It makes perfect sense: an artist produces enough popular albums with enough songs hitting high on the charts, and it's inevitable that a Greatest Hits compilation will arrive on store shelves at some point. Considering how close a franchise like Guitar Hero is to the music world, nobody should be shocked to hear about Guitar Hero: Greatest Hits .

If you didn't already know it was coming, it's scheduled to launch for all major platforms in June; the PS3 and 360 versions will retail for the expected $60, while the PS2 and Wii versions will hold a $40 price tag. And now, thanks to a recent IGN interview with the game's producer, Paul Gadbois, we have a little more in the way of baseline information. Not surprisingly, Greatest Hits will include the most popular tracks from each of the previously released entries in the blockbuster franchise, and each of the 48 master tracks will offer full band play. We'll also get the online and multiplayer features we just received in Guitar Hero: World Tour , and of the 48, we know of 8 songs that will be featured:

Yep, that's a pretty classic list (although I still think "We're Not Gonna Take It" is the better of the two most popular Twisted Sister songs). For those of you have already bought every Guitar Hero title out there, this Greatest Hits assembly may seem superfluous, but it's convenient to have all your favorite songs on one disc, isn't it? Why do you think artists release Greatest Hit compilations, even when most of their ardent fans already have every CD they ever made?

Related Game(s): Guitar Hero: Greatest Hits

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JofaMang
JofaMang
12 years ago

GH/RB games were mostly just a fad for me, fun for awhile, but ultimately not a high enough replay value. Not to discount the group possibilities, but most of the gaming my wife and I do are rather solitary, with online portions being the most social we get.

Now, tell me more about DJ hero, please~

MSB 007
MSB 007
12 years ago

i might get this, because it looks prety cool and i loved the past songs e.g sweet child o' mind, before i forget etc etc
also why are the comments still in beta? ahaha


Last edited by MSB 007 on 3/5/2009 11:26:28 AM

BTNwarrior
BTNwarrior
12 years ago

Wait does this mean I can play Through the Fire and Flames on drum to or is this a downgrade from world tour.

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
12 years ago

UGH these type of games annoy the hell out of me and will be the end of human species.

Fabi
Fabi
12 years ago

Hehe, that's what I thought about them too, until I tried them at my friend's house like 3 weeks ago. I'm not saying it's the best thing out there in gaming, but I finally saw it's charm.

I was being a stubborn gamer, and bashing GH without playing it. Cause I didn't consider it a "real game". I think I was being like that because the Wii has made me sick of people playing casual games without caring about better quality games like LBP.

Fabi
Fabi
12 years ago

I'm not much into Guitar Hero or Rock Band, but does anyone know if The Cure is on either one of the games? Or if there are any plans to get them on there?

I would probably buy one of the games if they have The Cure on it.

Cpt_Geez
Cpt_Geez
12 years ago

GH is not my get down lol.

somethingrandom
somethingrandom
12 years ago

I'm gonna get sick of music games so fast because the only thing they do is add new songs. In this case, there's nothing new.


Last edited by somethingrandom on 3/5/2009 1:01:57 PM

Naga
Naga
12 years ago

Holy Vala First Guitar Hero since Guitar Hero 3. But if Slipknot is in it then screw Greatest hits Before I forget is olld

Riku994
Riku994
12 years ago

Im getting this. I can't pass up full band TTFAF, and I wanna "PLAY FREE BIRD!" lol

cLoudou
cLoudou
12 years ago

that sucks, so in order for me to play old GH songs in full band is to buy this?
why?

anjpikapp3
anjpikapp3
12 years ago

Until Activision takes full responsibility for selling defective guitars, I will not be buying this or any of their other games. I have gone through 4 guitars; returned 2 whole sets, and returned 2 through activision. Every time its the same error…the down strum just quits working. I tried asking activision (when i returned it for the 4th time) if they would trade their crappy new guitar with the old one and they said no.

I have since then completely stopped playing this game because it is just frustrating to play this game with only up strum working.

If you don't have GH: World Tour i recommend you wait for a better guitar or get Killzone 2.

PS3addict
PS3addict
12 years ago

Yeah, I agree, Get the RB1 gutars, they have held up pretty well for me. Only one return and a lot of playing. The tilt sesnsor went out on me.

BTNwarrior
BTNwarrior
12 years ago

Man RockBand guitars are the worst, it is so much easier to play on expert using guitar hero guitars. plus I have had to return my rockband guitar twice because of the strum bar while I am still using the same guitar hero 3 guitar that I go with that game

SarahPalinMILF
SarahPalinMILF
12 years ago

Are you kidding BTNwarrior…GH Guitars suck…RB Guitars are quality…plus the new slider function in WT is SHIT…UTTER SHIT…RB is a better franchise as a whole…

BTNwarrior
BTNwarrior
12 years ago

I agree that the game Rock Band as a whole is a better game but the guitar for Rock Band just sucks. I don't have the GHWT guitar I have the GH3 guitar and it is much easier to play on expert using it because of the superior strum bar

Zemus101
Zemus101
12 years ago

I can't wait until this comes out. I started playing with GH3 on ma ps3 and loved it, and now playing World Tour all the time (with and without friends) I would love to play all the old songs that people keep telling me about, but I can't stand cover bands for songs that I love, so this is perfect! and it adds the vocals and drums. Plus all the good stuff that came with World Tour (i'm hoping anyways, like character creator and the same online band vs band stuff) Although, with GH Metallica coming out this month (I think that's right) and all the DLC i'm buying for World Tour, i'm already gonna be pretty busy over the summer >< But i'll probably pick it up anyways.

Oh yeah, plus GH will finally have trophies! It'll just give me a better reason to play more often 🙂 and to keep getting better as well.


Last edited by Zemus101 on 3/5/2009 2:50:48 PM

Riku994
Riku994
12 years ago

All my guitars work fine…

Troy Powers
Troy Powers
12 years ago

I think this would be the game to get me to buy a GH title. I'm pretty much an RB fan. I like the visual style a whole lot more. But, it seems like this would have a lot of great songs.

jaybiv
jaybiv
12 years ago

What's a guy got to do to get Jimi's Foxey Lady? Some Live wouldn't hurt either.

Neurotoxiny
Neurotoxiny
12 years ago

I still need to get world tour… drums cost way too much.

Actually everything costs way to much these days. Even before Bush screwed up everyone's lives, games have cost a whole lotta money.

$60 or over for super good games make sense (like Guitar Hero of course), but Haze had a $60 price tag when it came out. Yep.

Blaiyan
Blaiyan
12 years ago

I don't know any of those songs. Not at all what I Expected. Right now I just want them to offer tons more DLC. More Big hit songs.

DarthCaedus
DarthCaedus
12 years ago

Looking forward to Greatest Hits, will be good to play songs from the earlier versions on ps3, roll on release date!!

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