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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 profitable. Ho...   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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Dev reckons DJ Hero increased sales of real DJ equipment

In the same way that Guitar Hero and Rock Band can help gamers discover new artists and gain a new passion for music, one developer believes that DJ Hero actually increased sales of real-life DJ equipment. Freestyle Games believes that clev...   read

 
 
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DJ Hero 2 song list to include 2Pac, Stevie Wonder, more

Prior to E3, DJ Hero 2 developer Freestyle Games' Jamie Jackson said that the sequel would feature a massive artist list, packed with even more popular artists than the first game. The barometer for this popularity he said, was YouTube -- h...   read

 
 
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What? DJ Hero sales: 1.2 million since launch

I saw DJ Hero on sale yesterday. At three places. And then I went to the used game store that I check weekly. They had a ton of controllers on the shelves. It looked like a DJ Hero graveyard. I wanted to take a picture, but I was too busy b...   read

 
 
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Pre-order DJ Hero 2, get a stylish Puma bag, be cool

As if being able to totally bring the house down with fat beats isn't enough incentive for you to pre-order DJ Hero 2, GameStop and Activision are sweetening the deal a bit. Those that order the DJ Hero 2 "Turntable Bundle" or the "Party Bu...   read

 
 
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Pre-E3: DJ Hero 2's artists have serious YouTube cred

Earlier this week, Activision dropped the first details on DJ Hero 2, the sequel to what its claims is the "#1 selling new IP of 2009." The title brings with it a slew of new features, including support for vocals, and drop-in and drop-out...   read

 
 
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DJ Hero 2 confirmed for October

Yeeeeah boy! DJ Hero 2 has been confirmed for October, and will feature music from the living pantomime that is Lady Gaga. Activision has revealed that the game will have a new "social" element, featuring not one but two turntables, along w...   read

 
 
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DJ Hero gets house, electronic mashup DLC this week

Amidst rumors of an upcoming DJ Hero 2, Activision is still pumping out the downloadable content for the original title. On April 29, three mashups will be available for download, packaged as "The Domination Mix Pack": “Sandstorm&rdq...   read

 
 
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RZA hooks up with Activision, does mocap for... something

Hip-hop legend RZA is in cahoots with Activision. The Grammy-winning artist recently tweeted that he had completed doing motion capture work for the publisher, but provided no details on what game it was for. "Great team of guys who really ...   read

 
 
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DJ Shadow will be mixing beats for DJ Hero 2

Time to pretend like I'm down with the sick beats, yo. As we all pretty much assumed, DJ Hero is getting a sequel, although it hasn't been confirmed. We've already heard that DJ Qbert and David Guetta may be involved with the game, but now ...   read

 
 
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DJ Hero 2 teased, 'incredible musicians' promised

We found out yesterday that DJ Hero was 2009's highest grossing IP, so it should come as no surprise that DJ Hero 2 is already shaping up to be huge. FreestyleGames' Chris Lee dropped some tease on the sequel this week: "We're already talki...   read

 
 
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2009's highest grossing new IP? DJ Hero

If I had to guess what the highest grossing new IP of 2009 was, I probably would not have picked DJ Hero. Nothing against Activision's game or anything, but I didn't think it made that big of a dent last year. It did, though. It pulled in m...   read

 
 
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DJ Hero 2 basically confirmed

Oh what a surprise! Activision has broken the habit of a lifetime by announcing a sequel to one of it's music games. The evil publisher has never released a sequel or spin-off in its life, so we're all very surprised here. Unfunny sarcasm a...   read

 
 
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