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Ubisoft 'Jam Sessions' turns DS into guitar


Ubisoft has picked up the North American publishing rights to Hiite Utaeru DS Guitar M-06, simplifying the name to 'Jam Sessions' and adding a save feature. Guitar Hero this is not. Gone is the rock star play-along backdrop, replaced with bare chord cues and player-generated rhythms. Jam Sessions morphs your DS into a simulated acoustic guitar, meaning that "it's both cooler ... and potentially way more niche" than the Harmonix pastime. Picture it: Minibosses take the stage and rock an entire 'Unplugged' sesh on their DSs.

Jam Sessions is scheduled to ship in June.

See also: What if... you could learn real guitar through games?

Video review: Hiite Utaeru DS Guitar M-06

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