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Guitar Hero: Van Halen (PlayStation 2)

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Title Screen

Guitar Hero: Van Halen

Developer: Neversoft
Publisher: Activision
Platform: PlayStation 2
Released in US: December 22, 2009
Released in AU: February 17, 2010


DevMessageIcon.png This game has a hidden developer message.
DevTextIcon.png This game has hidden development-related text.
TextIcon.png This game has unused text.


The last Guitar Hero game to be released on the PlayStation 2 and probably the most negatively received game in the series.

Build Dates

Two different build dates are present, as with every Guitar Hero game after III.

Date = Jul 20 2009 Time 18:15:45
Dumping from elf built on %s at %s
Jul 20 2009
18:19:13

Development Related Text

As usual, strings relating to Tony Hawk's Underground 2 and 3 are present in every Guitar Hero after III.

http://www.thug3online.com/testmotd.dat
http://www.thug3online.com/motd.dat

net_modem_state_disconnecting
net_modem_state_hanging_up
net_modem_state_disconnected
net_modem_state_connected

THUG2
Pal
NTSC
THUG2\

SkaterPhysicsControl_SwitchSkatingToWalking
SkaterPhysicsControl_SwitchWalkingToSkating
SkaterLoopingSound_TurnOff
SkaterLoopingSound_TurnOn
IsLocalSkater
RemoveSkaterFromWorld
AddSkaterToWorld
KillSkater

Misc.

Some leftover text relating to dev kits.

PS2 ProView
PS2 Dev System
GameCube
PS3 Test Kit
Unknown platform

A note from a programmer.

(Hey, don't use GetTypeName on the CD!)

And err, this.

AssMan