Guitar Hero: On Tour

Guitar Hero: On Tour

There are adjustments you need to make in order to fully enjoy Guitar Hero: On Tour, the franchise's debut on the Nintendo DS. You don't actually hold a plastic guitar peripheral this time around. Instead, you grip your DS system while pressing buttons on a four-fret device that plugs into the GBA port. It's not the most comfortable way to play, but it is very effective way to jam with. The song list, although shorter than most Hero games, still packs in 25 selections. The game also benefits from a (mostly) strong presentation, multiplayer modes that includes DS-exclusive mini-challenges and a slew of unlockable content, including new guitars and accessories. Sure, it may have a few bumps (and a hefty price tag of $50), but this is still a Tour worth taking.

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