Justin Lee On September 18, 2008 at 10:23 am

Peak Products has announced that they have released an instrument quality guitar for Guitar Hero and Rockband on the Playstation 2 and Playstation 3.  Made of real wood, it will surely turn some heads while you jam on your console.

Peak Products, a gaming peripheral company dedicated to providing the best in instrument-quality gaming controllers, announces the immediate availability of Starpex Obsidian, the first-ever full-size, wood, PS2 / PS3 Guitar controller with the look and feel of an actual guitar.  The Starpex is available now at Circuit City, J&R, MicroCenter and www.go-peak.com for an MSRP of 179.99. Peak Products will expand its lineup of Starpex controllers with the introduction of new colors in the Starpex Dead Rose and Black Sunburst coming this October.

Starpex boasts a premium quality, high-gloss lacquered finish with a hardwood body, neck, and headstock handcrafted by a leading guitar manufacturer giving the authentic guitar experience that Guitar Hero™ and Rock Band™ enthusiasts crave.  Other unique features include…

* Full Guitar Hero and Rockband Functionality for PS2 and PS3 – Starpex is compatible with both PS2 and PS3, and allows users to experience the full list of game play features in both Guitar Hero and Rockband, including toggle effects switch and solo button functionality.

* Unique Speed Star Power / Overdrive Button provides the fastest and most accurate access to Star Power and Overdrive.  Additionally, built in tilt sensor technology allows users to access Star Power and Overdrive in a more traditional way.

* Optimized Whammy Bar maximizes comfort, provides better feel, reduces fatigue and provides a higher level of durability.

* High Quality Ten Fret Button Design features optimal button travel for enhanced feel, reduced fatigue, and higher score potential.  Ten fret buttons means that players have the option of using traditionally positioned fret buttons, or rock out with solo buttons high up on the neck which also provide critical soloing capabilities in Rockband.

* Enhanced Strum Bar gives the perfect balance of tactile and audible feedback to maximize enjoyment and scoring.

* Connectivity Options – Dual wired / wireless capabilities allow players to use a 15’ wired cable or a 2.4 Ghz wireless connection (both included).

* Forward – Thinking Compatibility – Starpex’s modular design allows users to easily separate the electronic components from the body of the guitar which will allow for further customization including new guitar bodies, pick guards, and more.

Comments are closed.