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Guitar Hero: Van Halen (PS3)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of Guitar Hero: Van Halen (PS3). The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) for all reviews. Opinions about the story and usability are overall positive. The graphics and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative opinions about the single player gameplay.

price, graphics, usability, story

single player

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) the Guitar Hero: Van Halen (PS3) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Ken "ZeroTolerance" McKown (

Guitar Hero: Van Halen


This performance feels phoned in. Guitar Hero: Van Halen is about as bare-bones of a product that you can imagine. This is probably why it was offered for free to...

Great solos ; Solid track list

Poor presentation ; Cannot export songs ; Career mode is a joke ; Bands do not mesh together

Guitar Hero: Van Halen is about as bare-bones of a product that you can imagine. This is probably why it was offered for free to everyone who purchased Guitar Hero 5 a few months back. The latest band-specific GH game is certainly not for anyone who...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Dan Pearson (

Guitar Hero Van Halen


It's time to don your 80's mullet, Lycra pants and trusty wireless guitar whilst rocking out to some of the seminal hits of the hair rock era with Guitar Hero Van Halen. Yes that button bashing cash cow Guitar Hero returns with another collection from...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : Martin Bigg (

Guitar Hero: Van Halen


I will admit that, being under the age of 45, I've never been an avid fan of Van Halen. Their brand of sugar coated glam rock goodness served them well in the 1980s, but, while some of their hits have entered my consciousness, the band hasn?t exactly...

Guitar Hero: Van Halen serves as an ill-fitting tribute to a now fossilised band. Sloppy execution, poorly chosen tracks and a growing lack of public interest in both Van Halen and the music game genre make this a lackluster low point in the Guitar...

Mar, 2010

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Guitar Hero: Van Halen- PS3


Guitar Hero Van Halen brings to life the flamboyance, virtuosity and unadulterated fun that has made Van Halen one of the most successful and popular rock and roll acts of any era. Along with 19 larger than life musical artists, including Queens of the...

Feb, 2010

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Guitar Hero: Van Halen


Casual fans need not apply

Some great songs ; Awesome guitar solos ; Still rocks pretty hard

Crappy cover songs ; No bonus material ; No career mode

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : 00.19 (

Guitar Hero: Van Halen - PlayStation 3


Everybody Wants Some... Thing Else.

Not worth it. I mean, for free it is

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Simon Hill (

Guitar Hero: Van Halen Review


Thinking about buying Guitar Hero: Van Halen for your PS3? Find out whether it is worth purchasing in this review.

Jan, 2010

Expert review by : Todd Brakke (

Guitar Hero: Van Halen Review


Jamie is, in fact, cryin'.

There is vintage Van Halen music to play

Everything else

In a world where The Beatles Rock Band exists, the paltry effort put into Guitar Hero: Van Halen is, quite simply, deplorable. If you�re going to devote the time, money, and effort to developing a band-themed game in this franchise�then do it...

Jan, 2010

Expert review by : Arnold Katayev (

Guitar Hero: Van Halen Review


So let's pretend you're Activision. You've released a Guitar Hero game based on Aerosmith, as a means of testing the waters to see how the fans would react to a product like that. Then you green-light a full-scale game that's dedicated to the biggest...

I was really excited about Guitar Hero: Van Halen, but all of that excitement washed away when I actually played it. Granted, the first 20 minutes with the game were a ton of fun, mostly because of the songs from Queen, Judas Priest, Queens of the...

Jan, 2010

Expert review by : Erik Brudvig (

Guitar Hero: Van Halen


Like an aging rock star who didn't know when to quit.

Anybody who picked up Guitar Hero 5 shortly after release had the chance to snag Guitar Hero Van Halen for free through a promotion. They got what they paid for. For everybody else that might be looking to Guitar Hero Van Halen in stores, stay away. No...

Jan, 2010