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Dying to know how you'll shred in portable fashion? The wait is over, Guitar Hero
fans -- at least, the DS peripheral has been revealed, along with some screenshots from the title. It's called the Guitar Grip, and it will fit snugly into the GBA slot and wrap around while players hold the system sideways. Gameplay-wise, it's -- no surprise here -- Guitar Hero
, as it should be. The touchscreen is where it all happens; you follow the song on the left screen, and strum on the right. You even get to throw down
with Star Power, and for those of you who take your throwdowns seriously, there's a strap to ensure that your handheld stays held
. The Grip also includes a slot for a special pick stylus. However, as you can see, there are only four buttons for the DS version ... and we can't help but wonder how the different slot on the Lite vs. Phat will be handled.
features multiplayer via local wireless, in which players will have access to unique powerups that disrupt their opponents by, among other things, setting their guitars on fire and forcing them to extinguish the blaze with the microphone.
Guitar Hero on Tour
is set for some time, some day this summer -- all we know is that it's not soon enough. For now, hit the jump for some additional shots, as well as a video.