitar Hero Van Halen brings the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees to life, delivering players a unique way to experience the energy, attitude and music from one the most accomplished bands in the world. The game lets Guitar HeroÂ® fans join together to shred on the guitar controller, rip on the drum kit controller and wail on the mic as they rock the globe with Van Halen and a host of other artists playing the coolest venues and concerts while rocking out to the ultimate party music.
*Â I Want it All and I Want it Now â€“ With rockinâ€™ anthems from a host of globally renowned artists spanning various genres of music â€“ including Lenny Kravitz, Weezer, Foreigner, Queen and Blink-182 â€“ coupled with 25 of Van Halenâ€™s greatest hits from â€œJumpâ€ to â€œPanamaâ€ and three of Eddie Van Halenâ€™s most epic guitar solos â€“ the set list crafted for Guitar Hero Van Halen is the perfect combination of fret rippinâ€™ riffs, party pumpinâ€™ jams and block rockinâ€™ beats.
*Â We Built This City on Rock and Roll â€“ With tracks ranging from the immensely fun Foo Fightersâ€™ â€œBest of Youâ€ to music showcasing the technical expertise of Van Halenâ€™s â€œEruption,â€ the easy to play, yet difficult to master gameplay that living room legends have grown to love makes a triumphant encore in Guitar Hero Van Halen.
- Enroll in Rock 101 â€“ Even the most advanced rock and roll aficionados will learn a thing or two at the school of hard rock in Guitar Hero Van Halen. While gamers wonâ€™t have homework, they will be introduced to information from each song throughout the set list in Rock Facts which become available after completing a song in Career mode.
*Â You Really Got Me â€“ Guitar Hero Van Halen brings the band back on stage allowing gamers to share in the social and expressive Guitar Hero experience. Virtual rock stars can jam together regardless of physical location in the online Quickplay mode, compete head-to-head in Face-Off, Pro Face-Off, Battle and eight-player â€œBattle of the Bandsâ€ game modes plus create, record, edit and share their own unique compositions in the Music Studio.
Publisher: Activision Publishing/RedOctane
Developer: Underground Development (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii)
Release Date 2010