Guitar Hero (video game)

2005 video game

Guitar Hero is a music video game, released on November 8, 2005 for the PlayStation 2. The game uses a guitar-shaped controller that allows players to simulate the playing of rock music. Guitar Hero has earned comparisons to Dance Dance Revolution played with a guitar. Despite a high price for the guitar/game bundle, Guitar Hero was very successful and had several sequels; Guitar Hero II and Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, as well as other games in the music game genre. The game features artists such as David Bowie, Judas Priest, Sum 41 and Deep Purple