July 9, 2007 – E3 is upon us, and what better way to celebrate it than with a little Guitar Hero III news. Today Activision officially announced its partnership with guitar makers Gibson Guitar Corp. The partnership not only entitles the release of new Gibson guitars for players to rock out with, but also in-game brand guitars exclusive to Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. Players can use over 20 classic and modern Gibson guitars, and more than 80 finishes to stylize their rocking goodness. In addition, each platform will support fully-wireless guitars for GH patrons, with everything from PS2 to 360, PS3 and the Wii being fully wireless.
Click above image to see the Wii-specific guitar.
Also announced today is the full listing of guitars in Guitar Hero III. The following list has been taken directly from Activision’s press release:
* Les Paul
* Super CES400
* Les Paul
* LP Double Cutaway
* EDS 1275
* Flying V
(Note: if you click below you can see the other models of the new guitar for the other consoles including PS2