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8.3

Generally favorable reviews- based on 12 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 12
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  3. Negative: 1 out of 12

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  1. Oct 29, 2010
    8
    its not my favorite video game in the Guitar Hero series, but 260 songs are way easier to beat in this one.
Metascore
85

Generally favorable reviews - based on 20 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 20
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  1. 89
    It certainly doesn't reinvent the wheel, but it's been a while since I've had this much fun with a music game. The Wii version suffers from poor compression on the bonus content, but the core game shouldn't be missed.
  2. With Guitar Hero: Metallica, it looks like Neversoft was able to balance the interests of fans of the band and fans of the franchise.
  3. Guitar Hero: Metallica is exactly what you expect it to be: a solid, offhand reworking of Guitar Hero World Tour with a bunch of Metallica songs.