If you want to be in a band, you no longer have to hang out in your friend’s garage to practice your musical skills. Wannabe rock stars can instead develop their talents by playing some of the best band video games available. Here are five of the greatest.
Rock Band 4
The fourth installment of the Rock Band game series allows you to simulate playing music from different genres and decades by using controllers that mimic a lead guitar, bass guitar and drums, and using a microphone for vocals. By teaming up with three others to form a band, you get to rock out with the songs you like the most. The game contains over sixty licensed pre-installed songs from the 1960s to 2010s. But you also have the option to download the song you want your rock band to play from a library of more than 2,000 tracks. The other games in the
Rock Band series are worth checking out too. For instance, if you are a fan of specific bands, you could play games like The Beatles: Rock Band or Green Day: Rock Band.
Guns N’ Roses Video Slot
If you want to pretend you are Axl Rose or Slash, and you enjoy playing slots, then the Guns N’ Roses Video Slot is calling. With an interactive setlist of some of the band’s classic songs and various special features like Expanding Wilds and Legend Spins, you are sure to feel like you are in Paradise City playing this fun game. The graphics, sounds, and design of the game are some of the best seen in slots. You even get to watch Guns N’ Roses concert footage whenever you hit a big win or bonus. The Guns N’ Roses Video Slot is available at a casino online.
Tap Tap Revenge 4
The concept of this game may be simple, but that does not mean it is not a lot of fun. Tap Tap Revenge 4 is available on your phone. So, it is the perfect game to play while on the move or when you have time to kill. To win, you need to tap the objects on the screen in time with the song that is playing. The game contains a wide variety of bands and artists, from Metallica to Lady Gaga. The scoring is based on how accurate your tapping is. By correctly tapping in time with your favorite song, you will score a perfect 100. But that is easier said than done. The other great thing about Tap Tap Revenge 4 is you get to play against other online gamers, and there are weekly free songs and contests.
Super Crazy Guitar
This PC game requires your precision to hit buttons in time with the music. The flash rhythm game features a cartoon stick figure playing guitar. The more you hit combos, the faster the animated guitar player gets. You have to match both basic notes and hold notes perfectly if you want to win. For every button you hit perfectly, you gain 10 points. If you miss a button, you lose 10 points. Also, when you reach different achievements, new guitars become available. With a great soundtrack of professional and amateur songs and excellent gameplay, you are sure to spend many happy hours rocking out with Super Crazy Guitar.
Guitar Hero 5
Without a doubt, the greatest video game for wannabe rock stars is the Guitar Hero series of games. And the fifth installment is the best. Guitar Hero 5 is geared towards playing in a four-piece band consisting of lead guitar, bass guitar, drums, and vocals. You can create your own character and choose the instrument you want your band member to play. The game contains various new features not available in previous Guitar Hero games. For example, there is a drop-in and drop-out mode of play, and bands can be composed of any combination of available instruments. Also, the Rockfest competitive mode contains both song-specific and general challenges that have various scoring mechanisms. If you are victorious in those challenges, you will unlock new avatars, clothing, and other extras. Guitar Hero 5 contains 85 songs by 83 unique artists, including Shirley Manson, Johnny Cash, and Kurt Cobain.