Taylor Swift in Band Hero game – behind the scenes

November 27, 2009 by  
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Yep, Taylor Swift has hit the big time now she's involved with Band Hero! Actually, she wasn't doing too bad before but this can only help boost her popularity.

If you're after a sneak preview of game footage then take a look at this:

For the full band hero setlist look no further:

Set List for Band Hero console:

-- 3 Doors Down - "When I'm Gone"
-- The Airborne Toxic Event - "Gasoline"
-- The All American Rejects - "Dirty Little Secret"
-- Alphabeat - "Fascination"
-- Aly and AJ - "Like Whoa"
-- Angels & Airwaves - "The Adventure"
-- Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals - "Steal My Kisses"
-- Big Country - "In a Big Country"
-- The Bravery - "Believe"
-- Carl Douglas - "Kung Fu Fighting"
-- Cheap Trick - "I Want You To Want Me (live)"
-- Cold War Kids - "Hang Me Up To Dry"
-- Corinne Bailey Rae - "Put Your Records On"
-- Counting Crows - "Angels of the Silences"
-- Culture Club - "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me"
-- Dashboard Confessional - "Hands Down"
-- David Bowie - "Let's Dance"
-- Devo - "Whip It"
-- Don McLean - "American Pie"
-- Duffy - "Warwick Avenue"
-- Duran Duran - "Rio"
-- Evanescence - "Bring Me To Life"
-- Everclear - "Santa Monica (Watch The World Die)"
-- Fall Out Boy - "Sugar, We're Goin' Down"
-- Filter - "Take A Picture"
-- Finger Eleven - "Paralyzer"
-- The Go-Go's - "Our Lips Are Sealed"
-- Hilary Duff - "So Yesterday"
-- Hinder - "Lips Of An Angel"
-- Jackson 5 - "ABC"
-- Janet Jackson - "Black Cat"
-- Jesse McCartney - "Beautiful Soul"
-- Joan Jett - "Bad Reputation"
-- Joss Stone - "You Had Me"
-- Katrina and The Waves - "Walking On Sunshine"
-- The Kooks - "Naive"
-- KT Tunstall - "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree"
-- The Last Goodnight - "Pictures Of You"
-- Lily Allen - "Take What You Take"
-- Maroon 5 - "She Will Be Loved"
-- Marvin Gaye - "I Heard It Through The Grapevine"
-- Mighty Mighty Bosstones - "The Impression That I Get"
-- Nelly Furtado - "Turn Off The Light"
-- N.E.R.D. - "Rockstar"
-- No Doubt - "Just A Girl"
-- No Doubt - "Don't Speak"
-- OK Go - "A Million Ways"
-- Papa Roach - "Lifeline"
-- Parachute - "Back Again"
-- Pat Benatar - "Love Is A Battlefield"
-- Poison - "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
-- Robbie Williams and Kylie Minogue - "Kids"
-- The Rolling Stones - "Honky Tonk Women"
-- Roy Orbison - "Oh Pretty Woman"
-- Santigold - "L.E.S. Artistes"
-- Snow Patrol - "Take Back the City"
-- Spice Girls - "Wannabe"
-- Styx - "Mr. Roboto"
-- Taylor Swift - "Love Story"
-- Taylor Swift - "Picture To Burn"
-- Taylor Swift - "You Belong With Me"
-- Tonic - "If You Could Only See"
-- The Turtles - "Happy Together"
-- Village People - "YMCA"
-- Yellowcard - "Ocean Avenue"

Band Hero for Nintendo DS Lite, will contain the following:

Set list for Band Hero for Nintendo DS Lite:
-- The All-American Rejects - "Believe"
-- Avril Lavigne - "Girlfriend"
-- Black Eyed Peas - "Let's Get It Started"
-- Blink-182 - "First Date"
-- Boys Like Girls - "The Great Escape"
-- Duran Duran - "Hungry Like The Wolf"
-- Eagles of Death Metal - "Wannabe In L.A."
-- Evanescence - "Call Me When You're Sober"
-- Fall Out Boy - "Thnks Fr Th Mmrs"
-- Foo Fighters - "Monkey Wrench"
-- Kaiser Chiefs - "I Predict A Riot"
-- The Killers - "Spaceman"
-- Kings of Leon - "Manhattan"
-- KT Tunstall - "Suddenly I See"
-- Lacuna Coil - "Our Truth"
-- No Doubt - "Excuse Me Mr."
-- Pink - "So What"
-- The Presidents of the United States of America - "Lump"
-- The Pretenders - "Boots of Chinese Plastic"
-- Queen - "Crazy Little Thing Called Love"
-- Queens of the Stone Age - "No One Knows"
-- The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus - "You Better Pray"
-- The Rolling Stones - "Under My Thumb (live)"
-- Spin Doctors - "Two Princes"
-- Sublime - "All You Need"
-- Sum 41 - "In Too Deep"
-- Ugly Kid Joe - "Everything About You"
-- Vampire Weekend - "A-Punk"
-- The Vines - "Get Free"
-- Weezer - "Troublemaker"

Some pretty good stuff in there which seems cleverly chosen.  We'll report on how it plays soon.

Official setlist courtesy of Activision, makers of Band Hero

Guitar Hero playing robot

August 10, 2009 by  
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Well sort of anyway.....

Nicknamed "DeepNote" this collection of transistors, relays and LEDs forms part of a clever little project to read the notes from the screen. Quite basic circuitry which shouldn't cost the earth means we can see this being used to form a type of Guitar Hero Robot Wars. Fancy building one?

'Nuff said, here's the vid:

Video: Guitar Hero on a bike!

May 6, 2009 by  
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I can't decide weather this is a giant waste of time, a fake, or the most amazing tribute video I have ever seen! Have a look and decide for yourselves (p.s. keep your eye on the lights on the handlebars too - how long did this take to make?!?)

I know your thinking something after seeing that! Tell us below.

Video: Invisible drums!

May 4, 2009 by  
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While the setup we have for Guitar Hero is great, do you ever wish the drums could be smaller? A bit easier to put away perhaps? Maybe storing them in your living room is an eyesore? Well this is what we need!

Come on Activision! The tech is out there, make it happen!

Video: Expert+ drumming on GH:M

April 23, 2009 by  
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For those of you itching to see what the new difficulty setting on GH:M looks like here are a couple of guys making a very tidy job of showing you!

- skip through to the second half for the best bits!

Video: Guitar Hero Championships ’08

April 9, 2009 by  
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Short report from the Guitar Hero World Championships

Can't say I'm too sad about seeing the American going out after proclaiming to be 'technically' the best!