Guitar Hero III Mobile

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Guitar Hero III Mobile
Developer(s)MachineWorks Northwest LLC
Publisher(s)Hands-On Mobile
Platform(s)Mobile phones
ReleaseNA December 20, 2007, for Verizon Wireless customers
Genre(s)Music video game
Mode(s)Single player

Guitar Hero III Mobile is a music video game for mobile phones. It was made by MachineWorks Northwest LLC and sold by Hands-On Mobile. It is the newest game in the Guitar Hero series, and was released on December 20, 2007, in North America for people using Verizon Wireless.[1][2][3][4][5]

Making the game[change | change source]

Guitar Hero III Mobile was programmed by Robinson Technologies (shortened to RTSoft), with help from MachineWorks Northwest LLC.[6] The graphics for the game were made by Anthem Game Group.[7]

Gameplay[change | change source]

Playing Guitar Hero III Mobile is similar to playing other games in the Guitar Hero series. Mobile uses 3 frets instead of 5. Each column of numbered keys on a phone's keypad is a fret. The numbered keys used are "1", "4", and "7" for green notes, "2", "5", and "8" for red notes, and "3", "6", and "9" for yellow notes. Once the note(s) reach the bottom, the player must play the note(s) by pressing or holding down the number key(s) in order to score points. Players can turn on Star Power to get more points by the "*" (star) button on the keypad or the "OK" button in the center of the directional pad.[1][2][3][4]

Soundtrack[change | change source]

Guitar Hero III Mobile has 15 songs to play from Guitar Hero II and Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. Every month, more songs can be downloaded.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Buchanan, Levi (2007-04-02). "Guitar Hero Mobile Lives!". wireless.IGN.com. Archived from the original on 2011-06-17. Retrieved 2007-12-17. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Buchanan, Levi (2007-10-29). "Guitar Hero Mobile Preview". wireless.IGN.com. Archived from the original on 2011-06-17. Retrieved 2007-12-17. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Buchanan, Levi (2007-12-10). "Guitar Hero Mobile Review". wireless.IGN.com. Archived from the original on 2011-06-17. Retrieved 2007-12-17. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Hands-On Mobile (Guitar Hero III Mobile product page)". HandsOn.com. Hands-On Mobile. 2007-12-10. Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2007-12-17. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Verizon Wireless Customers Can Rock Out With The Guitar Hero III Mobile Game". Verizon Wireless. 2007-12-20. Retrieved 2008-02-03. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[permanent dead link]
  6. Robinson Technologies – Home
  7. "Anthem Game Group". Archived from the original on 2008-02-17. Retrieved 2008-03-01.

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