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Neversoft Entertainment



Other Versions

All, PS2, PS3, Wii

Release Dates

09/01/09 Activision
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09/11/09 Activision

Community Stats

Owners: 48
Favorite: 1
Tracked: 0
Wishlist: 2
Now Playing: 1

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Living room legends will rock any way they want in Guitar Hero® 5. The entire set list is at your fingertips from the start, featuring genre-defining hits from some of the biggest rock artists and bands of all time, including The Rolling Stones, The White Stripes, Kings of Leon, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Santana, and Vampire Weekend. Take complete control, personalize and customize how you experience music by choosing any in-game instrument combination —multiple vocalists, guitarists, bassists, and drummers, in any game mode. Elevating the Guitar Hero series to new heights with unmatched social gameplay, an enhanced style, new in-game artists, and more rock legends, Guitar Hero 5 features new surprises and challenges to fire up long-time fret board fanatics and create a new generation of enthusiasts.

  • Play as your Avatar: Import your Xbox 360 Avatar, choose your instrument, and play along with your personalized characters rocking out to any track on the epic 85-song set list. Mix and match your Avatars with Guitar Hero favorites like Judy Nails, Axel Steel, and Lars Ümlaüt.
  • Party Play mode: Jump in/jump out of songs at any time in the all-new Party Play mode.
  • Any instrument you choose: Shred with four guitars or any combination of instruments.
  • Rockfest: New Rockfest mode tests your skills against four players locally or up to eight players online.
  • Play all your downloads: Import your Guitar Hero World Tour songs straight into Guitar Hero 5.
  • Create and share your own music: Compose your own songs or download thousands to expand your music library with GH™ Studio, GH™ Mix 2.0, and GH™ Jam.

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    Sales History

    Total Sales
    1 n/a 122,373 n/a 21,595 143,968
    2 n/a 63,201 47,270 18,848 129,319
    3 n/a 29,657 26,924 9,617 66,198
    4 n/a 13,341 17,198 5,154 35,693
    5 n/a 10,048 14,948 4,206 29,202
    6 n/a 9,383 8,986 3,119 21,488
    7 n/a 7,524 7,022 2,471 17,017
    8 n/a 6,807 6,496 2,258 15,561
    9 n/a 6,711 5,519 2,082 14,312
    10 n/a 6,178 5,742 2,025 13,945

    Opinion (7)

    Mr Puggsly posted 08/05/2013, 08:18
    This game did better much than I expected. It sold over 4 million units between all the platforms it released.
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    slipknotfan posted 26/06/2011, 02:56
    Kurt Cobain is in it. That makes it special!!!
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    xFallingStar posted 18/05/2010, 10:51
    Not the best GH game
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    Monges79 posted 04/02/2010, 06:33
    Nothing special.
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    Kenoid posted 31/12/2009, 12:58
    I don't the guitar Hero Franchise will survive for very long, unless they make a instrument that at least try to mimic the real thing
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    CatFangs806 posted 01/09/2009, 05:19
    This is major milking it.
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