Activision Announces Guitar Hero 5

US gaming publisher Acitivsion has three new music titles in the pipeline

Activision has announced it upcoming titles for the rest of 2009 and it looks like fans of Guitar Hero will be happy about what is in store.

Guitar Hero 5, Band Hero and DJ Hero are claimed to offer a variety of music genres, technologies and new social entertainment experiences for existing fans.

DJ Hero expands Guitar Hero’s signature social gaming to all-new consumers with the addition of diverse music genres including hip-hop, R&B, Motown, electronica and dance. Introducing an all-new turntable controller, DJ Hero transforms players into DJs who rule the club scene by creating original mixes of popular songs and music.

Guitar Hero 5 features rock and roll artists today, as well as classic rock bands and is claimed to give players an unprecedented level of control over the way they play the game with the ability to drop in and out of songs and change band members, instruments and difficulty levels on the fly.

The franchises’ first E10+ rated console game, Band Hero deliver a music collection featuring top-40 hits designed to expand the appeal to a broad family audience who can play together on the guitar, drums, bass and microphone and experience a new genre of music.
The game builds upon Guitar Hero’s easy-to-play, difficult-to-master signature gameplay and allows novice players and expert fans to join together on their favorite songs.