DJ Hero 2 Adds Even more Tracks

Posted by at 12:12 pm on September 15, 2010

The growing crew of turntable legends bringing mixes exclusively to DJ Hero 2 continues to expand with the addition of six DJs cutting up vinyl and producing smooth grooves and slick beats from around the world. Joining the mix and making their debut performance are A-Trak and Diplo, while DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Shadow, DJ Z-Trip and The Scratch Perverts return to the DJ Hero franchise for encore sets.

The speaker-blaring remixes each have created for the game are:

  • Produced and Mixed by A-Trak:

Naughty By Nature – “O.P.P.” Mixed With Jackson 5 – “ABC”
Justice – “D.A.N.C.E.” Remix

  • Produced and Mixed by Diplo:

Kanye West – “Heartless” Mixed With DJ Shadow – “Midnight In A Perfect World”
Major Lazer feat. VYBZ Kartel – “Pon De Floor” Mixed With Harold Faltermeyer – “Axel F”

  • Produced and Mixed by DJ Jazzy Jeff:

Busta Rhymes – “Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See” Mixed With M|A|R|R|S – “Pump Up The Volume”

  • Produced and Mixed by DJ Shadow:

Young Jeezy ft. Kanye West – “Put On” Mixed With DJ Shadow feat. Q-Tip and Lateef – “Enuff (DJ Fresh Remix)”
Kanye West – “Love Lockdown” Mixed With Metallica – “The Day That Never Comes”

  • Produced and Mixed by DJ Z-Trip:

Missy Elliott – “Get Ur Freak On” Mixed With Dillinja and Skibadee – “Twist ‘Em Out”
Afrika Bambaataa and The Soul Sonic Force – “Planet Rock” Mixed With The Crystal Method – “Busy Child (Still Busy After All These Years Remix)”

  • Produced and Mixed by The Scratch Perverts:

The Chemical Brothers ft. Q-Tip – “Galvanize” Remix
The Prodigy – “Omen” Mixed With Orbital – “The Box”
Game Modes

DJ Hero 2 will aim to deliver 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. 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.

Date and Rating

Dropping on October 19, DJ Hero 2 will invite a wave of new digital disc jockeys to the turntables as the game will be available as a Party Bundle which will include a copy of the game, two turntable controllers and a microphone. Gamers who experienced DJ Hero 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 is in development by FreeStyleGames for the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and the Wii.

The game is rated “T” (Teen -“ Mild Suggestive Themes, Lyrics) by the ESRB.

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