DJ Hero

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    Hey Mr. DJ, Dein Spiel kommt!

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    […] One of the Most Anticipated Video Games of the Year Offers a Globally Diverse Collection of Music Including Hip-Hop, Pop, R&B, Electronica, Rock and More

    SANTA MONICA, CA – May 28, 2009 – Guitar Hero will drop the needle this fall on DJ Heroâ„¢, one of the most anticipated new video games of 2009, inviting brand new audiences to music gaming with a fresh experience and legendary artists such as the Black Eyed Peas, 50 Cent, Justice, Marvin Gaye, Beck, Beastie Boys and N.E.R.D. DJ Hero features more than 100 individual songs transformed into more than 80 exclusive, original mixes by superstar DJs including DJ Shadow, DJ Z-Trip, DJ AM and Cut Chemist, some of the most influential DJs/producers in the world. With an innovative, new turntable controller and fun, social gameplay, DJ Hero serves the millions of dance club music fans who can now play along to hit songs from a range of genres including hip-hop, R&B, pop, rock and electronica allowing them to rule the party with original mixes.

    „DJ Hero brings turntables and DJ culture to the masses in an accessible and fun format allowing players to not only experience, but to hear, music in an all-new way,“ said Dan Rosensweig, president and chief executive officer of Guitar Hero.

    Joining the internationally acclaimed DJ, producer and recording artist DJ Shadow, who has been consulting and contributed several mixes for DJ Hero, and making their video game debuts, DJ Z-Trip, a founder of the mashup movement who“™s known worldwide for his sold out shows and eclectic style, and DJ AM, one of the world“™s premier and most in-demand DJs today, appear as in-game characters and have each created multiple exclusive mixes for DJ Hero. Additionally, founding member of both the rap group Jurassic Five and the Grammy award winning Latin funk outfit, Ozomatli, Cut Chemist will debut an exclusive mix in the game.

    In DJ Hero, faces in the crowd are transformed into the life of the party as the game“™s turntable controller – created exclusively for DJ Hero and featuring familiar DJ tools including a fully-rotating turntable, sample buttons, effects dial and cross fader – immerses fans into the authenticity of DJ culture and a sea of music. By utilizing and mastering various DJ techniques including scratching, blending, cross fading and sampling, while leaving room for creative expression with a variety of effects and player chosen samples and scratches, gamers will rule the party performing music as only a DJ can. Social expression is heightened with euphoric multiplayer gameplay where two DJs can battle competitively or have a player join in to emcee over any track in the game with a mic. Additionally, gamers can rock together as DJ Hero features DJ-guitar exclusive mixes played with a turntable controller and Guitar Hero guitar controller.

    DJ Hero is being developed by FreeStyleGames for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems and the Wiiâ„¢ system from Nintendo. […]

    (via DJ HERO OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE)

    Da kann ich ja die Gitarren getrost wieder in die Ecke stellen.

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