« The Dark Knight: Play Till It Hurts | Game Feel: a Game Designer’s Guide to Virtual Sensation »

Open Mic Hero

According to Derek Yu over at TIGSource, Alexander Shen’s Open Mic Hero software “is a neat program that lets you play sounds with an XBox 360 Guitar Hero USB guitar (or keyboard, alternatively).” Yu continues, “The program comes with two sound banks, ‘Acoustic Guitar’ (shown in the video) and ‘Drum Kit,’ but you could easily create and load your own sound banks.”

In his demonstration video, Alexander Shen aptly describes the program as “kind of like Jam Sessions, but for your computer, with a Guitar Hero controller.” The demonstration, below:

You know, the beautiful, wireless drum controller for Guitar Hero World Tour will have bluetooth and/or USB connectivity; will it work with Open Mic Hero, as well? Regardless, we can’t wait to see how people hack that.

Leave a comment

Psst... This site supports gravatars and OpenIDs. You may also format your comment using Textile markup, if you'd like. Comments may not immediately appear.