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Hero music games

Group Description

This game group collects all music games from Activision Publishing that have "Hero" in the name. These "Hero" games are music/rhythm games where players often use a instrument-shaped peripheral to simulate playing the a particular instrument like a guitar or a DJ set.

The series started with Guitar Hero but has since expanded into other directions with Band Hero and DJ Hero.
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock2010PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc....
DJ Hero2009PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.4.08
Guitar Hero 52009PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.70
Band Hero2009PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.93
Guitar Hero: Metallica2009PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.4.08
Guitar Hero Smash Hits2009PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.53
DJ Hero (Renegade Edition)2009PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc....
Guitar Hero: Van Halen2009PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc....
Guitar Hero II / Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Dual Pack2008Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc....
Guitar Hero: On Tour2008Nintendo DSActivision Publishing, Inc.4.67
Guitar Hero: Aerosmith2008Macintosh, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.58
Guitar Hero: On Tour - Decades2008Nintendo DSActivision Publishing, Inc.4.50
Guitar Hero 3-Disc Set2008PlayStation 2Activision Publishing, Inc.5.00
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock / Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Dual Pack2008Macintosh, Wii, WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.5.00
Guitar Hero: World Tour2008Macintosh, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.2.83
Guitar Hero III Mobile2007BREW, J2MEHands-On Mobile...
Guitar Hero & Guitar Hero II Dual Pack2007PlayStation 2Activision Publishing, Inc.5.00
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock2007Macintosh, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.94
Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s2007PlayStation 2Activision Publishing, Inc.3.79
Guitar Hero II2006PlayStation 2, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.82
Guitar Hero2005PlayStation 2RedOctane, Inc.3.93

Selected Covers

Guitar Hero: On Tour Nintendo DS Front Cover
Front cover for Guitar Hero: On Tour
Guitar Hero: Metallica Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Guitar Hero: Metallica
Guitar Hero: Van Halen PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for Guitar Hero: Van Halen

Selected Screenshots

Main Menu
Screenshot from Guitar Hero: Metallica
Main Menu
Screenshot from Guitar Hero: World Tour
Part of the introduction sequence
Screenshot from Guitar Hero