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Unplugged

Rating Summary

Based on 8 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

73

Top Critic Average

25%

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General Information

Available on:Oculus RiftOct 21, 2021
HTC ViveOct 21, 2021
PCOct 21, 2021

Developer: Anotherway

Publisher: Vertigo Games

Genre: Music

REQUIRES VALVE INDEX CONTROLLERS OR HAND-TRACKING TO PLAY UNPLUGGED Play air guitar and write rock history in VR! Unplugged lets you rock out to some of the biggest and most insanely cool songs from world-famous rock bands, including The Offspring, Weezer & Ozzy Osbourne, using just your hands. Become a rock legend with Steel Panther’s inimitable frontman Satchel as your mentor. Produced by the lead guitarist of Guitar Hero and fully powered by finger-tracking, playing air guitar has never felt this real. Pick up your virtual guitar, select a song, match your fingers to the chords, strum the strings at the right time and engage the crowd! Unlock songs, venues, guitars and more on your way to rock stardom and compete with the world’s best air guitarists on the leaderboards. Are you ready to ROCK?! Go on an epic journey celebrating 5 decades of rock Unlock venues, songs and gear on your rise to fame Jam out to 20+ rock hits in 3 difficulty modes Become a rock legend on the global leaderboards

Unplugged Critic Reviews

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Unplugged is not the killer application that everyone expected, but as a rhythm game based on hand tracking and air guitar it's a game to be seriously considered.

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Unplugged is actually a pretty cool way to bring the Guitar Hero format to VR. I was really impressed with the hands tracking, and the setlist is largely good, with a few nice big name tracks along with some lively lesser known ones. I could deal with plenty less Satchel, and would prefer in his stead more direction on what I'm doing, but all and all Unplugged is a rockin' fun time.

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Finally, hand tracking has been put to good use! I love air-guitaring with Unplugged, I just wish all the songs were available from the start.

Review in Italian | Read full review

Unplugged is the long-awaited answer to the question “how cool is air guitar, really?” It turns out air guitar is actually Guitar Hero without the massive custom controller taking up space in your living room. Which is pretty cool! If you’ve got a head for rhythm games, along with a lingering fondness for timeless rock songs, there’s a lot to latch on to here. The hand tracking is better than you’d expect, although there are a couple of choke points to contend with. Furthermore, those quality motion controls can’t stop certain finger positions from being real bone-breakers. Small hitches aside, Unplugged is an unconventional, engaging interpretation of VR rhythm games.

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