DJ Hero for PlayStation 3
PS3

DJ Hero

Oct 27, 2009
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About this game

Developer: FreeStyleGames
Content Rating: Teen

Summary

With over 100 individual songs, highlighted in 93 unique never-before-released mixes that blend genres of music, including pop, hip hop 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. Played with the DJ Hero turntable controller (sold separately), fans are immersed into the authenticity of DJ culture and a sea of music as they utilize 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.

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Critic Reviews

11 Reviews
8.36
Matt HelgesonOct 27, 2009
Despite these complaints, I’m hooked on DJ Hero. In many ways, it feels like a new beginning for the music genre. Freestyle Games has pulled off an impressive trick, crafting a game that holds true to its sister franchise while at the same time putting a unique spin on both the gameplay and the music. This is a great start, and I hope that Activision follows through with robust DLC support.
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Daemon HatfieldOct 26, 2009
Like an '80s arcade, mixmasters will be gunning for those high scores on the leaderboards. A little headroom has been left for improvement with a sequel, particularly in the head-to-head battles and the way leaderboards display scores. But DJ Hero is already the most exciting music game around and is guaranteed to get the party started. To paraphrase Run DMC: gosh darn that DJ made my day.
Jeff GerstmannOct 27, 2009
It's a bit barebones, and the turntable controller feels like it could have been better in a couple of spots. But as the start of something new, DJ Hero provides a very strong foundation that things like additional downloadable content or full-fledged sequels could really build on. If you've been fiending for a rhythm game that represents a different style of music or you just like cutting and scratching, DJ Hero's a lot of fun.

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