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.
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?