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[After the great plastic peripheral war, there were very few survivors and fewer parties willing to pay reparations. KingSigy laments one of the smaller, lesser known casualties of this war. A small nation known on the global stage as DJ He...   read

 
 
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Good lord, there was nearly a Guitar Hero MMO

Before Activision put the Guitar Hero series on ice in 2011, it was apparently working on an MMO. According to Unseen 64 contributor Liam Robertson, who claims to have spoken with (and obtained footage from) developers on the now-...   read

 
 
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Band, DJ, and Guitar Hero DLC sales coming to an end on March 31st

If you still play Guitar, DJ, or Band Hero, you better stock up on all of the tracks you've always wanted, because the DLC store is going offline on March 31st. The online servers in general will apparently stay up, and any DLC purchased pr...   read

 
 
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DJ Hero 2 gets 'Ultra Mix' pack this week

And you thought your next house party was doomed. More DJ Hero 2 content has been released this week. The "Ultra Mix Pack" features: "House Music" by Benny Benassi (Remix by FSG) "Sofi Needs a Ladder" by Deadmau5 (Remix by FSG) "'We No Sp...   read

 
 



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More DJ Hero 2 tracks drop, are hot

As much as I loved DJ Hero 2, I've all but forgotten that I still have it in my collection. I might have to pull it out, because these latest DLC release tracks sound hot: "My World Premiere" by Charizma & Peanut Butter Wolf Mixed With...   read

 
 
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[Update: During the conference, Activision just confirmed the death of DJ Hero as part of the Guitar Hero franchise. True Crime: Hong Kong was canceled because it was "just not good enough" to compete in the open world genr...   read

 
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Activision halves prices on major 360 DLC this week

Activision is having major 50% off sale on a lot of its digital Xbox 360 content this week, and because of that, I've learned a few things. One, I had no idea that Activision published Carcassonne or Golf: Tee It Up!; that's fascinating. Tw...   read

 
 
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Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, DJ Hero 2 get price drops

Good things to come to those who wait, and by "good things" I mean saving a few bucks on Activision's Hero titles. Only a few months after their launch, both Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock and DJ Hero 2 are getting price drops. You can now b...   read

 
 
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Kiss invade Guitar Hero, Linkin Park hit DJ Hero 2

Elvis Presley's "Blue Christmas" is so depressing. Wouldn't you rather be listening to KISS and Linkin Park? Great! Activision is releasing KISS and Linkin Park track packs for Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock and DJ Hero 2 respectively, just ...   read

 
 
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DJ Hero 2 DLC marries Pixies, The Prodigy

Activision has announced two new "mix packs" for DJ Hero 2 today, including one that finally joins the soothing vocals of Frank Black with the booming bass grooves of The Prodigy.   read

 
 
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Free DJ Hero, Guitar Hero DLC this week

Nothing screams "Thanksgiving" more than Macy's parade and some free downloadable content for Activision's latest music games. The free packs are courtesy of Coca-Cola, and include: Tiest Mix Pack Presented by Coca-Cola for DJ Hero 2 "Traf...   read

 
 
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GameTalk with DJ Mochi Pet

I've been on the hunt for thousands of years looking for the all elusive, ultra rare one of a kinda Mochi Pet! I have searched high and low, from mountain tops to the deepest ravines in the amazon, only to find nothing! It never occurred t...   read

 
 
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Tony Hawk: Shred sells a dismal 3,000 copies at launch

Proof that even Activision can milk a franchise too much has come with news that Tony Hawk: Shred sold an utterly pathetic 3,000 copies during its first week in the United States. Earnings itself the dubious honor of October's most disappoi...   read

 
 
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Activision really wants you to pre-order DJ Hero 2

This is beyond silly. Most of the major videogame-selling retailers have their own exclusive reservation bonuses for DJ Hero 2, almost to the point where I think someone at Activision is trying to play a joke on us. Here are your options: ...   read

 
 
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Tara Long vs. DJ Hero 2 and DJ Blakey

Activision held a press event last week to give all us gaming types the chance to fiddle around with their upcoming DJ Hero 2. While there, we ran into DJ Blakey, who was one of the DJs responsible for making the mixes you play through in ...   read

 
 
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Freestyling in DJ Hero 2

The latest video for DJ Hero 2 shows off how you'll be able to freestyle in the game. Now everyone can pretend like they're actually making sick beats by randomly scratching and no one will be the wiser. DJ Hero 2 will be out on October 19...   read

 
 
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Pre-order DJ Hero 2 and get free remixes from Amazon

DJ Hero 2 is coming out next month on October 19th, and for those of you who are patiently waiting for the release I have good news for you: Amazon is offering a pre-order bonus in the form of two remixes. These exclusive songs are from Dea...   read

 
 
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Kanye vs. Metallica: DJ Hero 2 mixes revealed

I'm already planning a party at my house for October 19. That's when DJ Hero 2 ships, and that's when I'm going tear the ceiling down around my family with 83 original mixes. I'm not going to, you know, actual mix any of them, though. I'm j...   read

 
 
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DJ Hero 2 and Guitar Hero 6 demos available on Xbox Live

The Hero games are invading Xbox Live Marketplace, with demos available now for both the upcoming DJ Hero 2 and Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock. The DJ Hero 2 demo will feature four mixes: Pussycat Dolls Featuring Busta Rhymes "Don't Cha" Mix...   read

 
 
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Of course RZA's in DJ Hero 2

This was a given considering RZA has a Twitter account and likes to talk, but today it's been confirmed that the producer-rapper will appear as an in-game character in the upcoming DJ Hero 2. He's the final character announced for the music...   read

 
 
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DJ Hero 2 soundtrack is 105 songs strong

Activision has revealed all of the songs that will appear in DJ Hero 2, and as you would expect, it's all over the place. From 50 Cent ("In Da Club") to Sam Cooke ("Chain Gang"), Metallica ("The Day That Never Comes") to The Jackson 5 ("AB...   read

 
 
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Rise to the top in DJ Hero 2's 'Empire Mode'

As with everything in life, you never start at the top. You have to work your way up and that's what you'll be doing in DJ Hero 2's "Empire Mode." Here you'll be picking your brand, club, DJ and more and building up your career from workin...   read

 
 
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Check out the multiplayer experience of DJ Hero 2

Multiplayer is going to be a big addition to DJ Hero 2. After all, the game is coming in a SKU with two turntables, and FreeStyleGames and Activision really want to make this a proper party game. I mentioned them a bit in my preview, but I...   read

 
 


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Hands-on: DJ Hero 2

Back when the first DJ Hero released, music games were at a cultural high, selling hundreds of thousands of units; games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band proved that peripheral-based music games could not only work, but be very...   read
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Creepy digital Tiesto to appear in DJ Hero 2

Activision continues to work towards completing Bobby Kotick's collection of digital DJs and musicians, this time with the addition of Tiesto to the upcoming DJ Hero 2. The Grammy-nominated producer/DJ will have a (somewhat creepy) digital...   read

 
 
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