Guitar Hero App Now Available for iPhone and iPod Touch

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There are just those times when the desire to push some colored buttons and pretend to be a legitimate musician is overwhelming. Thanks to the new Guitar Hero app from Activision for iPhone and iPod Touch, there’s a portable way to get the fix.

For $2.99, rock stars on the go can get the app, which allows them to create a rocker avatar. On an iPhone 3GS or a third-generation iPod Touch, the avatar will appear in a three-dimensional concert setting as it plays bass or guitar. The standard app comes with six songs, including Vampire Weekend’s “Cousins” and The White Stripes “Seven Nation Army”; additional three-song packs sell for $1.99 each. In addition to playing on their own, Guitar Hero app users can log in to Facebook to compare scores and show off images of their avatar to each other.

Groupies not included.