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DJ Hero

Platform(s): PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360
Genre: Rhythm
Publisher: Activision
Developer: FreeStyleGames
Release Date: Oct. 27, 2009

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'DJ Hero' (ALL) Gets Even More Premium DLC Remixes

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2009 @ 8:58 a.m. PST

DJ Hero expands Guitar Hero's signature social gaming to all-new consumers with the addition of diverse music genres including hip-hop, R&B, Motown, electronica and dance. An all-new turntable controller transforms players into DJs by creating original mixes of popular songs and music from the world's most exciting artists and DJs.
DJ Hero will drop the needle with a completely fresh experience and legendary artists including Black Eyed Peas, 50 Cent, Justice, Marvin Gaye, Beck, Beastie Boys and N.E.R.D. DJ Hero features more than 100 individual songs that have been transformed into more than 80 exclusive, original mixes by superstar DJs including DJ Shadow, DJ Z-Trip and DJ AM. With an innovative, new turntable controller and the hottest music collection of original music, DJ Hero is a unique new social music gaming experience that will excite 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.

The makers of Guitar Hero introduce a new way to experience your favorite music. With DJ Hero you will be the life of the party as you scratch and mix more than 100 songs into over 90 unique mixes.

Learn basic and advanced DJ Hero techniques, then spin your way through different set lists in beginner, easy, medium, hard, and expert modes. Grab your friends and start your own DJ Hero party.

Beginning today, living room legends and budding superstar DJ’s alike are invited to experience the euphoric rhythms of David Guetta and keep the party going with downloadable remixes of the ubiquitous “When Love Takes Over” featuring Kelly Rowland, the chart topping “Sexy Chick” featuring Akon and “On The Dancefloor” featuring will.i.am and apl.de.ap of the Black Eyed Peas.

Performing since the 90’s, David Guetta is credited as a prominent figure in the rise of dance and house music and a major influence in the clubs of Paris.  Since relentlessly touring internationally, performing in the hottest parties, coolest clubs and headlining major festivals, David is now firmly established as the world’s leading artist in his field.  Referred to as the maestro of dance, his latest platinum album, the worldwide hit One Love, which is currently dominating the charts and airwaves around the world with its blend of electronic music and the greatest urban vocalists, is the source for the three downloadable remixes now available in DJ Hero.

“As European ambassador for DJ Hero, I’m really excited about the prospect of sharing my music and mixes with a new audience through this dynamic medium” commented David Guetta. “I think it is fantastic that a game like this can make the DJ’ing experience accessible to a whole new generation of wannabe DJs.”

Also joining the mix for Wii are two additional party rockin’ grooves: 50 Cent featuring Mary J. Blige “All Of Me” mixed with Queen’s “Radio Ga Ga” and “DARE” by Gorillaz vs. Public Enemy’s “Can’t Truss It.”

DJ Hero David Guetta Mix Pack 01 features the following remixes:

  • “When Love Takes Over” featuring Kelly Rowland
  • “Sexy Chick” featuring Akon
  • “On The Dancefloor” featuring will.i.am and apl.de.ap

DJ Hero Extended Mix Pack 01 features the following mixes:

  • “All Of Me” by 50 Cent featuring Mary J. Blige vs. “Radio Ga Ga” by Queen
  • “DARE” by Gorillaz vs. “Can’t Truss It” Performed by Public Enemy

DJ Hero David Guetta Mix Pack 01 is available now on Xbox Live for 640 Microsoft Points and on the PlayStation Store for $7.99.  DJ Hero Extended Mix Pack 01 is available now on Xbox Live for 480 Microsoft Points and on the PlayStation Store for $5.99.  The remixes in DJ Hero David Guetta Mix Pack 01 and the mixes in DJ Hero Extended Mix Pack 01 are now available as downloadable singles for Wii for 300 Wii Points each.

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.

Expanding upon the revolutionary easy to pick up/challenging to master gameplay mechanics developed and refined in Guitar Hero®, DJ Hero delivers an all-new interactive music experience that allows players to start the party and not only experience, but to hear music in an all-new way. With over 100 individual songs, highlighted in 93 unique never-before-released mixes that blend genres of music, including hip-hop, pop, rock and dance, DJ Hero delivers the most diverse and international collection of music ever assembled in a music game by incorporating anthems from legendary artists. Created exclusively for DJ Hero, the turntable controller immerses fans into the DJ culture and a sea of music as they utilize and master various DJ techniques including scratching, crossfading and sampling, while leaving room for creative expression with a variety of effects and player chosen samples and scratches, transforming a face in the crowd into the life of the party.

The DJ Hero Renegade Edition featuring JAY-Z and Eminem includes a copy of the game, a premium Renegade turntable controller, hardshell turntable carrying case that converts to a performance-ready DJ stand, and an exclusive JAY-Z and EMINEM 2-CD pack featuring "best of" and new, unreleased material.


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