The makers of the "Guitar Hero" video game have introduced a new offering for kids who don't have the time to learn to play simulated instruments.
The game, called "Guitar Hero Hero" promises to deliver all the fun of the original game without the hassle of learning to make believe to play the instruments. Just as "Guitar Hero" simulates playing guitar, "Guitar Hero Hero" simulates playing "Guitar Hero."
"We know that kids today are busy with many things and may want to be able to enjoy Guitar Hero but don't have the time to devote to mastering all the skills involved." said a spokesperson for the manufacturer. "This new game makes few demands on the player while delivering all the fun of the original. The player gets to simulate playing Guitar Hero while the game does most of the more demanding actions involved." The spokesman expressed that the game will surely be well received.
We interviewed some kids who played the game and were impressed. One player commented that it was a lot like "watching someone play air guitar while I thought about being a rock star" and another said that it seemed like "dancing around to a music video while imagining I was on stage." When it was pointed out that he was actually doing just that and hadn't sampled the real game yet, he replied "well, I'm sure the game is pretty fun too."
The manufacturer is also planning to introduce a family version of "Guitar Hero Hero" and also "Guitar Hero Hero Family Hero" for people who only want to simulate that they have a family to play the game with them.