Activision, Inc. this week announced that the latest instalment of the wildly popular Guitar Hero? franchise, Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s?, is now available at retail stores nationwide.

Available exclusively for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s takes fans back to an era where neon was radical, wild hair was in, and spandex was never tight enough.

Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s features visually stunning retro rock venues and hipster characters, unlockable guitars, and intense game play modes.  The totally stellar soundtrack includes songs by artists such as Flock of Seagulls, Twisted Sister and Judas Priest.  With additional songs as made famous by The Go Go?s, Poison, Iron Maiden and Quiet Riot, fans can grab a bottle of ultra-hold hairspray, tighten  their  headbands, and rock all the way back to the ?80s.

Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s is rated ?PG? (Mild Violence, Infrequent Coarse Language) by the OFLC.

Price

The price for the software is $69.95 RRP (guitar sold separately).

Source: Activision