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15Guitar Hero 2

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This one was definitely one of the more talked about games when it came out. The Guitar Hero series was pretty lucrative for a while. Though rhythm games have always had a place in the arcade, they didn’t always fare well on console. ­Guitar Hero offered players something that other

games didn’t, which was the illusion of being able to play an instrument. The guitar controller allowed players to look the part and felt somewhat like an actual guitar. While Guitar Hero 2 is the game that really launched the series’ success, let’s not let that cloud our judgement with this one. This game was entirely reliant on a gimmick and, as we’ve seen, it’s a fad that’s gotten old.

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