Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s

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Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Harmonix
Activision
Guitar Hero
Music, Rhythm
DVD-ROM
PlayStation 2
Retail Features
Gameplay-Single-player.pngGameplay-Multi-player.png
Ratings
This title has been rated T by the ESRBThis title has been rated 12 by PEGI
Technical Information
Guitar Hero II engine
European Union European Release Date(s)
PlayStation 2
July 272007
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
PlayStation 2
July 242007
Australia Australian Release Date(s)
PlayStation 2
August 12007
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Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s is an expansion to the Guitar Hero series. The game was released July 24, 2007 for PlayStation 2 in North America. In Europe it was released on July 28, 2007 under the title Guitar Hero: Rocks the 80s, while it was released in Australia on August 1, 2007.

Characters[edit | edit source]

Main article: Guitar Hero characters

Set list[edit | edit source]

1. Opening Licks

  • (Bang Your Head) Metal Health - Quiet Riot
  • We Got The Beat - The Go-Go's
  • I Ran (So Far Away) - A Flock of Seagulls
  • Balls To The Wall - Accept
  • 18 And Life - Skid Row

2. Amp Warmers

  • No One Like You - Scorpions
  • Shakin' - Eddie Money
  • Heat Of The Moment - Asia
  • Radar Love - White Lion
  • Because, It's Midnite - Limozeen

3. String Snappers

  • Holy Diver - Dio
  • Turning Japanese - The Vapors
  • Hold On Loosely - .38 Special
  • The Warrior - Scandal
  • I Wanna Rock - Twisted Sister

4. Return Of The Shred

  • What I Like About You - The Romantics
  • Synchronicity II - The Police
  • Ballroom Blitz - Krokus
  • Only A Lad - Oingo Boingo
  • Round And Round - Ratt

5. Relentless Riffs

  • Nothin' But A Good Time - Poison
  • Lonely Is The Night - Billy Squier
  • Bathroom Wall - Faster Pussycat
  • Los Angeles - X
  • Wrathchild - Iron Maiden

6. Furious Fretwork

  • The Hellion/Electric Eye - Judas Priest
  • Police Truck - Dead Kennedys
  • Seventeen - Winger
  • Caught In A Mosh - Anthrax
  • Play With Me - Extreme

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Reception[edit | edit source]

The game was fairly well received by most professional reviewers. Most complaints were about the game's small set list and high price. The following are some of the game's reviews.


Game Informer: 8.25/10 [1]

1UP.com: 7.5/10 [2]

IGN.com:7.2/10 [3]

GamePro: 4/5 [4]


Related Games[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Because, It's Midnite, by the fictional band Limozeen, is the only song on the game not from the 80s.