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Guitar Hero III not so wireless


There's a bit of somewhat disappointing news that has slipped out about the PlayStation 3's version of Guitar Hero III - the game will not be completely wireless.

Although, the game's guitar controller will still be wireless, gamers will have to plug in a guitar pick-shaped USB dongle to get it to work. Apparently, the controller doesn't "work seamlessly with [the] PS3's built-in Bluetooth," according to Wired. On the brighter side, the PS3 guitar will have the controller's symbols marked above the buttons to ease navigation throughout the game.

We're not sure why Neversoft couldn't utilize the PS3's Bluetooth technology, but this shouldn't be a deal breaker to anyone. And since the game will only support two players locally anyway, gamers should have no worries about picking up the 40GB PS3 with two USB ports.

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21. That is completely frigging awful. BT is a STANDARD...there is NO reason for it not to work.

Lame.

Posted at 9:41AM on Oct 6th 2007 by Kspraydad

22. I hate redundancy. I will not buy this. Anyone know if rockband will have the dongle?

Posted at 12:03PM on Oct 6th 2007 by sheamus

23. @15
your right, I showed everyone how it was done at a house party, I was drunk at the time and couldn't finish 'Sweet Chilld of mine' on Hard (normally I can, or could as I haven't played it for a while) As everyone else was amatuers, it made me look great. You don't feel like a guitar hero untill you impress the ladies.

I can't see why they didn't use bluetooth. At least they could of used a usb drive or just made the cord much shorter.

Posted at 9:30AM on Oct 8th 2007 by bamf

24. So, why does redoctane say up to 4 controllers on their website?

http://www.redoctane.com/guitarhero3ps3bundle.html

Posted at 3:37PM on Oct 8th 2007 by polar

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