Guitar Hero III: Legends Competition at rAge Expo 2008

Are you South Africa's Guitar Hero Legend? 

Megarom in association with The Lair are holding a Guitar Hero III Legends of Rock competition at rAge Expo this year. If you think you have what it takes to rock the stage, then get yourself down and enter, you might just win. Even if you aren’t going to compete, pop down and support your mates on stage.

Fourways, South Africa –4th September 2008 – Megarom Interactive (Pty) Ltd., South Africa’s leading interactive video game importer and distributor, today announced, in association with The Lair, the Guitar Hero III – Search for South Africa’s Guitar Hero Legend competition to be held at the rAge Expo this year from the 3rd – 5th October 2008 at the Coca-Cola Dome in Northgate, Johannesburg. There are going to be two competitions running at rAge this year for Guitar Hero III. There is going to be the Ultimate Guitar Hero III Legend Competition and the Ultimate Guitar Hero III Casual Competition for the not so hardcore Guitar Hero III fan.

With a little over a month to the expo, entries have now opened for the Ultimate Guitar Hero III Legend competition on The Lair website at the following address:

The Legends Competition is limited to 64 places and we are searching for the top Guitar Hero player in the country. The competition is going to be run on a round robin tournament format until we have the top 16 players. These players will then go head-to-head against each other until we have the top 2 Guitar Hero players in South Africa. The final song, to be played on Sunday afternoon, will be Dragonforce, Through the Fire and Flames .The Legends competition is going to be completed by participants on the Hard Difficulty. Prizes are going to be awarded to the top 5 places in the Legends Competition. The prizes are as follows:

  • 1st – Xbox 360® with 60GB Hard Drive + Guitar Hero World Tour Super Bundle + Set of JBL Speakers
  • 2nd – Guitar Hero World Tour Game + Microphone + Set of JBL Speakers
  • 3rd – Guitar Hero World Tour Game + Set of JBL Speakers
  • 4th & 5th – Set of JBL Speakers Each

In addition to the Guitar Hero III Legends Competition, Megarom and The Lair are also hosting a competition aimed at the more casual gamer. This competition is also limited to 64 participants and will be competed in the same format as the Legends Competition. Participants can enter the Ultimate Guitar Hero III Casual Competition at: This competition is going to be performed on the Medium Difficulty and gamers are going to have the chance to win many great prizes (prizes for the Casual Competition TBA).

The competition is going to be running on the Megarom/Microsoft/MTN Loaded main stage at rAge, from Friday morning until Sunday. The time of the final is TBA.

For all you Guitar Hero III fans, and those that think they can rock, go along to The Lair’s website and check out this great competition. We hope to see you all at the event, and come rock out, and prove that YOU are South Africa’s greatest Guitar Hero III Legend!