Guitar Hero: Rock the 80s - PS2

Also known as: Guitar Hero Encore Rocks the 80s

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Guitar Hero: Rock the 80s (PS2)
Viewed: 2D Static screen Genre:
Rhythm: Timing
Media: DVD Arcade origin:No
Developer: Harmonix Soft. Co.: Red Octane
Publishers: Activision (US/GB)
Released: 2007 (US)
27 Jul 2007 (GB)
Ratings: PEGI 12+
Accessories: Memory Card, Guitar Controller


It's time to dig out your Gibson-shaped guitar peripheral, tape up your fingers and get ready to rock out in your living room once again. This time, however, you might want to grow your hair, put on a bandanna, buy some fingerless gloves and maybe dig out something with shoulder pads. Yup, Guitar Hero's doing it eighties style. Time to remember the bad old days.

Expect retro rock venues and hipster characters, unlockable guitars and 30 of your all-time favourite aural experiences from the decade that taste forgot.

Here's what the line-up looks like:

  • Caught in a Mosh (as made famous by Anthrax)

  • Balls to the Wall (as made famous by Accept)

  • Electric Eye (by Judas Priest)

  • Los Angeles (as made famous by X)

  • Police Truck (as made famous by Dead Kennedys)

  • We Got the Beat (as made famous by The Go Go's)

  • (I Think I'm) Turning Japanese (as made famous by Vapors)

  • Seventeen (as made famous by Winger)

  • Because, it's Midnite (by Limozeen)

  • Hold On Loosely (as made famous by .38 Special)

  • No One Like You (as made famous by Scorpions)

  • Only a Lad (as made famous by Oingo Boingo)

  • Ballroom Blitz (as made famous by Krokus)

  • The Warrior (by Scandal)

  • What I Like About You (as made famous by The Romantics)

  • Wrath Child (as made famous by Iron Maiden)

  • I Wanna Rock (by Twisted Sister)

  • I Ran (by Flock of Seagulls)

  • Round and Round (as made famous by Ratt)

  • Metal Health (as made famous by Quiet Riot)

  • Holy Diver (as made famous by Dio)

  • Heat Of The Moment (as made famous by Asia)

  • Radar Love (as made famous by White Lion)

  • 18 and Life (as made famous by Skid Row)

  • Bathroom Wall (as made famous by Faster Pussycat)

  • Lonely is the Night (as made famous by Billy Squier)

  • Nothing But a Good Time (as made famous by Poison)

  • Play With Me (as made famous by Extreme)

  • Shaken (as made famous by Eddie Money)

  • Synchronicity II (as made famous by The Police)