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Tech Tribe Gamers Update: August 28th

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Batman: Arkham Asylum is getting great critic reviews and it is the rightful candidate for the Guinness world record for “Most Critically Acclaimed Superhero Game Ever.”

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The Xbox “Super Elite” with 250 GB two wireless controllers, and a copy of Forza 3 is rumored to be confirmed and coming in South Africa.

Kurt Cobain (R.I.P), the popular frontmen of Nirvana, with be a featuring artist for “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and “Litium” in Guitar Hero 5, coming September 1st.

Previews and Reviews

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First on the list of our previews, and reviews, is the world exclusive DJ Hero trailer.

The game features over 80 new mixes never before heard, and is also said to release with a Jay-Z and Eminem (rappers) version. This special edition will come with both artists works, an exclusive controller, DJ stand, and a metal carrying case.

Along with that, Guitar Hero 5 has been slated for a September 1st release, one week before Rock Band: Beatles.

A MAG Preview, which was a multiplayer war game for PS3 on steroids has been posted by G4, along with their Bionic Commando and Punch-Out Wii reviews. MAG has been described as massively amazing, because while featuring a command system similar to “commander controls battalions who control soldiers” and allowing each player to gain the experience to play every command position, the game also boasts a 256 person multiplayer online mode. PS3 fans, be very excited.

Bionic Commando has become quite a let down among the gaming community. While some kind of combat system exists, and the new bionic arms works well, the game lacks any sense of open world gameplay, often keeping you on a narrow track. When ever you run off of this track, you are greeted by a magical radioactive area while kills you almost instantly. Most people feel that Bionic Commando should be more open, because that is what the equipment in the game applies.

Punch-Out isn’t for the light gamers either. The first Punch-Out for the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) was extremely hard with each character becoming increasingly stronger, bigger, and more clever with every round. While the visuals have been completely revamped and new characters added, the game remains the same with it’s original characters, ever challenging you until you burst into a frenzy of random punches that eventually lead to a sweaty hand and a broken TV. You may also attach the Wii Balance Board to preform dodges in the game.

HTC’s new TouchPro2 has also been previewed by PocketNow.com with somewhat giddy joy from it’s reviewer.

And lastly, the new Zune HD has been handled and seems like it’s got its touch screen correct.

Guitar Hero 5 Confirmed

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Guitar Hero was confirmed by Activision. It is slated for a November release. Along with this announcement, they also mentioned it will be similar to World Tour, but it ill have many twaeaks and additions to it. 

Some of the songs listed as part of the errant announcement include:

– The Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy for the Devil”

– Bob Dylan’s “All Along the Watchtower”

– The White Stripes’ “Blue Orchid”

– Tom Petty’s “Runnin’ Down a Dream”

– Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire” 

– Kings of Leon’s Sex on Fire

Features and Additions:

The new Party Play mode allows players to swap instruments and difficulties on the fly — even in the middle of a performance. You’ll also be able to play Guitar Hero 5 with any combination of instruments, be it four drum kits, two microphones and two guitars, or any other possible configuration of four players. Perhaps most exciting is the fact that every song will be unlocked from the game’s outset — no more churning through setlists to get to the music you actually want to play.

Some of the more hardcore-focused additions to Guitar Hero 5 include the new RockFest, which features five distinct competitive multiplayer modes (both online and offline); a redesigned GHMusic Studio for creating custom tracks; in-game Band Moments that reward players for nailing certain sections of a song as a band; and special song challenges that require band members to complete a song with a unique ruleset.

 

Some of the more hardcore-focused additions to Guitar Hero 5 include the new RockFest, which features five distinct competitive multiplayer modes (both online and offline); a redesigned GHMusic Studio for creating custom tracks; in-game Band Moments that reward players for nailing certain sections of a song as a band; and special song challenges that require band members to complete a song with a unique ruleset.the new Party Play mode allows players to swap instruments and difficulties on the fly — even in the middle of a performance. You’ll also be able to play Guitar Hero 5 with any combination of instruments, be it four drum kits, two microphones and two guitars, or any other possible configuration of four players. Perhaps most exciting is the fact that every song will be unlocked from the game’s outset — no more churning through setlists to get to the music you actually want to play.
Some of the more hardcore-focused additions to Guitar Hero 5 include the new RockFest, which features five distinct competitive multiplayer modes (both online and offline); a redesigned GHMusic Studio for creating custom tracks; in-game Band Moments that reward players for nailing certain sections of a song as a band; and special song challenges that require band members to complete a song with a unique ruleset.The new Party Play mode allows players to swap instruments and difficulties on the fly — even in the middle of a performance. You’ll also be able to play Guitar Hero 5 with any combination of instruments, be it four drum kits, two microphones and two guitars, or any other possible configuration of four players. Perhaps most exciting is the fact that every song will be unlocked from the game’s outset — no more churning through setlists to get to the music you actually want to play.The new Party Play mode allows players to swap instruments and difficulties on the fly — even in the middle of a performance. You’ll also be able to play Guitar Hero 5 with any combination of instruments, be it four drum kits, two microphones and two guitars, or any other possible configuration of four players. Perhaps most exciting is the fact that every song will be unlocked from the game’s outset — no more churning through setlists to get to the music you actually want to play.

 

 

Additional details will be shown at E3 (June 1-4 in LA).

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DJ Hero Announced

dj-hero-controller-1.jpgActivision has confirmed three new Hero games to hit this fall. The first is long teased “DJ Hero”. The genres include R&B to Electronica and Dance. The controller above is official, yet there is no word on how to play it just yet. “Band Hero” and Guitar Hero 5 will also be released sometime shortly. But really, just how many HERO games are we going to have?