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Guitar Hero III First Impressions

Guitar Hero III: The Legends of Rock features 40 new songs and boss battles.

Guitar Hero III : The Legends of Rock features 40 new songs and boss battles.

Neversoft and RedOctane gave the Guitar Hero series a facelift by enhancing the graphics and giving characters and environments more detail.

Neversoft and RedOctane gave the Guitar Hero series a facelift by enhancing the graphics and giving characters and environments more detail.

The next Guitar Hero title will feature more multiplayer modes, including a co-op career mode.

The next Guitar Hero title will feature more multiplayer modes, including a co-op career mode.

Guitar Hero III offers a bit more visual entertainment to go with the music.

Guitar Hero III offers a bit more visual entertainment to go with the music.

Guitar Hero III: The Legends of Rock features 40 new songs.

Guitar Hero III : The Legends of Rock features 40 new songs.

There will be new characters as well as some familiar faces in Guitar Hero III.

There will be new characters as well as some familiar faces in Guitar Hero III.

It's only fitting that with a costume like this, the game features a Kiss tune - "Rock and Roll All Nite."

It’s only fitting that with a costume like this, the game features a Kiss tune - "Rock and Roll All Nite."

Guitar Hero III: The Legends of Rock features 40 new songs.

Guitar Hero III : The Legends of Rock features 40 new songs.

A Guitar Hero character channels Jimi Hendrix, the original guitar god.

A Guitar Hero character channels Jimi Hendrix, the original guitar god.

The motion capture and animation in Guitar Hero III represents a major step up from the first two games.

The motion capture and animation in Guitar Hero III represents a major step up from the first two games.

The Gibson Les Paul controllers.

The Gibson Les Paul controllers.