Guitar Hero III PC goes gold (Mac version later this year)

AUSTIN, TX – November 12, 2007 – Aspyr Media has granted computer gamers a license to shred with the announcement that Activision, Inc.'s best-selling Guitar Hero® III: Legends of Rock is now available for the PC at retail stores nationwide. The game is being released in partnership with Activision, and marks the debut of the renowned Guitar Hero franchise on personal computers.

Developed and published exclusively by Aspyr, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock for PC matches its console counterparts with a killer set list that includes many of the most popular rock songs ever recorded. Explosive content and features include a multiplayer action-inspired battle mode, grueling boss battles, a host of unlockable content and visually stunning rock venues. Expansive online multiplayer game modes also allow aspiring axe-shredders worldwide to compete head-to-head for true legendary rock status.

"With Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock for PC we believe we have released a legendary game that will join the console versions atop the sales charts this holiday season," said Ted Staloch, Executive Vice President, Publishing for Aspyr. "Taking the Guitar Hero experience to the PC means that gamers can now enjoy rocking out wherever and whenever – in the living room, at the office, on the road or even over the holidays at that boring relative's house."

Mac gamers waiting to jam will soon have their wish granted. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock will be available later this year as a hybrid PC/Mac bundle.

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock for PC, available now and bundled with a wired X-Plorer guitar controller for the SRP of $79.99, is rated 'T' for Teen by the ESRB. For more information, please visit

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Guess I'm the only person that is interested in this since I don't have a console to play this on. :P

It's too bad it's only being sold in a bundle, I would really like to have one of the new GH3 controllers.

LOC said,
Nah, I'm interested also, but I can't see me spending the money on it just like with the 360 version.
Any reason for that? Is it just the larger price tag compared to other games because of the controller, or you just think you won't get that much play time out of it?

I've played all the Guitar Heroes at a friend's house since I don't have any console, which is the main reason why I want to buy it for myself. I think I would get a decent amount of play time on it. That's also the main reason why I want the new GH3 guitars, the old one seems flimsy and the new one is just more comfortable in general.

Both the price, and I doubt I'll play it much to be worth the price tag. Not to mention, I'm not very good at those "click press here" style games, especially music rythm type games. So, it probably wouldn't be worth it to me.

That's not to say I'd never buy it. If I try out the game and I have fun/enjoy it enough, I might plunk down the dough for it on the PC for sure.

Surely not Rock Band though, wow, way to overpriced for me

Notice: This game contains technology intended to prevent copying that may conflict with some disk and virtual disk drives.

Probably not going to buy it just because of that....Haven't they learned it's useless?

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