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Game Review: Guitar Hero 5 Mobile for BlackBerry by GLU

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Guitar Hero 5 for BlackBerry is a musical rhythm game developed by GLU and distributed by Bplay. The Guitar Hero series is a megahit on game consoles and pioneered a whole new genre of expensive controllers and premium downloadable extra songs.

The object of the game is to hit the musical notes with good timing. The more notes you correctly hit in a row, better your bonus multiplier gets and the bigger your score will be. You still get partial points for a near miss so to get great scores you’ve got to hit the notes bang-on. You get the most points for a long streak so try not to drop the ball or your bonus multiplier gets reset to zero.
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WES Exhibitor Spotlight: Bplay

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Bplay logoYou might be wondering what Bplay, a game and theme publisher, is doing at the Wireless Enterprise Symposium, but hey, suits like games too. The most recent addition to their catalog is, of course, Guitar Hero, but they’ve also got games like Leisure Suit Larry: Love For Sail, Surviving Hollywood, Star Wars: Battle Above Coruscant, Caesar, and the upcoming Texas Hold ‘em King 3. Bplay is the primary outlet for Magmic‘s games, but another portal, Winplay, offers their Windows Mobile ports. Outside of games, Bplay offers themes in droves, of course. As a gamer myself, I can’t wait to see what they have on offer at WES.

Guitar Hero III video

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Over at QuicklyBored we’ve got a video of Guitar Hero III in action on a Windows Mobile handheld. As a reader pointed out at the launch of GHIII, performance on the BlackBerry is less than great, so it’s nice to see the game in action with smooth animation and a fast-moving play bar.

Guitar Hero on BlackBerry launched

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Guitar HeroAs hinted in one of our earlier podcasts, Guitar Hero for mobile has been launched at CTIA, and is now available for your BlackBerry. This is great news for those who just can’t get enough of Guitar Hero’s killer soundtrack, but they’ll also be releasing 3 new tracks every month over the next year. You can pick up the initial 15-track release now, and a subscription for future releases will be available soon.

Check out the set list behind the jump!