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Guitar Hero: On Tour (with Guitar Grip) £6.99 (or £5.99 with Signup voucher) @ Play.com [DS Games]

Marius Goubert
DS games, Games deals, Guitar Hero, Music Game
Nintendo DS

Guitar Hero: On Tour (with Guitar Grip) £6.99 (or £5.99 with Signup voucher) @ Play.com [DS Games]The DS version of Guitar Hero with its guitar grip might not let you indulge your Rock God fantasies in the same way as its console counterpart, but it’s still a neat little package. And for just £6.99 on Play.com you can now get hold of Guitar Hero: On Tour complete with the guitar grip – although, should you sign to the PESFan website and use the voucher code, you can get an extra £1 off which brings the price down to £5.99. This is not a bad deal considering the next best price comes in at £7.93 from The Hut.

The reviews for Vicarious Visions’ attempt to adapt the Guitar Hero franchise onto the DS have been mixed. IGN for example gave the system a glowing review (9.0), and praised VV for not just cashing in on the Guitar Hero brand, and for actually producing a credible addition to the series. They described the DS Guitar grip as a great peripheral which ‘enhances the experience’. Gamespot on the other hand seemed to loath the entire system, and described the grip as cumbersome and uncomfortable, and felt the tracks lacked fidelity, and were too few in number.

It’s true that the Guitar Grip does take a bit of getting used, but even so, pulling off tricky combos is still satisfying even in the absence of a plastic guitar. No doubt some will find the whole experience flawed, but essentially, all the Guitar Hero franchise really offers you is a bit of fun interaction while you listen to the tunes you love. And in this sense, Guitar Hero: On Tour certainly succeeds, and so long as you like track list, you’ll undoubtedly enjoy the gameplay.

 Thanks to Leeds_United_afs and Lucerysmum from Hotukdeals.

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