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Guitar Hero Live comes back strong (first impressions)

While the Guitar Hero franchise is now a decade old, developer FreeStyle Games has shown that it’s still ready to rock. Guitar Hero Live marks the beginning of a comeback for the game that helped to shape the entire music gaming genre. With a completely new guitar controller with remapped buttons, a first-person live perspective, and an innovative new music video streaming mode called GHTV, this title has a lot to both lure back old fans and new players alike..

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In this video avid gamer Joshua Smith goes hands-on with a copy of the new Guitar Hero Live and shares his first impressions. Is the new controller comfortable to play with, and do the new modes really live up to the hype? Smith shares what’s new, what to expect and more in this quick yet detailed video.