OK, now here’s a very annoying thing. Guitar Hero isn’t the best pressing buttons to music game there’s ever been by a long shot.
That would be FreQuency, as spelled out in superb detail by Chris over on our PlayStation blog PSPSPS.tv. FreQuency was made by the Guitar Hero people, only about five years ago when no one cared and when pressing buttons to music in your house wasn’t considered particularly cool.
FreQuency worked perfectly on the PlayStation2 controller, had more complexity to the way you pieced together the songs together, and, frankly, rocked. Before Guitar Hero made rocking cool.
Guitar Hero’s controller made the game (and it is the same game as FreQuency) tougher to play, the selection of boring old rock music is awful compared to FreQ’s staggering dance/rap choices and it’s very puzzling that “the kids” are “all over” Guitar Hero when FreQuency was ten times better and came out years ago. So there. Go and buy FreQuency if you haven’t already done so. It’s easily one of PlayStation2’s best ever games.
But if you’re only into Guitar Hero and can’t be swayed, perhaps you might like to give Super Crazy Guitar Maniac Deluxe 2 a go – it’s an online sort-of-clone of Guitar Hero. That’s still not as good as FreQuency.
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