DJ HERO® 2 MIX LIST CONTINUES TO EXPAND FOR THE BEST SOUNDTRACK IN ENTERTAINMENT
Three New Mixes Featuring Music from World-Renowned Dance Artists Paul Oakenfold,Paul van Dyk, Armin van Buuren and More Available Now
SANTA MONICA, CA – January 18, 2011 – Budding beat chemists, singing sensations and their friends who have picked up DJ Hero® 2 can keep the party going by expanding “the best soundtrack of any music game”* with the Trance Anthems Mix Pack, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced. Available beginning today, the pack features three new exclusive downloadable mixes with music from some of the hottest acts in electronic music including dance music icons Paul Oakenfold, Paul van Dyk and Armin van Buuren. The Trance Anthems Mix Pack will bring pulse pounding beats to virtual DJs everywhere with:
Trance Anthems Mix Pack (available starting today, January 18):· “Imagine” by Armin van Buuren Mixed With “Punk” by Ferry Corsten· “Not Over” by Paul Oakenfold ft. Ryan Tedder (Remix by FSG)· “9PM (Till I Come)” by ATB Mixed With “For An Angel” by Paul van Dyk
The Trance Anthem Mix Pack 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 PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system for $7.99. All mixes are available now as downloadable singles for Wii™ for 300 Wii Points™.
About DJ Hero 2Hailed in the press as “music game of the year”** and “the freshest thing in rhythm gaming,”*** DJ Hero 2 delivers the definitive way for players to come together and party with a host of new multiplayer modes – including DJ Battles that pit DJ against DJ in mixes produced specifically for battle gameplay – and invite vocalists into the spotlight with integrated on-screen singing and rapping of lyrics and rhymes while bringing the party to life with jump-in/jump-out Party Play gameplay. Featuring the biggest dance, pop and hip-hop hits by the hottest artists everyone knows and loves remixed by world-class DJ’s in an all-new way, the game’s soundtrack delivers 83 unique creations only available in DJ Hero 2. Further immersing players into the music, the game offers a heightened level of creative input and allows everyone to add their own touch, directly impacting the beats they’re spinning with freestyle scratching, crossfading and sampling. The game will also feature an all-new career-based Empire Mode where players start out as an up-and-coming DJ on the road to becoming the head of a major entertainment empire, all of which is founded solely on their success as a DJ.
Available now, DJ Hero 2 invites a wave of new digital disc jockeys to the turntables as the game is available in a Party Bundle which will include a copy of the game, two turntable controllers and a microphone, offering the ultimate “party-in-a-box.” Gamers who experienced DJ Hero®, the #1 new videogame intellectual property of 2009, can pick up DJ Hero 2 as a Turntable Bundle featuring one turntable controller and a copy of the game or as standalone software. The game was developed by FreeStyleGames for Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 system 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 2, please visit www.djhero.com, www.facebook.com/djhero andwww.twitter.com/djhero.