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Ubisoft announce Rocksmith guitar gameBy Hanleigh Daniels 16 March 2011 | Categories: news
After the final curtain call for Guitar Hero, music fans now have something new to look forward to. Ubisoft has announced that it is developing a new title called Rocksmith, with which it is looking to bring new functionality to the music game genre.
Rocksmith will be the first game that will have players employing any real guitar via a standard quarter-inch input jack, in order to play the game.
Gamers will be able to play through a large collection of music ranging from modern chart toppers through to classic rock songs from amongst others The Animals, Nirvana and The Rolling Stones.
The gameplay within this title will also automatically adjust to the skill level of players, whether they are just starting to learn how to play the guitar or make their living with it as a professional axe swinger.
According to Ubisoft the game’s design will make it “visually fun and intuitive” to read the onscreen musical notes.
“Rocksmith is the most authentic and addicting music game ever created,” said Tony Key, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Ubisoft U.S.
“Whether a beginner or a seasoned guitar vet, players progress at their own speed and walk away from the game with the ability to play songs by memory. Rocksmith is the only video game that gets players stage ready.”
Rocksmith is expected to be released during the second half of this year for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 as well as the PC.
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