DJ Hero

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Description

DJ Hero is in the same vein as the Guitar Hero series, with the guitar replaced with a DJ's turntable, and the rock music replaced by dance music.

Gameplay involves 'scratching' your faux-turntable to produce notes in time to the music. The better you do, the more points you score, but if you do too badly you will fail the song and fail to progress.

DJ Hero features more than 100 tracks from artists such as The Black Eyed Peas, DJ AM, Eminem and Daft Punk.

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User Reviews

Mixes up the rhythm genre with ideas all its own Wii krisko6 (270)

Critic Reviews

Impulse Gamer Xbox 360 2009 9.2 out of 10 92
GamingExcellence Xbox 360 Nov 05, 2009 8.7 out of 10 87
NZGamer Xbox 360 Nov 03, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Kombo.com Xbox 360 Nov 01, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Gaming Age Xbox 360 Nov 03, 2009 B+ 83
411mania.com Xbox 360 Nov 16, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Giant Bomb Xbox 360 Oct 27, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot Xbox 360 Oct 29, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Hellbored Xbox 360 Nov 09, 2009 7.8 out of 10 78
Armchair Empire, The Xbox 360 Dec 04, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

DJ Hero appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2009 – #3 Biggest Insolence of the Year (for the not separately available hardware)
    • 2009 – #9 Best Trailer of the Year
  • Game Informer
    • 2009 - Best Rhythm/Music Game
  • GameShark
    • 2009 - Best Music Game No One Bought
  • Gamespot
    • 2009 - Most Surprisingly Good Game
  • GameTrailers
    • 2009 - Best Music/Rhythm Game
  • IGN
    • 2009 - Best PS3 Music Game (Editors' Choice)
    • 2009 - Best Xbox 360 Music Game (Editors' Choice)
  • Spike
    • 2009 - Best Soundtrack

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