Don’t ask why, but I was idly browsing the Harriet Carter site, a glorious domestic bazzare of gifts for old people and As Seen On TV products, when I stumbled upon the complete failure above.
“Guitar Hero® handheld game packs all the action of the monster video game into a pocket-sized version you can play anywhere!”
O RLY? I bet Free Bird sounds AWESOME on that tiny speaker. For $17.98 plus shipping and handling, it even has a carabiner, so you can clip it to your belt and walk around with an overpriced piece of plastic shame dangling from your waist. This is exactly the type of bullshit clueless parents buy their kids, trying to save a few bucks, only to find it quickly disposed and forgotten. They could just take their money to GameStop and buy a used copy of the real Guitar Hero for about the same price.
This deserves a spot on my Worst Gifts for Gamers list. Perhaps a Part 2 is in order.