Basingstoke, UK, July 22, 2009
As Deep Silver, the games label of Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, announced today, "DJ Star" is on its way to production. Aspiring turntable pros will be able to prove their talent in the new game for Nintendo DS™ as from August 21st, 2009.
"DJ Star" lets music lovers imitate their idols and realize their dreams of becoming DJ stars themselves. In career mode, players start out by performing at small, private parties, and then work their way up the career ladder step by step, finally becoming the world's best disc jockeys.
Players of "DJ Star" get to scratch in real-time using the Nintendo DS Touch Screen. The innovative title includes several genuine DJ features, 40 well-known songs from the genres of electro, R&B, and more, as well as numerous mini-games. "DJ Star" enthrals players with its excellent sound quality, and is easy to learn even for players who have never set eyes on a turntable before. A step-by-step introduction and easy-to-use interface enable fans to learn how to mix and create their own songs in just a short space of time. With more than 200 samples and a simple user interface, musicians in the handheld world can compose great hits with just a few moves of the Nintendo DS stylus. They can also exchange their best songs with friends using DS Wireless Communications.
"DJ Star" for Nintendo DS™ will be released by Deep Silver on August 21st, 2009.
About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires. Deep Silver products are designed to equally appeal to pros and beginners, children and adults.
Deep Silver has published more than 80 games since 2003, including Anno 1701 (co-published with Sunflowers), Gothic 3 (co-published with JoWooD), the successful Secret Files adventure series, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, the Chernobyl shooter, the action role-playing game Sacred 2: Fallen Angel (co-published with Ascaron), and the Horse Life series of horse simulations. The company's own brands Risen (Xbox 360 and PC), the new role-playing game from the Piranha Bytes team, the urban MMO 7Million, the survival/horror game Cursed Mountain (exclusive on Wii), and the multi-platform action game Ride to Hell are currently being developed. Deep Silver's own production company in Vienna opened in 2007. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com
Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and movies on DVD). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous software and games manufacturers: Kaspersky Labs, Nero, Cyberlink, PC Tools, Net Nanny, Cakewalk, Gotham New Media, AVG Technologies, Eleco, Mr Site, Braingame, Mindscape, Slitherine, RTL, Blade Interactive etc. Headquartered in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux andthe USA. www.kochmedia.com
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