Product News
“Guitar Hero” Goes Mobile
"Guitar Hero III: Backstage Pass" allows you to rock out from any cell phone.
Guitar Hero III: Backstage Pass
“Guitar Hero III: Backstage Pass” is available via select U.S. cell carriers.
July 18, 2008 by Rachel Cericola

Are you ready to rock your phone? Hands-On Mobile has teamed with Activision to take your “Guitar Hero” addiction on the road.

Guitar Hero III: Backstage Pass” offers more than 25 hours of tiny gaming on select cell phones. Combining a bit of “Sims” action with the “Guitar Hero” franchise, players can assume the identities of Axel Steel or Judy Nails (metal!). From there, you promote your band and music on the TV and radio, create demos, sign contracts, handle press, and single out groupies. OK—the latter is not true, but it’s a neat, new twist on the existing “Guitar Hero” empire.

Once you achieve your career goals, you’ll actually get to rock, by unlocking various guitars or earning money to buy equipment. The game even has its own community, where players can swap success stories, wager in-game money, and more.

“Guitar Hero III: Backstage Pass” is available now on select carriers nationwide.

Follow Electronic House on Facebook and Twitter.

Rachel Cericola - Contributing Writer
Over the past 15 years, Rachel Cericola has covered entertainment, web and technology trends. Check her out at

FREE Charter Platinum Membership
Claim your FREE Charter Platinum Membership to EH Network and receive 6 FREE issues of EH Magazine.*
First Name
Last Name
Email Address

We understand your email address is private. By granting you access to the EH Network, you agree to receive email communications from us, including our newsletters. You can manage your subscription at any time in the future.
* The new EH Network launches and your free subscription begins December 2014.


Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.