Developed by Vicarious Visions, the same studio that handled the three Guitar Hero: On Tour entries for Nintendo DS, Band Hero DS will support the "Guitar Grip" plug-in for guitar and bass play, with a new specialized "Drum Grip" placing drum pads on the DS Lite. Players will also be able to sing along thanks to the DS Lite's built-in microphone.
Today's announcement indicated that the DS Lite will be the only version of the portable hardware to support the "full band experience," as the "Drum Grip" appears form-fitted for that particular model, and the newer DSi doesn't have a cartridge slot for the "Guitar Grip."
In all, the game will pack 30 master recordings from "today's top artists--Blink-182, Avril Lavigne, The Killers, KT Tunstall, and Fall Out Boy--and supports "any instrument combination" through local wireless multiplayer.
Band Hero is slated to arrive on Nintendo DS Lite this November, with the new family-focused off-shoot of Guitar Hero also hitting PS2, PS3, Wii and Xbox 360 at that time.
im really shocked people are still buying these games. im over the whole music sim games. The drums do look sweet... :P
No one has claimed that they are sim games, just fun games.