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Platform

Xbox 360

 

Genre

Music

 

Publisher

Red Octane / Activision

 

Developer

Beenox Studios

 

ESRB

T (Teen)

 

Released

June 16, 2009

 

 

- A “best of” compilation for those that missed the previous Guitar Hero games

 

 

- Completely skippable if you’re a Guitar Hero fan and have a couple of the previous titles

 

 

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Guitar Hero: Smash Hits

Score: 8.0 / 10

 

 

guitar hero smash hits          guitar hero smash hits

 

Right out of the gate, if you have a couple of the previous Guitar Hero titles, there’s very little point to grabbing Guitar Hero: Smash Hits – a mix tape of fan favorite tracks from the original game, Guitar Hero II, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the ‘80s, and Guitar Hero: Aerosmith. All told, there are

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48 master tracks that can be tackled with the guitar or with the full band kit that came with Guitar Hero World Tour and the extra foot pedal that came with Guitar Hero: Metallica.

 

The hardcore crowd may also want to avoid Smash Hits for the simple fact that it doesn’t support existing DLC.  I’m relatively certain that something

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could be done about this situation, via a patch or an “update” but it’s strange it’s not supported right out of the gate.  It must have something to do with the extra instrument support but you will be asking yourself, “Do I need to buy this song again?”

 

Though Guitar Hero titles are being released at a phenomenal rate, the audio quality and presentation haven’t suffered in the process. Everything from “Message in a Bottle”, “Rock and Roll All Nite”, “The Trooper”, and “Back in the Saddle” and everything in between, sounds really good.

 

For the more casual player, Smash Hits is a good opportunity to breakout the instruments from On Tour and have some summer fun.

 

- D.D. Nunavut

(July 8, 2009)

 

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