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|Release date:||27 May 2009|
"Ride the Lightning" with musical icons Metallica and over 20 other rocking acts in an all new Guitar Hero® experience.
Enter the world of Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo and experience the intensity and skill of one of the greatest bands of all time.
Shred on guitar, rip on drums and wail on the mic to a set list featuring over 45 explosive hits from Metallica's illustrious career and a wide variety of other legendary artists personally selected by the band, such as Alice In Chains, Bob Seger, Foo Fighters, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Queen.
Fans will be able to rock as Metallica while performing in venues reminiscent of the band's epic album covers, themes from their music and real world locales.
- Becoming the Band:
Transform into metal legends Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo as full body scans and signature moves motion capture allow players to virtually experience the high intensity of a Metallica performance
- Live Like Metal Legends:
Follow the path of the metal legends in either single instrument or band career game modes playing as the band to a soundtrack of their greatest hits while also rocking with over 20 additional artists selected by the band
- Drum Like Lars:
Pound like Lars on the drums with a second bass pedal compatible with the Guitar Hero® World Tour drum kit controller
- Seek and Destroy:
Immerse yourself in Battle Mode attacks, such as blacking out your fellow rocker's note track or modifying the amp overload to include the signature Metallica lightening
- Test Your Metal:
Test your Metallica know-how with on-screen trivia pop-ups. The displays give info about the song being played, and with guest artist songs, info about how the band is tied to Metallica will be displayed along with details such as band history and lyrics
- Off to Never Never Land:
Tons of bonuses throughout the game, such as unlockable venues, commentary, videos and behind the scenes footage, giving all Metallica fans exclusive content to enjoy
- All that Remains:
Cranks all the great features, gameplay and fun of Guitar Hero® World Tour to a new level with updates to the Music Studio featuring samples from James Hetfield's ESP Truckster guitar and of Slayer fame, Tom Araya's signature ESP bass guitar, GHTunes and the Rock Star Creator.
Online game modes allow competing gamers to see who tops the charts in Face-Off, Pro Face-Off, 8 player "Battle of the Bands" and Battle Mode as well as the online Quickplay mode that allows up to 4 gamers to shred together regardless of physical location.
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