DJ Hero Image
Metascore
84

Generally favorable reviews - based on 72 Critics

User Score
8.3

Generally favorable reviews- based on 38 Ratings

Summary: DJ Hero drops 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, DJ AM, and the legendary Grandmaster Flash. 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 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. 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. 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 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. [Activision]
Rating: T
Official Site: http://www.djhero.com/
Developer: FreeStyleGames
Genre(s): Music
Number of Players:1-2 Players
ESRB Descriptors:Lyrics, Mild Suggestive Themes
Cast Credit
2Pac Music
Derek Dutilly Producer
Black Eyed Peas Music
The Trammps Music
Queen Music
Public Enemy Music
The Mad Stuntman Music
Reel 2 Real Music
Kool Moe Dee Music
Masta Ace Music
Pharrel Music
Jean Knight Music
Daft Punk Music
Blondie Music
Isaac Hayes Music
Eminem Music
Paula Abdul Music
50 Cent Music
Paula Abdul Music
Eminem Music
Isaac Hayes Music
50 Cent Music
Jay-Z Music
Jay-Z Music
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