Power Gig: Rise of the SixString strives to bridge the gap between pretending to play guitar and playing guitar with a game backed by a instrument manufacturer and an impressive list of previously reticent artists.
With the arrival of fall comes the arrival of expensive shopping decisions. You can shell out for games, but what about game hardware? Do you need the Kinect? The Move? One of the new video game guitars? Or even a new console?
Music gaming seems to be heading in two distinctly different directions. Guitar Hero looks like it's shooting to capture a blend of fantasy gaming and rock, while games like Rock Band 3 and Power Gig are taking the ultra realistic path.
The makers of Power Gig: Rise of the SixString, the rhythm game that uses a real electric guitar as its controller, want plastic guitar peripherals to die in a fire—or the molten lava of an active Icelandic volcano.
One of three rebel clans fighting against the vile Order in Power Gig: Rise of the SixString, Rise is comprised of a lead vocalist with murdered parents and a guitarist kicked off of her farm. This is one heavy game.
Did you know upcoming rhythm game Power Gig is set in a fantasy world of Ohm, where rockers can affect the world through their music, using their powers to fight against the oppressive Headliner?
There are strings on the newly-unveiled Power Gig guitar, which is coming, with a brand-new music game to video game systems this fall. But you won't have to be Jimi Hendrix to play it.