: : Rhythm & Music : Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

[edit] Background

Rock out to the third entry in Red Octane's music series for guitar gods! Songs for Guitar Hero III include Barracuda by Heart, Sabotage by Beastie Boys, Rock And Roll All Nite by Kiss, and much more! In addition, players can experience an incredible number of added features and explosive content including a new multiplayer action-inspired battle mode, grueling boss battles, a bevy of exclusive unlockable content and authentic rock venues.

Also for the first time ever, Guitar Hero fans can thrash and burn with new wireless guitar controllers available for each platform. The exclusive Gibson guitars include innovative features such as removable faceplates that will allow fans to personalize their guitars and make it their own, and a new button color design that is integrated for an even greater authentic feel and rock experience.

[edit] Features

Use a custom USB Guitar controller made specifically for the PC!

  1. Online multiplayer featuring Pro Face Off, Battle and Co-Op modes.
  2. Become a Guitar Hero by defeating authentic guitar legends in Career Mode.
  3. Co-Op Career and Head-To-Head Battle Mode.
  4. Downloadable content including songs, themes, etc.
  5. New characters, venues, guitars, amps, and more.

[edit] Hardware Requirements

Operating System: Windows XP SP2 / Windows Vista (NOTE - This product does not support Windows 98/ME/2000/NT/XP x64/Vista x64)
CPU Processor: Intel Pentium D (Dual Core) 2.8GHZ or AMD Athlon 64 3500+
Memory: XP - 1 GB RAM, Vista – 2GB RAM
Hard Disk Space: 5.1 GB + 1GB Swap File
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
Video Card: 3D Hardware Accelerator Card Required – 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible 128 MB Video Memory
Video Card (ATI): Radeon X800
Video Card (Nvidia): Geforce 7600
Media Required: 4X DVD-ROM drive
Windows XP/Vista compatible mouse and keyboard with latest drivers
Guitar Hero 3 Official PC Guitar Controller

Recommended Requirements:
MULTIPLAYER - Internet(TCP/IP) play supported, internet play requires broadband connection
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHZ or AMD Athlon Dual Core 4400+
256 MB 3D Hardware Accelerator Card
Video Card (ATI): Radeon HD 2600
Video Card (Nvidia): Geforce 8800 GT

Official URL

Official Site

Forum Posts


Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock racks up $1 billion in sales

Franchise has also boosted sales of real guitars

Jan 12, 2009, by Lydia Sung | 4 comments
Warner Music: music games aren't paying enough for licensed music

Record label holder WMG thinks it ought to be entitled to a bigger cut of music gaming success

Aug 07, 2008, by Leo Chan | 2 comments

Latest Activity

May 20, 13 7:51am
Really good songs GuitarHero3LegendsOfRock
Sep 27, 10 3:03am
brilliant soundtrack, but boss battles are a miss 8/10 GuitarHero3LegendsOfRock
Aug 09, 10 5:51pm
super great almost done with hard GuitarHero3LegendsOfRock
Jul 22, 10 12:32pm
Not as good as GH2 (in terms of the songs), but the graphics were nicer. GuitarHero3LegendsOfRock
Keane Ingram
Feb 21, 10 10:27am
Completed up to Hard level. GuitarHero3LegendsOfRock
Mother of 3
Feb 15, 10 2:47pm
For Wii-NOT PC. How Come GH III Legends of Rock for the Wii isn't listed? GuitarHero3LegendsOfRock
Jan 20, 10 4:46pm
Same With This I prefer playing my Guitar GuitarHero3LegendsOfRock
Dec 15, 09 12:59am
somewhere stopped at Hard Mode GuitarHero3LegendsOfRock
Dec 07, 09 6:33am
R-C 3000 BABE BABY GuitarHero3LegendsOfRock
Oct 24, 09 12:26am
the best song is through the fire and flames GuitarHero3LegendsOfRock
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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Nov 12, 2007 (PC)
    • Oct 28, 2007 (PS3)
  • Japan:
    • Jun 19, 2008 (XBOX360)
    • May 22, 2008 (Wii)
    • Mar 6, 2008 (PS3)
  • Europe:
    • Nov 30, 2007 (PC)
    • Nov 23, 2007 (PS3)
  • Australia: Nov 7, 2007
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