Guitar Hero®: On Tour Fact Sheet

Wednesday 16th April/... Following on from its ground-breaking success on home console and PC, the Guitar Hero™ series is coming to Nintendo DS. To celebrate, Activision Inc. and RedOctane have released a fact sheet demonstrating how gamers will now be able to rock out whenever and wherever they want.

Product Description:

For the first time, handheld gamers have the freedom to unleash their inner rock star anytime, anywhere with Guitar Hero®: On Tour. Utilising the revolutionary Guitar Hero™ Guitar Grip™ peripheral that fits snugly into the Nintendo DS and a unique Guitar Hero pick-stylus, Guitar Hero: On Tour brings a new dimension to handheld gaming and gives fans the ability to shred along with their favorite tunes with complete portability.

The game delivers a unique experience by challenging handheld gamers to rock out and prove their shredding skills on the most diverse set list of master tracks ever offered in a Guitar Hero game, including classic rock, alternative and pop favorites.

Key Features: 

- Rock out anytime, anywhere– Fans can now take the Guitar Hero experience wherever they go with Guitar Hero: On Tour. The Guitar Hero Guitar Grip is an ergonomic extension that mimics a guitar fret board and fits seamlessly in people’s hands to deliver the same core gameplay that defines Guitar Hero.

- Strum with the stylus– Included with the game is a new Guitar Hero pick-stylus that allows gamers to strum away in style on the touch activated screen of the DS.

- Jam with friends– On a local wireless network, friends can join together to play in co-op mode, or challenge one another in a Guitar Duel using new battle items unique to the DS platform.

- Become a rock legend– Players can blow into the microphone to extinguish a pyrotechnics effects gone wrong, or use the touch screen to autograph a fan’s shirt in the middle of their set.

- Personalize your experience– With a vast collection of Gibson guitars, five unlockable venues and six characters to choose from– including two new rockers exclusive to Guitar Hero: On Tour– gamers can personalize their Guitar Hero experience to their heart’s desire.

- Pick a song, any song– Fans can prove their shredding skills on the most diverse set list of master tracks ever offered on a Guitar Hero game, including classic rock, pop and alternative favorites such as Nirvana, OK Go and No Doubt.

Publisher: Activision, Inc. / RedOctane®

Developer: Vicarious Visions

Release Date: Summer 2008


ESRB Rating:“E 10+” (Everyone 10 and older– Lyrics)

For media inquiries, please contact:

Specialist Press : Stu Taylor

Barrington Harvey

01462 456 780

Consumer Media : Simon Byron

Barrington Harvey

01462 456 780

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