Friday 30th October/... Living room legends and budding superstar DJs alike who have already started the party in what Time says“delivers in every way” and IGN.com has hailed as“exhilarating” and“a new beginning for the music genre,“ can now add to the 93 mixes available in DJ Hero™ with two 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.”
Also joining the mix, on November 24th, will be a three Mix Pack from one of the hottest house DJ’s in the world, David Guetta. David Guetta Mix Pack 01 will contain remixes of his tracks, currently tearing up the airwaves and dance floors both domestically and internationally,“When Love Takes Over” featuring Kelly Rowland, the chart-topping“Sexy Chick” featuring Akon and“On The Dance Floor” featuring will.i.am and apl.de.ap of the Black Eyed Peas.
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 Extended Mix Pack 01 is available now on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and on the PlayStation®Store for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. All mixes in the Mix Packs will be released on November 24th as downloadable singles for Wii™.
To download DJ Hero video assets featuring the mixes in DJ Hero Extended Mix Pack 01, please visit www.redoctane.us/press/djh/dlcmixes.php (login: presspass; password: jimihendrix).
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. Featuring mixes created by DJ AM, Cut Chemist, Grandmaster Flash, DJ Jazzy Jeff, J. Period, DJ Shadow, DJ Z-Trip and more, spinning 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 DJ culture and a sea of music as they utilise 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 HeroRenegade Edition 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.
Available now, DJ Hero was 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 Wii™ system from Nintendo. The game is rated 12+ by PEGI. For more information about DJ Hero, please visit djhero.com, facebook.com/djhero and twitter.com/djhero.
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