The Guitar Hero music video game is one of the most popular of all the games that you can use with the many different varieties of consoles available today.  The thing that makes this particular game so special is the Guitar Hero guitar which one uses to interact with the game.  Not only does it look like a real guitar but in order to play it you have to push the buttons on its fret board that correspond to the colored notes you see appearing on the screen in front of you.  


This particular game was originally developed by Harmonix Music Systems but at the end of 2007 the development of it was then transferred to Neversoft.  When they took over the development of this particular console game the first one they developed was Legends of Rock which just like all the other Guitar Hero games soon became very popular.  

The great thing about this particular game is that not only can you play it on your own but if you want you have the opportunity to compete against another.  Also there are a wide array of sound tracks that you are able to play the Guitar Hero guitar against.  The music dates from the 1960’s through to more well known music tracks of today.  

Since the first Guitar Hero game was released a further 5 have been released in that time and more than 23 million units have been sold.  One of the new ones that is certainly causing a stir and which is proving as popular as the other games in the series is the Guitar Hero 2 Bundle.

This particular bundle will soon become addictive as you try to work your way up the show biz ladder in order that you may become a world renowned rock star.  In the beginning with this particular game you have to start of playing in just small clubs and bars, but as your skills with the Guitar hero guitar improve so the venues change until you find yourself playing in arenas and stadiums.  

But as well as this game offering you different venues in which to play your guitar you have the opportunity to play a number of different characters.  Each one of these comes with their own unique look and playing style.  You can either choose to be a one who is a wow at playing heavy metal or rather play more like a classic rocker.  

There are many features that the Guitar hero guitar come with that makes it feel as you are really playing the real instrument.  It has five fret buttons that are multi colored, as well as a durable and responsive strum bar.  Also these guitars come with a whammy bar that works and the buttons to select the mode in which you play and to start playing look like the volume knobs you find on the real instrument.  

Finally with the Guitar Hero guitar there tilt sensors that recognize when you are pointing the guitar straight up.  Also this instrument can be used by young and old alike as it comes with an adjustable strap and is light weight because it is made from plastic.   So all in all if you are looking for something that will add a little fun to your Christmas this year getting any one of the six versions of the Guitar Hero series to go with the game console you have is something worth considering.