Post Thumbnail

While we already knew Sony's mysterious Rolly got down to holiday tunes, this installation managed to capture our attention just a wee bit more. Rivaled only by the famed TSO project from 2005, this guitar-controlled setup transforms a traditional office into a holiday funhouse by enabling rockers t...

7 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Every Tuesday, Mike Sylvester brings you REVOLUTIONARY, a look at the wide world of Wii possibilities. Traditionally, consoles have had to carry over hardware from previous generations in order to offer backward compatibility. This can be thought of as a burden, as the costs of including that har...

7 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Ah, the sequence of events is nearly complete. First, we get the Xbox 360 axe rockin' on the console itself, and then comes the inevitable hacks to get it rollin' on Windows, and without further adu, we present the ability to melt those plastic frets on OS X. Thanks to an impressive development fr...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Though we managed to get Guitar Hero II's USB-enabled X-plorer controller working with Windows XP, we couldn't manage to get it rocking with Mac OS X. Lucky for us, our friends at TUAW wouldn't take no for an answer. They emailed the developer of the open source Xbox 360 controller driver for Mac...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We're sure the hackers would've gotten this up and running sooner or later all the same, but it's nice to know they don't have to: the Xbox 360's new Guitar Hero X-plorer controller works with Windows like a charm. Windows XP and Vista recognize the USB guitar right off the bat, and even offer up ...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Our Mac-obsessed brothers at TUAW pointed out that Frets on Fire -- the free, open-source music game that's more than a little bit like Guitar Hero (let's say it was heavily influenced by) -- is now available for Mac OS X. Before you all scream, "Who plays games on Mac OS anyways? LAWL!" we'd like ...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Guitar Hero was a huge hit for the PlayStation 2 console. Using a special guitar shaped controller you could "play" a variety of rock hits, hitting the fret buttons in time to on-screen cues. Well now there's an Open Source cross platform clone of Guitar Hero called Frets on Fire which includes supp...

8 years ago 0 Comments