THE DJ HERO™ PARTY CONTINUES WITH DOWNLOADABLE REMIXES FROM SUPERSTAR DJ AND PRODUCER DAVID GUETTA
Globally Acclaimed Hits From David Guetta Remixed Exclusively For DJ Hero
SANTA MONICA, CA – November 24, 2009 – Hailed as the “#1 Best Video Game Right Now” by Rolling Stone and “an impressive piece of work” by Entertainment Weekly, the DJ Hero™ set list is expanding again with the addition of three new downloadable tracks. Beginning today, living room legends and budding superstar DJ’s alike are invited to experience the euphoric rhythms of David Guetta and keep the party going with downloadable remixes of the ubiquitous “When Love Takes Over” featuring Kelly Rowland, the chart topping “Sexy Chick” featuring Akon and “On The Dancefloor” featuring will.i.am and apl.de.ap of the Black Eyed Peas.
Performing since the 90’s, David Guetta is credited as a prominent figure in the rise of dance and house music and a major influence in the clubs of Paris. Since relentlessly touring internationally, performing in the hottest parties, coolest clubs and headlining major festivals, David is now firmly established as the world’s leading artist in his field. Referred to as the maestro of dance, his latest platinum album, the worldwide hit One Love, which is currently dominating the charts and airwaves around the world with its blend of electronic music and the greatest urban vocalists, is the source for the three downloadable remixes now available in DJ Hero.
“As European ambassador for DJ Hero, I’m really excited about the prospect of sharing my music and mixes with a new audience through this dynamic medium” commented David Guetta. “I think it is fantastic that a game like this can make the DJ’ing experience accessible to a whole new generation of wannabe DJs.”
Also joining the mix for Wii™ are two additional 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.”
DJ Hero David Guetta Mix Pack 01 features the following remixes:
“When Love Takes Over” featuring Kelly Rowland
“Sexy Chick” featuring Akon
“On The Dancefloor” featuring will.i.am and apl.de.ap
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 David Guetta Mix Pack 01 is available now on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 640 Microsoft Points and on the PlayStation®Store for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system for $7.99. DJ Hero Extended Mix Pack 01 is available now on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 480 Microsoft Points and on the PlayStation®Store for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system for $5.99. The remixes in DJ Hero David Guetta Mix Pack 01 and the mixes in DJ Hero Extended Mix Pack 01 are now available as downloadable singles for Wii™ for 300 Wii Points each.
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 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.
The DJ Hero Renegade 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 “T” (Teen – Mild Suggestive Themes, Lyrics) by the ESRB. For more information about DJ Hero, please visit djhero.com, facebook.com/djhero and twitter.com/djhero.