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Guitar Hero is a series of rhythm games where you tap buttons in time to all sorts of songs using plastic instrument-shaped controllers. In the latest game, Guitar Hero Live, you play along to real-life recorded performances filmed from the lead guitarist's perspective, impersonating the feeling of being a real performing musician. No musical knowledge is required to play, making it a uniquely immersive and entertaining experience as you try to beat your own and other people's high scores on each track.

Unfortunately, Guitar Hero is not available on Android or Switch. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 08/11/2005, updated in 2015

Out Now: Apple TV, DS, Mac, PC, PS2, PS3, PS4, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Players: 1-4 (4 online)

Genres: Action, Rhythm, Sequencing and Simulation

Accessibility: 10 features

Components: 2D Overhead and Grid

Developer: Activision (@Activision)

Costs: Purchase cost, In-Game Purchases and In-Game Pass

7 Similar Games Short List

Here are our hand-picked short list of similar games; the perfect thing to play next if you enjoyed Guitar Hero. We don't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Guitar Hero.
 

 

18 Similar Games Long List

Here are our hand-picked long list of similar games; the perfect thing to play next if you enjoyed Guitar Hero. We don't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Guitar Hero.
 

 

15 Younger Content Rating than Guitar Hero

If Guitar Hero is not age appropriate for your child, here are similar games ordered by age rating so you can find an age-appropriate alternative that’s also a game they will love.
 

 

9 Video Games Like Guitar Hero Based on Genre

These are games of a similar genre mix to Guitar Hero. This includes games from the Sequencing, Rhythm, Simulation and Action genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
 

12 Video Games With More Documented Accessibility Features than Guitar Hero

If you like the sound of Guitar Hero but it doesn’t offer the accessibility you require, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with more Accessibility Features. You can view a full breakdown in our Guitar Hero Accessibility Report.
 

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In addition to the similar games listed above, which have been linked to this game specifically in the database, you may find games with a similar theme to Guitar Hero in the following lists:

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