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DIY: Banjo Hero

Students at Rochester Institute of Technology were given the task of coming up with an alternative gaming controller last year. The result of one group of tinkerers is called “Oh No Banjo.” It’s an old wooden banjo hollowed out and gutted to become a Guitar Hero controller. Pretty cool, but from the looks of the pictures, these guys need to ...

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Logitech’s Premiere Edition Wireless Guitar Is Nicer Than The Real Thing

Yes! Even more Guitar Hero guitars that, much like the players, try desperately hard to be the real thing. This time around, Logitech is releasing the gorgeous Wireless Guitar Controller Premiere Edition for $250. Screw spending the $250 on a real guitar. Real guitars are for old people. As far as fake guitars go, this thing leaves all the other ...

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Activision Considers Monthly Subscription Service For Guitar Hero

That’s right, you read correctly: Activision is considering a subscription service to deliver monthly releases of fresh songs for Guitar Hero players. Activision Publishing CEO Mike Griffith explained: Looking even further out, we’re exploring new models, like an annual pass subscription where players can subscribe and get a certain number of songs downloadable each month. As of now, no specific ...

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DIY: Custom DS Guitar For Guitar Hero: On Tour

Eric Ruckman was one individual disappointed by Guitar Hero: On Tour’s guitar peripheral for the DS. So, in an effort to form gameplay more faithful to the original Guitar Hero, Eric found a wireless PS2 guitar that no one wanted and cut a hole in the controller, removing all the guts. He then managed to connect the buttons of the ...

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Para Para Revolution Is Rhythm With Your Fingers

Guitar Hero got lame pretty damn fast and Dance Dance Revolution was never straight. Para Para Revolution however, isn’t nearly as bad. Instead of dancing on foot pads or playing a fake guitar, the player wears gloves with accelerometers that detect their hand movements. The gloves focus on both hands’ waving motions. The player has to follow the rhythm and ...

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