Do games like Gtr Hero and Rock Band ultimately inspire true musicianship or are

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  1. 6 String Veteran profile image63
    6 String Veteranposted 8 years ago

    Do games like Gtr Hero and Rock Band ultimately inspire true musicianship or are they simply gimcks?

  2. Enni82 profile image78
    Enni82posted 8 years ago

    They were canceled by Activision recently. They might serve to get a few youngsters interested in music, but I am doubtful that number is very large.

  3. Christian H. profile image66
    Christian H.posted 8 years ago

    I don't really think they do much.  Personally, I've always felt like it was a way to make music overly easy.  You get the illusion of playing a song, but you're not actually doing it.

  4. Kreation profile image67
    Kreationposted 8 years ago

    I actually think that it made people look down on how hard playing real instruments actually is!

  5. barbergirl28 profile image83
    barbergirl28posted 8 years ago

    I think they are gimmicks... while it might envoke the want to play in a "Rock Band", I don't think it makes a person understand how difficult those instruments really are.

    However, if a person doesn't know how to play the guitar and doesn't have the time to learn, I think it does serve a purpose of quenching that want... a little.

  6. NicholasPacker profile image60
    NicholasPackerposted 8 years ago

    As it is a business for people to buy these games, I believe that they have no intent on inspiring musicians but to create a lazier way to play their favorite songs artificially and at a cost.

  7. 6 String Veteran profile image63
    6 String Veteranposted 8 years ago

    There is a newer game called PowerGig: Rise of the 6 String which features a more guitar-like controller (with frets and 6 strings). However, reviews look lukewarm at best.

  8. The Underholt profile image89
    The Underholtposted 8 years ago

    Blue yellow yellow red blue blue red orange red red red red blue.

    Sounds like Crazy Train doesn't it?


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