Guitar Rock Tour 1 & 2 | Guitar Hero World Tour
If you like grooving out into the realms of music with your iPhone or Symbian smartphone’s mp3 player then there is a very good chance that today’s featured games are the ones you are looking for. Guitar Rock Tour 1, Guitar Rock Tour 2 and Guitar Hero World Tour are considered to be the 3 ultimate games for anyone who are into the no-serious, pure-fun game genre. In both the games you have to play alongside as the lead guitarist of many kick ass rock bands including Nirvana, Iron Maiden and Bob Dylan.
Guitar Rock Tour 1:
Guitar Rock Tour brings a good load of music tracks built inside the game and they are: ‘Message in a Bottle’ by the legendary band Police, ‘Banquet’ by Bloc Party, ‘Heart Shaped Box’ by Nirvana, ‘Smoke on the Water’ by Deep Purple, ‘Heroes’ by Bob Dylan, ‘Run to the Hills’ by Iron Maiden, ‘Rock You Like a Hurricane’ by Scorpion’s and Somebody Told Me by the Killers.
You will have access to all the 8 songs once you get this game and install it on your Series 60 Touchscreen or QWERTY device. The game brings you over 51 different levels which will test your guitar playing expertise and take you from a mere garage band guitarist to the eternal Rock star. When you get the guitar strokes right in a sequence you will hear the guitar tunes nicely mixing up with the overall melody and the audience will go crazy. You get it wrong and you are done for, the audience will boo you to death.
The overall difficulty level of the game is divided into 3 different level with 1 being the easiest of them all. The game buttons for finger placements are nicely integrated for small screen phones and whether you are using a touchscreen or QWERTY device will not hamper its follow-up style quick gaming controls.
Real life scenarios are also nicely integrated within the song such as your guitar strings tearing up on you during the lead sequence of the song. All in all the Guitar Hero Tour 1 is a really nice game for any rock and roll freak with a symbian device in his pocket.
Even anyone who just want to get busy with the smartphones during a tea break or while traveling on the bus will enjoy the creativity of this game. N Gage 1 and N-Gage 2.0 powered devices are also compatible with this version of the game so any hardcore gamer will love this game as well.
Guitar Rock Tour 2:
Almost similar to the original version of Guitar Rock Tour, the follow up version of this game provides you a bunch of new original tracks (a total of 16 tracks!) to groove yourself into the music. Like its actual X-Box and Sony Playstation version, it includes some of the coolest tracks ever put into a single game.
It includes the popular track Paranoid performed by one of original gods of rock and roll, Ozzy Osbourne. It also includes other great hits like Helicopter by the Bloc Party, I Love Rock and Roll by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts among many others.
Guitar Rock Tour 2 will take you all around the world starting from the New York City to the biggest city halls and entertainment arenas in Tokyo Japan. As you progress further into the game you will be able to perform live in front of a huge crowd numbering over tens of thousands in both the outdoor or open air and indoor concerts.
In this much awaited Guitar Rock Tour sequel for mobile devices of Nokia and even the iPhone, you can be a guitarist and playing the guitar or you can even be the drummer of the band and rock your snares out! This makes playing Guitar Rock Tour 2 the only legendary game which offers touch based UI support (touchscreen) and lets you play multiple instruments at the same time.
The overall music quality of all the 16 different songs are clear and loud, the graphics is super when compared to any other small screen based iPhone, Symbian mobile or pda game.
Remember, Guitar Legend Get on Stage is a lighter, renamed version of the Guitar Rock Tour 1 game. The actual advanced version is called Guitar Rock Tour.
Guitar Hero World Tour:
Guitar Hero World Tour is the first game ever which introduced guitar playing on mobile phones. The game that started it all contains some of the most outstanding songs ever recorded to date and also includes some fine graphics with a great gameplay.
The entire tracklist include songs in AAC format from various rock artists and musicians from all around the world. The quality of the songs is truly out of the world and is absent in any other games for any other mobile platform.
Guitar Hero World Tour for mobile lets you create a unique musical performance through the eyes of Judy Nails or Axel Steel. You can play the guitar and break each one of your strings trying to mimic Teddy or let the Zildjian drum sticks fly on the air when you are rocking behind the set of drums trying to keep up with the fast tempo.
Cool widgets (like those on the N97 and 5800 XpressMusic smartphones) are displayed all over the gaming screen which provides you information as to your status on the overall band performance and your acceptance to the crowd. This game includes some incredible numbers of bands from the past and if you are a true rock and roll fan then you will love it!
Guitar Hero World Tour includes songs like One way or Another by Blondie, Today by the Smashing Pumpkins, Sweet Home Alabama by Lynrd Skynrd, Overkill by Motorhead, Some Might Say by Oasis, Are you Ggonna be my Way by Lenny Kravitz, Sublime’s Santeria, Spiderwebs by No Doubt, Up around the Bend by Creedence Clearwater Revival or CCR, Stranglehold by the southern rocker Ted Nugent, Rise Against the Machine’s Re-Education through Labor, Hollywood Nights by Bob Seger, Obstacle 1 by the Interpol, Lazy Eye by Silversun Pickups and Black Label Society’s Stillborn.
Most obvious is the fact that you don’t have to be a real guitarist to enjoy any of these game as the finger placing is shown on the display screen and that is what you have to follow to finish a level.
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All the 3 mobile music games are compatible with a wide range of symbian smartphones of Nokia N-Series and E-Series.
These devices includes the Nokia N97 and N97 Mini, N96, N95 8gb, N95, N93, N92, N91, N86, N-Gage powered N85, N82, N81, N80, N79, N78, N77, N76, N75, N73, N71, E50, E55, E51, E60, E61, E62, E66, E63, E65, the widely popular E71, E72, E75, E90, 6120 and 6121, XpressMusic 5700, 5800 Touch UI, 5290, 5300, 5500, 6110 Navigator etc and more.
The recently announced Nokia X-Series phones like the X3 and X6 should also work with all the 3 games. Cheers everyone and keep it hip!