Guitar Hero Arcade
Is there a Guitar Hero in you?
An arcade release of the console classic. The machine comes with two hard-wired guitars. The guitars have metal frames inserted to counter the threat of them breaking. This makes them noticeably heavier than any home guitar, and closer to a real guitar in weight.
- 2 Player
Sam Totman and Herman Li, the lead guitarists of DragonForce, failed their own song "Through the Fire and Flames" with 2% completion.
The game is primarily based on the Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock gameplay, reducing some of the features such as character customisation, but keeping the ability to download new songs for the cabinet from the Internet.
There are 50 songs in Guitar Hero Arcade. 50 of the songs that appears in Guitar Hero Arcade also appeared in Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, including songs from the main setlist, bonus songs, and downloadable songs from Guitar Hero III.
There are also premium songs in the arcade version.
How to Play
Players match notes that scroll on-screen to coloured fret buttons on the controller, strumming the controller in time to the music in order to score points, and keep the virtual audience excited.
The Easy difficulty only uses the first three fret buttons, that is, the green, red, and yellow. The Medium difficulty uses the blue button in addition to those three, and Hard and Expert use all five buttons.