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Guitar Hero (PS2)

Guitar Hero (PS2)
alaScore 94

185 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 185 reviews of Guitar Hero (PS2). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other PlayStation 2 Games (PS2) for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 2 Games (PS2) the Guitar Hero (PS2) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Nov, 2015

Expert review by: O.G. (

Guitar Hero Review


The game that made rock-n-roll a little geeky.

Single player mode takes you through the venues of a band on the rise. Your band starts off with a concert at someone's house then to larger venues until you finally reach a stadium. Each venue has you play a set list of songs whose difficulty will...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by: Ken "ZeroTolerance" McKown (

Guitar Hero


Have you ever dreamed of being a rock star? Sure who hasn't, but do you find yourself playing air guitar alongside your favorite bands? With the recent trend of dance...

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Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Dark Raven X (

Guitar Hero


Have you ever rocked out on an air guitar? Have you ever wished you could rock out on a real guitar, but found that pesky lack of talent getting in the way? Well, now you can rock out on a miniature Gibson SG plastic guitar, courtesy of Red Octane....

Jun, 2006

Expert review by: Dan Amrich (

Guitar Hero


You rock. You just don't know it yet

Great sense of humor about itself ; Excellent soundalike cover tunes ; Less embarrassing than dancing games

Plastic guitar feels less than sturdy ; No jamming? Can't improvise notes ; No online play

Put down the air guitar and step away from the mirror. Your days merely pretending to be a rock & roll demigod are over. Guitar Hero makes your dreams of six-string superstardom come true ... as long as you don't mind strapping bits of plastic to your...

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: Jeff Buckland (

Guitar Hero Review


If you kind of like the idea of a music-based "rhythm" game but are concerned with how Dance Dance Revolution (and its many clones) might make you look with all that strutting around, then have I got a game for you. Harmonix, creators of...

Harmonix has another excellent game on their hands with Guitar Hero, but the reliance on an uncomfortable controller not only raises the game's price but it also is just sometimes too much effort to even want to play. It'd help if I was actually...

Feb, 2006

Expert review by: 'Captain' Gordon Edward (

Guitar Hero Review


Be the rockstar you always knew you were with Red Octane's PS2 game.

I cannot stress how much fun the game is. It is a unique feel on gameplay, and even if you hate the songs that are being played, you will enjoy the game. It is extremely fun to play, and you do not feel like you are wasting time. If you were thinking...

Jan, 2006

Expert review by: Aaron Thomas (

Guitar Hero

Dec, 2005

Expert review by: Adam Aragon (

Guitar Hero


To all those gamers out there that think Dance Dance Revolution is a little too nerdy, but want to get in on the rising popularity of rythym games, your answer has arrived. In fact, Guitar Hero is so good that anyone with a Playstation 2 needs to get...

It's like DDR mixed with coolness.

Dec, 2005

Expert review by: James Dauer (

Guitar Hero


One nice thing about Guitar Hero, and really any music game, is that it never really ends. Players will need to practice songs in the Free Play mode if they intend to ever beat every song on Career mode. This actually leads to the only problem I had...

Dec, 2005

Expert review by: Daniel "monk" Pelfrey (

Guitar Hero


I'm going to make this short. Guitar Hero is not a music rhythm game in the same vein as Dance Dance Revolution. Where the venerable “dance” franchise has people moving and groovin' to some songs that prove to have been popular on the dance floor,...

Great song selection ; A new take on the genre ; Guitar controller fun to use ; Southpaw inclusion

Difficulty level ramps up severely about 2/3 of the way in ; Not enough "strum" action

Here's hoping that the game sells well enough not only for a sequel, but that other bands see the benefit of having their songs on here. More please!

Dec, 2005

Product Specifications

Kiss your air guitar goodbye! Guitar Hero gives you all the excitement and thrill of being a rock star without leaving your home! Guitar Hero features explosively addictive gameplay from the award-winning game developer Harmonix. Choose from multiple rock characters and jam at concert venues that grow in size as your rock career progresses! You'll start your rock career playing small clubs and bars, but if you play well you'll work your way up to stadiums and arenas. The songs in Guitar Hero are straight out of a rock fan's CD or record collection. Over 30 incredible rock anthems fill every stage of the game.


Elements:Miscellaneous - rhythm music
ESRB Rating:Teen (13+)
PEGI Content Descriptors:Bad language
PEGI Rating:12+
PEGI Rating Exception:Finland 11+
USK Rating:Freigegeben ohne Altersbeschr


Compatibility:Game console
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Guitar Hero


Package Type:Retail


Game Console Compatibility:Sony PlayStation 2
License Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational